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Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart rises to the occasion

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus Smart rises to the occasion

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Smart, who played his college ball at nearby Oklahoma State, scored a career-high 26 points and spearheaded Boston’s collective effort to limit Westbrook. Smart helped Boston [...]

November 16, 2015 Ben Mark Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 5

Recap: Marcus leaves OKC smarting

Recap: Marcus leaves OKC smarting

The Celtics got off to a good start in Oklahoma City tonight, shooting 50% from the field, rebounding the ball well & were tied at 24 with the Thunder after the 1st quarter. Early on, it was apparent that Marcus Smart was going to have a big night. Smart put in 9 points in the [...]

November 15, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Gametime, Recaps 7

How to beat… the Oklahoma City Thunder

How to beat… the Oklahoma City Thunder

The Celtics begin a tough back-to-back tonight when they take on the Thunder in Oklahoma City. The Thunder will be without Kevin Durant, who manages to keep missing games against the Celtics. This will be the fourth straight Thunder/Celtics matchup he’ll miss… but the Thunder are 3-0 in those games. Here’s how to not make [...]

November 15, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Zeller will play a huge role for the Celtics

Your Morning Dump… Where Zeller will play a huge role for the Celtics

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “Tyler’s a really good player,” Stevens said. “We just have a lot of bigs. I don’t know how else to say it. We haven’t shot it [...]

November 15, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Terry Rozier, The Morning Dump, Tyler Zeller 1

Rainin’ J’s Episode 6: Amir’s importance… and already looking to the draft

Rainin’ J’s Episode 6: Amir’s importance… and already looking to the draft

It was a pretty successful week for the Boston Celtics. John and Jay talk about the defense (4th in the NBA!) that drove two high-quality wins, including how Amir Johnson could be a game-changer for the Celtics. We get a little reality check on RJ “Smooth Criminal” Hunter, discuss what Avery Bradley is and what [...]

November 14, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Amir Johnson, Avery Bradley, Kelly Olynyk, Rainin' J's Comments Off on Rainin’ J’s Episode 6: Amir’s importance… and already looking to the draft

Video: Amir, Isaiah lead Celts over Hawks

Video: Amir, Isaiah lead Celts over Hawks

Our guy TK has your video from last night’s 106-93 win over the Hawks. Amir Johnson had an impressive line of 19 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals & 3 blocks. Easily his best game since joining the green. Isaiah Thomas had two huge back-to-back treys with just over five minutes left in the [...]

November 14, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Red's Army Multimedia, Videos Comments Off on Video: Amir, Isaiah lead Celts over Hawks

Recap: Celtics close out strong to beat Hawks, 106-93, behind Amir, IT

Recap: Celtics close out strong to beat Hawks, 106-93, behind Amir, IT

Some NBA forecasters predicted that the Celtics might turn out to be this season’s version of the Atlanta Hawks – a deep team that overachieves despite lacking a superstar. On Friday night, we saw that it’s an actual possibility. The Celtics beat Atlanta, 106-93, behind 23 points and 10 assists from Isaiah Thomas, and Amir [...]

November 13, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Amir Johnson, Isaiah Thomas, Recaps 6

How to beat… The Atlanta Hawks

How to beat… The Atlanta Hawks

This has the potential to not be much fun. The Atlanta Hawks are 8-2 and in a virtual tie atop the East. They have three regulars with PER’s higher than 20. They are, to sum it up succinctly, very good. Here’s how the not-as-good Celtics can beat the Atlanta Hawks tonight. 1: Protect the damn [...]

November 13, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews 6

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger’s agent wanted a max contract extension

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger’s agent wanted a max contract extension

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “We didn’t spend one second discussing an extension for him,” said Sullinger’s representative, the estimable David Falk. “Danny [Ainge] wasn’t in a position to give the [...]

November 13, 2015 Jay Celtics News, Free Agency, Jae Crowder, Jared Sullinger, Rumors, The Morning Dump 2

Danny radio highlights: Slow down on Cousins; ’86 team greatest ever

Danny radio highlights: Slow down on Cousins; ’86 team greatest ever

As John pointed out in today’s Morning Dump, the sudden speculation about the Celtics trading for DeMarcus Cousins is waaaay premature. And none other than Danny Ainge agrees with him. This morning, the Celtics president made his weekly appearance on the Toucher & Rich radio show, where he was asked hypothetically if he would trade [...]

November 12, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Danny Ainge, Legends, Rumors, Trades 1