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Your Weekly Ainge… Where the Celtics are a family.

Your Weekly Ainge… Where the Celtics are a family.

Danny Ainge calls into Toucher and Rich on Boston’s 98.5 FM every Thursday. We recap the conversation here and tell you what you need to know. On that whole Chandler Jones thing: Why does anyone smoke pot pourri? On the Celtics’ recent woes: This team almost at the halfway mark [of the season] doesn’t need [...]

January 14, 2016 Rich Jensen Celtics News Comments Off on Your Weekly Ainge… Where the Celtics are a family.

4 Up, 4 Down: The Indiana Pacers

4 Up, 4 Down: The Indiana Pacers

Site note: After some re-evaluation of our content, we’ve decided to move away from our “How to beat… ” series of previews and focus more time and attention to post-game analysis. So for that, we’ve resurrected our next-day “4 Up, 4 Down” series.  There was plenty of good and bad to choose from last night [...]

January 14, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) 4 Up/4 Down, Amir Johnson, Evan Turner, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart, RJ Hunter 2

Your Morning Dump… Where offense comes from defense

Your Morning Dump… Where offense comes from defense

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. Over a stretch of just 1 minute, 34 seconds, the Celtics had taken the ball from the Pacers four times and gotten fast-break baskets after each [...]

January 14, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Isaiah Thomas, Sam Jones, The Morning Dump 37

Recap: Celtics literally steal win from Pacers

Recap: Celtics literally steal win from Pacers

“The losing streak is over as the Celtics literally steal this win over the Pacers!” That was how Mike Gorman described the ending of Boston’s 103-94 home win over Indiana, which stopped a four-game skid, put them back over the .500 mark (20-19), and perhaps restored some of their mojo. Trailing 92-89 and under three [...]

January 13, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Celtics News, Recaps 5

Should the Celtics pursue Rudy Gay or Hassan Whiteside?

Should the Celtics pursue Rudy Gay or Hassan Whiteside?

ESPN Insider has kicked off a new series examining trade targets for each of the 30 teams. They start with the Celtics and, well, prepare to be underwhelmed: DeMarcus Cousins If and when the Kings decide to move on from the Cousins era, Boston is a logical destination. Cousins has long been connected to Boston [...]

January 13, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 26

Amir Johnson slapped a shoe out of Robin Lopez’s hands

Amir Johnson slapped a shoe out of Robin Lopez’s hands

In case you missed it… Robin Lopez played without a shoe for a few possessions early in last night’s game. He eventually got the shoe back, but Amir Johnson, being the focused defender that he is, wouldn’t let Lopez get a clean catch in the post. Amir Johnson is a SAVAGE https://t.co/aOUtI4GW5r — Bleacher Report [...]

January 13, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Humor 2

Your Morning Dump… Where we mourn with Brad

Your Morning Dump… Where we mourn with Brad

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. “The last week’s been tough,” Stevens told reporters in New York before Tuesday’s game against the New York Knicks. “I was happy that I got a [...]

January 13, 2016 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Celtics News, The Morning Dump 3

Recap: Knicks lose Melo, Porzingis, beat Celtics

Recap: Knicks lose Melo, Porzingis, beat Celtics

The Celtics, sluggish and uninspired once again, were gifted a break in New York against the Knicks tonight after Carmelo Anthony left the game with an ankle injury and Kristaps Porzingis fouled out late in the fourth quarter. Unfortunately, they couldn’t capitalize. The Celtics dropped their fourth straight and sixth out of their last seven, [...]

January 12, 2016 Ben Mark Gametime, Recaps 6

How to beat… The New York Knicks

How to beat… The New York Knicks

Things aren’t great in Boston right now. The shine of earlier success has worn off and the team seems to be approaching a bit of a crossroads. More conversations about how to fix the roster are being had… especially with the trade deadline just FIVE weeks away. None of the roster issues will be fixed [...]

January 12, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews Comments Off on How to beat… The New York Knicks

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart told Crowder to STFU

Your Morning Dump… Where Smart told Crowder to STFU

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. No more barking at officials. No more being slow to get back on defense after what they perceive to be a bad call. No more “the [...]

January 12, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 4