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Blazers looking to deal but Thornton, Bass not atop the list

Blazers looking to deal but Thornton, Bass not atop the list

The rumors that Portland is seeking wing and big help were all but confirmed by GM Neil Olshey in a recent radio interview. Olshey ran down his wish list: a shooter who can pass and play smart defense. In other words, a player who is not currently on the market. The Oregonian looked at some potential trade [...]

January 27, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Marcus Thornton, Rumors 3

Is Center really the biggest problem the Celtics have?

Is Center really the biggest problem the Celtics have?

Most Celtics fans will tell you that the first problem we need to address with this team is getting a “rim-protecting center.” I was one of those guys, but it got me wondering how Tyler Zeller stacks up statistically among some of the other centers in the game. So I took all of the centers [...]

January 27, 2015 Alex Kungu Celtics News, Tyler Zeller 11

Your Morning Dump… Where Tayshaun Prince’s impact is ridiculous

Your Morning Dump… Where Tayshaun Prince’s impact is ridiculous

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. Prince spearheaded Boston’s monster second quarter in which the Celtics outscored the Jazz by 24. Prince scored 10 points in the frame on 4-of-6 shooting and [...]

January 27, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Shav Randolph, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 22

Recap: Celtics weather the storm, beat Jazz

Recap: Celtics weather the storm, beat Jazz

Despite a few turnovers, 5 to be exact, Boston had a decent 1st quarter. They were aggressive for the most part, but Utah’s bigs were up to the challenge. Derrick Favors led a rim-protecting Utah defense that let Boston know it meant business early. But the C’s persisted, and were tied with the Jazz 17-17 [...]

January 26, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Gametime, Recaps 15

Your Morning Dump…Where in a season of silver linings, this trip might be the shiniest

Your Morning Dump…Where in a season of silver linings, this trip might be the shiniest

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 There was uncertainty in their voices before the Boston Celtics set out on a season-long six-game road trip earlier this month. Boston had lost 11 of [...]

January 26, 2015 Ben Mark Celtics News, The Morning Dump 9

Recap: Celtics make run late, but not enough to beat Golden State

Recap: Celtics make run late, but not enough to beat Golden State

In a game that many of us thought would be done by halftime, the Celtics never stopped trying the whole way, and made it interesting at the end. Here’s how it went down. The first quarter was very up and down-the Celtics were outscored 14-6 in the paint by a fast paced Golden State attack. [...]

January 25, 2015 Alex Kungu Gametime, Recaps 16

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus is getting smarter on the pick and roll

Your Morning Dump… Where Marcus is getting smarter on the pick and roll

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 When Smart checked in midway through the third quarter, the Celtics trailed 63-56. They had already started a bit of a comeback, but over the next [...]

January 25, 2015 Jay Celtics News, Marcus Smart, The Morning Dump 5

Marcus Smart will miss game vs GSW

Marcus Smart will miss game vs GSW

ESPN’s Chris Forsberg reports that rookie guard Marcus Smart will miss Sunday’s game in Oakland vs the Warriors: Boston Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart will miss Sunday’s game against the Golden State Warriors due to a death in his family, the team announced Saturday night. Smart is expected to rejoin the team in Salt Lake [...]

January 25, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Celtics News, Marcus Smart 5

Recap: Clutch Avery Bradley leads C’s to 2nd win out west

Recap: Clutch Avery Bradley leads C’s to 2nd win out west

Let’s make this quick because I’m literally falling asleep at my keyboard. Thanks to a couple of clutch buckets by Avery Bradley (18 points, 7-11 FG, 6 reb) the Celtics held off the Denver Nuggets, 100-99, for their 2nd straight win on this West coast road trip. Evan Turner giveth and Evan Turner nearly taketh [...]

January 23, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Recaps 14

With Aldridge out, will Portland make a push for Bass?

With Aldridge out, will Portland make a push for Bass?

The Portland Trailblazers, owners of the 3rd best record in the Western conference, learned yesterday that All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge will miss the next 6-8 weeks because of a thumb injury. I immediately wondered if Portland would have interest in Brandon Bass. There isn’t much traction on this front, but Grantland’s Zach Lowe did reference [...]

January 23, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Celtics News, Rumors 14