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Gang Green 9.2: The problem with the Celtics is…

Gang Green 9.2: The problem with the Celtics is…

…is it’s not really going through the hoop.” One week removed from their optimistic predictions, the Gang finds reality abruptly crashing in on this young season.  They touch on the rookie outlook and evaluate the merits of Marcus Smart entering his second season.  The debate to trade for the Pacers’ Paul George rages with Kurt [...]

November 10, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Gang Green TV Comments Off on Gang Green 9.2: The problem with the Celtics is…

Celtics Offense Set to Improve

Celtics Offense Set to Improve

The Celtics offense showed signs of life last Friday against the Wizards following a few underwhelming performances. Still, the offense ranks in the middle of the pack to start the season. The defense has picked the team up, ranking in the top 10 to start the year. Neither of these rankings are a fluke. After the [...]

November 10, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Celtics News Comments Off on Celtics Offense Set to Improve

Paul Pierce gets rough with Jeff Green

Paul Pierce gets rough with Jeff Green

The Clippers beat the Grizzlies last night in a game that featured two ex-Celtic small forwards, Paul Pierce and Jeff Green. Green got the best of Pierce in the 1st quarter: But Pierce retaliated: The Truth received a Flagrant 1 for that little push. File under: Old men can’t jump. [...]

November 10, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Jeff Green, Paul Pierce 6

Your Morning Dump… Where Evan Turner checked Brad Stevens for booze and drugs

Your Morning Dump… Where Evan Turner checked Brad Stevens for booze and drugs

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. Before the Boston Celtics opened the regular season, head coach Brad Stevens sat down Evan Turner to inform the wing he would no longer start games. [...]

November 10, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Amir Johnson, Kelly Olynyk, The Morning Dump 4

Smart probably won’t play tomorrow

Smart probably won’t play tomorrow

It looks like Brad Stevens will get to tinker with his lineups another game, because Marcus Smart will probably miss tomorrow night’s game against Milwaukee. “I felt pretty good today out there,” said Smart, who engaged in his first practice activities since the injury flared last Tuesday. “I was responding to treatment, the orthotics that [...]

November 9, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Injuries, Marcus Smart 2

LeBron’s right, guys… the sleeves affect shooting

LeBron’s right, guys… the sleeves affect shooting

Those sleeves? We mocked LeBron for his public disapproval of the sleeved jerseys, but they really do have a negative impact on field goal percentage. Look, I don’t know who’s pushing these sleeved jerseys. They are so stinkin’ ugly that I can’t imagine fans are snapping them up at the outrageously inflated prices that teams [...]

November 9, 2015 Rich Jensen Celtics News 17

Your Morning Dump… Where we meet Jae Crowder: Master Motivator

Your Morning Dump… Where we meet Jae Crowder: Master Motivator

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. A little quasi-negativity can go a long way around the Celts. Crowder told Jared Sullinger he was being disrespected by defenses and the power forward responded [...]

November 9, 2015 Ben Mark Celtics News, Jae Crowder, James Young, Jordan Mickey, The Morning Dump 11

Rainin’ J’s Episode 5: We see hope in the chaos

Rainin’ J’s Episode 5: We see hope in the chaos

 This week, Jay and I looked at this wild week of lineup disarray and, believe it or not, we see real hope for a solidified lineup going forward. Jared Sullinger is playing some of the best basketball of his career, while David Lee is not. Brad Stevens is more than willing to switch things up [...]

November 8, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rainin' J's 5

Video: Sully & Kelly carry Celts over Wiz

Video: Sully & Kelly carry Celts over Wiz

Jared Sullinger had another impressive performance last night, leading the Celtics to a 118-98 ass whooping of the Washington Wizards. Sully finished with 21 points, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks & 1 steal. Kelly Olynyk was also feeling it on Friday night. The kid from Kamloops chipped in with 19 points & 7 boards, including putting in 3 [...]

November 7, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Red's Army Multimedia, Videos 4

Your Morning Dump… Don’t poke the bear

Your Morning Dump… Don’t poke the bear

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 Celtics had a pretty good game against Washington last night, huh? It was one of those games where just about everyone had a good game [...]

November 7, 2015 Rich Jensen Jared Sullinger, The Morning Dump 4