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Gang Green TV Season 9 begins… with predictions!

Gang Green TV Season 9 begins… with predictions!

With the season starting up this week, the Gang looks into its crystal ball to issue its annual predictions league-wide.  Who’s taking their division?  Who’s going to the conference finals, and most importantly– who’s the first coach to get fired??  They also forecast potential cuts to the Celtics, team-win totals, trades, and… pizza. There’s no [...]

October 30, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Gang Green TV 1

In the Celtics Crowded Frontcourt, Amir Johnson Has Quickly Solidified a Role

In the Celtics Crowded Frontcourt, Amir Johnson Has Quickly Solidified a Role

The biggest takeaway from the Celtics season opening win against Philadelphia on Wednesday night was the play of Jared Sullinger. After showing up out of shape and being pushed out of the rotation, Sully capitalized on Kelly Olynyk’s absence and Tyler Zeller’s ineffectiveness and put forth a solid effort. But as John said after the [...]

October 30, 2015 Geoffrey Simpson Amir Johnson, Celtics News 3

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s love Amir Johnson

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s love Amir Johnson

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. Boston Celtics decision-makers, including the team’s front office personnel and coaching staff, huddled up at the team’s practice facility on May 1 — about a week after the [...]

October 30, 2015 Jay Amir Johnson, The Morning Dump 7

Videos of the Day: IT drops 27 in Celts home opener

Videos of the Day: IT drops 27 in Celts home opener

Welcome to the first edition from the 2015-16 season of “Videos of the Day”. Today we have Isaiah Thomas going to work in Boston’s 112-95 opening night win over the Sixers. IT dropped 27 points in 29 minutes. Then, peep the Celts’ new intro video that debuted on the TD Garden jumbotron last night. Boston is [...]

October 29, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Red's Army Multimedia, Videos, Videos of the Day 1

Ainge takes a dig at Philly (I think), suggests a superstar might be here

Ainge takes a dig at Philly (I think), suggests a superstar might be here

Danny Ainge appeared on Toucher & Rich today… and among the topics discussed was the “lack of a superstar”… and whether the Celtics will be able to attract a premier free agent or find one through the draft. Part of his answer included a shot at what I assume is the Philadelphia 76’ers when he said…  [...]

October 29, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Danny Ainge, Marcus Smart 33

The Grizzlies gave out the worst half-court-shot prize ever

The Grizzlies gave out the worst half-court-shot prize ever

This dude pulled off your dream last night. No, not that one with Hannah Davis. The one where you get picked to take the court at halftime and heave a half court shot. That one where you stand in front of 18,000 people and calmly drain a shot like you’re Steph MF’ing Curry. The one [...]

October 29, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 2

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger seized his opportunity

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger seized his opportunity

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. just 5:13 into Wednesday’s season opener against the 76ers, with third overall pick Jahlil Okafor looking like the Rookie of the Year favorite, Sullinger entered the game and [...]

October 29, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Isaiah Thomas, Jared Sullinger, The Morning Dump 4

Recap: “The Bench” propels Celtics past 76ers in opener

Recap: “The Bench” propels Celtics past 76ers in opener

If you had any doubts about the Celtics depth, tonight’s 112-95 victory over the 76ers should have changed your mind. Led by Isaiah Thomas’s 27 points and 7 assists, the Celtics bench outscored the starters, 67-45. The C’s overcame a sluggish start and a torrid 1st quarter by Sixers’ rookie Jahlil Okafor (26 points, 7 [...]

October 28, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Isaiah Thomas, Jared Sullinger, Recaps 11

Introducing the new Red’s Army grading formula: The AUERBACH system

Introducing the new Red’s Army grading formula: The AUERBACH system

We’ve spent a significant amount of time looking at statistical projections for this season. One of them, FiveThirtyEight’s CARMELO system, predicts the Celtics will win nearly 50 games and be the second seed in the East.  Here, I’ll let them explain the system themselves: FiveThirtyEight’s Career-Arc Regression Model Estimator with Local Optimization (CARMELO) is a [...]

October 28, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, AUERBACH system 7

18 things that will totally happen this Celtics season

18 things that will totally happen this Celtics season

Red’s Army turns 10 years old this season, which in blog years is way too old for me to even calculate. Let’s just say if we were a dog, we’d already be “playing on a farm upstate.” When we started, Chuck and I were on the cutting edge. We were the internet renegades… sticking it [...]

October 28, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 10