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The Red’s Army Vegas Summer League wrap up

The Red’s Army Vegas Summer League wrap up

The Celtics have left Las Vegas and so have I.  It was a pretty good trip for everyone, as many of the Celtics came away from the week with something positive.  Here, in case you missed any of the coverage, is a wrap up of the week. First and foremost, I want to thank the [...]

July 24, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Summer League 7

Christmas mulling “crazy numbers” to play overseas

Christmas mulling “crazy numbers” to play overseas

Dionte Christmas continues to make an impression at Summer League.  And before you accuse me of just being a guy that falls in love with summer players, just know that I’m  not alone. “A lot of  overseas teams contacting me and throwing out some crazy numbers,” Christmas said after yesterday’s game.   “They’re making it [...]

July 22, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Summer League 3

Jonathan Gibson’s Yellow Kicks

Jonathan Gibson’s Yellow Kicks

Jonathan GIbson is definitely trying to get noticed.  Gibson’s game has been a pleasant surprise, but the real shocker is his choice in footwear.  Gibson took to the summer league courts in a yellow, blue, and red pair of the Nike Hyperdunk 2011.  The shoes stood out so much that broadcaster Rick Kamla  commented on [...]

July 12, 2012 Celtkicks CeltKicks Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Where the pressure doesn’t bother E’Twaun

Your Morning Dump… Where the pressure doesn’t bother E’Twaun

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  The 24-year-old guard is rather unflappable. It’s maybe his strongest trait, even beyond his shooting prowess and evolving point guard skills. This is a monster summer for [...]

July 11, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, E'Twaun Moore, Summer League, The Morning Dump 3

Jonathan Gibson leads C’s to Summer League win… wait who?

Jonathan Gibson leads C’s to Summer League win… wait who?

The Celtics were scuffling along in typical summer league fashion.  They were down by 17 to the Brooklyn Nets… … until undrafted rookie Jonathan Gibson took over. Gibson dropped 17 points off the bench and led the Celtics to a 30-14 fourth quarter and 82-73 Celtics win.  Gibson is a 6’1″ guard out of New [...]

July 10, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Kris Joseph, Summer League 14

Your Morning Dump… Where basketball is back to day!

Your Morning Dump… Where basketball is back to day!

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. 1. The rookies: Summer league offers our first glimpse of the league’s freshest batch of players going against other NBA-caliber talent. While we always caution against reading [...]

July 9, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, E'Twaun Moore, The Morning Dump 10

Erden officially signed

Erden officially signed

 The C's just announced, officially, the signing of 7 foot center Semih Erden.  The signing was held up by buyout issues with his Turkish team.  He'll make somewhere around $500,000… but I'm not sure how much of it is guaranteed, but it's a drop in the bucket for the C's as they look for a [...]

July 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

The Summer League Roster

The Summer League Roster

The Herald posted the roster along with some explanation of who some of these guys are.  Semih Erden will come come in from Turkey… where  he's been tucked away since being picked late in the draft a couple of years ago.   His biggest skill as far as I know is not being small.  Other than [...]

July 2, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 16

Any Chance ESPN is Overrating Blake Griffin?

Any Chance ESPN is Overrating Blake Griffin?

After watching the Summer League, Blake Griffin is labeled a combination of Charles Barkley and Tim Duncan. Who knew the J.A. stood for jackass? No, I haven't read the article and won't because the headline is so ridiculous, [...]

July 20, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

The 8th Seed… Episode 2

The 8th Seed… Episode 2

"The 8th Seed" is a monthly podcast that was born from the Blogs with Balls conference.  I know I've said it before, but it's something I'm really proud and happy to be a part of. One of the really cool things is the rotating host concept… so everyone gets a shot at it.  It was [...]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2