Found October 17, 2013 on Red's Army:
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.  ”We have to become a 48-minute team instead of 38-minute team,” Stevens said. “We’re pretty good for 38 minutes. We have to maintain that focus and level of play through that.” On Wednesday, the Celtics led by two points at the half and were in a back and forth battle through the bulk of the third quarter. However, Boston found itself on the short end of an 11-0 run to close out the third which put them in an 80-70 hole going into the fourth. While the losses were certainly disappointing, Celtics forward Jeff Green sees it as just part of this team’s growth curve. “We’re going to fight until the end, basically,” Green said. “That’s what we do. We’re going to keep playing until the end of the fourth quarter. We just have to keep at it.” CSNNE This is a mantra for any coach at any level. Keep playing hard. Not only

Stevens claims he is learning the most in preseason

It has been a wild preseason for the Boston Celtics, now with a 1-5 record. Three of those losses have been comebacks that have fallen short, ending in two point losses. Although much of the blame is on the players making improvements, coach Brad Stevens feels as though he is benefiting the most from these warmup games. Stevens is attempting to make the jump from the NCAA to the...

Boston Celtic fans worst fears realized? Fright Night part 2

A recent Yahoo story from Justin Haskins says that reporter Mark D'Amico has reliable information that Brad Stevens has everyone, including the bigs, practicing the three point shot in practice: Brad Stevens has been running three-point shooting drills in recent practices -- with the entire team shooting from beyond the arc. That's right, every player on the...

Celtics coach Brad Stevens understands the importance of a good night’s sleep, he swears

The Boston Celtics went from high-end championship hopefuls to all-out NBA rebuilders in a span of a few weeks last summer jettisoning Paul Pierce Kevin Garnett and coach Doc Rivers in an attempt to clear payroll and start over. The process will be helmed by rookie head coach Brad Stevens a bright and intelligent coach that has absolutely no experience on the pro level. Stevens...

Brad Stevens wants Avery Bradley to change the way he plays defense?

Avery "Game Changer" Bradley has made his name with the way that he plays defense. His aggressive, all-out effort style is almost his trademark, and has earned him praise around the league. LeBron JAmes once called him one of the best defenders in the league. His style does have it's downsides though, Bradley has struggled with injuries in his short career, and has...

Brandon Bass developing new role in Brad Stevens' system

Entering his ninth NBA season, third as a member of the Boston Celtics, Brandon Bass is finding himself in a situation unlike any he's had to face thus far in his career. With a new head coach and loss of the Celtics two biggest leaders, Bass is entering the 2013 season as one of the few veterans on the Celtics roster.  It's not very often that a player with nine years of...

CelticsLife Live Kicks off at 6:30 PM: Jeff Green: Building block or trade chip?

CelticsLife writers Mike Dyer, Mark Vandeusen, Julian Edlow and Padraic O'Connor discuss Jeff Green and Avery Bradley's futures with the Cs, plus talk about the age old tanking vs winning argument. Live stream begins at 6:30!

Will Jeff Green become "The Green Monster" or leave Celtic fans green with envy?

I've been waiting for the opportunity when I could begin referring to Jeff Green as "The Green Monster" on a regular basis. I have always been tantalized with Green's talent and this play from the preseason game against The Nets in Brooklyn illustrates why. I was also at this game in Phoenix against The Suns last season. Green totaled 31 points on 11-14 shooting...

Celtics fall to Nets in Brooklyn 82-80

The Celtics lost to the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday night 82-80. A super competitive game from the jump, The Boston starting five and bench rotation is starting to come into focus albeit not soon enough to capitalize on the momentum from this past Saturdays win over the Knicks. Brad Stevens' much discussed approach to positionless basketball is leading to leadership coming from...

Another comeback falls short for Celtics in preseason loss to Raptors

One of the reasons the Toronto Raptors are considered a possible playoff team this year is because they came into the preseason with a starting five already established. "We're certainly not in the boat where we know what our lineups are going to be but we're getting closer" new Celtics coach Brad Stevens said prior to a 99-97 preseason loss in Toronto on Wednesday...

Game Preview: Boston Celtics at Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics (1-4, 0-2 away) at Toronto Raptors (3-1, 1-1 home) Air Canada Centre at 7:00 pm on CSNNE Officials: Courtney Kirkland, Kane Fitzgerald, Marat Kogut Line: Toronto -2.5 (192.5) Get tickets to tonight's game in Toronto  PROBABLE STARTERS  Boston Celtics: PG: Avery Bradley SG: Courtney Lee SF: Jeff Green PF: Brandon Bass C: Kris Humphries Toronto Raptors: PG: Kyle...

Rajon Rondo named 27th best player in NBA by ESPN, in between Dirk and Brook Lopez

We've talked about the #NBARank ESPN is putting together before. You know, the one where they list the top 500 players in the NBA, slowly counting them down over the past few months. We broke down most of the Celtics' ranks here. At that time, #500 through #90 had been counted down, and the only Cs not named were Jeff Green and Rajon Rondo. Green later came in at #83...
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