Found August 27, 2013 on Red's Army:
PLAYERS: DeShawn Sims
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
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. According to’s David Pick, Michigan star and former Maine Red Claw Deshawn Sims has been invited to attend Celtics training camp this fall: Following a strong season in the Middle East, former Michigan standout DeShawn Sims was invited to vet-camp by the Boston Celtics. — David Pick (@IAmDPick) August 26, 2013 Since going undrafted in 2010, Sims has literally been around the world & back in the pursuit of his hoop dreams. He played with P.A.O.K. in Greece, the Red Claws of the NBDL, Piratas de Quebradillas of the Puerto Rican league & in both South Korea and Lebanon. He’s still young at 25, but Sims has been through quite a bit more than the average twenty-five year old. He was thrust into the “man of the house” role at 14 after his father was sent to prison, and his brother Marcus was killed dur...

Your Morning Dump… Where Avery Bradley is packing on the muscle

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. Two-a-day (and sometimes three-a-day) workouts this summer in addition to more weightlifting and a modified diet, has resulted in Bradley adding significant bulk to his frame. “My body, I feel a lot stronger,”...

Chris Wilcox still unsigned, unlikely to return to Boston despite his interest

From the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn in his "Sunday Basketball Notes" column: "Also on the market is former Celtic Chris Wilcox, who said he would like to return to Boston, but that’s highly unlikely with the new regime. Wilcox said that recovering from aorta surgery affected him last season and he promised to be in better shape this season." The Celtics...

Kris Joseph signs in China, probably to avoid being cut by the Celtics again

Old/new/old friend Kris Joseph is moving as far away from Danny Ainge as humanly possible. Joseph, who was cut by the Celtics in July after being acquired as a salary equalizer in the mega-deal between the Celtics and Nets, is heading to China. Here's the blurb from ESPN's rumor page. Free agent forward Kris Joseph has made a decision where he's going to play this...

Video: Rajon Rondo and Chris Wilcox

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Marshon Brooks Gets A Visit From YMCA Youth

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Avery Bradley says he's put on muscle, isn't concerned with contract extension

Avery Bradley joined Celtics' broadcaster Cedric Maxwell for a charity event today, where the Celtics presented a family in New Hampshire with a "RE/Max home court remodel" (judging from tweets it appears the family got a furnished basketball court..not sure if they received anything else). At the event, Bradley spoke about a number of things, including his physical...

Video: Jared Sullinger says Rajon Rondo out until December

The Boston Celtics are most likely going to have a rough go of it in 2013-14.   Some pundits have them pegged as a lottery team in the 2014 NBA Draft. Players View won’t go that far but it can be stated that if Jared Sullinger is correct, the Celtics are due to get off to a rocky start. Please click here to watch this video The post Video: Jared Sullinger says Rajon Rondo...

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics have two months to extend Bradley’s deal

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. Two months to go before Halloween deadline for extensions for Class of 2010 draftees. John Wall & Larry Sanders only two with deals so far — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) August 26, 2013   Other 2010 first...

DeShawn Sims Gets Training Camp Invitation

For everyone that is asking about my basketball future I will be attend Vet Camp and Starting this season with the Celtics! — Deshawn Sims (@Peedi3416) August 26, 2013 Former Michigan standout DeShawn Sims should be a familiar name to Celtics fans. He played on the Celtics' summer league team after going undrafted three years ago. He was cut in training camp but a lot of...

Boston Celtics: Boston Should Trade For Terrence Ross

Boston Celtics: Boston Should Trade For Terrence Ross By Jordan Van Beek: HoopStuff Writer Celtics Trade: Avery Bradley Celtics Receive: Terrence Ross Some of you Celtics fans probably disagree with this, but after you get done reading this, you may understand why this is a trade that the Celtics should attempt. Before we get started, I want to let you know that this is coming from...

CelticsLife Live: What is Avery Bradley's ceiling?

CelticsLife live is back..and it's back big! CelticsLife writers Eric Blaisdell, Mark Vandeusen, and Mike Dyer talked about Avery Bradley's ceiling, the biggest over and underachievers for the Celtics this season, and if the Nets have a realistic shot at knocking off the Heat. Let us know what you think in the comment section.

Video: Happy 79th Birthday, Tommy Heinsohn!

The Celtics just uploaded this nice short video paying tribute to one of the greatest Celtics on his 79th birthday. Tommy got an early birthday present last week when Brad Stevens added Tommy favorite Walter McCarty to his staff. Related: Happy Birthday Bob Cousy!

State’s NCAA D1 hoops coaches, Brad Stevens to host breakfast at TD Garden

State’s NCAA D1 hoops coaches, Brad Stevens to host breakfast at TD Garden Sept. 26 event will benefit Coaches vs. Cancer BOSTON – The state’s Division 1 men’s college basketball coaches will host a panel discussion featuring first-year Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens at the second annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast, from 7:30 to 9:30 Thursday, Sept 26 in the Legends’...

Fab Melo/Donte Greene Trade Grades

Fab Melo/Donte Greene Trade Grades By Jordan Van Beek: HoopStuff Writer. If you said the Celtics and Nets trade was the last big trade for the Celtics, you were absolutely right. The point of this very small trade is yet to be found. But a trade is a trade, so here we go. The Celtics traded away Fab Melo, a second year center, who won defensive player of the year in the Big East...

Olynyk is enjoying the ride so far

Only about 50 days had passed since Kelly Olynyk was last in Boston but boy had expectations grown. Dubbed a complementary role player by Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge on draft night all it took was a stellar five-game performance at his pro debut at the Orlando Pro Summer League for some Boston fans to ready Olynyk for the Hall of Fame. On a pristine late...
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