Found July 09, 2012 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. 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 too much into summer league play (both good and bad), you can get a decent read on where a player is during July hoops. For the Celtics, most eyes will be on first-round picks Jared Sullinger and Fab Melo. Sullinger comes with questions about his back and whether his game can translate to the NBA level, while Melo has been labeled a project, though his defense could hold the key to first-year floor time. The players with the most at stake, however, are often the second-round picks like Celtics’ 51st pick Kris Joseph, who must prove he deserves a roster spot. Last time we were in Orlando two years ago, second-round pick Luke Harangody shot his w...

Video: Jared Sullinger Summer League Highlights, Boston vs OKC

The above video gives us our first glimpse of rookie Jared Sullinger in a Celtics uniform from today's Boston Celtics vs Oklahoma City Thunder summer league game. Video courtesy of OfficialCelticsHD on Youtube.

Avery Bradley shoulder surgery set for this week: Guard could miss season’s beginning

#celtics asst gm austin ainge admits there's chance Avery Bradley could miss part of season because of rt shoulder surgery set for this week12 minutes ago via Twitter for AndroidReplyRetweetFavorite@GwashNBAGlobegary washburnHe STILL hasn’t had surgery on his other shoulder? Ugh.The worst part isn’t that Bradley will miss the beginning of the season. The Celtics will be...

Bradley to miss half of season

After watching Hall Of Famer Ray Allen bolt to the rival Miami Heat, Celtics fans are finding out that Avery Bradley will miss the first half of next season due to another shoulder surgery.

Jared Sullinger Credits His Brothers for Learning to Concentrate on Shot Instead of 'Scrapes All Over Your Arms'

Jared Sullinger may have battled injuries, but don't expect him to cry about them. The new Celtics forward has a history of getting knocked to the ground, but he's consistently gotten back up. Sullinger scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds in 24 minutes in his Celtics debut during summer league action in Orlando on Monday. The Ohio State product was impressive in Boston...

Sullinger, Joseph impress in Summer League debut

The Boston Celtics opened their Summer League with a 73-65 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, though the score of these games barely matters. Let’s get right to the early assessments.  First, the returning players: E’Twaun Moore:  His shot was spotty early. He hit a few nice mid-range jumpers, but he had a tough time from long-range.  He picked it up a little in the second...

Jared Sullinger has forgotten more about rebounding than Mark Blount ever knew

The Boston Celtics, for years, have rebounded like the ball might give them a disease. But rookie Jared Sullinger has always been a very good rebounder. And he’s reduced it, much like Kevin Love has done, to a sweet science. (Boston Herald)“You have to know your niche,” Sullinger said. “You have to know that if they shoot from the left side, 75 percent of the time it...

Avery Bradley to Have Surgery on Right Shoulder, Could Miss Start of Next Season for Celtics

One offseason shoulder surgery for Celtics guard Avery Bradley appears to not be enough. It's going to take two to get him in shape for next year. Surgery on Bradley's right shoulder, scheduled for Tuesday, may keep him sidelined into the beginning of next season, Celtics director of player personnel Austin Ainge said Sunday, as reported by ESPN. Bradley has already had surgery...

Video: Highlights from the Celtics-Nets summer league game

In summer league play, the Celtics came back from a 14-point deficit vs the Brooklyn Nets to win 82-73. Jonathan Gibson and E'Twaun Moore were the C's highest scorers, with 17 and 15 points respectively, and Jared Sullinger turned in 8 points and 12 rebounds. Click here for post-game interviews and the box score.

2012 NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division

Boston : Grade B (21) Jared Sullinger, PF; (22) Fab Melo, C; (51) Kris Joseph, SF Coming into the draft the Celtics biggest need was the frontcourt and they proved that with all three of there picks. They could have gotten the steal of the draft with Sullinger if he can stay healthy. That is why he dropped in the draft because of major injury concerns. There is no doubt...

Boston Celtics Summer League observations, Day 2: The rise of Jonathan Gibson

Somebody named Jonathan Gibson, who played his college ball at “I need to Google Jonathan Gibson really quickly because I have no idea where” University, scored 15 fourth-quarter points on Tuesday as the Boston Celtics overcame a 17-point deficit to edge the Brooklyn Nets at the Orlando Summer League. Almost as importantly, Adam Morrison still exists, and he now looks like...

Today's Celtics Links 7/10

Herald   Jared Sullinger’s debut strong Ex-BC star beefs up for OKC Courtney Lee might be in plans down road Kevin Love’s patience with Timberwolves ‘not high’ Jared Sullinger stars in Celts’ Summer League opener Lee mulls interest from the Celtics, speculates about interesting option Globe   Globe 10.0 - Are the Celtics Better off without Ray Allen? Bashing...

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 Mexico State with little chance of making the Celtics roster, but...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 7/10

Herald   Jared Sullinger’s debut strong Ex-BC star beefs up for OKC Courtney Lee might be in plans down road Kevin Love’s patience with Timberwolves ‘not high’ Jared Sullinger stars in Celts’ Summer League opener Lee mulls interest from the Celtics, speculates about interesting option Globe   Globe 10.0 - Are the Celtics Better off without Ray Allen? Bashing Ray...

Observations from Boston Celtics’ Summer League, Day 1

Editor’s note: This post is from Jordan Higgs. He is likely to be one of Celtics Town’s initial crop of interns, who are plotting to take over the world one blog post at a time. Due to other obligations I still haven’t watched the entire game. But from what I’ve watched (the second half), well, JARED MOTHER-F%$&ING SULLINGER!!!!! If you also want to apply for an intern...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 7/9

Herald   Moore time to prove it Avery Bradley shoulders long wait Doc Rivers has talk with free agent guard Courtney Lee Ryan Anderson will go to the Hornets in a sign-and-trade deal Bashing and praising Ray Allen, all in 140 characters Ubuntu a 2-way street Globe   Avery Bradley could be out until December Don't expect sign-and-trade between Celtics and Miami Celtics’...
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