The Sports Daily > Red’s Army Celtics win at ridiculous rate when Tatum gets 12+ shots The Sporting News has a new story about Jayson Tatum’s impact on the Celtics. There are some stats that should put a giant smile on your face: He has proven to be an outstanding 3-point shooter (42.9 percent), but also an excellent midrange shooter (43.5 percent from 16 feet out, according to basketball-reference.com). Tatum takes just 10.1 shots per game, but still averages 13.6 points. When Tatum takes 12 shots or more, the Celtics have gone 17-4. A deeper dive into those 21 games to...Read More
Author: Chuck M.
The Sports Daily > Red’s Army Your Morning Dump… Where Mook’s game winner came off a botched play Every morning, 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. “We kind of messed the play up. That’s why it looked like that,” Tatum said of the last-ditch scramble with 8.4 seconds left, after Carmelo Anthony let the Celtics back in with two missed free throws. “That was my fault, I was in the wrong spot,” said the Celtics rookie, who led the...Read More
The Sports Daily > Red’s Army Panic time: Kyrie Irving needs 2nd opinion on ailing knee With lack of progress on his ailing left knee, Celtics All-Star Kyrie Irving plans to travel for a second opinion later this week, league sources tell Yahoo. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 20, 2018 The Sports Hub’s Tony Massarotti was the 1st to report the news. I’d use one of his tweets but I’m blocked. (Turns out he’s sensitive to anyone critical of the fact he annoying laughs at his own jokes). I listened intently to the report as I was stuck in the...Read More
The Sports Daily > Red’s Army Your Afternoon Dump… Where Marcus Morris has no (expletive) time for injury excuses Every morning, 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. The C’s looked lost without Kyrie Irving and Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart (and Daniel Theis and Gordon Hayward), but they didn’t do themselves any favors. They were not buying the excuse. “(Expletive) that,” said Marcus Morris after scoring just three of his 17 points in the second half. “All that ‘guys...Read More