// Maine Red Claws

And Then There Were 16: Celtics to Waive Four Players, Bynum Next?

The Boston Celtics invited everyone who had ever picked up a basketball to their preseason training camp, so it comes as no surprise that they had to make some cuts with a week to go before the start of the NBA season. Four players will be waived by Danny Ainge before the start of the […]

Celtics Sign Chris Babb to Multi-Year Deal

The Celtics announced on Friday the extension of shooting guard Chris Babb to a multi-year deal, the terms of which were not disclosed as per team policy, after the end of his second 10-day contract. Babb, an undrafted rookie out of Iowa State, has been with the team since February 28. Babb, known as a […]

Celtics’ News Roundup, 6/18-6/23: 2013 Title Odds, Garnett’s Future, Royce White

Rondo and Garnett among NBA’s most popular jerseys internationally The NBA released it’s top-10 internationally sold jerseys on Thursday. Kevin Garnett was the fourth most popular jersey, while Rajon Rondo’s #9 sold the seventh most. Both Celtics’ players ranked above the likes of Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant.  Arch-rival, Kobe Bryant, was the […]

Celtics Assign Landry to Red Claws

The Celtics assigned the recently acquired Marcus Landry to the Maine Red Claws on Saturday, presumably to make room for veteran sharpshooter Michael Finley. Landry came to the Celtics on Deadline Day with Nate Robinson for Eddie House, J.R. Giddens, and Bill Walker. Landry got in one game with the Celtics this season, playing three […]

Maine Red Claws Crusher Dolls Now Available

I thought I’d pass along word that the Maine Red Claws mascot, Crusher, has a new doll that is being sold now for a good cause. Proceeds will benefit Maine charities. Not bad! From the Maine Red Claws Facebook page via Twitter: Crusher has arrived! Crusher dolls are now available. All proceeds from the $8 […]

Maine Red Claws Trade For Almond, Cummings

Maybe the Maine Red Claws can inspire their NBA affiliate, the Boston Celtics, to make a deal before the trade deadline. Why, do you ask? Well, the Maine Red Claws completed a stunning trade on Tuesday, sending guard Tony Bobbitt (12.2 ppg) and forward Noel Felix (9.2 ppg) to the Springfield Armor for guard Morris […]

Walker Won’t Participate in D-League Dunk Contest

Bill Walker, who’s currently up with the Celtics, was recently added to a list of participants in the NBA D-League dunk competition…but he had no idea until a Celtics official told him. Walker was informed he’d have to be sent down to the NBA D-League if he wanted to participate, and he declined. “I’m trying […]

Ajinca Nearly Wins D-League Performer of the Week Award

On assignment from the Bobcats to the Maine Red Claws, Alexis Ajinca has been dominant at times. Lately, he’s been really good, but not good enough to earn him NBA D-League Performer of the Week. Last week, Ajinca averaged 20.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in four games. Don’t you wish he was a member of […]

Diagnosing the Ailing Celtics

The NBA regular season is almost half-way over and the Boston Celtics sit at 27-13. The record has the Celtics atop of the Atlantic Division and leading the Toronto Raptors by 7.5 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are the only Eastern Conference team with more wins than the C’s. Certainly, the Celtics are right where they want […]

J.R. Giddens Offered to Knicks for Nate Robinson, Assigned to Red Claws

According to CSNNE.com’s Gary Tanguay, the Celtics reportedly offered point guard J.R. Giddens and future considerations to the New York Knicks for Nate Robinson during a 14-game stretch in December when Robinson didn’t see any action. Then, when Robinson exploded for 41 points in a win over the Hawks on Jan. 1, the trade landscape […]

Mario West Called Up to Atlanta Hawks

Maine Red Claws guard Mario West earned a call-up this week to the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. It’s not like the Hawks need the help, considering they have dominated the Celtics this season. They have three straight wins against the Celts this season. West Earns 2009-10 NBA D-League Season’s Sixth GATORADE Call-Up NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2010 – The […]

Red Claws Split 2 Games at 2010 NBA D-League Showcase

The Claws can’t win ‘em all, but they did manage to split their two-game set at the 2010 NBA D-League Showcase in Idaho, beating L.A. on Monday before losing to Sioux Falls on Tuesday. Here’s how it went down: SIOUX FALLS DOWNS MAINE AT 2010 NBA D-LEAGUE SHOWCASE BOISE, ID Jan. 5, 2010 – Playing […]

Red Claws Center Alexis Ajinca Nearly Wins Weekly Award

Red Claws center Alexis Ajinca nearly took home the NBA Development League’s Performer of the Week honors for games played during the week of Dec. 28. Ajinca averaged 17.5 points and 11.5 rebounds as he continues to improve with increased playing time. Unfortunately for the Celtics, Ajinca will not be apart of their future, as […]

Maine Red Claws Hold Off Iowa Energy

Portland, ME – The Maine Red Claws were hoping to end their inaugural calendar year with a signature win. Behind five players in double figures, the Red Claws held on for a 95-88 win over the Iowa Energy. The Energy came into the game with just a single loss and were on top of the […]

Maine Red Claws Blow By Bakersfield 105-82

Portland, ME – It turns out the hectic journey for Celtics rookie Lester Hudson wasn’t so important. The Maine Red Claws used a big first half run and high percentage shooting in the first half to run away from the Bakersfield Jam, 105-82. It was a balanced attack from the Red Claws, who had five […]