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.
He came in, got in a little workout and talked with him a little bit. He’s a cool guy. I definitely see us getting along well, I don’t see any problems there.
Boom. Instant friendship and chemistry.
Move over Bob Cousy and Sam Jones. Same for you, Isiah Thomas and Joe Dumars. The Rajon Rondo/Marcus Smart backcourt is destined for greatness.
Meanwhile, more praise for the Celtics phenom:
“Coach K actually sent me a text that said [Celtics rookie guard] Marcus [Smart] was a fantastic player [with] the USA [select team] in Las Vegas,” said Pagliuca. “That’s great that Coach K mentioned what a great player he is.”
Smart is in Portland today. He’s signing autographs and throwing out the 1st pitch for the Sea Dogs.
When does training camp start?
On Page 2, a peek in Doc Rivers home office.
Love him or hate him, that’s a bad ass office.
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