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“This Is Not A Rivalry”

Kevin Garnett clearly wanted to make a point.  When the Globe asked him about a Celtics-Hawks rivalry, he said: "This is not a rivalry.  [The Hawks] are a very good team, they play with a lot of confidence and swagger. Joe Johnson is one of the best in the business and they cause a lot... [More]

December 18, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

KG = Clutch, Joe Johnson = Choke

Joe Johnson missed a potentially game tying free throw with 2 seconds left, paving the way for the Celtics 16th straight win. KG (18 pts, 8 reb, 2 blks) was the man for the C's, dropping 10 points in the fourth quarter including a half-hook shot that put Boston ahead with :30 left. "Beastondo" teamed... [More]

December 18, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Pierce Will Play Tonight

Frank Dell'Apa has the report in the Globe. Paul Pierce worked out at nearly full speed during the Celtics' shootaround at Georgia Tech this morning. But Pierce did not expect his left knee, which sustained a contusion and bruise in a clash with Utah's Hakan Okur Monday, to be fully tested until the Celtics' game... [More]

December 17, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Paul Pierce, Renaissance Man

Upside and Motor is a damn fine NBA blog that, unlike us, puts effort into original ideas.  To be fair, though, they probably haven't sniffed NEARLY as much glue. So they came up with this thing today that is absolutely fascinating.  They broke down classifications of every kind of player… and arranged it in a... [More]

December 17, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

A Nickname For Perk & Rondo

Rich Levine of Comcast SportsNet has begun the search for a nickname for the other two guys in our starting lineup. With their emergence this season, they deserve far more than the title of the "other two starters." All good heroes need a sidekick and Perk and Rondo have proved themselves more than worthy. They’ve... [More]

December 17, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 22

Unfinished Business

It's the go-to digg at the Boston Celtics.  Any time people want to bring up any possible weakness. "Remember… this is a team that was taken to 7 games by the Hawks last year." My initial reaction is to tell those people to go fornicate themselves.  But, the truth is, they have a point.  The... [More]

December 17, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Pierce Should Be Ready

Marc Spears says Paul Pierce is expected to play tomorrow in Atlanta. While Celtics forward Paul Pierce is listed as day to day after suffering a right knee contusion against Utah on Monday night, he still is expected to play against the Hawks on Wednesday night. Pierce was re-examined on Tuesday and no MRI or... [More]

December 16, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Celtics Shopping Giddens

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports has the report. The Celtics have offered their first-round pick, J.R. Giddens, around the league for a future first-round pick. So far, there are no takers. Giddens is playing for the Utah Flash of the NBA Developmental League. That's the entire report.  Can't really say much about this other than... [More]

December 16, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Can We Add Rondo To The List Now?

I'm going to keep this brief.  I think Rajon Rondo can officially be classified as being "in the class" of Deron Williams and Chris Paul.  My interpretation of that is simple:  On any given night, any of those guys could outplay the other.  Rondo has torched Paul, and Paul has torched Rondo.  Williams has torched... [More]

December 16, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Rondo Rocks Utah, Pierce Injured

Deron Williams was getting back in the groove over the past 10 days, averaging a double-double. But tonight, Deron and the Jazz got Rondo'd. How's this for a stat line? 25 pts, 7-14 FG, 11-15 FT, 9 reb, 8 assists, 3 stls. 14 of those  points came in the 4th quarter as the Celtics wrapped... [More]

December 16, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6