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Shaq Vs. Celtics… As A Rookie

For old times sake, we’re going to take a quick ride on Doctor Emmitt Brown’s DeLorean all the way back to April of 1993.  Newest Celtic Shaquille O’Neal was a svelte rookie playing for the Orlando Magic, hosting the Celtics in a late season game.  The Celtics had just come off a thrilling victory against the... [More]

August 8, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 8

Your Afternoon Dump… Where Shaq wants Sheed back

Every morning (but sometimes afternoon), 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… or afternoon dump when you're just looking for some "me" time. "I know Rasheed is thinking about coming back," said O'Neal, who was in... [More]

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Paul Pierce The NBA’s “Easiest” Good Player To Block?

Summer Reading: "The Art of a Beautiful Game" written by Chris Ballard of Sports Illustrated. Ballard's book is one of the better recent basketball books that's been published.  It was released in the Fall of 2009 but I just got to reading it now.  I can't recommend it highly enough.  While the chapters seem scattered... [More]

August 7, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 10

Your Morning (or Afternoon) Dump… Where Shaq’s here to win a title

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… or afternoon dump when you're cruising around the middle of nowhere looking for a wifi hotspot. "A lot of people [asked], 'There [were] other offers out there.... [More]

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Not even Obama could get a hold of Doc after Game 7

Via the Orlando Sentinel: His Boston Celtics had just lost Game 7 of the NBA Finals. It was the morning after, and the team was ready to board a private get to go back home. His cell phone kept buzzing. It was a 202 area code. Washington, D.C. Doc assumed that it was Stan Kasten,... [More]

August 6, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

From the desk of Doc Funk

If you're not checking out Doc Funk on a regular basis… you hate laughter… and probably kittens and rainbows too.  The man and his captions are hysterical. These two photos are from a couple of recent posts worth checking out.  The first is his take on Danny and Shaq sealing the deal.  The second is... [More]

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KG’s new kicks

If you don't know by now that KG is in China promoting his new ANTA shoe line, now you know.  The first pictures of his new kicks are rolling out now, and resident sneaker-head KWAPT managed to cop a few off sneakernews.com. I'll be honest… I'm kinda diggin the look if this is a shoe... [More]

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Your Morning Dump… Is there tension between Shaq and Perk?

Your Morning Dump… Is there tension between Shaq and Perk?

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. It's somewhat interesting that Perkins declined comment on Shaq. Perkins and O'Neal went to war during the Eastern Conference semifinals when Boston knocked Shaq, LeBron James, and... [More]

August 6, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 14

Would you take 10.5 ppg and 6.5 rpg from Shaq?

That's the question our buddy Chris Forsberg is asking right now on ESPN Boston.  Would you, right now, sign up for Shaq giving the Celtics 10.5 and 6.5 for this upcoming season… because that's the over/under oddsmakers are setting right now.  I say sign me up.  10.5 and 6.5?  That works for me.  Honestly… what... [More]

August 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 21

Celtics living on a wing and a prayer

We're all having a grand old time (no pun intended) with the signing of Shaquille O'Neal.  The Big (insert nickname here) fills a big need (pun intended this time) for the Celtics and he does so at the right price.  And that gives the C's something you don't see anymore in the NBA:  depth at... [More]

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