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Quis to Get Time With Paul, Ray

The Celtics have a 3pm tip-off against the Raptors. According to the Herald, Doc will be experimenting with a new combination: Today’s game will feature a new combination of Pierce, Allen and Marquis Daniels on the floor at the same time. Daniels will be the point guard in this configuration. It will be fun to... [More]

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Rondo’s D May Be Less Frustrating This Year

Apparently tired of hearing me scream at the television, Rajon Rondo is ready to stay in front of his man this season. Rondo tells Julian Benbow of the Globe that he would purposely let his man by him so he could attempt a back-tip a handful of times each game. Playing defense is more than... [More]

October 18, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Reliving the Glory Days

Boston.com has an excerpt from Jackie MacMullen's new book about Magic and Larry – When the Game Was Ours. It picks up right after the Celtics beat the Lakers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals: By morning, Magic had been saddled with a new nickname (Tragic) and so had his team (the Fakers). That... [More]

October 18, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

How One Trainer Got KG Back In Shape

Slam Online has a great read about Joe Abunassar and how he got Kevin Garnett in shape after the knee surgery: According to Abunassar, his body had shown the effects of the time spent away from the court since the Boston Celtics shut him down in March. His spindly frame had put on some weight.... [More]

October 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off
My Night at Celtics Practice

My Night at Celtics Practice

The Celtics held an open practice for season ticket holders last night at Tsongas Arena in Lowell. Even though I'm not a season ticket holder, I was able to attend (thanks to Steve C.). After getting autographs from Bob Cousy, Tommy Heinsohn, Cedric Maxwell and some lovely Celtics dancers (we had VIP passes), I settled... [More]

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Check Out This Incredible Dunk

Check Out This Incredible Dunk

Meet Lee University's Larrques Cunningham. The dude sure can fly… (Courtesy SI.com's Extra Mustard)... [More]

October 16, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

I Gotta Read This Book

Jackie MacMullen was on WEEI this morning talking about her new book - When the Game Was Ours. From the moment these two players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle. Their uncommonly competitive relationship came to symbolize the most compelling rivalry in the NBA. These were... [More]

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NBA Changes Its Traveling Rule… Sort Of

Via ESPN.com: NBA players will be able to take two steps before they have to stop, pass or shoot this season. The NBA has put into writing a rule allowing players on the move to gather the ball, after driving or catching it, and then take two steps. Throughout NBA history, the rulebook said players... [More]

October 16, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Marbury Actually Making Sense

I know Starbury is crazy, but he did say share some intelligent thoughts with the Marc Berman of the New York Post: "I'm just talking as a fan and New Yorker who grew up loving the Knicks: why would I give you my money to watch them?" Marbury told The Post. "This is atrocious. Guys... [More]

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Giddens is Getting Noticed

Since the night he was drafted, there hasn't been a reason for the media to speak with J.R. Giddens. Until now. The second year swingman opened a lot of eyes with his hustle play (13 rebounds) in Tuesday night's game against New Jersey: “I know I have to defer offensively and play well defensively,” he... [More]

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