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Celtics overpay for Jermaine O’Neal

Via Adrian Wojnarowski Jermaine O'Neal's deal with Boston is for two years and nearly $12 million, league source tells Y!.He will be paid full mid-level exception. I really was hoping that the report of a "portion" of the mid-level thing we heard yesterday really meant a portion… not the whole thing. Still, he's best big... [More]

July 8, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 37

Mannix: Even with LeBron, Heat won’t beat Celtics

Via WEEI: I think next season it would be extremely difficult. Now, I’m convinced that Michael Beasley is going to stay on the roster because they can’t give him away for a ham sandwich. They’re trying to pass him off on every team in the league, which is a little mind-boggling considering that two years... [More]

July 8, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Your Morning Dump… Is Jermaine O’Neal worth the MLE?

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. Editor's Note: The Morning Dump will be a LeBron Free Zone. Screw him, ESPN and the rumors. Free-agent center Jermaine O’Neal is leaning toward signing a contract... [More]

July 8, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

Ray Allen’s coming back to Boston!

Mark Stein tweets… Update 1: Another Stein tweet with more details: Allen and Celts have agreed on two-year deal worth $10 million annually that includes player option in Year 2. In this market… that's very fair. Update 2: Marc Spears and David Aldridge saying the same thing.  This is for realsies Update 3:  Spears posts... [More]

July 7, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 22
C’s could get Jermaine O’Neal

C’s could get Jermaine O’Neal

He tells the 4-letter network Boston's on his short list. Free-agent center Jermaine O'Neal said Wednesday that he expects to sign with one of the three following teams in coming days: Dallas, Denver or Boston. "Those are my favorites," O'Neal told ESPN.com "Those are teams that are going to compete [for a championship] next year." O'Neal said... [More]

July 7, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 17

Did Ochocinco and Dudley just ruin LeBron’s “Look At Me” party?

Free agency isn't even a week old and it's already an insufferable avalanche of sources, reports, rumors and attention-grabs.  Yeah, we all know that LeBron is going to announce his decision in a 1-hour special on ESPN tomorrow night at 9 (hosted by Stu Scott.. which is about right considering the tone of this offseason)... [More]

July 7, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

Signing Ray could take a while

Rivers told CSNNE.com that he and Allen talk frequently. Because of those conversations, Rivers anticipates the process of bringing Allen back will take some time. "He's going to wait. He's doing his business, and I'm fine with that," Rivers said. "I just hope we get him back." Rivers acknowledged it has been difficult at times... [More]

July 7, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Your Morning Dump… Where Wade and Bosh are teaming up

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. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are teaming up together on the Miami Heat, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Whether LeBron James, the kingpin... [More]

July 7, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

Doc: Everyone overreacted to my decision

Via FanHouse: "It was really no different than any other year,'' Rivers said in an interview with FanHouse at the Air Tran Orlando Pro Summer League. "It was a much bigger deal made about it than it was. It's what we do every year. We (his family) go home and relax and we sit around.''... [More]

July 6, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off on Doc: Everyone overreacted to my decision

The worst, most vomit-inducing, story in Celtics history

 … at least the worst, most-vomit inducing story not tied to Rick Pitino in any way.  The C's are meeting with Kwame Brown. “We’re checking out a lot of possibilities – it’s still very early in the process,” Danny Ainge said today of what is certain to be a broad casting call for big men,... [More]

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