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Herald: Doc Rivers is staying

Via Steve Bulpett of the Herald: Doc Rivers is not opting out. The Celtic coach will be returning to the club for at least the remaining season on his contract, a source close to Rivers indicated moments ago. The fact Rivers is staying on would seem to be an encouraging sign that the Celtics’ main... [More]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 19

Danny: “We would like [Pierce] to come back”

Via Mark Murphy: Should Pierce sign elsewhere, Ainge said that doesn’t mean the Celtics’ chances at another NBA title over the next two years would necessarily be aborted. “There’s too many other things that factor in right now,’’ said Ainge. “Who else can we get? But it’s not all dependent on getting Paul back. I... [More]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9
Doc: “This past year… I feel almost reinvogorated in some ways”

Doc: “This past year… I feel almost reinvogorated in some ways”

I'll admit, that headline sounds more hopeful than the entire tone of this interview Doc gave in San Antonio yesterday.  He's still solidly, if his words are taken at face value, on the fence.  He genuinely seems conflicted between the pull of family and the pull of his team.  He says flat out that the... [More]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Where Pierce’s decision is explained

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. The move shouldn't come as too much of a shock … not yet, anyway. It could be in the best interest of both Pierce and the Celtics... [More]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Pierce opting out

Marc Stein tweets. Just filed to ESPN.com: Celtics' Paul Pierce is opting out, too. Has notified Celts he'll become unrestricted free agent. Link forthcoming This could simply be a move to restructure his deal and come back for a few years and make more than the $21 million he's due this year. Remember, we could... [More]

June 29, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 26

This ought to cheer up John

If there's one thing that can bring John out of his Game 7 haze, it's Maria Menounos rockin' a bikini while holding a Celtics coozy. (h/t Hooped Up and Skeets)... [More]

June 29, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3
The Captain Speaks: Pierce On Game 7, Future With C’s

The Captain Speaks: Pierce On Game 7, Future With C’s

The $21 million dollar question on everyone’s mind in Celtic Nation is if Pierce intends on returning to the C’s for “One Last Run,” or plans to chase “One Last Contract.”  Pierce recently spoke about Game 7 at a NikeTown event in Chicago an oh yeah, pretty much said what he intends on doing next... [More]

June 29, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 1

What Rasheed’s Retirement Means To Boston’s Salary Cap Situation

Ever since Doc Rivers informed the media that Rasheed Wallace intends to retire following the crushing Game 7 loss in the NBA Finals, there has been much confusion as to what this means for the Celtics' salary cap situation.  Is his salary wiped off the books completely?  Do the Celtics get some sort of relief... [More]

June 29, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 2

Boston & That Sports Babe at 9 with Bomani Jones

Thank you, Bomani, for putting up a picture of you rocking Celtics gear on your blog. For those who don't know Bo, he's rockin a killer morning show on Hardcore Sports Radio and Sirius satellite radio.  Tonight, he'll make his second appearance on Boston & That Sports Babe… and he'll be helping us as we... [More]

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Doc’s son doing alright vs. International competition

 We all know the one thing luring Doc Rivers away from the Celtics is the call of his family.  And while all of his kids are tremendous athletes, the one with the most promise is clearly his son Austin.  The kid is already one of the top college prospects in America (ESPN ranks him #2),... [More]

June 29, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4