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CWebb: Players aware of rivalry, but not consumed by it

CWebb: Players aware of rivalry, but not consumed by it

The folks at NBA.com have been nice enough to allow us to ask some of their personalities questions during these playoffs.  This time around, I got to ask Chris Webber to cut through the BS and tell us the truth about how players feel about big rivalries like the C’s-Lakers We know what players SAY... [More]

June 8, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo is the BP oil leak

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. Outside the locker room after Sunday night's 103-94 Celtics win, they were calling it "The Sequence." It began at the 5:58 mark in the fourth quarter with... [More]

June 8, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4
Paul Pierce’s new nickname: The Prognosticator

Paul Pierce’s new nickname: The Prognosticator

Paul Pierce is at it again. Last night after Pau Gasol slammed Kendrick Perkins late in the 4th quarter, the Truth turned to the Staples Center crowd (some were just arriving) and screamed, "We ain't coming back to LA!" Predictably, the media is jumping all over this in the same manner they blew out of... [More]

June 7, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 26

Enemy Chatter: The Lakers were a hot, nasty mess

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Los Angeles. The final period was neck-and-neck until those fateful last few minutes. That's when the Laker offense bogged down in Kobe isolation play – what happened to... [More]

June 7, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 17

Why Pau Gasol should be pissed off

The Lakers held an 88-85 lead over the Celtics with 5:58 remaining in the 4th quarter. From that point on, the Celtics outscored them 18-6. How were they able to dominate the final minutes? Aside from Rajon Rondo's stellar play, the Lakers made several mistakes. The most glaring error? Not taking advantage of Pau Gasol.... [More]

June 7, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Your Morning Dump… Where Paul Pierce isn’t worried about his offense

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. “I think I struggled offensively, I think I rushed a lot,” Pierce said following the Celtics Game 2 win over the Lakers. “I don’t think it was... [More]

June 7, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Rondo = Clutch

The Celtics used an 18-6 spurt over the final 6 minutes of the 4th quarter to beat the Lakers 103-94 and even this series at 1-1. Rondo (19 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists) was cash money down the stretch. He scored 10 points in the 4th. Had a huge block on Derek Fisher and key... [More]

June 6, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 83

The Celtics punch back Game 2 open thread

How will the Celtics respond to the beating bestowed upon them by the Lakers in Game 1?  The Game 2 redemption tour is about to begin…... [More]

June 6, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 65

Your Morning Dump… Where KG is pissed at KG

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. “He’s beating himself up, but that’s cool,” Doc Rivers said of the big forward’s state of mind. “That’s who he is. That’s what makes him great. We’ve... [More]

June 6, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Done deal: Thibs to Bulls

Via the Chicago Tribune Tom Thibodeau has accepted the Bulls' 3-year offer to become the team's 18th head coach in franchise history, according to sources. No formal announcement can be made until the conclusion of the NBA Finals between the Lakers and Thibodeau's Celtics. Congrats, Thibs. Big loss for the Celtics.  Should be interesting to... [More]

June 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7