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Rondo’s frustration, and why can he do whatever he wants

Last night, I managed to find my way to seats behind the basket at the Celtics' second half offensive end.  I could see the looks the players gave each other.  I could see Kevin Garnett with the ball on the left baseline give guys the wide-eye… trying to signal someone to cut. No one ever... [More]

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Ray Allen Hyperextends Finger

Via Jess Camerato of WEEI.com: Ray Allen hyperextended his right finger during an open practice on Saturday. He seemed to jam his finger and left practice, but later returned to shoot free throws. Allen is expected to play on Sunday against the Timberwolves. The injury doesn't sound too serious, especially since Ray was at the... [More]

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The Week in Review

Despite playing just two games this week the Celtics still made plenty of headlines, starting with Paul Pierce's suggestions for changing the game (higher rims, fewer games). Brian Scalabrine is one cruel S.O.B. According to Shelden Williams, Scal told his kids Santa isn't real. The secret to Rajon Rondo's recent success? Better sleep. A couple... [More]

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RedsArmy.com Player of the Week: Rajon Rondo

Games this week: @ Memphis:  18 pts (8-12 fg), 9 ast, 1 stl, 2 reb Philadelphia:  13 pts (5-8 fg), 10 ast, 3 stl, 2 reb Rondo has emerged as a steady hand to lead the Celtics offensively and defensively.  Against Memphis, he showed a confidence in a jump shot that he was dared to... [More]

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Carl Landry’s Teeth Meet Dirk’s Elbow

Via ESPN.com: A collision between Dirk Nowitzki and the Rockets' Carl Landry on Friday night left the Mavericks forward with a gashed elbow and Landry with five cracked teeth. Nowitzki and Landry left the Rockets' 116-108 overtime victory after Nowitzki's elbow caught Landry in the mouth as he drove to the basket early in the... [More]

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The Morning Dump… Where the Celtics have a losing swagger

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. “Execution tonight was awful – I mean, it was awful,” said the Celtics coach. “Out of timeouts guys were running to the wrong spots, walking to their spots.... [More]

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Branded

An Elton Brand tip-in with 7.7 seconds left gave the 76ers a 98-97 victory over the Celtics, ending Boston's 11 game winning streak. Paul Pierce and Ray Allen each missed jump shots on the Celtics final possession. The Celtics lead by 15 early in the third quarter, but quickly fell apart. The offense became disjointed,... [More]

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Your KG Face of the Day

Friday, December 18, 2009 The "KG finds any opportunity to perfect his form for Paul Pierce's next charity bowling tournament"... [More]

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The Big 3 Things of the Week

The Big 3 Things of the Week

Every week, we look at the Big Three things happening in Celtics-land, good and bad, and we rank them… Because we don't have the attention span to do a 12 days of Christmas thing On The Way Up 1: The long and winding road: So what if the teams the C's beat on their way... [More]

December 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Celtics/76ers Game Preview

Celtics (20-4) vs 76ers (6-19) Game time: 7:30pm, TD Garden. TV – CSN. Radio – WEEI-AM (850). Team Leaders Scoring Bos: Pierce – 18.0                  76ers: Andre Iguodala – 19.7  ReboundingBos: Perkins – 7.5                  76ers: Sam Dalembert – 8.4 AssistsBos: Rondo – 9.5                    76ers: Iguodala – 5.5 Who'll go off:  Paul... [More]

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