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The Week in Review

The final week of preseason basketball is finally behind us (which means no more poems by John). The Celtics said goodbye to Mike Sweetney and hello to Ty Lue. They destroyed the Cavs (and a feisty Mo Williams) in their final tune-up, and LeBron expects more of the same in the regular season opener. Sick... [More]

October 24, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Eddie House’s Funny Impersonation of Ray

This is a must watch. Eddie House delivers an absolutely hysterical impersonation of Ray Allen. (Courtesy: WBZTV.com) Check out what Rasheed Wallace was wearing at the Shamrock Foundation gala….after the jump. (courtesy Aram Bogoshian/For the Boston Globe)... [More]

October 24, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

KG: STFU about my knee already

I'm going to give everyone a little tip, here.  Quit it with the questions about KG's knee before he snaps and bites someone's face off.  Consider the answer he gave to that question yesterday a sort of warning shot. “I just told you. That [stuff] is getting old, now. That [stuff] getting real old. You’re... [More]

October 24, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

What Bill Simmons Thinks About The Celtics

While I'm always ripping Bill Simmons for writing ridiculously long columns with one too many movie references, I do read the guy's stuff when I can. He does amuse me and I respect his basketball opinion. In the Sport's Guy's basketball preview, he has the 62-win Celtics beating the Cavaliers in the Eastern conference finals, but losing to the San... [More]

October 23, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Celtics bring in Tyronn Lue

Tyronn Lue is joining the Celtics… as an assistant WALTHAM —  The Celtics hired NBA former point guard Tyronn Lue as their Director of Basketball Development on Friday. He will assist the coaching staff and observe practices. He made his debut on Friday in Waltham as the Celtics prepare for their season opener on Tuesday in... [More]

October 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Red’s Army fantasy challenge – second league

Here's how to get in the second league.  Get in fast.  Yesterday's filled up in about half an hour: http://basketball.fantasysports.yahoo.com/click Join a leagueclick Join custom League ID: 294044Password:  Celtics 2 Remember:  PRE-RANK YOUR PLAYERS!!  This will NOT be a live draft.  Both leagues are Auto-drafts because it's impossible to get everyone together at the same... [More]

October 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off
Perk’s influences:  KG… Eddy Curry… Kwame Brown. Wait, WHAT???

Perk’s influences: KG… Eddy Curry… Kwame Brown. Wait, WHAT???

Celtics.com recently put up their conversation with Kendrick Perkins… and one of the first questions is "who were some of the guys who were big influences in getting you to the NBA?" His answer is absolutely priceless.  He drops KG's name immediately… which is understandable.  Then he drops this gem: "Believe it or not… Eddy... [More]

October 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

How to Get Courtside Seats

A group called tickets-for-charity is offering a new way to get premium seats for Celtics games. They sell seats at less than or equal to face value, but seek a donation (which appears to be about 20-25% of ticket price). I picked a game at random (2/5/09 vs New Jersey) and found the prices listed... [More]

October 23, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Doc: “I’m looking forward to sharpening our tools”

The Globe's Julian Benbow spoke with Doc Rivers about where the Celtics stand following the preseason: After going 6-2 in exhibition games, with no major injuries, the Celtics are comfortable with their preparation, though there are things they still want to work on. Rivers said he has more plays he intends to put in, and... [More]

October 23, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

The case for, and against extending Rondo now

Last night, while doing the 8th Seed show, I said I was going to do a post imploring Danny Ainge to sign Rajon Rondo now.  And while my stance hasn't changed… I can see the logic for not doing the deal this week, and waiting until next summer. Extend him: We love Rondo.  I think... [More]

October 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11