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The Truth Might Not Pick Up That $21 Million Option

According to Gary Tanguay, Paul Pierce says he's willing to NOT pick up his $21 million option for next season and sign a salary-cap friendly extension. Will a contract in the range of 3-years, $45 million be enough to satisfy Pierce? Is it possible the team won't want Pierce around for 3 more years? At... [More]

October 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 14

“I want to see if I can bring them back”

I heard some guys on the radio comparing Alex Rodriguez’s numbers to Reggie Jackson’s.  One guy is a post-season choker, the other is “Mr. October.”  The numbers:  They were almost identical.  Which just went to highlight one thing that defines clutch in sports. It’s not how many stat lines you can fill out.  It’s WHEN... [More]

October 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 14

Sheed Tweaks Ankle in Comeback Win Over Nets

As preseason games go, this was one intense contest. The Celtics battled back from a 14-point 3rd quarter deficit and beat the Nets 91-88. Eddie House hit the go-ahead bucket with :30 seconds left. The Celtics then made two huge defensive plays; Glen Davis swatted Courtney Lee's shot out of bounds and then House drew... [More]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Big 3 Will Sit Tonight

Via the Celtics Twitter page: CSN's Dickerson reports that Rasheed Wallace, Eddie House and Marquis Daniels expected to start as Big Three will sit in NJ.... [More]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Get Pierce off that exercise ball!!

The Sacramento Kings have banned exercise balls in their facility… because one exploded under Francisco Garcia while he was lifting… leading to a wrist injury that will cost him 4 months. Ziller has more on Sactown Royalty. You knew this had to happen: Sam Amick of The Bee reports that the Kings have banned the... [More]

October 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11

“I’d run through a brick wall if [Doc] wants me to”

Peter May has a feature piece on KG up on Yahoo! today.  The whole thing focuses on KG's recovery and the challenges he faces because of it.  It's a good piece… but this quote about him and Doc is really striking. “Every time I step on the court, every time I pick up a basketball,... [More]

October 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Pierce, Wallace Called Overrated By Detroit Blog

Somebody named Kevin Sawyer who writes for a Pistons blog called Detroit Bad Boys has included a couple of Celtics on his All-Overrated Team. C – Rasheed Wallace Honestly, I think he makes Boston worse.  They are already an elite defensive squad, and his mediocre three point shooting will take opportunities from more effective shooters. ... [More]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Does Marbury have a beef with Paul Pierce?

Via Stephon Marbury's Twitter page: Paul pierce is better then kobe bryant yes or no. Ask him what does he think. You know how I feel about kobe so we won't speak on it. LILGo tell Doc and Danny your daddy's that some one you fake truth. Your style is played out number 34. The... [More]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 30

Can We Stop This ‘Trade for Nocioni’ Nonsense?

Our friends at NESN.com are the latest (Sactown Royalty and CelticsBlog) to jump on the Andres Nocioni-to-Boston trade bandwagon. For those unfamiliar with the 29-year old, 6-7, 220lb forward, Nocioni has averaged 11.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg for his career. According to DraftExpress, he's a physical player, a hustle guy who can shoot threes and score... [More]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Working out some final details

Opening night is a couple of weeks away… and the starting unit is pretty much comfortable with each other.  Sure, there are some tweaks to the way things have been done in the past (like Kendrick Perkins getting some more touches), but overall… these guys don't need much more game time.  Meanwhile, there are still... [More]

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