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The Summer League Roster

The Herald posted the roster along with some explanation of who some of these guys are.  Semih Erden will come come in from Turkey… where  he's been tucked away since being picked late in the draft a couple of years ago.   His biggest skill as far as I know is not being small.  Other than... [More]

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Perk and Baby: On the outside looking in?

Ain't a blog around not bitching about owners throwing money around like they're in a rap video.  Guy are getting PAAAAAAAAAID.   And hey… good for them.  If some idiot wants to add a few too many zeros to my paycheck.. so be it.  Who am I to say no?  Even Paul Pierce is sorta getting in... [More]

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On this edition of Forsberg and Flannery…

Officially, our show is called "The Two Man Game"… and technically, the show lived up to that name last night.  It just wasn't the regular two men playing the game. With Chuck out due to family obligations and my computer knocking me off the show seemingly every 5 minutes… guests Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston... [More]

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C’s sign Bradley

Whew… you can all rest easy now.  Avery Bradley has been signed.  The rookie scale for the 19th pick is somewhere in the $1.1 million range.  Good thing… cuz in this market he'd probably get 5 years, $38 million on potential alone.... [More]

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Report: Pierce deal not quite done

Whoa… hold the party phone. The two sides have been talking for the past few days, since Pierce opted out of his contact on Tuesday night and they are close to the framework of a four-year contract, but the fourth year could be a sticking point. Pierce walked away from $21.5 million for next season... [More]

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Tony Allen: In demand

Tony Allen started this year essentially as an afterthought.  Then he seemingly accepted who he is and he became a solid contributor.  Now, he's in demand. According to HoopsWorld (scroll down), at least 4 teams are pursuing him. Tony Allen has received interest from many teams in the first day of free agency. Last night,... [More]

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Paul Pierce, C’s reach a deal

UPDATE (via Fox Sports Jeff Goodman) According to a source close to the Celtics, Pierce's new contract is a 4-year, $61 million deal. Source also told that all four of Pierce's years on his new deal will be guaranteed. I think we were all hoping that fourth year wouldn't be guaranteed. But with the... [More]

July 2, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Your Morning Dump… Where talks with Ray have begun

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 team also expanded its scope and began negotiations with representatives for Ray Allen, who also became an unrestricted free agent yesterday. Unlike most members of this... [More]

July 2, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Report: C’s expect Pierce deal within a week

ESPN's Marc Stein reports: The Boston Celtics and captain Paul Pierce's representatives opened talks on a new contract Thursday and are making progress in negotiations, according to sources close to the situation. While Pierce has received introductory inquiries from "a few" other teams, Boston is the only team he's currently engaged with, sources told [More]

July 1, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ray was Doc’s first call at 12:01

  Via the Globe: "I can't go into who but I can tell you we started at 12:01 last night like everybody else did," he said. "The first call we called Ray. We sat around and we have these names on the list and we said hey guys our most important guy is Ray. We... [More]

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