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Jermaine O’Neal’s secret ankle injury

Jermaine O'Neal, the Celtics new (temporary) starting center, met today with the media. Among the topics discussed, an ankle injury he suffered late in the season: O'Neal said he got kicked in the left ankle with three games left in the regular season but played in the playoffs despite being injured. "To me, when you... [More]

July 14, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Rajon Rondo 2-on-2 Basketball Tournament: Play by his Rules

The fine folks over at Red Bull have announced a “Rajon Rondo 2-on-2 Basketball Tournament.”  It’s a 32-team tournament held in various cities, including Boston.  The winner takes home the grand prize of $2,000.  There’s one caveat: you play by Rondo’ rules.  The breakdown goes as follows: 2 points for a made basket 3 points... [More]

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See Ya, Shelden

 Shelden is going to Dennver on a minimum deal The Nuggets made two more moves on Wednesday to solidify their bench. A league source told ESPN.com's John Hollinger that the team has agreed to terms with forward Shelden Williams and guard Anthony Carter  and is expected to sign both later in the day. Both deals would be for the... [More]

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Your Morning Dump… Where the secondary market will be opening up soon

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. According to multiple league sources, the Cavs signed restricted free-agent point guard Kyle Lowry to an offer sheet Tuesday night. His current team, the Houston Rockets, will... [More]

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Ray Allen: James’ decision was big pain in the butt

Ray Allen held a media conference call today from Waltham. His thoughts on the Decision (courtesy Scott Souza): Allen said the LeBron James saga, which ultimately saw him announce he was “bringing his talents to South Beach” during an hour-long ESPN spectacle last Thursday was the “biggest pain in the butt” of the free-agent process... [More]

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Celtics interested in Adam Morrison?

Via Hoopsworld's Alex Kennedy: Adam Morrison workout getting ready to start. The Bulls, Celtics, Clippers, and Cavs are among the teams in building. Free agents Al Harrington and Melvin Ely are also participating in the workout. Since Al Harrington isn't likely to settle for a veteran minimum, the Celtics are likely focusing on Morrison or... [More]

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The Celtics dancers need your help

The Celtics dancers have been making the rounds over the past few weeks promoting their auditions for next season. The above photo was taken off the team website. It was dubbed "Beach Day – Alison, Caroline and Jenny get some rest before Thursday's final audition." Here's your chance to stare at beautiful women and help... [More]

July 13, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Mannix: Armeggedon (a lockout) is coming to the NBA

Is it me or are fans ignoring the prospect of a labor lockout after next season? Chris Mannix paints a very ugly picture in his latest column: And to say there are issues would be putting it lightly; the two sides have already swapped proposals and, in the words of one NBA source, "are miles... [More]

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Your Morning Dump… Where Nate is close to resigning

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. Aaron Goodwin, the agent for Nate Robinson, said yesterday the two sides could reach a deal by the end of the week. “Things are going well,” Goodwin... [More]

July 13, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Perk finally has surgery

Via Chris Forsberg According to the team, Perkins officially underwent arthroscopic knee ligament reconstruction with meniscal repair at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. …The Celtics did not disclose a timetable for his return, but Perkins suggested he would be sidelined for five to six months after the procedure, which would peg his return... [More]

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