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Celtics may be better of without Perk?

While we are lamenting the loss of Kendrick Perkins in Game 7, ESPN.com's John Hollinger says there's a silver lining to Perkins knee injury: However, if Boston's bigs can avoid the whistles early, we're unlikely to find ourselves discussing Perkins' absence as much of a factor. As important as he's been to Boston's suffocating defense... [More]

June 16, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12
Is there a need for extra motivation?

Is there a need for extra motivation?

While John had some fun with Big Baby's inspirational words, I wanted to take a more serious look at motivational tactics. I know the argument against motivation – "If these guys can't get up for a Game 7 in the Finals, then something is wrong with them." But coaching is more than Xs and Os.... [More]

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Big Baby serves up some inspiration

Big Baby serves up some inspiration

(NSFW language in clip) "We went through too many ups and downs to lose like this," Davis said. "Out of all the teams in the league we were the one that struggled. We were the one that went through the bumps and bruises. We went through the, 'we're old.' We went through the 'oh, they... [More]

June 16, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 12

Enemy Chatter: Game 7 for all the tacos

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Los Angeles. Game Seven, for all the tacos, is Thursday night…. The Lake Show gave the Celtics absolutely no quarter tonight. They exerted tight ball pressure on everyone... [More]

June 16, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1
Elbowing people in the jaw is now apparently legal

Elbowing people in the jaw is now apparently legal

I'm not asking for much here, I don't think.  All I want is when a guy puts an elbow up and it connects with a guy's jaw… that a whistle be blown.  Just a thought.... [More]

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Your Morning Dump… Where it doesn’t look good for Perk

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. Kendrick Perkins has sprained MCL and PCL ligaments, and source close to him says "looks like he's out," for Game 7. MRI on Wednesday. Yahoo's Adrian Wojnorowski... [More]

June 16, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

A waste of time

Despite needing just one more win to capture Banner 18, the Celtics came out of the gate like a team full of 40-year-old men playing a pick-up game on a Sunday afternoon. Missed dunks. Missed lay-ups. Errant passes. Balls dribbled off knees and feet. No box-outs. You name it, and the Celtics did it poorly.... [More]

June 15, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 42

NBA Finals Game 6 Open Game Thread

Finish Him!!... [More]

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Boston & That Sports Babe with KCAL’s Jim Hill at 7pm

We're getting hyped for Game 6 with an LA flavor when we get KCAL/CBS 2 sports anchor Jim Hill on the show.  We're going at 7pm so everyone can get out to wherever they're going and celebrate… you know… should there be a need to celebrate. So head on over to our show page right... [More]

June 15, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
The faith in this Celtics team has been inspiring

The faith in this Celtics team has been inspiring

Champion Celtics: We knew it all along from The Basketball Jones on Vimeo. It's just been so great to see how some of the brightest basketball minds saw through some of the Celtics rough patches to realize that the heart of a champion beat under the "old and tired" disguises. Hey… at least they're having... [More]

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