Red's Army

Marquis back sooner rather than later?

Via Mike Petraglia of WEEI.com: Monday was the 22nd straight game that Daniels missed following surgery on his left thumb. Initially, the Celtics didn’t anticipate his return until after the All-Star break, but if a checkup goes well on Tuesday, some basketball activities could be in the offing followed by practice, and then, games. “We’ll... [More]

January 26, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

Red’s Army 4th Birthday Bash in TWO DAYS!

Just a friendly reminder to everyone that the Red's Army 4th Birthday Bash is just 2 nights away.  We start at 8pm at Red Sky, just across from Faneuil Hall.  We're buying food, and we're giving away myTouch 3G's.  Hope to see you all there.  Please let us know if you're coming in the comments…... [More]

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Your KG Face of the Day

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 The "Ever since he started eating burritos before games, KG has become the least popular guy on the team" Photo by Steve Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images... [More]

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Attack the gaps to beat the zone

(Click on the image to begin the animation) The Celtics have a problem with zones.  That's nothing new.  Their problem with zone defenses begins with their desire to spot up from 3.  The C's love the 3… and it kills them because they'd rather stand behind the arc than attack gaps. This diagram is pretty... [More]

January 26, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Enemy Chatter: Perk is very cerebral with his physicality

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 LA. This trip consists of games the Clippers should win but could give away, and games they should lose but could steal.  And when the trip is over,... [More]

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Don Nelson Laughs Off Monta for Ray Trade Rumor

Via Mercury News.com: Warriors coach Don Nelson was asked Monday about a report that surfaced earlier in the day. It told of talks between the Warriors and the Celtics involving Monta Ellis and Boston's Ray Allen. Nelson's response? He burst into laughter… "We're in a situation where we need to look very strongly at change,"... [More]

January 26, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Your Morning Dump… KG’s Effect on Offense & Defense

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. “Tonight, I thought it was a conscious effort to get to the second and third options and not just play strong-side basketball,’’ Garnett said. “Swinging, getting pick-and-rolls,... [More]

January 26, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

The Bare Minimum

Another unimpressive performance by the Celtics. Fortunately, the Cs came out on top 95-89. Rajon Rondo lead the Celtics with 16 points, 12 assists, 7 rebounds and 4 steals. He dictated the tempo and showed a lot of energy, especially in the 2nd half. Paul Pierce had 22 points, KG had 17 points. Perk hit... [More]

January 25, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 23

Rumor: Monta Ellis for Ray Allen

Via Sherrod Blakely of Comcast: While the Celtics have maintained repeatedly that they have no intentions of moving any of their core guys between now and the Feb. 18 trading deadline — and I believe ‘em on this one —  multiple league sources confirmed today that the Golden State Warriors are giving some thought to... [More]

January 25, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 46

Your KG Face of the Day

Monday, January 25, 2010    The "OK, let's play 'Wizard of Oz' again!  I'm Dorothy and you're all munchkins… except for you Rondo.  You're Toto." Photo by Elsa/Getty Images... [More]

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