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NBA rescinds 1 Perk tech

Chris Forsberg breaks the news.  Perk is playing tomorrow.  More to come.  Here's the full report from the league, also via Forsberg. · Celtics center Kendrick Perkins’ technical foul with 36.1 seconds remaining in the first half has been rescinded. · Celtics forward Paul Pierce’s foul with 8:12 remaining in the fourth quarter has been... [More]

May 27, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 37

Heinsohn Still Alive!

Celtics fans can take a long, deep, sigh of relief this morning. Despite last night's, shall we say, less-than-stellar officiating performance, Tommy Heinsohn has not gone to an early grave.  In fact, he's alive and well (albeit a bit angry), and stopped by the Dennis & Callahan show this morning to discuss last night's debauchery.... [More]

May 27, 2010 Aaron Gettings Uncategorized 12

The illusion of momentum

“I don’t know if you can say you have momentum when you’re down 3-2 going into their place,” Van Gundy said after the game. “I still look at it like we’re climbing a huge mountain. “We are playing better, but we’re going to have to go up there and play even harder and even better... [More]

May 27, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics lost more than a game

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. “They really have [stolen the momentum],’’ coach Doc Rivers said. “They stole [Game 4] in Boston, which we had a chance to close out but didn’t do... [More]

May 27, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 18

C’s lose… but this is going to be all about the refs

It's entirely possible the Celtics weren't going to win this anyway… It's entirely possible the Magic, who came out strong, drained a lot of big 3's, and suddenly looked a lot more like the Magic team that stomped through the first 2 rounds, would have held on no matter what. But this is one of... [More]

May 26, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 139

Celtics-Magic Game 5 open thread

Rondo's fine… KG's getting the team fired up behind closed doors… This ends now.... [More]

May 26, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 107
Some Afternoon Video Delight

Some Afternoon Video Delight

In anticipation of tonight’s Game 5 between the Celtics and Magic, here are a couple of fun videos ease the tension a bit.  In the first clip, we see just how Glen Davis is continually displaying his improv skills at any given time during a game.  Apparently burying mini-leaning jumpers prompts him to lick his... [More]

May 26, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 4

This proves it… EVERYTHING is up for sale

No, that's not photoshopped.  The NBA is now creating edible logos… cuz.. well… Boosting revenue means expanding the fan base and creating buzz. "As key licensing categories have matured, it's an ongoing goal of the NBA to expand the brand into places that may attract new customers," says Sal LaRocca, head of global merchandising. That... [More]

May 26, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

By the numbers…

ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg has some statistics for us to chew on: In NBA history, teams with a 3-1 lead in best-of-seven series have gone on to win that series 95.8 percent of the time. Only eight teams have come back from a 3-1 hole, but none (0-93) have come back from the 3-0 hole... [More]

May 26, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Both shoes played hard

You might not have noticed… I sure as hell didn't… but Rasheed Wallace did something in game 4 that he hadn't done in 10 years. He wore different shoes. For the first time in over a decade though, during the first half of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals series between the Boston Celtics... [More]

May 26, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3