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The two most recent Timberwolves coaches

I don't know.  Maybe this photo is symbolic of something in Minnesota.  Or maybe it's just an odd coincidence.  Whatever it is… I'm glad I have an excuse to post it.... [More]

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NBA Tough Guys (according to a nudist)

The latest offering by admitted nudist Charley Rosen of FoxSports.com is this article – Who are the NBA's tough guys and softies? Since tough guy can be interpreted many ways, it's important to reveal the criteria: The criteria here include a player's willingness to initiate contact, even when confronted with bigger, stronger adversaries. Another qualification... [More]

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Wow, Danny… under a little stress?

Celtics.com has this photo posted from today's news conference… and my honest-to-God first reaction to seeing it was… "who's the old guy at the end?" Holy crap, this summer has not been kind to Mr. Ainge.  I bring this up not to bust on a guy who's going grey (hello kettle?…. this is the pot…). ... [More]

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Danny and Big Baby Davis Make It Official

The Celtics officially announced the signings of Glen Davis and Shelden Williams. Here are some quotes via Dan Duggan of the Boston Herald: “It’s been tough,” Davis said of the uncertainty of the offseason. “I think the most important thing that I got out of it is that it’s about becoming the best player you... [More]

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Greeks continue raiding mid-level NBA talent

Olympiakos has stolen Linas Kleiza from Denver with a 2-year, $12.2 million deal… which continues a trend of big Greek teams (and foreign teams as a whole) taking mid-level guys who just can't seem to get the money they're looking for in the US. I'm actually surprised none of them came after Big Baby with... [More]

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Have Your Hemorrhoids Treated By Celtics Docs

In an effort to provide "added value" to certain season ticket holders, the Celtics are now pimping out the team doctors. Here's the scoop (courtesy the Boston Herald): Season-ticket holders will have access to all doctors at New England Baptist – including team physician Dr. Brian McKeon, who recently operated on Garnett’s injured knee. McKeon... [More]

August 10, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

What will the Celtics do with Tony Allen?

The offseason is starting to wind down.  We know Big Baby is about to sign.  We know Marquis Daniels is about to sign.  And we know that much of what the Celtics have been doing this offseason included an effort to trade Tony Allen. That hasn't gone so well.  Now the Celtics have a decision... [More]

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Reggie Miller is Very Persistent (with engaged women)

According to Deadspin, this banner was flown over beaches in southern California. There's nothing like a little public humiliation. Apparently, Reggie Miller was in hot pursuit of this engaged chick named Ali Kay. He also allegedly harassed her by phone, including sending her 53 text messages over the course of less than four hours. When... [More]

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Celtics 3rd in David Aldridge Offseason Rankings

TNT analyst David Aldridge ranks the off-season moves of all the teams in the league. Among the championship contenders, he puts the Celtics third, behind San Antonio and Los Angeles. Keep in mind, this was done before the Celtics re-signed Big Baby, but I'm not sure it would have altered the rankings. DA's Offseason Rank:... [More]

August 9, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

Glen Davis Gets 2 Year, $6.3 Million Contract

Via the Boston Herald: Glen Davis could sign a new contract with the Celtics as early as today or tomorrow, according to a source close to negotiations between the restricted free agent and the team. Davis agreed to a two-year contract worth approximately $6.3 million, including a starting point of approximately $3 million next season,... [More]

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