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Report: Ainge Suffers Heart Attack

Update from the Globe: Celtics managing partner Stephen Pagliuca told the Globe that Ainge got to the hospital quickly — something that is critical when a heart attack is in progress — and is "recovering nicely." "I saw him at about 3:30 p.m. today," Pagliuca said. "I spoke to him and he was already joking... [More]

April 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

“There’s No Way”

The news continues to trickle out on KG.  I'm holding out hope for a Willis Reed moment… but Doc is not instilling any confidence.  The first video on Celtics.com's website (to the right) is Doc talking about KG's injury.  This is pretty definitive: It's not official if he's out for the playoffs, but it's official... [More]

April 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Wyc Wants KG on Bench

During an interview with WEEI this afternoon, Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck said the team wants Garnett to remain a presence during games even though he won't play. Garnett chooses to watch games from the locker room rather than the bench when he is injured because it frustrates him to not be able to contribute. Grousbeck... [More]

April 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

KG Gone for Entire Playoffs?

Dammit.  Kevin Garnett will NOT play in the first round of the playoffs… and maybe more. Update via the Globe: An NBA source confirmed to the Globe this morning that Garnett was only about 70 percent healed from the knee injury, which occured during a Feb. 19 game in Utah, and that the Celtics All-Star... [More]

April 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 37

Where’s the Enthusiasm?

The Celtics get the Bulls instead of the Sixers in the first round of the playoffs. Let's get right to the schedule: Game 1 Sat. at Bos. (ESPN) 12:30 Game 2 Mon. at Bos. (TNT) 7 Game 3 Thu. at Chi. (TNT) 8 Game 4 April 26 at Chi. (Ch. 5) 1 (if necessary) Game... [More]

April 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

And the 7th Seed Goes To….

UPDATED UPDATE: The Sixers beat the Cavs in OT. UPDATE: Apparently, I published this blog too soon. The Cavs/Sixers game is tied and headed to OT. The Bulls. Yup – Chicago choked hard against Toronto while Philly beat a Cleveland team that dressed Brad Daugherty, Craig Ehlo and Larry Nance. Looks like I have to... [More]

April 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Pre-Game News

Here's the latest from Doc courtesy the Celtics Twitter page: "I don't really care (who we play in the first round), I just want us to play well." "Leon feels great. I'm gonna play him as much as he can handle (tonight)." "I dont think he'll (KG) be 100%, but his intensity will be 100%."... [More]

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FIU Welcomes Isiah Thompson

Check out the introduction Isiah got at his Florida International University press conference: "We are excited to have Isiah Thompson join the FIU family," said FIU President Modesto A. Maidique. "This is bigger than basketball and bigger than athletics. Having a nationally-recognized coach like Isiah at FIU will have a positive impact on our university... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Wizards Visit For Regular Season Finale

19-62 @ 61-20 Wednesday, April 15, 2009 8:00 pm ET TD BankNorth Garden (Boston, MA) Eighty-one games down, one to go. The final night of the 2008-09 regular season is finally upon us. I think I speak for Celtic Nation, and perhaps a large portion of NBA fans around the world, when I say "it's... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Ray Closing In On Sharman

With one game left, and the possibilty that Ray won't even play tonight, Ray Allen will end up breaking Bill Sharman's single-season free throw percentage record tonight. If all goes as expected, Celtics guard Ray Allen will finish the regular season with a franchise-record for free throw shooting and the fourth highest mark in NBA... [More]

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