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What? A Game?? TONIGHT??? Yes!!

(Image via ffffound.com) The Celtics are back in action tonight… and it's about goddam time.  I've been going nuts over here.   I'll be giddy with anticipation all day. Yes, it's been great to get the guys some rest.  Yes, it's a perfect time of year to have 5 days in between games.  But my sanity... [More]

April 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Proof LeBron Gets Star Treatment

Sam Smith of Bulls.com makes a great case proving NBA referees treat LeBron James like no other star player… past or present. In 12 of the 20 games since then (March 1), James has been called for one or zero fouls in a game. James had a stretch of five straight games to conclude March... [More]

April 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 19

Scal is Symptom Free

Via the Celtics Twitter page: Scalabrine cleared for non-contact 5-on-0 drills today. He called his progress "Baby steps" and says he's been symptom free for 8 days. Another piece of the puzzle is rounding into form on the defending champs. Soon Scal will be able to take it to the next level and give 110... [More]

April 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Getting Closer

"Slowly but surely," coach Doc Rivers said of Garnett's progress. "You could clearly see the difference. We were really happy, for the first time in a while, with the way it's going. "I don't think Sunday is a possibility right now, but we're just really happy with what we see. A week ago it was... [More]

April 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Ginobili Done for Year

So much for the Spurs knocking off the Lakers: Manu Ginobili is out for the rest of the season and the playoffs. The Spurs guard underwent scans on Monday that showed his troubled right ankle has gotten worse. Ginobili missed 19 games after the All-Star break before coming back late last month. The Spurs said... [More]

April 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 22

Ainge Likes Our Chances

We're heading towards a training camp-type lull here… so I'm psyched to be getting back to practice today.  For now, we'll have to settle for the guy who put this team together telling us how much he likes the job he did. “I’m much more comfortable,” he said. “Much more comfortable. We added depth and... [More]

April 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Rondo Limps Off Practice Floor

Both Scott Souza and Mike Petraglia of WEEI report Rondo turned his ankle in practice today and limped off the floor.  Said Doc: “He sprained his ankle,” Rivers said. “It wasn’t anything bad, I don’t think. So he’ll be fine.” “He just twisted his ankle, nothing bad but instead of keeping him out on the... [More]

April 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Updates from Doc

On KG: KG will not play at all this week, including Sunday's tilt in Cleveland, but he will travel with the team. On getting healthy: Doc says that he hopes to practice his entire team next week on the road, including Powe and possibly Scalabrine. Finally some good news regarding injured players.... [More]

April 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

DJ Denied Again

This is how the press release I got begins DETROIT,  MICHIGAN  – April 6, 2009 – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of  Fame  is pleased to announce that Michael Jordan, David Robinson, Jerry Sloan,  John  Stockton, and C. Vivian Stringer have been named today as the Enshrinement Class of 2009 Not having DJ in the... [More]

April 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Dancer Madness: And The Winner Is…

In a final tally of 811 votes to 808, It's Nikki that has won our Dancer Madness challenge.  Nikki Sapp is officially the hottest dancer in the NBA. After the jump, some as-yet-unseen photos of the champ in action… including one of those little school girl-type outfits that we guys seem to like so much.... [More]

April 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10