Red's Army

Makin’ the Plays

This was a 95-95 game with 2 minutes left. While Paul Pierce (28 pts, 4-5 3FG, 8 reb) and Big Baby (22 pts, 8 reb) were making baskets, Dwyane Wade was missing shots and whining to the refs. Celtics win 105 – 98. Box Score | Recap The Magic just lost to the Knicks in... [More]

April 11, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

KG, Powe Could Return For Last Two Games

Frank Dell'Apa reports Kevin Garnett could return for the Celtics' final two games of the regular season. Garnett (right knee) will miss the Celtics' game against Miami Friday night, the 19th game he has missed since being injured Feb. 19. "If we can run him 10-15 minutes, we will, if we think that will give... [More]

April 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Leon Returns To Practice

It was just a run-through, but it shows the troops are getting healthier. Scal and Leon joined 11 other players in running through plays at this morning's shootaround. R Allen and Marbury also returned to practice. Before you know it, everyone will be back.  Doc's problem has been a lack of bodies recently… will his... [More]

April 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Rajon Rondo: Basketball’s Biggest Bargain

It's pretty simple:  When Rajon Rondo plays well, the Celtics win.  That was even true before he stepped his game up over the past week.  He's hitting his jumpers with more regularity, and he's making defenders look pretty stupid as he blows by them whenever he wants.  In 3 April games, Rondo is averaging 24... [More]

April 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Steph’s Getting Comfortable

Last year, the Celtics' bench was a big key to winning the championship.   This year, it's being looked at as a bit of weakness.  But we might be hitting a turning point. The new guys, Mikki Moore and Stephon Marbury, are starting to get it.  Moore looks worlds better than he did at first.  He's... [More]

April 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Varajeo Funny, Flabby

Give Anderson Varejao credit, this is one funny joke: Apparently Varejao has a pretty good sense of humor as he showed up at practice with this fake tattoo on his back to tease Lebron. King James has a big tattoo across his upper back that says “Chosen 1″, so Andy takes off his shirt at... [More]

April 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Out Sick

Via the Celtics Twitter page: Ray Allen and Stephon Marbury wer sent home from practice today, each suffering from effects of a stomach bug. Maybe they just wanted to catch the Red Sox game. New on Comcast, KG talks with Greg Dickerson about how much he likes to talk on the court.... [More]

April 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
Kobe Bryant Ain’t Got Nothin’ On Me

Kobe Bryant Ain’t Got Nothin’ On Me

I don't give a damn about Kobe jumping over an Astin Martin.  Can he get up over a guy on tricycle while registering for a conference on a very expensive laptop? No, he probably can't.  But I can. Yep, that's me…  in a promo for Blogs With Balls.  What's that? Blogs With Balls is a... [More]

April 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Light Load

After four full days off, Ray and Paul had a relatively light work load last night: Ray Allen – 34 min Paul Pierce- 30 min Had the Celtics played better in the 4th, there could have been more rest. Doc explains…kinda: "I thought they hadn't played well enough to sit," coach Doc Rivers said of... [More]

April 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Second Unit Surge

How about that bench? The Celtics started sluggish and found themselves down 31-21 after one. But the second unit stormed the court and dropped 37 points in the 2nd quarter. The Nets fought their way back from a 7 point deficit and tied the game late in the 3rd. Cue the bench again. Eddie, Steph,... [More]

April 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6