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“My Overall Game Wasn’t There”

We can try pointing the finger at Rajon Rondo's struggles and Ray Allen's cold shooting as reason for the Celtics current cold streak.  But the fact of the matter is that the Celtics defense has abandoned them. This season, the Celtics are scoring 101 points and giving up 91.  It's the second best spread in... [More]

January 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

“They Kind of Fold”

"They come in and intimidate you and try to punk you," Augustin said. "But if you don't back down from them, they kind of fold." He's right, the Celtics are folding – for now. But I'm pretty sure DJ Augustin and the Bobcats won't sniff the playoffs this year. And it could be a while,... [More]

January 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Should I Be Worried Now?

You know how Manny Ramirez actually HURT his reputation by being so awesome for the Dodgers… that it confirmed he dogged it Boston? Well… the Celtics are sort of setting themselves up for something similar. If they come out and dominate tomorrow night at home against Houston… they're going to confirm that they have a... [More]

January 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 17

Shut. Up.

The Celtics were on the precipice of building a lead… maybe into pulling away… when Paul Pierce drove to the hoop and didn't get a foul call.  It was a bad no-call… but play went on. What followed was a 9-2 Bobcats run that featured two alley-oops and an easy lay up. I know other... [More]

January 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

The Secret To Rondo’s High FG%

Rajon Rondo is shooting almost 52%.  It's a ridiculously high number for a guy with a suspect jumper.  But looking at his Hot Zone chart (referenced today on True Hoop), and you'll see that 205 of his shots have come at the rim.  He's made 62% of those.  Rondo has taken 290 shots this season. ... [More]

January 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Well, When You Put It That Way…

We're willing to convince ourselves of anything around here.  Lately, it's the possibility that Stephon Marbury could help.  Put on the Green Glasses and all we see is his "talent".  Every once in a while, it takes an outsider… like Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer in this week's Power Rankings… to really put what we're... [More]

January 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Tony Allen Injured

Frank Dell'Apa of the Globe reports Celtics guard Tony Allen will miss the game against the Charlotte Hornets tonight with a right ankle strain. Allen, injured during the Celtics' 100-88 loss to New York Sunday, could also miss the Celtics' home game against Houston Wednesday. "I re-injured it driving into the middle when I got... [More]

January 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Austin Croshere Wants In

Let's start the (insert name of waived NBA veteran here) wants to come to Boston talk.  First up:  Austin Croshere. The Bucks have requested waivers on ex-Providence star forward Austin Croshere today. It will be interesting to see if the Celtics, who have been looking for a veteran big to fill the shoes of P.J.... [More]

January 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1
Choose Your Weapon

Choose Your Weapon

Sad thing is… I remember seeing this commercial on TV.... [More]

January 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Misusing Rondo?

No one is going to pretend Rajon Rondo had a good game against the Knicks.  It's why he only played 26 minutes. But Ray Allen struggled and he played 37 minutes.  How Rajon is used is the basis for Rich Levine's mock news conference with Doc Rivers. RICH LEVINE: Doc, at what point, in your... [More]

January 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3