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The Latest Non-News on Marquis Daniels

Via John Hollinger's chat on ESPN.com: Q. Who should the celts sign as back up PG? JH: They already have a deal with their guy, Marquis Daniels, they just haven't inked yet because they're desperately trying to make it a sign and trade. Daniels will play with House in the backcourt with the second unit... [More]

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Any Luck with Tickets?

Did anyone score tickets to the Cavs or Lakers games? Our good friend KWAPT tweets that even though tickets went on sale at 11 am, there were no Lakers tickets available at 11:02 am. As of noon, single tickets were still available for the 2/25 game against the Cavs. If you did grab tickets, let... [More]

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Shaq Vs Pink Speedo

Shaq Vs Pink Speedo

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Bill Walton Likes Celtics More Than His Son

Via the LA Times: "The three legitimate contenders in the East all got significantly better, but Boston easily improved the most. The title will come down to who controls the paint. The Celtics — with superior talent, depth and versatility up front — have positioned themselves perfectly for a run at No. 18." Tough to... [More]

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Twolves Wasted 5th Pick in the Draft

Here's a shocker – Ricky Rubio will play in Spain for the foreseeable future. The DKV Joventut guard will sign a six-year contract with FC Barcelona, according to Marca.com (via HoopsHype). According to the report, Rubio’s buyout to play for Regal Barcelona will be a record-breaking 3.7 million euros ($5.3 million), the largest in European... [More]

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Get Your Celtics Tickets!

Via the Celtics Twitter page: Individual game tickets for the 2009-2010 season go on sale tomorrow at Celtics.com at 11 am. Very limited quantities, so don't miss out! Good luck. Click here for more information tickets and the full schedule. Remember these are the key home games: 10/28 vs Charlotte (home opener) 10/30 vs Bulls... [More]

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Celtics 4th in SI Preseason Power Rankings

Via Chris Mannix of SI.com: The Celtics understand they have a two-year window to win and are loading up accordingly. Rasheed Wallace is the perfect fit as the first big man off the bench. After spending the '09 postseason scrambling for power players amid myriad injuries, Boston is now forest-thick in that department with Kevin... [More]

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Player Projections – Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo Last year's stats:  11.9 ppg, 8.2 apg, 5.2 rpg, 1.9 spg, fg% 50.5, ft% 64.2% Projected Stats: John: 13 ppg, 10.7 apg, 5.0 rpg, 2.5 spg, fg% 52.5, ft% 70.1  Chuck: 15 ppg, 9.2 apg, 4.7 rpg, 2.1 spg, fg% 49, ft% 70% What will help him the most? John:  The addition of... [More]

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The minutes are adding up

Peter May recently noted that Kevin Garnett will likely join the 40,000 minutes played club this year.  Shaq will too… so they'll be the 24th and 25th players to hit that mark.  There are 12 active players in the top 110 all-time minutes played (Source: basketball-reference.com.  Note, they list Stephon Marbury and Dikembe Mutombo as... [More]

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Player Projections – Brian Scalabrine

In preparation for the upcoming season, John and I will examine all the players on the Celtics roster and offer up opinions on what we should and should not expect from them in 2009/10. We begin with: Brian Scalabrine Last year's stats:  5.1 ppg, 0.5 apg, 1.3 rpg, 0.2 spg, fg% 42.1, ft% 88.9% Projected... [More]

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