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Return of My Favorite Play

Here's a highlight from the first quarter: Kevin Garnett with the spin, catch and dunk off the feed from Rajon Rondo. Damn, it's nice to see these two completing this play again. Yes, that's my kid squealing in the background. The Celtics rolled over Toronto 106-90. Garnett finished with 16 points (8-13 FG), 6 rebounds... [More]

October 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Big 3 Will Play, ‘Sheed Doubtful

UPDATE: Sheed will not play, but Daniels will. According to Greg Dickerson, Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will all play in tonight's game versus the Toronto Raptors. Dickerson projects each will play about 20-25 minutes. Despite the minor ankle sprain, Rasheed Wallace was taking part in pre-game shootaround. However, Dickerson suspects Sheed will... [More]

October 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

I’m off to Vegas

I'm sitting here at Logan Airport getting ready to fly to Las Vegas for Blogs With Balls 2.0.  I'll not only be on the panel about access to pro sports franchises… I'll be spreading the gospel of Red's Army. … and on the 6th Day… John and Chuck found a new batch of Celtics Dancers... [More]

October 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

The Truth Might Not Pick Up That $21 Million Option

According to Gary Tanguay, Paul Pierce says he's willing to NOT pick up his $21 million option for next season and sign a salary-cap friendly extension. Will a contract in the range of 3-years, $45 million be enough to satisfy Pierce? Is it possible the team won't want Pierce around for 3 more years? At... [More]

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“I want to see if I can bring them back”

I heard some guys on the radio comparing Alex Rodriguez’s numbers to Reggie Jackson’s.  One guy is a post-season choker, the other is “Mr. October.”  The numbers:  They were almost identical.  Which just went to highlight one thing that defines clutch in sports. It’s not how many stat lines you can fill out.  It’s WHEN... [More]

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Sheed Tweaks Ankle in Comeback Win Over Nets

As preseason games go, this was one intense contest. The Celtics battled back from a 14-point 3rd quarter deficit and beat the Nets 91-88. Eddie House hit the go-ahead bucket with :30 seconds left. The Celtics then made two huge defensive plays; Glen Davis swatted Courtney Lee's shot out of bounds and then House drew... [More]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Big 3 Will Sit Tonight

Via the Celtics Twitter page: CSN's Dickerson reports that Rasheed Wallace, Eddie House and Marquis Daniels expected to start as Big Three will sit in NJ.... [More]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Get Pierce off that exercise ball!!

The Sacramento Kings have banned exercise balls in their facility… because one exploded under Francisco Garcia while he was lifting… leading to a wrist injury that will cost him 4 months. Ziller has more on Sactown Royalty. You knew this had to happen: Sam Amick of The Bee reports that the Kings have banned the... [More]

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“I’d run through a brick wall if [Doc] wants me to”

Peter May has a feature piece on KG up on Yahoo! today.  The whole thing focuses on KG's recovery and the challenges he faces because of it.  It's a good piece… but this quote about him and Doc is really striking. “Every time I step on the court, every time I pick up a basketball,... [More]

October 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Pierce, Wallace Called Overrated By Detroit Blog

Somebody named Kevin Sawyer who writes for a Pistons blog called Detroit Bad Boys has included a couple of Celtics on his All-Overrated Team. C – Rasheed Wallace Honestly, I think he makes Boston worse.  They are already an elite defensive squad, and his mediocre three point shooting will take opportunities from more effective shooters. ... [More]

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