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Michael Sweetney’s shot at redemption

Michael Sweetney used to be a promising power forward who could score and rebound.  But he could also eat… and that cost him a spot in the league.  For the past two years, he's been out of basketball… but now the Celtics are giving him a shot to prove to the NBA… and himself… that... [More]

July 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Rasheed Wallace Might Be a Starter?

We all assumed Rasheed Wallace would be coming off the bench, but Mark Murphy put the question to Doc Rivers: Rivers now gets to contemplate the possibilities. Does he start Wallace or bring him off the bench behind Kendrick Perkins? That matter was actually discussed during last week’s meeting in Detroit. “We did talk about... [More]

July 9, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 19

Sheed’s deal is for 3 years

According to the Globe According to an NBA source Rasheed Wallace was given a three-year deal, earning $5.8 million in the first year with the mid-level exception. The final year of the deal is a player option. Well, it'll be interesting in 2 years when we go through the "is Sheed retiring" dance. ... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 12

No really, Ron Artest is fine

Hey… you can pick whatever number you want, Ron.  But.. uhhhh….    Artest will wear uniform No. 37 in honor of the number of weeks that Michael Jackson's album "Thriller" was No. 1 on the charts. $5 to the first person who can figure out how this guy's mind works.  I'm sure the medical community will... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 14

Lester Hudson broke his finger

Lester broke his finger in today's summer league game. He broke the finger after attempting to brace himself during a fall in the first half of the Celtics’ 94-82 loss to Oklahoma City’s summer league team. “It’s very tough because I want to show Danny (Ainge) and the coaches what I can do,” said Hudson.... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Marion to Mavs nearly a done deal

Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Dallas Mavericks are close to acquiring Shawn Marion in a sign-and-trade deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources said Wednesday. Jerry Stackhouse will be dealt to the Raptors, who will ship his contract to another team for considerations. The Memphis Grizzlies or Oklahoma City Thunder are believed to be the possible... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Sheed’s officially a Celtic

Marc J. Spears reports The Celtics signed the 34-year-old free agent to a two-year deal using the mid-level exception. His press conference is tomorrow afternoon in Waltham. “We are ecstatic to be able to add a player the caliber of Rasheed Wallace to our team,” said Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge in a... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Giddens impresses in Orlando

We keep looking for little glimmers of goodness from the typical pile of ugliness that is Summer League basketball.  It's understandable.  On the one hand, we've got us fans… who are desperately looking for any sign at all that guys like Gabe Pruitt, Lester Hudson, or Bill Walker have figured something out and will help... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Nike & LeBron won’t let you see LeBron get dunked on

  (Updated the post with this photoshop passed on to me from Jeff from ProjectSpurs.com.  I think the fact this was made illustrates the point I'm making below)  Xavier's Jordan Crawford was at the LeBron James Skills Academy.  So was LeBron James.  During a pick up game, Crawford posterized James with a sick two-hand dunk. ... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11

Patience Name of Game for BBD

Via Marc Spears of the Globe: Celtics restricted free-agent forward Glen Davis will probably have to continue to be patient before he learns where he will be playing next season. According to an NBA source this morning, Davis is receiving interest from Boston, San Antonio, Detroit and New Orleans. San Antonio and Detroit are pursuing... [More]

July 8, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10