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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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Williams & Korver throwing their balls at peoples’ faces

This video is all over the internet today.  It's Deron Williams and Kyle Korver throwing dodgeballs at unsuspecting people to promote their charity dodgeball tournament.  Of course by unsuspecting, I mean people who totally expected it because they were asked to be in the video. But I posted this video for a few reasons:  There's... [More]

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Doc weighs in on the offseason

Doc weighs in on the offseason

Fanhouse caught up with Doc Rivers, and got this two and a half minute interview on the Celtics offseason moves, what the rest of the league is doing, and how special it is to coach the C's. Interesting take on how the rest of the league is doing.  The "haves" and "have nots" havent' been... [More]

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Celtics summer of giving

The Celtics were busy this summer… giving back to the community.  Jess Camerato has a great recap of many of those events, which included camps, passing out food, and taking kids to Washington DC. If giving back to the community is the opposite of what you're into (*cough* *cough* Chuck), then head over to Project... [More]

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Isaiah Rider is coming back…

Isaiah Rider is coming back…

… to play in the American Basketball Association.  According to Dime: Word out of Fort Worth, Texas is that the North Texas Fresh, an ABA expansion team set to begin play in the 2009-10 season, is close to signing Isaiah Rider. “I am just thrilled to have the opportunity to bring a player of his... [More]

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