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Sunday practice report: Wilcox out for 1 month

Sunday practice report: Wilcox out for 1 month

Doc Rivers gave Chris Forsberg & the rest of the media the bad news at today’s practice in Waltham: Wilcox hurt the thumb in Tuesday’s game vs the Bulls. It’s being called an “ulnar collateral sprain” of his right thumb. Doc says he’s been told Wilcox should be out somewhere from 3 to 4 weeks. [...]

December 23, 2012 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Celtics News, Chris Wilcox, Coaching Staff, Doc Rivers, Injuries, The Team 17

Wilcox & Barbosa are out tonight

Wilcox & Barbosa are out tonight

Chris Wilcox (right thumb) and Leandro Barbosa (personal matter not with team) will not play tonight according to #Celtics — Mike Petraglia (@Trags) December 21, 2012 This explains why the Celtics recalled Kris Joseph from the D-League. It might also explain why Wilcox was a DNP the other night.  Courtney Lee is going to have [...]

December 21, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Injuries Comments Off

The Savior is still a few weeks away

The Savior is still a few weeks away

As the Celtics get ready for the Bulls tonight, Avery Bradley is trying to get himself back in the mix.  The good news is that after a couple of days working out, all is going well… but he’s not coming back for a little while. “We’ll try to get a few weeks of practice under [...]

December 18, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Avery Bradley, Injuries 10

Doc: “Bradley ain’t the savior”

Doc: “Bradley ain’t the savior”

So Avery Bradley practiced today… and he went the full session without someone breaking him.  That’s great… it means he’s well on his way to return to actual games.   But Doc is trying to temper a little of the enthusiasm that is attached to Bradley’s return to the floor. “We have to be a [...]

December 17, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Avery Bradley, Injuries 6

Avery Bradley is practicing today!

Avery Bradley is practicing today!

We’ve been waiting for word as to when Avery Bradley would be ready to get back onto the floor. Well, the word has come.  And that when is today. Celtics guard Avery Bradley, sidelined since mid May due to shoulder issues that required a pair of offseason surgeries, is scheduled to engage in contact activities [...]

December 17, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Avery Bradley, Injuries 16

Rondo expected to play tonight

Rondo expected to play tonight

Via WEEI’s Ben Rohrbach: Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo’s ankles are “fine” after twice tweaking them in Friday night’s 95-94 overtime loss to the 76ers. He is expected to play in Saturday night’s rematch in Boston. Paul Pierce landed on Rondo’s ankle while grabbing a rebound with 1:47 remaining in regulation, but Rondo limped through [...]

December 8, 2012 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Celtics News, Injuries, Rajon Rondo, The Team 6

Video: Leandro Barbosa talks w/Celtics media

Video: Leandro Barbosa talks w/Celtics media

New Celtic Leandro Barbosa met with the media today after his first official practice with the team. The “Brazilian Blur” talks about what his role will be, the “weapons” that the Celtics have and the team’s potential. Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston brings us the video, and you can read more about today’s session in [...]

October 24, 2012 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Injuries, Red's Army Multimedia, The Team, Videos 3

Barbosa in Boston, but will not play tonight

Barbosa in Boston, but will not play tonight

Greg Payne of ESPN Boston gives us our first look at Leandro Barbosa in Celtic green. Barbosa will not play tonight, as Greg tweeted, due to Visa issues. Also tonight we hear from CSNNE’s A.Sherrod Blakely that Darko will not play either. The Celtics do not want to “take any chances” with his injured wrist. [...]

October 21, 2012 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Celtics News, Darko Milicic, Injuries, The Team Comments Off

No Pierce, KG, Bass, or Darko tonight

No Pierce, KG, Bass, or Darko tonight

“We told them before the (Brooklyn Nets) game that they were off (Saturday),” Rivers said of Pierce and Garnett. As for Bass, he is being held out as a precautionary measure after a right knee collision in the first half of Thursday’s win at Brooklyn. “If it were a regular season game, he would have played [...]

October 20, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries 1

Your Morning Dump… Where the starters are pretty much done for the preseason

Your Morning Dump… Where the starters are pretty much done for the preseason

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “This was the hardest game that [the veterans will] play, I can tell you that,” Rivers said after Thursday’s game. “Maybe the last game [against Philadelphia on [...]

October 19, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries, The Morning Dump 8