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Your Morning Dump… Where it’s reunion week and Doc Rivers has a lot to say

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s reunion week and Doc Rivers has a lot to say

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. Now that the debris from Danny Ainge’s demolition project has settled, fences have to be mended. That even applies to members of the late, great 2008 NBA [...]

December 8, 2013 Jay Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 31

Donald Sterling has already embarrassed and humiliated Doc Rivers

Donald Sterling has already embarrassed and humiliated Doc Rivers

Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski has a magnificent story about how Clippers owner Donald Sterling undermined Doc Rivers just weeks after acquiring him to run his franchise. 24 hours after news broke that the Clippers had agreements to trade Eric Bledsoe and acquire Jared Dudley and J.J. Redick, Sterling inexplicably called everything off… without reason. And Sterling’s [...]

October 29, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Doc Rivers 6

Doc Rivers thinks DeAndre Jordan is a ‘Big 3′ caliber player

Doc Rivers thinks DeAndre Jordan is a ‘Big 3′ caliber player

Doc Rivers won an NBA title with the Boston Celtics in large part because of the Celtics’ Big Three of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. Rivers believes he now has a “big three” with the Los Angeles Clippers. “I’m always focused on our big three guys, Blake [Griffin], DJ [DeAndre Jordan] and Chris [Paul],” Rivers said. “Their leadership is important to our [...]

October 3, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Doc Rivers 21

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc Rivers says the Lakers are “the best franchise in sports history”

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc Rivers says the Lakers are “the best franchise in sports history”

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. Over lunch in a Century City restaurant last week, Rivers considered the irony of it all and laughed. For weeks after the trade in 1991, Rivers refused [...]

September 29, 2013 Jay Doc Rivers, The Morning Dump 11

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s out to kill us all

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s out to kill us all

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.  Rivers acknowledged that the 2011 Kendrick Perkins-Jeff Green trade was a mistake that ultimately hurt Garnett. “I think so,” reflected Rivers, “because we needed the toughness. The one thing [...]

September 13, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Kendrick Perkins, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 17

Doc Rivers can’t stop talking about the break-up

Doc Rivers can’t stop talking about the break-up

Via WEEI: “Honestly, I was very disappointed in that part of Danny’s press conference,” Rivers said during an appearance on Dennis & Callahan to promote September’s Hoop Dreams event at TD Garden to benefit Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD). “Other than that, Danny and I have no issues. Danny knows, just like I know, that that’s not true. [...]

September 5, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Doc Rivers 6

Forcing records is Celtics blasphemy! Or not

Forcing records is Celtics blasphemy! Or not

Before Rajon Rondo’s season (and for all intents and purposes, the Celtics season) abruptly ended during a Friday night game in Atlanta in late January, much of the discussion around him centered on his over-hyped assist streak.  Remember, the one that saw him continually dish out double-digit assists in consecutive games challenging legendary point guards [...]

August 19, 2013 Jay Bob Cousy, Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Rajon Rondo 11

Paul Pierce paints a rosy picture of the Celtics break-up

Paul Pierce paints a rosy picture of the Celtics break-up

Adam Figman of SLAM Online interviewed Paul Pierce who spoke a lot about his transition to a new team and city, and a little bit about the Celtics: SLAM: I imagine the return to Boston will be pretty emotional. PP: Oh it’s definitely gonna be emotional. You spend almost half of your life in Boston, so [...]

August 8, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce 3

Doc Rivers doing an “amazing” job in LA so far

Doc Rivers doing an “amazing” job in LA so far

If you haven’t heard, the Clippers pulled off a three-team trade with the Suns and Bucks that netted them J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley. Most analysts view this as a great deal for the Clippers. It appears Doc Rivers was instrumental in luring Redick to Los Angeles. Oh Doc, you’re one sexy beast. I hope [...]

July 3, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Doc Rivers 14

Watch the Bill Simmons and Doc Rivers catfight on ESPN

Watch the Bill Simmons and Doc Rivers catfight on ESPN

I don’t say this often, but I’m with Bill Simmons. Doc Rivers has been disingenuous during this entire process and he deserves to be called out for it. While Doc unloaded the one jab, his son Jeremiah unloaded on Simmons via Twitter.  It’s a marvelous rant and worthy of your time. UPDATE: Doc Rivers elaborated [...]

June 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Doc Rivers 16