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Pierce will rest- Jeff Green starts tonight

Pierce will rest- Jeff Green starts tonight

From Sean Grande: Paul Pierce (rest) will sit out tonight in Charlotte. Jeff Green will start in his place. The Celtics host Toronto tomorrow. — Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) March 12, 2013 As John posted about earlier, it’s now confirmed that Jeff will indeed start tonight in Charlotte. I’d love to see him take advantage of [...]

March 12, 2013 KWAPT Celtics News, Jeff Green, Paul Pierce 2

Paul Pierce might rest tonight

Paul Pierce might rest tonight

Hearing Paul pierce may have tonight off for rest — greg dickerson (@gdickerson_csn) March 12, 2013 Got to hand it to Doc… he’s taking advantage of the schedule to rest guys at times that minimize the impact on the team. If Pierce sits, Jeff Green will start.  I’m also going to bet this means KG [...]

March 12, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Paul Pierce 7

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s time for Brandon Bass to step up

Your Morning Dump… Where it’s time for Brandon Bass to step up

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. In a locker room cloaked in gloom from a fresh defeat, Paul Pierce perked up when the subject turned to Brandon Bass. The Celtics captain praised the [...]

March 12, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Brandon Bass, The Morning Dump 4

Enemy Chatter: The crowd barely seemed to notice Jeff Green

Enemy Chatter: The crowd barely seemed to notice Jeff Green

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Oklahoma. As for his reception, I’d say the ovation he got was polite cheering. Nothing robust, nothing too noticeable. Though Collison may have stolen his thunder a bit checking in with [...]

March 11, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Enemy Chatter, Gametime, Jeff Green 4

Your Morning Dump… Where Paul Pierce is STILL the Captain

Your Morning Dump… Where Paul Pierce is STILL the Captain

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. After Rondo’s devastating injury, Pierce and Kevin Garnett gathered the team in the locker room and challenged them to do more.”It could have gone two ways,” said Pierce in [...]

March 10, 2013 Jay Celtics News, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 5

Scout: Rondo is the Celtics leading a-hole

Scout: Rondo is the Celtics leading a-hole

ESPN’s Marc Stein spoke with some NBA scouts about the upcoming playoffs. Here’s what one Eastern Conference scout had to say about the Celtics chances: I’ll buy your [contention] that they’re playing happier without him, but when it comes down to the big games, you need a couple a-holes. And Rondo is the leading a-hole [...]

March 9, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 24

Your Morning Dump… Where Jason Terry was like glue

Your Morning Dump… Where Jason Terry was like glue

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. On Friday, Korver finished with 3 points on 1-for-5 shooting in 38 minutes as he was blanketed by the energetic Terry. “Listen, Jason had 19 points, but [...]

March 9, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Jason Terry, The Morning Dump 5

Report: The Celtics nearly traded Paul Pierce to Dallas

Report: The Celtics nearly traded Paul Pierce to Dallas

The trade deadline passed two weeks ago, but the reports of alleged deals are still surfacing. Tonight, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the Celtics nearly shipped Paul Pierce to Dallas in a three-team deal that would have netted them Josh Smith: Before the trade deadline passed, the Boston Celtics had one final choice to make on [...]

March 8, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Paul Pierce, Rumors 18

From the GreenLab: CLOSE THE BLAST DOORS!

From the GreenLab: CLOSE THE BLAST DOORS!

There is a famous scene in “Star Wars: A New Hope” where Han Solo and Chewbacca are fleeing from an angry and clumsy group of Stormtroopers trying to make their way to the Milennium Falcon.  As they are running down the corridor, you can hear one of the troopers yell ‘CLOSE THE BLAST DOORS!’  As [...]

March 8, 2013 Jay Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce 6

Doc Rivers’ Dilemma

Doc Rivers’ Dilemma

With a little more than 20 games remaining, the NBA is officially in the midst of its stretch run. This is the time teams sink or swim. When the jockeying for playoff position begins heating up. Where the pretenders are separated from the contenders. But most importantly, this is the time teams start taking a [...]

March 7, 2013 Sebastian Lena Celtics News, The Team 26