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Paul Pierce: The career, and ending, that was never supposed to be

Paul Pierce: The career, and ending, that was never supposed to be

It wasn’t supposed to end like this. But life doesn’t give a damn about “supposed to.” “Supposed to” is a subjective concept, created to satisfy our own instinctual desire for a clear line of demarcation between right and wrong. “Supposed to” is a manufactured reward for ourselves as we march down the path our dreams [...]

July 1, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Paul Pierce 24

Celtics waive Terrence Williams

Celtics waive Terrence Williams

Via the Celtics: BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have waived guard/forward Terrence Williams. Williams, a 6’6” guard/forward, appeared in 24 games for the Celtics during the 2012-13 season and averaged 4.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 13.3 minutes per game. He also appeared in five games for the Celtics [...]

June 30, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Terrence Williams 18

Chris Rock doesn’t approve of the Nets deal

Chris Rock doesn’t approve of the Nets deal

  He might be right. Does the addition of KG and Paul Pierce push the Nets ahead of Miami and Indiana? They’re going to need a back-up wing who can guard LeBron James and Paul George. Paul Pierce cannot carry that load any longer. (h/t USA Today) [...]

June 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce 12

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

Your Morning Dump… Where I’m still trying to wrap my head around the big trade

Your Morning Dump… Where I’m still trying to wrap my head around the big trade

(Image courtesy: Bleacher Report) 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 return, the Celtics will acquire valuable draft picks and millions of dollars in payroll flexibility to begin their rebuilding process. Earlier in [...]

June 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 54

Celtics-Nets talks reach owners, Garnett

Celtics-Nets talks reach owners, Garnett

This has certainly escalated quite quickly The Brooklyn Nets are in advanced talks with the Boston Celtics to acquire future Hall of Famers Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Nets have discussed a possible deal to land Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. (USA Today Sports) The talks have reached the [...]

June 27, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Jason Terry, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rumors 30

Report: Minnesota may want to bring KG back

Report: Minnesota may want to bring KG back

According to league sources, Wolves president of operations Flip Saunders has had a conversation with the Celtics about Garnett. Who initiated the talks, in whom the Celtics might have an interest on the Wolves and whether Garnett would waive his no-trade clause to come to Minnesota are unknown. One source characterized the talks as Saunders [...]

June 27, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Rumors 1

NBA Draft: Blast From The Past

NBA Draft: Blast From The Past

As we get ready for tonight’s NBA Draft, let’s look back on some current Celtics’ draft night experiences. My personal favorite of these clips is KG being drafted in 1995. It truly shows you just how much growing-up “The Kid” has done, and also features his first ever interview with TNT’s Craig Sager. The only [...]

June 27, 2013 KWAPT Draft, Jason Terry, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Red's Army Multimedia Comments Off

Report: C’s-Nets in blockbuster Pierce/KG talks

Report:  C’s-Nets in blockbuster Pierce/KG talks

Get a load of this bomb from Adrian Wojnarowski: The Brooklyn Nets are pursuing a blockbuster deal with the Boston Celtics to acquire future Hall of Famers Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Nets have discussed a possible deal to land Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. The talks are centering [...]

June 27, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rumors, Trades 40

Celtkicks: Larry Legend for your feet

Celtkicks: Larry Legend for your feet

Was getting ready to settle-in for the night when fellow Celtics blogger & Twitter pal Coley Michalik hit me with these “Bad Larrys”: Stance Socks NBA Legends Larry Bird Socks in Green and White Never lose a game of pig again while channeling the spirit of Larry Legend permeating from your toes to your jump shot. [...]

June 26, 2013 KWAPT CeltKicks, Larry Bird 1