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Celtics need to pick up the pace in Game 2

Celtics need to pick up the pace in Game 2

How can the Celtics eliminate some of their sloppy turnovers in half-court sets? By staying out of half-court sets: “Some of those easy opportunities have to come in transition,” said Pierce. “Kicking the ball ahead to myself, Jeff [Green] is something we want to emphasize. We feel like if we can get the ball up [...]

April 22, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Paul Pierce 8

Celtics can’t just stand and watch Pierce try to fly this bucket of bolts

Celtics can’t just stand and watch Pierce try to fly this bucket of bolts

The script wasn’t supposed to go like this. Jeff Green and Avery Bradley weren’t supposed to lead the Celtics into the locker room as the team’s two leading scorers at halftime yesterday.  They were supposed to be the sidebar to the main feature:  Paul Pierce eating up the Madison Square Garden hate and spitting it [...]

April 21, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Paul Pierce 9

Celtics players, ownership offer condolences

Celtics players, ownership offer condolences

    Here are some statements from Celtics players and owners related to the Marathon bombings. I’m sure there will be more… I’m not sure who Corinne Grousbeck is referring to. She has not given any specifics. I’d also like to call attention to this Letter from Boston by SB Nation’s Paul Flannery. It’s worth a [...]

April 16, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jason Terry, Paul Pierce Comments Off

Practice notes: Pierce is sick, Terry is sitting

Practice notes: Pierce is sick, Terry is sitting

Before we get to the upcoming playoff series with the Knicks, let’s address the roster situation for the final two regular season games – Tuesday vs Indiana and Wednesday at Toronto. According to ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg: * PIERCE (ILLNESS) SITS OUT: Celtics captain Paul Pierce is battling a stomach bug and was told to stay [...]

April 15, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Jason Terry, Paul Pierce 2

Pierce on likelihood of chicks in the NBA: “No.”

Pierce on likelihood of chicks in the NBA: “No.”

Thanks to Mavs owner Mark Cuban’s silly comments about drafting Brittney Griner, NBA executives, coaches and players are now being asked whether a woman could play in the NBA. Here’s what Paul Pierce had to say: “I think it will be a little difficult, just because of the physicality of the sport,” said Pierce, who [...]

April 10, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 12

Doc Rivers has a top secret plan for resting Pierce, KG

Doc Rivers has a top secret plan for resting Pierce, KG

How will Doc Rivers handle Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett the rest of the regular season? Pierce is expected to play in Wednesday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, though he said he’ll discuss with head coach Doc Rivers the possibility of resting at times over the final five games of the regular season. “I’m going [...]

April 9, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce 5

Rondo, Pierce among most popular jerseys again

Rondo, Pierce among most popular jerseys again

The annual “most popular jersey” report by the NBA is out.  Once again, Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce are the only two Celtics representing the team on the list.  Here’s the top 15, sent out by the NBA PR department. 1. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks 2. LeBron James, Miami Heat 3. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma [...]

April 9, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo 4

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics welcome Paul, the Prince and (maybe) KG

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics welcome Paul, the Prince and (maybe) KG

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. A team source said that forward Kevin Garnett, who missed his seventh consecutive game with inflammation in his left ankle, is expected to return to action Friday against the [...]

April 4, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 6

Pierce a game-time decision vs Detroit

Pierce a game-time decision vs Detroit

Watching tonight’s game is going to be painful. [...]

April 3, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Paul Pierce 8

Pierce wins bet, forces coaches to run sprints

Pierce wins bet, forces coaches to run sprints

Courtesy WEEI’s Mike Petraglia: Before Monday’s practice at the teams training facility, Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce wins a wager with head coach Doc Rivers and makes the assistant coaches run wind sprints. Taking part in the running for assistant coaches Tyronn Lue, Armond Hill and Kevin Eastman. Doc Rivers was not forced to take [...]

March 25, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Armond Hill, Celtics News, Kevin Eastman, Mike Longabardi, Paul Pierce, Tyronn Lue 2