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Bassy on the move again

Bassy on the move again

Sebastian Telfair is changing teams once again.  This time as part of a 4-player deal that sends Quentin Richardson to Minnesota. He'll probably have some decent games for the Clippers… but it's pretty obvious that Telfair is going to be relegated to life as a back-up PG for the rest of his career.  He'll be [...]

July 20, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Vegas round-up: league wowed by Sheed

Vegas round-up: league wowed by Sheed

Jess Camerato was out in Vegas covering the Las Vegas Summer League… and she has a great round-up of the entire thing today.  One of the 5 things learned in Vegas:  The league is talking Sheed. “I just thought how much more fire power the Celtics could get,” Los Angeles Clippers center Marcus Camby told [...]

July 20, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Pick a Piston

Pick a Piston

According to Marc Spears: Det addition of wilcox doesnt affect sign trade interest in Cs Big Baby My reply to Mr. Spears: Who on pistons roster interests Danny Ainge? I don't see how this is possible. Check out the Pistons roster: Kwame Brown – $4 million Will Bynum – $800K Ben Gordon – $10 million [...]

July 19, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 16

LeBron keeps getting dunked on

LeBron keeps getting dunked on

It’s a gorgeous day… why not show a cute kid in a KG shirt dunking on a LeBron cutout? [...]

July 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Is Your Attitude Controllable Enough to Win a Championship?

Is Your Attitude Controllable Enough to Win a Championship?

Shira Springer has a great interview with the Wallace family in the Sunday Globe: “Rasheed,’’ she says with a hint of impatience, “Do you think you can control your temper long enough, for eight months, to get that championship?’’ “There’s going to be nights where I say nothing and there’s going to be nights where [...]

July 19, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

Get ready for a LeBron-a-thon

Get ready for a LeBron-a-thon

While we're all focused on which minimum-wage guard is going to fill our one remaining need on the Celtics, many General Managers around the league have their eyes on Cleveland… because today the Cavs can officially offer LeBron James a contract extension. At 12:01 a.m. Saturday, the Cavaliers were able to offer LeBron James a [...]

July 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Getting to know Marquis Daniels

Getting to know Marquis Daniels

This is a pretty extensive "Getting to know…" interview with Marquis Daniels last year. Couple of cool things he talks about:  What it's like to be a dad… how special it was buying his mom a house and a car… and how not being drafted allowed him to see who his true friends were, and [...]

July 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Daniels is great… now what’s next?

Daniels is great… now what’s next?

Reading through the comments here and elsewhere, I think Celtics fans are universally psyched about Marquis Daniels.  One of the best parts about the deal is the potential for a sign and trade involving Tony Allen and Brian Scalabrine.  Scal makes $3.4 million and TA makes $2.5… which conveniently add up to the mid-level exception [...]

July 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13

Done Deal: Marquis Daniels to Boston

Done Deal:  Marquis Daniels to Boston

Marc Spears… now a Yahoo employee… has the story. Free-agent guard Marquis Daniels has committed to sign with the Boston Celtics, a league source said Friday. Daniels will receive the Celtics’ $1.9 million biannual salary-cap exception if the Indiana Pacers aren’t interested in a sign-and-trade deal. The 6-foot-6 Daniels averaged 13.6 points and 4.6 rebounds [...]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 28

Scal to Indy for Marquis Daniels?

Scal to Indy for Marquis Daniels?

Fanhouse is reporting the Celtics are in talks to acquire Marquis Daniels in a sign-and-trade.  One of the names being discussed as part of the sign-and-trade is Celtics power forward Brian Scalabrine, who is going into the final year of his contract making $3.5 million. The sign-and-trade would allow the Celtics to pay him more [...]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15