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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

DWade recruiting Odom

DWade recruiting Odom

Dwyane Wade willed the Heat to a better performance last season than anyone expected.  Now he wants to go from playoff team to contender… and LaMar Odom is one of the missing pieces for him.  So he's going out and actively recruiting him. “I want Lamar to do what’s best for him and his family [...]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

The 8th Seed… Episode 2

The 8th Seed… Episode 2

"The 8th Seed" is a monthly podcast that was born from the Blogs with Balls conference.  I know I've said it before, but it's something I'm really proud and happy to be a part of. One of the really cool things is the rotating host concept… so everyone gets a shot at it.  It was [...]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Scot Pollard Loves His Ring, But….

Scot Pollard Loves His Ring, But….

Via the Lawrence Journal: Pollard is not pleased with the way his career came to an end in Boston. He received a championship ring for a season that ended because of surgery in February. “I got hurt in September and played until February. They said I needed surgery. It hurt that they didn’t invite me [...]

July 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Another Day in the Big Baby Saga

Another Day in the Big Baby Saga

Via Marc Spears of the Globe: The teams believed to have interest in Davis are Boston, Detroit, Utah, New Orleans, and Portland. Hamilton (BBD's agent) met with Celtics president Danny Ainge in Las Vegas yesterday, but Davis was not offered a contract. If he were to sign an offer sheet from another team, the Celtics [...]

July 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Antoine arrested in casino

Antoine arrested in casino

RotoWorld has the story, via the Globe: A day after a warrant was issued stemming from his $822,500 in gambling debts, Antoine Walker was arrested in Harrah's Casino in South Lake Tahoe, Nev., on Wednesday night. Walker was led out of the building in handcuffs, and is in Douglas County Jail with bail set at [...]

July 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

You can be the new Lucky

You can be the new Lucky

The Celtics are looking for a new "Lucky the Leprechaun".  And you could be the guy… if you can do the following things: Work with the Director of Game Presentation to brainstorm, develop, and execute game presentation ideas, costuming, themes and overall participation in all pregame and in-game elements related to, but not exclusive to, [...]

July 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2