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Sheed likes to Wang Chung

Sheed likes to Wang Chung

This comes courtesy of last nights guest on "The Two Man Game", Natalie Sitto of Need4Sheed. A reader passed this along to her: "… just ate breakfast at a coney island with 2 police oficers, 3 regulars, and Rasheed Wallace… now that's a morning crew.  Rasheed was whistling to "Everybody Wang Chung Tonight" on the [...]

July 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Michael Sweetney’s shot at redemption

Michael Sweetney’s shot at redemption

Michael Sweetney used to be a promising power forward who could score and rebound.  But he could also eat… and that cost him a spot in the league.  For the past two years, he's been out of basketball… but now the Celtics are giving him a shot to prove to the NBA… and himself… that [...]

July 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Rasheed Wallace Might Be a Starter?

Rasheed Wallace Might Be a Starter?

We all assumed Rasheed Wallace would be coming off the bench, but Mark Murphy put the question to Doc Rivers: Rivers now gets to contemplate the possibilities. Does he start Wallace or bring him off the bench behind Kendrick Perkins? That matter was actually discussed during last week’s meeting in Detroit. “We did talk about [...]

July 9, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 19

Sheed’s deal is for 3 years

Sheed’s deal is for 3 years

According to the Globe According to an NBA source Rasheed Wallace was given a three-year deal, earning $5.8 million in the first year with the mid-level exception. The final year of the deal is a player option. Well, it'll be interesting in 2 years when we go through the "is Sheed retiring" dance.  [...]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 12

Lester Hudson broke his finger

Lester Hudson broke his finger

Lester broke his finger in today's summer league game. He broke the finger after attempting to brace himself during a fall in the first half of the Celtics’ 94-82 loss to Oklahoma City’s summer league team. “It’s very tough because I want to show Danny (Ainge) and the coaches what I can do,” said Hudson. [...]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Marion to Mavs nearly a done deal

Marion to Mavs nearly a done deal

Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Dallas Mavericks are close to acquiring Shawn Marion in a sign-and-trade deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources said Wednesday. Jerry Stackhouse will be dealt to the Raptors, who will ship his contract to another team for considerations. The Memphis Grizzlies or Oklahoma City Thunder are believed to be the possible [...]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Sheed’s officially a Celtic

Sheed’s officially a Celtic

Marc J. Spears reports The Celtics signed the 34-year-old free agent to a two-year deal using the mid-level exception. His press conference is tomorrow afternoon in Waltham. “We are ecstatic to be able to add a player the caliber of Rasheed Wallace to our team,” said Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge in a [...]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Giddens impresses in Orlando

Giddens impresses in Orlando

We keep looking for little glimmers of goodness from the typical pile of ugliness that is Summer League basketball.  It's understandable.  On the one hand, we've got us fans… who are desperately looking for any sign at all that guys like Gabe Pruitt, Lester Hudson, or Bill Walker have figured something out and will help [...]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Patience Name of Game for BBD

Patience Name of Game for BBD

Via Marc Spears of the Globe: Celtics restricted free-agent forward Glen Davis will probably have to continue to be patient before he learns where he will be playing next season. According to an NBA source this morning, Davis is receiving interest from Boston, San Antonio, Detroit and New Orleans. San Antonio and Detroit are pursuing [...]

July 8, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Grant Hill Doesn’t Give a Damn About a Title

Grant Hill Doesn’t Give a Damn About a Title

Grant Hill really doesn't care about winning a championship. That's how I interpret the latest news surrounding the free-agent forward (via Mark Murphy – Boston Herald): The Celtics’ obvious edge over the Knicks and Suns – their chances of winning another NBA title – may not play a deciding factor in the chase for Hill, [...]

July 8, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 18