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Sheed, C’s finally meet

Sheed, C’s finally meet

The C's have finally met face-to-face with Rasheed Wallace… but they're not the only contenders on the list: Garnett, long a Wallace admirer, has reportedly jumped into the process as a passionate recruiter – clearly stirred by what the seven-foot deep shooter, who is also a capable defender, would bring to the Celtics mix. The [...]

July 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Oh yeah… Lester Hudson was in town today

Oh yeah… Lester Hudson was in town today

So we've been going nuts today with the Rasheed Wallace/Leon Powe stories… we almost overlooked the fact that Lester Hudson was in town today. He did the whole 'hold up the jersey' thing (he'll wear #26)… he took (and made) a lot of jumpers in a few shooting drills… and he said all the right [...]

July 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

C’s to Powe: “‘Good luck with another team”

C’s to Powe:  “‘Good luck with another team”

I still say that when it comes to pure business… not offering Powe a qualifying offer was the right move.  But man… it's getting really hard to defend anything besides that.  Today… Leon gave his side of the story to the Herald: “Of course I was disappointed, because I want to come back,” Powe said [...]

July 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

C’s playing waiting game on Baby

C’s playing waiting game on Baby

Scott Souza reports. The Celtics appear willing to let the market value of Glen Davis come down to them rather than drive the Davis market. Those hoping for a quick resolution to the Davis free agent situation – perhaps Big Baby included – might have to be prepared to hunker down for the long run [...]

July 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

C’s pursuing ‘Sheed, Anthony Parker

C’s pursuing ‘Sheed, Anthony Parker

So says Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Sources say Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge and assistant director of basketball operations Leo Papile showed up on Rasheed Wallace’s doorstep just after midnight Wednesday to make their recruiting push. “I know he is definitely considering playing for them,” one league source said. The Celtics also have expressed [...]

July 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Baby gets offer, Powe doesn’t, & Sheed news

Baby gets offer, Powe doesn’t, & Sheed news

Scott Souza has the scoop. While the Celtics did retain the right to match any contract offer to Glen Davis through the qualifying offer, Ainge said the injury status of Leon Powe – who had reconstructive left knee surgery after tearing his ACL in the playoff series vs. the Bulls – was a determining factor [...]

June 30, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 20

Ainge Updates Us on Free Agents, BBD and Eddie House

Ainge Updates Us on Free Agents, BBD and Eddie House

Danny Ainge held a conference call with the media today to discuss the new affiliation with the Maine Red Claws. He also answered questions regarding potential free agents, BBD, and Eddie House. On the free agent front, are there one or two guys we should pay attention to? "There's the July 1st type free agents [...]

June 29, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Celtics prospects will be travelling a lot less

Celtics prospects will be travelling a lot less

That's because instead of going about 2,400 miles between Boston and Utah… they'll be going about 100 miles north to Portland, Maine.  Today, the Maine Red Claws announced, officially, that they'll be affiliated with the Celtics and the Charlotte Bobcats.  I think this is great news because it allows fans much easier access to some [...]

June 29, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

10 Things on the State of the Celtics

10 Things on the State of the Celtics

The following is a guest column.  Guest columns can be submitted via email, but are not guaranteed to be posted.  Please don't take it personally 10 Things on the State of the Celtics by Gant 1) Why Didn't You Lie To Me?!? Danny Ainge told the truth and in doing so made many people mad. [...]

June 28, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Big Baby Doesn’t Need to Start

Big Baby Doesn’t Need to Start

The Globe's Marc Spears gives us an update on Glen "Big Baby" Davis. Danny Ainge says a qualifying offer will be made on Tuesday ensuring Davis becomes a restricted free agent. What does "restricted free agency" mean? The Celtics have seven days to match any offer sheet. Spears offers this insight: Davis is a free [...]

June 28, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7