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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

Dahntay Jones wants 4 years?

Dahntay Jones wants 4 years?

    Dahntay Jones is apparently a big-time target for the Celtics this season.  Yes, we drafted him and traded his rights away.  And yes we signed and waived him within a month a couple years ago.  But now… if you believe Stephen A. Smith… The Celtics are willing to pay him $4 million over a [...]

June 27, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13

Hudson happy Ainge doesn’t hold grudges

Hudson happy Ainge doesn’t hold grudges

We would have known more about Lester Hudson earlier this week… that is… if he had shown up for a schedule workout with the Celtics.  But he canceled that, probably because he thought there was no way in hell that he would slip all the way down to the #58.  But on draft night, Hudson [...]

June 27, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

“We value Rondo more than anyone else in the league”

“We value Rondo more than anyone else in the league”

Danny Ainge was on WEEI… again.  And he was answering questions about Rajon Rondo… again.  This time, though, the tone was a little nicer. “I think we value Rondo more than anybody else in the league values him and we know everything about him — all the good and the bad that comes with a [...]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

Celtics 1, Rumors 0

Celtics 1, Rumors 0

"Look Rajon… it's not that we don't like you.  Ok….  I think you're a bit ofa d-bag… but Danny likes you.  Well….. Danny thinks you're kind of a punkbut I'm pretty sure the guys like you.  Ok… you know what… just gotake some jumpers, will ya?" I'll admit… I was a little bit worried as [...]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15