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Doc wants to give fans the high school hoops experience

Doc wants to give fans the high school hoops experience

Doc's got a very interesting idea for what the D-League should become. "I hope some day every team does have [their own minor league] team," said Rivers. "There would be a javyee game, literally, before our game. I think that would be terrific. You can play a guy, then dress him for that night, just [...]

December 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

The Morning Dump… Where the Celtics have a losing swagger

The Morning Dump… Where the Celtics have a losing swagger

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. “Execution tonight was awful – I mean, it was awful,” said the Celtics coach. “Out of timeouts guys were running to the wrong spots, walking to their spots. [...]

December 19, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

The Big 3 Things of the Week

The Big 3 Things of the Week

Every week, we look at the Big Three things happening in Celtics-land, good and bad, and we rank them… Because we don't have the attention span to do a 12 days of Christmas thing On The Way Up 1: The long and winding road: So what if the teams the C's beat on their way [...]

December 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Doc: “There’s things we have to do better”

Doc: “There’s things we have to do better”

Doc made his weekly stop on the Dennis & Callahan show.  Among the highlights… why the Celtics keep getting blasted on the offensive boards: We have to guard the ball better in front of us. The reason we’ve given up so many offensive rebounds is partly due to the dribble penetration and that’s something that [...]

December 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Your Morning Dump… Where the Wiz lost a dare

Your Morning Dump… Where the Wiz lost a dare

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. "Clearly their game plan was that they weren’t going to guard him," said Celtics coach Doc Rivers. "They were going to give him shots and he took them [...]

December 11, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

“He doesn’t know what he’s saying half the time”

“He doesn’t know what he’s saying half the time”

Here's the best part of Doc Rivers on WEEI today: Is Kevin really, truly angry on the floor? It’s more of his look. He’s not really angry, he’s intense. He’s a tough guy to describe because off the court he’s one of the more wonderful people you could ever be around. But on the court [...]

December 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Where rebounding might not be a big problem

Your Morning Dump… Where rebounding might not be a big problem

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. “I thought there was one stretch in the fourth quarter where you could physically see bodies on bodies,’’ said Rivers. “And we got all the rebounds. And we’ve [...]

December 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Donaghy on Doc: “He wasn’t high on my list”

Donaghy on Doc: “He wasn’t high on my list”

Tim Donaghy was on WEEI today… here's part of what he said. Disgraced NBA referee Tim Donaghy appeared as a guest on Dennis & Callahan and said that he had problems with Celtics coach Doc Rivers. Donaghy claimed that Rivers would try to influence younger officials into making calls that would benefit his team. "He [...]

December 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Keep your eye on Austin Rivers

Keep your eye on Austin Rivers

Chris Forsberg shared this story on Doc's son Austin… where Austin, then a sophomore in high school, was playing Paul Pierce in a 1-on-1 game to 5.  Pierce, half-assing it, went down 4-2. His size notwithstanding, Austin goes up 4-2 in the first-to-five matchup. Pierce, who has built a Hall of Fame career with his [...]

December 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc sees a link to the championship team

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc sees a link to the championship team

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. “I think our mind-set is back, for sure. Last year’s team – I said it all year, no one wanted to hear it - as good as our [...]

December 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6