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Your Morning Dump… Where Doc Rivers Gets Creative

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc Rivers Gets Creative

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. With three starters sidelined for Saturday's game against the Raptors in Kevin Garnett (right knee), Rajon Rondo (left hamstring), and Paul Pierce (right knee), the slumping Celtics [...]

January 2, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

The End of the J.R. Giddens Era

The End of the J.R. Giddens Era

Via Chad Ford (big hat tip to Celtics Blog): The only other player (besides Joe Alexander) from the first-round class of 2008 to have their third year option declined was the Celtics' J.R. Giddens. Giddens is earning $1.208 million this season. His team option for next year is $1.1 million. Danny obviously believes that Giddens [...]

November 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Giddens is Getting Noticed

Giddens is Getting Noticed

Since the night he was drafted, there hasn't been a reason for the media to speak with J.R. Giddens. Until now. The second year swingman opened a lot of eyes with his hustle play (13 rebounds) in Tuesday night's game against New Jersey: “I know I have to defer offensively and play well defensively,” he [...]

October 16, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

Hollinger: Giddens is Terrible

Hollinger: Giddens is Terrible

Via John Hollinger's chat on ESPN.com: I could see Walker getting some minutes, yes. Giddens is terrible, I don't think he can play and have no idea why they picked him. Williams will be the fifth big man and be better than your typical No. 3 center if he's in shape (which he wasn't last [...]

August 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11