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Return of My Favorite Play

Return of My Favorite Play

Here's a highlight from the first quarter: Kevin Garnett with the spin, catch and dunk off the feed from Rajon Rondo. Damn, it's nice to see these two completing this play again. Yes, that's my kid squealing in the background. The Celtics rolled over Toronto 106-90. Garnett finished with 16 points (8-13 FG), 6 rebounds [...]

October 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

“I’d run through a brick wall if [Doc] wants me to”

“I’d run through a brick wall if [Doc] wants me to”

Peter May has a feature piece on KG up on Yahoo! today.  The whole thing focuses on KG's recovery and the challenges he faces because of it.  It's a good piece… but this quote about him and Doc is really striking. “Every time I step on the court, every time I pick up a basketball, [...]

October 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

KG: “The Wings are Coming”

KG: “The Wings are Coming”

The Globe's Frank Dell'Apa has this nugget from today's practice: "He took a lob and dunked it — it was an amazing dunk," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said of Garnett. "Everybody said, 'we haven't seen that.' " Garnett went the distance in an hour-and-a-half practice, during which "we worked them hard," Rivers said. Garnett has [...]

October 12, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

KG Has Nothing On Owen Schmitt

KG Has Nothing On Owen Schmitt

Have you seen this video of Seahawks fullback Owen Schmitt smashing his face with his helmet during pregame introductions? And we thought KG was crazy… [...]

October 12, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

The Truth comes alive

The Truth comes alive

This preseason has been all about Kevin Garnett getting back in shape, Rasheed Wallace and Marquis Daniels fitting in, and Kendrick Perkins showing signs of taking another step in his progression. Today, it became about Paul Pierce reminding everyone he he's still the man. Pierce went off for 25 points in 29 minutes.  He was [...]

October 11, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Sheed: “It’s going to work out to be dangerous”

Sheed: “It’s going to work out to be dangerous”

AP Photo Here are some notable comments following last night's game: Rasheed Wallace (Yahoo! Sports via AP): “It’s going to work out to be dangerous,” Wallace said. “He’s (KG) excited, he’s ready to go. I feel the same way. I’m always hyped up. I’m playing with a good team, I’m playing with a bunch of [...]

October 8, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Slim Perk is more nimble

Slim Perk is more nimble

The Celtics stormed out of the gates last night and made it clear in the first 8 minutes of the game that they're going to be pretty good this year.  KG looked like his same old self, minus a little bit of his explosion.  Pierce and Ray made some familiar looking strong plays on offense. [...]

October 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Kevin Garnett Looks Damn Good

Kevin Garnett Looks Damn Good

I hate to make assumptions after the first preseason game, but Kevin Garnett appears to be healthy and well, he looks like the old KG. The intensity and energy only KG can bring to a game was back. He finished with 6 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals in 13 minutes. And most importantly, I [...]

October 7, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

KG’s First Half Highlites

KG’s First Half Highlites

KG looked pretty damn good in his 8 minutes of action. Here are some highlites shot off my HD camera. I know the audio is too low. Somebody buy a t-shirt so I can afford a new mic. [...]

October 7, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

16 minutes tonight for KG, 0 for Tony Allen

16 minutes tonight for KG, 0 for Tony Allen

Greg Dickerson has the scoop. HIDALGO, TX- Boston Celtics Head Coach Doc Rivers just said at shoot around that Kevin Garnett will play in tonight's preseason opener against the Houston Rockets (coverage begins at 8:00pm on Comcast SportsNet). Garnett, recovering from knee surgery, will play the first 8 minutes of each half as he works [...]

October 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1