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Now That’s Teamwork

Now That’s Teamwork

How much fun was that first half? Okay… I cannot tell a lie. I was addicted to that Steelers game. My plan to coax John into writing the postgame report was thwarted when he so selfishly decided to leave his home to watch the game. But, like the Celtics, we executed perfect teamwork to get [...]

December 20, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Rondo’s frustration, and why can he do whatever he wants

Rondo’s frustration, and why can he do whatever he wants

Last night, I managed to find my way to seats behind the basket at the Celtics' second half offensive end.  I could see the looks the players gave each other.  I could see Kevin Garnett with the ball on the left baseline give guys the wide-eye… trying to signal someone to cut. No one ever [...]

December 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

RedsArmy.com Player of the Week: Rajon Rondo

RedsArmy.com Player of the Week:  Rajon Rondo

Games this week: @ Memphis:  18 pts (8-12 fg), 9 ast, 1 stl, 2 reb Philadelphia:  13 pts (5-8 fg), 10 ast, 3 stl, 2 reb Rondo has emerged as a steady hand to lead the Celtics offensively and defensively.  Against Memphis, he showed a confidence in a jump shot that he was dared to [...]

December 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

The Morning Dump… Where the All-Star Campaign is in full swing

The Morning Dump… Where the All-Star Campaign is in full swing

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. “Our starting five should go,” coach Doc Rivers said after yesterday’s practice. Funny how that sentiment has spread. “He means so much to this club,” Pierce said of [...]

December 18, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

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

Rajon Rondo: Defensive Player of the Year?

Rajon Rondo: Defensive Player of the Year?

Chris Forsberg points out that Rondo is climbing ESPN's Award Watch.  He's up to 4th on their Defensive Player of the Year list. 4. Rajon Rondo, Celtics: It is easy to peg Rondo as a defender who simply jumps passing lanes, but he shuts down opposing point guards as well as anyone. (Last week: 5) [...]

December 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Rajon: “I’m sleeping better”

Rajon: “I’m sleeping better”

"I'm sleeping better, I will say that. I wasn't stressed at the time my deal was trying to get done. I was fine with playing it out. I'm very comfortable with how I play. I'm very confident in what I do out there, so it wasn't an issue. But definitely, getting it done takes a [...]

December 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Looking for the Those Godforsaken Rebounds, and What Celtics Are Missing Under the Boards?

Looking for the Those Godforsaken Rebounds, and What Celtics Are Missing Under the Boards?

Please welcome Graham Brunell to the RedsArmy.com writing staff.  Graham will be contributing a regular Tuesday column to Red's Army.  You'll find Graham all over the Celtics web, and might recognize the name from his previous blog, Celtics 17. By Graham Brunell The Celtics are looking mighty good. Resting at 20-4 after a win over [...]

December 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Your KG Face of the Day

Your KG Face of the Day

  Monday, December 14, 2009 The " Bored with the blowout of Chicago, the Celtics arranged for a mid-3rd-quarter flag football game" Photo by Red's Army reader s00zer [...]

December 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo is their leader

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo is their leader

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. “It’s great where he is at mentally, he understands our team,’’ Rivers said. “If we come down and take three or four shots without running the offense, he’ll [...]

December 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8