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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

The following is a guest post.  Guest posts can be submitted via email, but are not guaranteed to be posted.  Please don't take it personally Musical Chairsby GantI doubt there's anyone reading this who was not at some point forced by professional educators to play the game, "Musical Chairs." It was a long time ago [...]

July 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Sheed’s gonna take a week to think about it

Sheed’s gonna take a week to think about it

Frank Dell'Apa reports Rasheed Wallace is not expected to make a decision on the Celtics' offer of a mid-level exception contract for at least a week. The Celtics sent Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett, and Paul Pierce, along with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and managing partner Wyc Grousbeck, to Wallace's suburban Detroit home for [...]

July 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

The Courtship of Rasheed Wallace

The Courtship of Rasheed Wallace

Gary Tanguay has all the details about the Celtics trip to Michigan and their meeting with Rasheed Wallace: I spoke with Bill Stickland, the agent for Rasheed Wallace moments ago . He told me… Danny Ainge wanted to show up on Rasheed’s doorstep Wed. Night at midnight…which is when the free agent signing period began. [...]

July 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Shocker: Marbury Wants More Money

Shocker: Marbury Wants More Money

Via the Globe: Celtics free agent guard Stephon Marbury said to The Globe early Friday morning that he doesn't expect to be returning to Boston after receiving a disappointing one-year contract paying $1.3 million using the veteran's minimum. "Thank you Boston for allowing the world to see me play again after all that went on [...]

July 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

What the C’s really have to offer free agents

What the C’s really have to offer free agents

So the C's have reportedly offered Rasheed Wallace the full Mid-Level Exception over 2 years.  So I got to wondering why the C's would blow their full MLE on a guy and leave themselves in a financial lurch. BUT… The C's have more than that to offer free agents. They have the Low-Level Exception, about [...]

July 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Sheed, C’s finally meet

Sheed, C’s finally meet

The C's have finally met face-to-face with Rasheed Wallace… but they're not the only contenders on the list: Garnett, long a Wallace admirer, has reportedly jumped into the process as a passionate recruiter – clearly stirred by what the seven-foot deep shooter, who is also a capable defender, would bring to the Celtics mix. The [...]

July 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Source: Celtics to Offer Sheed 2 yrs, $11.6 Million

Source: Celtics to Offer Sheed 2 yrs, $11.6 Million

Via Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald: According to the source, the Celtics are willing to offer Wallace the full $5.8 million mid-level exception, but were only planning on offering the 35-year-old a two-year contract. Murphy also reports the meeting between the Celtics and Wallace is one of several meetings the big man's camp is [...]

July 2, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

More Mistakes in the Rasheed Wallace Story

More Mistakes in the Rasheed Wallace Story

We're doing our best to keep you updated on the Celtics and Rasheed Wallace, but it seems like every story that breaks…is wrong. Gary Tanguay told us late last night that Rasheed would be coming to Boston today, but it turns out that is not true. Here's the latest from his blog: We do know [...]

July 2, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Welcome to Massachusetts, Sheed

Welcome to Massachusetts, Sheed

Despite my attempts to shrug off his reporting, Comcast SportsNet's Gary Tanguay continues to lead the way on the Rasheed Wallace story. Sources have told me that Wallace will be in Boston tomorrow (Thursday) to meet with the Celtics. The Celtics and 'Sheed must be really close to a dollar figure or else there would [...]

July 2, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

C’s dispatch Big 3 to woo Sheed

C’s dispatch Big 3 to woo Sheed

If it's not obvious by now who offseason target #1 is for the Celtics… it should be now.  The Celtics are going to send Doc Rivers and the Big 3 to try to convince Rasheed Wallace to come to Boston. Coach Doc Rivers and the Big Three were planning a recruiting trip to woo him, [...]

July 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 26