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Happenings in the NBA while you slept…

Happenings in the NBA while you slept…

Man… folks in the NBA ain't playin' around.  If you actually slept last night, you missed a few things. - The Milwaukee Bucks agreed to a 5 year, $32 million deal with Drew Gooden.  $32 mil. is a lot, but $6 million a year isn't too bad.  Kelly Dwyer explains it pretty well.  As he [...]

July 1, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

C’s expect to re-sign Pierce, and LeBron called Ray?

C’s expect to re-sign Pierce, and LeBron called Ray?

Chris Forsberg tweets: Multiple sources close to the Celtics told ESPN.com's Andy Katz that the team expects to re-sign Paul Pierce… And According to the sources, the Celtics expect the Pierce deal to be wrapped up sooner than later but Ray Allen could take longer into summer. Weird.  I would think the Ray thing would [...]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

Paul Pierce To Sign With Nets, Clippers?

Paul Pierce To Sign With Nets, Clippers?

With all of the madness and uncertainly surrounding the NBA free agent clock that strikes at midnight, Paul Pierce has joined the fray by opting out of his contract.  Speculation has already been running rampant including this gem from an ESPN.com Q & A with their "experts."  Check out the screen shot below for their [...]

June 30, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 14

Herald: Doc Rivers is staying

Herald: Doc Rivers is staying

Via Steve Bulpett of the Herald: Doc Rivers is not opting out. The Celtic coach will be returning to the club for at least the remaining season on his contract, a source close to Rivers indicated moments ago. The fact Rivers is staying on would seem to be an encouraging sign that the Celtics’ main [...]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 19

Danny: “We would like [Pierce] to come back”

Danny:  “We would like [Pierce] to come back”

Via Mark Murphy: Should Pierce sign elsewhere, Ainge said that doesn’t mean the Celtics’ chances at another NBA title over the next two years would necessarily be aborted. “There’s too many other things that factor in right now,’’ said Ainge. “Who else can we get? But it’s not all dependent on getting Paul back. I [...]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Doc: “This past year… I feel almost reinvogorated in some ways”

Doc: “This past year… I feel almost reinvogorated in some ways”

I'll admit, that headline sounds more hopeful than the entire tone of this interview Doc gave in San Antonio yesterday.  He's still solidly, if his words are taken at face value, on the fence.  He genuinely seems conflicted between the pull of family and the pull of his team.  He says flat out that the [...]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Where Pierce’s decision is explained

Your Morning Dump… Where Pierce’s decision is explained

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. The move shouldn't come as too much of a shock … not yet, anyway. It could be in the best interest of both Pierce and the Celtics [...]

June 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

The Captain Speaks: Pierce On Game 7, Future With C’s

The Captain Speaks: Pierce On Game 7, Future With C’s

The $21 million dollar question on everyone’s mind in Celtic Nation is if Pierce intends on returning to the C’s for “One Last Run,” or plans to chase “One Last Contract.”  Pierce recently spoke about Game 7 at a NikeTown event in Chicago an oh yeah, pretty much said what he intends on doing next [...]

June 29, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 1

What Rasheed’s Retirement Means To Boston’s Salary Cap Situation

What Rasheed’s Retirement Means To Boston’s Salary Cap Situation

Ever since Doc Rivers informed the media that Rasheed Wallace intends to retire following the crushing Game 7 loss in the NBA Finals, there has been much confusion as to what this means for the Celtics' salary cap situation.  Is his salary wiped off the books completely?  Do the Celtics get some sort of relief [...]

June 29, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 2

Doc’s son doing alright vs. International competition

Doc’s son doing alright vs. International competition

 We all know the one thing luring Doc Rivers away from the Celtics is the call of his family.  And while all of his kids are tremendous athletes, the one with the most promise is clearly his son Austin.  The kid is already one of the top college prospects in America (ESPN ranks him #2), [...]

June 29, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4