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Your Morning Dump… Where shirtless Erden did OK

Your Morning Dump… Where shirtless Erden did OK

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 Erden connected on 9 of 11 shots from the field, dominating an undersized China squad that trailed by 26 at halftime after mustering just 13 points in [...]

September 3, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Summer Forecast: Rookie Impact

Summer Forecast: Rookie Impact

Which Celtics rookie will make the biggest impact this season? Avery Bradley gets the nod in the latest installment of ESPN Boston's Summer Forecast.  I agree with the majority: Avery Bradley. I'm not sure Harangody and Erden will see much action, buried behind the deepest frontcourt in the history of the NBA. I went with [...]

September 1, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Celtics living on a wing and a prayer

Celtics living on a wing and a prayer

We're all having a grand old time (no pun intended) with the signing of Shaquille O'Neal.  The Big (insert nickname here) fills a big need (pun intended this time) for the Celtics and he does so at the right price.  And that gives the C's something you don't see anymore in the NBA:  depth at [...]

August 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 35

Knee jerk reactions after one summer league game

Knee jerk reactions after one summer league game

Basketball is back, sort of, in the form of the Orlando Summer League.  If you missed it yesterday the Celtics showed that they are still the Celtics by blowing a 4th quarter lead and losing to Oklahoma City (which was playing key players like James Harden and Serge Ibaka, for some reason).  But couldn't care [...]

July 6, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Erden officially signed

Erden officially signed

 The C's just announced, officially, the signing of 7 foot center Semih Erden.  The signing was held up by buyout issues with his Turkish team.  He'll make somewhere around $500,000… but I'm not sure how much of it is guaranteed, but it's a drop in the bucket for the C's as they look for a [...]

July 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

The Summer League Roster

The Summer League Roster

The Herald posted the roster along with some explanation of who some of these guys are.  Semih Erden will come come in from Turkey… where  he's been tucked away since being picked late in the draft a couple of years ago.   His biggest skill as far as I know is not being small.  Other than [...]

July 2, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 16

Erden Dominates Gasol in Eurobasket

Erden Dominates Gasol in Eurobasket

Via Jess Camerato's Green Street Blog: The Boston Celtics 2008 second round draft pick Semih Erden has yet to play in an NBA game, but he has already defeated one of the Los Angeles Lakers. On Saturday he helped Turkey defeat Pau Gasol and the Spanish team in the EuroBasket 2009 Group F qualifying round. [...]

September 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

Draft day is Ainge Day

Draft day is Ainge Day

The NBA draft is 18 days away, and the Celtics have what amounts to a throw-away pick at #58 overall (Minnesota has our #1 pick via the Garnett trade)… but don't expect Danny Ainge to do absolutely nothing.  As was noted in the Herald today, NBA Draft day is essentially Danny Ainge day.  Take a [...]

June 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 41