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We’re paying too much attention to Shaq & the 12th man

We’re paying too much attention to Shaq & the 12th man

Things must not be THAT bad around here.  With the way the season ended, you'd think we'd have some hotter topics. Because I think lost in a lot of this talk about Shaquille O'Neal returning is the fact that the Celtics don't really need him to beat the New York Knicks.  The Knicks are not [...]

April 16, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Delonte’s in, Shaq’s…. oh… whatever

Delonte’s in, Shaq’s…. oh… whatever

Here's the injury update from practice Despite appearing glum about his prognosis and sitting out Wednesday's regular-season finale against the New York Knicks, West looked in full health Friday during 5-on-5 drills to close out the session, and remains on target to play in Game 1 on Sunday.  "Delonte's fine," said Rivers. "We're 100 percent, [...]

April 15, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Ainge: Shaq will be ready for game 1

Ainge: Shaq will be ready for game 1

Via the Globe: Celtics president Danny Ainge told the Globe this afternoon that Shaquille O'Neal is unlikely to play in Wednesday's season finale against the New York Knicks but is expected to practice Thursday and be ready for Game 1 of the Celtics' first-round series Saturday or Sunday. File this under:  We'll believe it when [...]

April 11, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Shaq might play against Miami

Shaq might play against Miami

Chris Forsberg has some notes from today's shootaround As for your daily Shaquille O'Neal Watch, Rivers reiterated that the 39-year-old center, who is now nursing a right calf sprain, won't play in either of the next two games, but there's still potential for Sunday in Miami.  "Definitely not tonight, unless he gets on his super plane and [...]

April 7, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Stop me if you’ve heard this before… C’s being cautious with Shaq

Stop me if you’ve heard this before… C’s being cautious with Shaq

Doc was on WEEI this morning.  Chris Forsberg listened to it. Asked if the 39-year-old center could join the team in Miami on Sunday, Rivers playfully said, "Maybe." He quickly added, "We're going to be very cautious with him. I would love to play him a couple games, but only if I think he's feeling [...]

April 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Nads says sitting helps him learn

Nads says sitting helps him learn

Via WEEI:  Krstic thinks the biggest silver lining to Thursday’s knee scare has been watching from the bench over the last two games. “It’s very important,” Krstic said of learning time before the playoffs. “Maybe these two games I missed are a good thing. Everything is going to settle down in my head. I was [...]

April 5, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Taking Stock: C’s-Pistons

Taking Stock: C’s-Pistons

After each game, we'll be taking stock in each players… and maybe coach's… performance.  If we like what we see, we're buyin'.  If we don't, we're sellin'.  Or maybe we'll just hold onto our stock until we see more next game The Big 4:  Instead of ticking them off one by one, I'm gonna lump them [...]

April 4, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Where Jermaine is making progress

Your Morning Dump… Where Jermaine is making progress

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images 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 O'Neal was the first Celtic introduced to the TD Garden crowd in the starting lineup announcements and was greeted by [...]

April 4, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Did we say playoffs? We meant Shaq’s back in a few days

Did we say playoffs? We meant Shaq’s back in a few days

Are you dizzy yet? Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge joined The Big Show for his weekly interview on Thursday afternoon. Ainge was first asked about the status of Shaquille O’Neal. Doc Rivers indicated earlier on Thursday that O’Neal’s achilles injury could be a problem in the postseason. “I was just with Shaq, we were just working out down [...]

March 31, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Jermaine’s locked & loaded

Jermaine’s locked & loaded

  From Chris Forsberg we have video of Jermaine from this morning’s walkthrough/shootaround. He says he was very winded during his first practice which was yesterday, but Doc still thought “he had a good day.”  I predicted early in the season that J.O. would not last the entire 2010-11 campaign, but not because I have anything against [...]

March 31, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized 4