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The Daily Times reports
that Celtics new signee, Dionte Christmas, led a trio of former Temple players on a team called "Take Your Game To Another Level" to win the Delco Pro-Am title with a 67-62 victory. The tournament took place at Haverford College just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
One of Christmas' teammates was former Knick, Mardy Collins, who played for the D-League Select team in the Vegas Summer League, and who led the Take Your Game team with 22 points. Christmas, for his part, scored 15 points, showing his 3 point range. Hopefully, come October, Christmas will put his championship experience to use as he plays with the Celtics in training camp.
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Paul Pierce gave his first interview of the offseason to Molly McGrath over at Celtics.com where he offered his thoughts on a multitude of topics, including the departure of former Celtic Ray Allen:“It’s going to be a little weird. Ray made the best decision for him. That’s what it is all about. When you are a free agent you make the best decision for you. He’ll always...
Another must read Doc Rivers article from Adrian Wojnarowski, this one is full of a very candid Doc talking about the reason Ray left, a lot of them are the rumors that were reported recently. Doc also says he takes full blame for Ray Allen's decision to leave.
Essentially what Doc says is Ray left for a few reasons.
1. He was upset that Rondo had the ball so much and his role...
It’s not too often that a player leaves a team via free agency and that player’s former coach shoulders the blame for said player leaving. Apparently in the case of Ray Allen leaving the Boston Celtics for seemingly greener pastures (pardon the pun), Doc Rivers is feeling a bit guilty about some of the decisions [...]
Over the last couple of weeks, reports have surfaced in the media stating that the reason Boston Celtics veteran shooting guard Ray Allen, decided to take his talents to South Beach, was due to a deteriorating relationship with Boston’s starting point guard Rajon Rondo. Celtics bench boss Doc Rivers, felt he had to clarify the situation and in an interview that was published Wednesday...
When Ray Allen left the Boston Celtics to join the Miami Heat in free agency many wonder why? Well it appears Allen did not get along on the best of terms with Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo and management. As you see below Doc Rivers says blame him for Rondo leaving.
There is no question when he is on his game Rondo is one of the best point guards in the NBA. He is...
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Today, in the Sun News, there is evidence of this very thing. We...
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