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Micah Downs was one of the final cuts to the Celtics training camp roster. He showed some flashes of talent in his time with the Celtics but in the end, it was a numbers thing and there wasn't room for him on the roster. The Red Claws have announced that Downs is one of 8 players invited to their training camp.
The other players include 7 footer and Harvard product Brian Cusworth, forward Chris Wright, and guards Xavier Silas, Chamberlain Oguchi, Farnold Degand, DaQuan Brooks and Raheem Singleton.
This year, the Celtics will be the only affiliate of the Red Claws and will be responsible for their operation. This will be ideal for developing the rookies as the Celtics can now run their own system and the players will learn the same plays and defense that they will need on the parent club. Also the Celtics can now send players to the Red Claws and call them back as many times as they want to and are no longer limited to just 3 times as they were in the past.
In Other D-League News
Celtics former first round pick JaJuan Johnson, who was waived by the Rockets, has entered the D-League draft and is expected to be the number one pick by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
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This may or may not be real, but it's funny regardless. From thebiglead.com who got it from lobshots.com. My money is on real. I've already seen Rajon autograph a baby this week, and I know you can buy that shirt outside the Garden after games. Follow Mark on twitter @LucidSportsFan
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— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) October 31, 2012
Paul Pierce tweeted a photo of his family ready for some Halloween fun. Pierce has always gotten into the Halloween spirit. Remember this costume from 2010?
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The below is a pretty perfect example of KG being KG. I waver on the big fella from time to time in terms of love, like and hate. Following this move, I think I am even more confused as what to thing of the Celtic. Garnett was coming back up the court and decided to send a little message to Mario Chalmers by pretending to throw an elbow at his head. Chalmers flinched enough that...
New Jason Terry video from the NOC:
ason Terry goes guerrilla headbanding on the streets of Boston, laying his signature "JET" sweatbands on the domes of unsuspecting Celtics fans.
The fifth episode of "Jason Terry is a Celtic."
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If you have not yet heard the news of Kevin Garnett’s cold shoulder to former teammate Ray Allen, you must not be listening to radio reports or watching SportsCenter. Maybe you live in a hole. Gary Tanguay of CSNNE said, ‘It’s bush league what Garnett did to Allen’. What do you think? Here’s the video so you can play [...]
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