Found July 08, 2013 on Red's Army:
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
So Fab Melo is an ongoing project for the Celtics and so far in two summer league games he’s proven that he is still just that – a project.  But one thing that he has already developed into a pro form is his catch-phrase for when he takes charges.  During today’s complete thrashing against the Pistons, Fab took three charges and on the third, he lets out a huge scream, shouting “GIMMIE THAAAAT!!!” as if commanding the official to make the call go his way.  And really, if you’re a ref how could you not just for that alone?  Melo is getting good at screaming really, really loud when taking charges so adding this little catch-phrase is fantastic. Check out the video below:

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Sully is ready to prove the doubters wrong (again)

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Olynyk impresses, Melo struggles as Celtics fall to Rockets in summer league action

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