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Last year, the Nets called up former Celtic Gerald Green from the D-League. Green played in 31 games for the Nets, averaging 12.9 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. He shot 48% from the field and 39% from beyond the arc. Green's play with the Nets was good enough to land him a 3 year $9 million contract from Indiana this season, which the Nets didn't match.
Now, the Nets are looking for some help going into the post season and they are once again scouting former Celtics in the D-League. This time, their target is former Celtic Kris Joseph, who they will call up some time next week, according to a source. Joseph was drafted by the Celtics with the 51st pick in this past draft and was signed to a non-guaranteed contract in July.
The Celtics released Joseph in early January before his contract would become guaranteed. After leaving the Celtics, Joseph was signed by the Celtics D-League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. The Springfield Armour, the Nets' D-League affiliate, then traded forward James Mays to Maine to acquire Joseph, who averaged 19.4 points in 14 games with Springfield.
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Danny Ainge recently said that LeBron needs to stop doing so much complaining, and that apparently did not sit well with Pat Riley, to say the least.
Pretty humorous AT&T commercial featuring former Celtics Larry Bird and Bill Russell, also former Lakers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Earvin "Magic" Johnson.
Former coach/Heat president Pat Riley and Celtics president Danny Ainge go way back to the old Celtics-Lakers rivalry of the 80′s, and there’s apparently some bad blood still flowing…
Ainge said earlier in the week that it was “almost embarrassing that LeBron (James) would complain about officiating,”
Riley didn’t take to kindly to that remark, and released this statement...
You expect bloggers, fans and sports radio hosts to react to LeBron James’ whining about officiating. But an NBA general manager?
Yesterday on WEEI, Danny Ainge joined the fray:
“I think the referees got the calls right. I don’t think it was a hard foul,” Ainge said of the mixups involving James and Heinrich, as well as another one involving James and Taj Gibson. “I think...
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Knicks 108, Celtics 89
For the second time this week, the Celtics (38-35) were unable to compete with a team that now owns the longest streak in the NBA. The Knicks (46-26) won their eighth straight on Sunday night as they steamrolled through a porous C’s defense. Boston played well enough on the offensive end, but Without Kevin Garnett in the lineup, they were simply unable to...
he Celtics will not have Kevin Garnett tonight against the New York Knicks as they expected. The center is, however, closer to returning to the court after missing the past four games with ankle inflammation.
Garnett was expected to participate in the team's shootaround Sunday morning at Madison Square Garden, which is an encouraging sign considering the team wanted...
DENVER Brooklyn Nets guard Jerry Stackhouse is likely to retire after this season. But he wont be done with basketball.
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Its not completely sold that I dont get the bug (to play) again,'' Stackhouse told FOX Sports Florida before Friday...
Melo and the Knicks punished Boston from 3-point range.Few things are as aggravating as hearing an opposing crowd chant “Bos-ton sucks,” but one thing that’s worse is knowing that they aren’t wrong. The Celtics, for lack of a better descriptor, sucked tonight. Aside from Jeff Green (and Chris Wilcox on two field goal attempts), no one shot above 50% from the field. The Celtics...
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On road: 13-23
At home: 26-10
Streak: Won 2
Streak: Won 7...
The guys behind Picture Planet Studios, Dan Bowers & Van Troung, have been Celtics fans and Red’s Army readers for quite some time. With their first feature film set to release next month, it was a perfect time to feature them on Fan Friday:
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Van: It started with Larry Bird. I was a chubby...
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Whenever Deron Williams returns to Utah to face his former team in the Jazz, the game certainly gets interesting
When: Saturday, March 30th, 2013
Where: Energy Solutions Arena; Salt Lake City, UT
TV: YES Network
Deron Williams will be playing with a little more of a chip on his shoulder tonight when the Nets take on the Jazz in Utah than he normally does...