Found March 30, 2012 on Red's Army:
PLAYERS: Rajon Rondo
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
This week's Fan Friday features Dana from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dana is one of the many Celtics fans that I interact with via Twitter. Despite living thousands of miles from Boston and the TD Garden, the Celtics are very close to her heart.                                                   Dana's father, a big NBA and Boston Celtics fan himself, named her after retired Celtic Dana Barros. Her Dad was always a big fan of Barros' even before Dana played for the Celts. Dana's father was the one that got her interested in basketball and the C's. He's been a diehard fan since the days of Bird, Parish and McHale. Dana's father took her to her 1st ever Celtics game last season in Utah. Living in Canada, it's obviously a challenge to get to C's games. But Dana says that all the money she's spent on plane/game tickets is "worth every penny." Dana lists Rajon Rondo as her favorite Celtic player. She says his "heart, dedi

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Comments from the other side - Wolves 3/30

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Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 3/30

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  at  Boston Celtics (28-22) at Minnesota Timberwolves (25-27) Friday, March 30 8:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #51,  Road Game #25 TV:  CSN-NE, FSNN-MN, NBA-LP 763(BOS)/764(MIN) Radio: WEEI, WCCO-AM Target Center Referees:  Jason Phillips,  Brent Barnacky, David Jones  This is the first and only game between these two franchises.  Both teams are fighting for playoff...
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