Found October 01, 2012 on Red's Army:
PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
This is fantastic. Paul Pierce just tweeted this great team pic as the C’s embark to Istanbul, Turkey to begin the 2012 NBA Preseason. Check out KG on the far right with those glasses. Man this is going to be a fun season…UBUNTU! And we r off to Istanbul ill holla… — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) October 1, 2012

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Paul Pierce: "We are going to be scary good"

Made it through first day of practice We r gonna b scary good— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) September 29, 2012 The Celtics have never lacked confidence, and they just added a lot of firepower to a team that almost made the Finals. Terry, Lee, Green, Wilcox, Sully, the list goes on. Once again health will be a key, but this team is stacked depth wise. When was the last time that was the case?

Video: Paul Pierce holds court in Turkey

A jet-lagged Paul Pierce talked to the Boston media after the Celtics first practice in Istanbul. What Courtney Lee brings to the team was a main topic of conversation.

Celtics loungin' out in Istanbul

Paul Pierce via twitterBeing together builds chemistry this is the start Quick, name whoever's missing. Darko is obviously one of them, but we know he's either out killing someone or searching for Semih.

GreenLight Madness: Final Four – Seed #2 vs Seed #14

The second final four matchup features two huge three-pointers at different yet equally important times.  One was by The Truth, the other by Rondo.  I know which one I would vote for (hint: the ECF, on the road, is far more significant). #2 Seed: Paul Pierce’s Cold-Blooded Three: The Celtics dropped the first two games in Miami during the Eastern Conference Finals, the first...

Tough life these Celtics are living right now

Paul Pierce, twitterView from the room in Istanbul That hotel and view are RIDICULOUS. Paul Pierce, twitterJust made it to the room I wonder if Paul is desperately searching for Semih?

Celtics players excited for trip to Turkey & Italy

Can't sleep all gassed up to go to Istanbul today this could b the start of something special ill keep ya posted— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) October 1, 2012 Aaaahhhhhhhh goodmorning everyone...excited about this trip to Istanbul and Milan...will be an amazing trip with my bros #celticnation— Jeff Green (@unclejeffgreen) October 1, 2012

Paul Pierce Says Celtics Are 'Gonna Be Scary Good' After First Day of Practice

The Boston Celtics opened their first day of practice at their Waltham training center on Saturday and Paul Pierce liked what he saw. After practice the veteran took to the twittersphere saying that the C's are "gonna be scary good" this year. And those are some encouraging words for Boston sports fans as the Red Sox will finish up their worst season since 1997 and...

Check out this awesome pic of the Celtics about to take flight

via Paul Pierce's twitterAnd we r off to Istanbul ill holla You can click the pic to enlarge. A few quick reactions: Lol at KG in the corner. Jason Collins is looking like P.J. Brown in the back. Darko is missing, so let's hope he hasn't killed anyone yet.

Rondo's Taking His Shot and Knocking It Down

Pierce on Rondo: "He's knocking down his shot. He's TAKING his shot. That's what we're going to expect from him. He's our leader." — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) September 29, 2012 I just wrote about how excited I'm getting for this season and this little tweet may have me excited as much as anything else I've seen or read. Rajon Rondo...

Celtics Get Right to Work in Turkey

Above is a photo of the Celtics arriving in Turkey and heading into their first practice upon arrival. You can find a video of their arrival here. A Sherrod Blakely is reporting that Doc put his Celtics right to work once they got to Turkey. When they arrived in Turkey after an 11 hour flight, Doc put his team through an hour long practice. He wanted to keep them awake because...

More video from Sunday's practice

The Celtics uploaded a couple of videos from today's practice. We hear from rookie Kris Joseph on adjusting to the NBA game (and guarding Paul Pierce), what Courtney Lee brings to the team, and the leadership of Jason Terry. Also catch Rondo referring to "#20" instead of using the Miami guard's name.

Vote: Which Celtics Newcomer Are You Most Excited to Watch This Preseason?

The Celtics are heading to Europe for a business trip, and more than that, it will be an opportunity for many new faces to acquaint themselves with the rest of their new teammates. While Rajon Rondo, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are still suiting up for the C's, a new crop of players will join the ranks this season, with a handful of newbies hoping to make their impact and help...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Daily LInks 10/1

Herald  Amid hoopla, Pierce still C’s glue Bass muscles back in Lee out to help on break True colors: Ray Allen at peace with break from Celtics Putting Courtney Lee in the spotlightGlobe  Roster focus: Rajon Rondo Tips to avoid sports injuriesPlaying through pain Doc Rivers wants Celtics to speed up the tempoCeltics Green Atlantic Division Blog Previews Darko the Serbian Gangster...

2012-13 Celtics in Istanbul in hopes of repeating 2008

The Boston Celtics arrived in Istanbull this morning ready to get the 2012-13 campaign underway The last time the Boston Celtics jetted off to Europe was in 2007-2008. That was the first year of the Big Three 2.0, about two months after Kevin Garnett was brought in to join Paul Pierce and Ray Allen as the core group. The trip to Italy in 2008 was as much about team-bonding and the...
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