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With the pre-season officially upon us, we here at CelticsLife thought it would be fun to dish out some pre-season award predictions for the Celtics. We came up with eight awards (four positive, four not-so-positive), and will be giving out writer predictions on each of them over the next week or so.
These awards will be named after Celtics greats (and not-so-greats), and hopefully we can have some fun with this. We'll also be posting a poll for everyone to vote on, and be sure to add your two cents in the comment section.
Award #1: The Paul Pierce Award for Team MVP - Writer's pick: Rajon Rondo
Award #2: The P.J. Brown Award for the guy most likely to give the line-up an unexpected boost. - Writer's pick: Kris Humphries
Award #3: The Semih Erden Award for the guy that will be the most fun to sarcastically root for. Writer's pick: Vitor Faverani
Award #4: The Walter McCarty Award for the guy most likely to become Tommy Heinsohn's pet this year. Writer's ...
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Brad Stevens has the entire #Celtics team going through 3-point shooting drills. Every. Single. Player. pic.twitter.com/Ja1tXOumLe
— Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico) October 10, 2013
Very interesting that every player was out...
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Boston Celtics player Phil Pressey had a good Friday evening scoring six points while recording four rebounds, five assists and two steals.
Pressey played 18 minutes for the Celtics on Friday and could make the roster as a backup.
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End first: After one quarter in Manchester, the Celtics lead the Knicks, 28-15. The C's started this one off with a 10-0 run, but since then have slowed down a little. They're still playing well, but not as amazing as earlier. Anyway, Jordan Crawford's currently leading them with 7 points. Keep watching.
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