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This week in What the Hell Happened To, we go back a short while, just to last decade, to remember the second-to-last starting point guard on a Celtics playoff team before Rajon Rondo arrived. Yes, you most definitely remember Chucky Atkins.
Atkins definitely surprised me with his play in Orlando and Detroit. When I first saw him play, I didn't know if he'd stick in the league. But the Pistons in 2002 won over 50 games and he was their starting point guard for that team that bowed out in the second round to the Celtics. He was a very solid three point shooter during his career and being under 6'0, and lasting for 11 seasons isn't a fluke. He carved out a role and was able to persevere.
In case you forgot the Celtics were able to acquire him in the key 3-team-Rasheed Wallace trade of 2004, the one where Rasheed eventually ended up in Detroit helping to beat the Flakers in the Finals. It's like Danny Ainge knew all along it would somehow help thwart lal'...
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Jeff Green is the subject of today’s Summer Forecast on ESPN Boston. Here’s my take on expectations for JG:
Chuck McKenney, Red’s Army
I’m expecting a lot from Green and that’s because Danny Ainge seemingly outbid the entire NBA with the reported four-year contract valued somewhere around $32-36 million. I’m begging anyone to show me a rumor that involved another team...
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Jared Sullinger decided to reward those of us who thought that watching the NBA Summer League for two weeks would be riveting television by revealing to us his full arsenal. He showed that his low-post moves and his ability to put the ball in the bucket were suited perfectly for the not-so-bright lights of the Summer League, a league that is notoriously filled with a few first...
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Sweat dripped off my hands like I’d just gone for a 17-mile run in the Sahara Desert. Kevin McHale stood on one side of the hallway chatting to Mark Jackson. I walked on the other side of the hallway hoping my knees wouldn’t crumble beneath me and cause me to fall in front of my childhood hero.It was the first Boston Celtics game I’d ever covered, and I couldn’t even get...
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The middle finger up move means, "I'm #1" correct? Reminds me of the infamous Celtics Halloween video of 2010. In case you're wondering I believe KG got a dragon tattoo from FY INK.
h/t Red's Army and Celtics Hub.
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