Found September 30, 2012 on Red's Army:
PLAYERS: Doc RiversJeff Green
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “Well we have continuity,” said Garnett. “Obviously, you’ve got to keep it continuous and stay consistent with it. But, for the most part, we’re hanging out, we’re being social. Turkey will probably amplify that, because we don’t know anybody over there. Other than that, it’s a lot of new guys and Doc’s changing up the system a little bit, so it’s a lot of new stuff, so I can’t get a read on it. Give me a couple of days and I can give you a fair assessment. But right now, we’re all trying to get this new system, we’re all trying to figure each other out. “I will say this, though. And this is totally off the record — well, not off or on the record, but — yesterday we had a [team] dinner that we were driving to and we’ve never followed each other, none of that. Obviously, the new guys learning the city and stu

All About 18: Jeff Green

The past couple of seasons had been rough on Jeff Green.  From the controversial 2010 trade that brought him to Boston in exchange for fan-favorite Kendrick Perkins, to the aortic aneurism which sidelined him for an entire season, to the withdrawal of Boston’s qualifying offer to him after his ailment was diagnosed (which made him an unrestricted free agent).  All of that...

What to Expect from Celtics Jeff Green in 2012

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Doc Rivers says offense will contain ‘more fast breaks’

When asked about the changes the Celtics will make this season after the loss of he who must not be named, Doc Rivers as part of Celtics media day for said: “we were third or fourth in shooting percentage last year, and thirtieth in field goal attempts.  That’s going to change”.  He also went on to say that the Celtics will push the tempo in attempts to take...

Doc Rivers Thinks Taking Flopping Calls Out of Officials' Hands Is Good Move

WALTHAM, Mass. -- As a member of the NBA's competition committee, Doc Rivers presumably is still working on passing a rule that stipulates the Celtics start every game with 10 free points. In the meantime, he has helped address an issue that is of even more importance to the league at large. Players exaggerating contact in an attempt to draw fouls -- otherwise known as "...

Boston Celtics News From Around the Web: Daily Links for Sunday, September 30

Like us on Facebook Celtics Daily Links for Sunday, 9/30 – CLNS Radio All You Can Heat Do The Miami Heat Have Any Realistic Challengers In The East Outside Of Boston? Celtics’ Jeff Green happy to be back on the court Jeff Green comments on his excitement to be back on the court and [...]

Media Day is Under Way

Celtics Media Day is underway. I'll be updating this post through the day with photos and updates I get from the media there. is streaming their interviews live. They have already interviewed Jeff Green and are talking to Jason Terry who loves Boston and can't wait to put the Jet on the runway and fly off .He said that when they played together in practice...

Your Morning Dump… Versatility and small ball will be popular terms this year

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “We’re going to almost exclusively have small lineups on the floor,” Rivers said of yesterday’s practice plan. “We’re going to change them all around, so that will be fun. This is the first year we’ve...

Celtics hoping European trip rekindles '07-08 win

The Boston Celtics are heading back to Europe, and they're hoping for the same results as the last time. The Celtics went to Rome in 2007 so the New Big Three could bond and get used to each other. Now they're going to Milan and Istanbul for a pair of exhibition games. Coach Doc Rivers says that any time spent on the road helps teammates bond. The Celtics brought in Kevin...

We're Talking 'Bout Practice!!!!

Today was the first day of training camp and reports are filtering out from the Celtics' first practice. Above is a video from practice courtesy of Chris Forsberg showing Courtney Lee blocking a Jason Terry shot. I can see that practices are going to be so competitive that they will look forward to games for a break. Here are a few comments from the media session after practice...

Random Thoughts on Media Day and the Refs

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Celtics Approach Preseason Trip to Turkey and Italy as Business First, Sightseeing Second

WALTHAM, Mass. -- There are worse places to take a business trip than Istanbul and Milan, as anyone who has ever attended a conference in smoggy Trenton can attest. Still, the Celtics have made clear that they are approaching their preseason sojourn to Turkey and Italy, respectively, as business first. The eight-day journey is not a vacation. It is part of their preseason training...

Today's Boston Celtics Links 9/29

Herald  KG says he has lost Ray’s numberTalking KG and Darko as Celts hold media dayGreen and Wilcox forge a rare bondC’s got a ‘Ticket’ to ride Rajon Rondo’s still the leader Allen exit turns up Heat on rivalry Darko Milicic sees bright days aheadRay Allen settling into new city, new role with Heat Globe  Pierce, Garnett reflect on Allen's departureChris Wilcox...

Doc Rivers Exchanged Texts With Keegan Bradley After U.S. Ryder Cup Loss, Disinvites Ian Poulter From Celtics Games

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Whenever the Celtics visit the Orlando Magic, professional golfer Ian Poulter gets prime seats at the Amway Center and makes a stop in the visitor's locker room. The next time Poulter drops in, though, he might receive a chilly reception. Poulter and Celtics coach Doc Rivers both make their offseason homes in the Orlando area, and their shared love of golf has...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Daily Links 9/28

Herald  For C’s, it starts with Doc Rivers Five Celtics things to watch NBA aims to stop flopping Globe  Rajon Rondo is top Celtics player in ESPN NBA rankingsGlobe 10.0 - Will Rondo be more of a leader? Boston Celtics open training camp on FridayCeltics Green  The Victory Cigar Dooling: Rondo's the Second Best Player in the League It's Deja Vu All Over AgainFlopping...
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