Found April 10, 2013 on Red's Army:
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.   “I think the reason people are going small is for the advantage, just trying to be quicker, trying to increase the pace,” Garnett said. “I think we’re doing the opposite. Obviously we’re still trying to keep a certain pace, but for the most part trying to have an advantage with post-ups. I see why we’re doing that. It makes sense.” CSNNE: Celtics Make Big Plans   Who would have thought, had anyone told you early in the season that the Center-less Celtics best bet at making a run in the NBA Playoffs would be their “big” lineup? Who would have thought that it would provide us with the most hope for this team? Believe it or not that is the case here as we are just a few games away from the playoffs. The Celtics are hoping that there is enough time for this unit to gel, now that Garnett and Pierce are back in action, as thi
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