Celtics shift focus from Oden and eye the best of the rest.
Celtics in no hurry to fill assistant coaching vacancy. Green Bandwagon note - Thanks to FLCeltsFan for the tip in yesterday's comments about David Blatt. I'm thinking that if the Celtics landed a top 2 pick we would all care a little less about him. However, Blatt does look awesome. And he has joined Corey Brewer on the list of individuals I want working for the organization next season.
Tony Allen speaks to kids about healthy lifestyle. Green Bandwagon note - I really like Tony Allen. Maybe I agreed with Tommy's 3-dribble rule for the former Oklahoma State star last year. And maybe I wonder if he'll ever be the same. But I love Allen's intensity and the theory that he may black out briefly on dunks. I hope he warned the kids about the White Palace Grill and MarkTwain Johnson. I could not resist.
Celtics dancers in China, Alexis blog. Green Bandwagon note - I hate myself for linking to that
To the point. Green Bandwagon note - If you write about Rajon Rondo I will take notice. Nice piece.
The case against Yi. Green Bandwagon note - I'm glad there are others on the "don't draft Yi" bandwagon. As a side note I enjoy Celtics 24/7. They've got a sense of humor over there, which is nice.
Bleating for Blatt.
Logic and reason will take you farther in the NBA than clovers and ping pong balls . Green Bandwagon note - I'm not sure I agree with this all hail Jim O'Brien piece. I do like the Sherman Douglas reference. But I would argue several points:
- The premise of the article is that O'Brien stressed shot selection and defense. I remember Antoine Walker shooting 3s until his heart was content.
- I'm not sure Larry Bird has that much appeal/clout with the players.
- Jermaine O'Neal had a break out year last season in blocked shots. He was a beast. He got serious buzz for defensive player of the year. Keep in mind his first several seasons throw off his averages as he adjusted from high school.
- There is still someone who believes in Mike Dunleavy Jr.? Really?
Day three of the Orlando pre draft camp.
After watching a pro Donovan knows the right moves to make.
In Orlando who is worthy?
Green still not certain about staying in the draft.
Gasol pleased with new coach.
Assorted: Magic, Pacers, Grizzlies hire new coaches, Kerr new Suns GM, Doc speaks, Kobe and Buss talk.