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'Sheed gets green

Posted on: July 6, 2009 11:07 am
 
Rasheed Wallace intended to spend the weekend contemplating which of the three teams that wanted him to visit with next. By Sunday night, he decided there was no point. 'Sheed wanted to be in green.

"The important thing is that Rasheed felt this was the best fit for him," Wallace's agent, Bill Strickland, said on the phone Monday. "And he decided, 'Let's not waste other people's time.'"

San Antonio, Orlando, and Dallas were hoping Wallace would delay his decision and hear what they had to say. But when Wallace called Strickland Sunday night, he'd already decided that Boston was where he wanted to sign what likely will be the last contract of his career. It's for two years at the mid-level exception of about $5.6 million annually.

The Celtics' star-studded recruiting pitch, spearheaded by Kevin Garnett, certainly paid off. Wallace was sold on being a complementary piece on a star-laden, championship-ready roster, and was wowed by coach Doc Rivers' presentation on how he would fit in.

"He has respect for the organization, likes the players and respects their abilities," Strickland said. "He has a certain affection for and is sort of a kindred spirit with K.G."
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Since: Jul 7, 2009
Posted on: July 7, 2009 8:44 am
 

'Sheed gets green

Then you TJ must still be living in Portland, Oregon...This guy has not done anything in 3 years..By far the laziest guy I have ever watched...Plays defense about 25% of the game...Cant guard anyone on the perimeter...Has not posted up & demanded the ball in about 5 years...Has not scored 20 points & 10 boards in 3 years..A walking cancer on the court...Yes the man can shoot the ball but he and 200 other players in the league can shoot the ball...When is the last time Rasheed Wallace dominated a game???? He does not demand a double team hell he only needs a point guard to face him up at the tree point line..



Since: Dec 6, 2006
Posted on: July 7, 2009 3:45 am
 

'Sheed gets green

well said.



Since: Mar 18, 2009
Posted on: July 7, 2009 12:39 am
 

'Sheed gets green

It is inevitable Rasheed Wallace made the team older when they signed him, but when he is playing well and motivated which i think he will,The money won't be that an issue any more, remember that when PJ Brown played well in their Finals run, now they have the same thing with Rasheed (a high priced back up to kevin Garnett)but better in my opinion( again if motivated).Boston Celtics just have to sign Glenn Davis back or even get Grant Hill, i think the Boston Celtics are trying to get one more chance to become champions again within these two years ultimately.



Big Brad
Since: Jul 3, 2009
Posted on: July 7, 2009 12:22 am
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Since: Mar 12, 2008
Posted on: July 6, 2009 8:53 pm
 

'Sheed gets green

One of the worst posts I've ever heard relating to NBA basketball. This shows an absolute lack of knowledge about a player and his game. You may not like the guys attitude, but his still very viable playing ability can't be denied.

TJ

 




Since: Apr 2, 2009
Posted on: July 6, 2009 6:26 pm
 

'Sheed gets green

As a Laker Fan...i hear people saying this isn't a good move....I think they aren't looking at the big picture then.  This makes the Celetics with their new length, one of the best Defenses next year, if not one of the best D's of all time.  I now clearly expect to see (if everybody stays healthy) a Celtics and Lakers match-up in the finals...and this time around it will be competitive...Can't wait.



Since: Jun 28, 2009
Posted on: July 6, 2009 2:36 pm
 

'Sheed gets green

OH MY BAD AND ANOTHER THING THEY MIGHT LEAD THE LEAGUE IN TECHS..... I WANT TO SEE HOW DOC RIVERS MESH ALL THESE DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES HE HAS ON HIM TEAM ESPECIALLY HOT HEAD RONDO.



Since: Jun 28, 2009
Posted on: July 6, 2009 2:32 pm
 

'Sheed gets green

LOL WOW SHEED IN GREEN I SMELL A BOS AND LAK FINALS REMATCH THEY WILL LET GARNETT PLAY IN THE POST WHILE SHEED ROOM AROUND FOR THREES>>>>> LOL WE WILL SEE HOW IT WORKS.



Since: Dec 1, 2008
Posted on: July 6, 2009 11:42 am
 

'Sheed gets green

sheed agrees to 2 year deal with the boston celtics.



Since: Dec 1, 2008
Posted on: July 6, 2009 11:41 am
 

'Sheed gets green

Sheed is fun to watch because of his attitude. But i think Sheed will be in line because he now has a well respected coach in Doc Rivers. Sheed singning with the celtics will make them a ig conteder in the east. Also look for sheed to have a breakout season in boston since last year was his carear low in multple catagories.


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