Browse Archives by:

Baby Shout Out

This morning, I was perusing some recent Celtics’ stats in order to see if there was any indication that the Cs were nearing the end of their funk.  Was Saturday night’s win against New Orleans an aberration or was it indicative of good things to come for the men in green?

Well, unfortunately I’m no closer to my answer but I did notice one pleasant surprise:  Glen Davis.  Since returning from the mystery knee injury that left him writhing on the floor after a game and his teammates dumbfounded, Davis has put up a cool and consistent 14 points and 9 rebounds.

Davis is also shooting better from the long two area (50% from 16-22 feet) and finishing strong at the rim (49%).

I have no idea how severe Davis’ knee injury was, but I do know that he has been playing much better in his last five games than in the five games that preceded his injury.

So here’s a Baby-Sized shout out to Glen Davis for a job well down.  He’ll have to keep it up if the Celtics hope to make any noise in the playoffs.

  • kricky

    What I really dig is that he's been a beast on the boards..

  • Chris O

    Agreed Kricky, he's been working them boards way better and more than normal it seems

  • Devil's Advocate

    Not to be a wet blanket, but 49% at the rim is actually pretty…meh.

    • BrendanJackson

      True, but it's a small sample size (which I understand works both ways). Tonight, if he goes 2-for-2 at the rim, he's up to 57% for the past 6 games. The Pacers game brought him down. Take away that game and he's 55% at the rim. Still pretty meh but for an undersized guy who used to get his shot blocked all the time and is now a converted jump shooter, I'll take it.

      • zebulon

        I agree with Devil's Advocate – but find issue more with the wording of "finishing strong at the rim", when the numbers say he is finishing terribly at the rim over the past few games (though he is playing very well, particularly rebounding the basketball).

        • kricky

          With his lack of length and hops he'll never be a great finisher underneath.

          As long as he boxes out and plays some tough D I'll be happy.

          • zebulon

            He was finishing over 60% of his shots at the rim through the first half of this season…

  • Batman

    We need to plump Big Baby up

    • kricky

      It would be really interesting to see what he could do if he ever got into really great shape. The guys is obviously a tremendous talent. Losing 30 lbs would help his lift and make him a better finisher shot blocker. (Look at how much Roy Hiberthas improved after losing some weight.)

      But with his pancakes and spaghetti regimen I fear that this is just wishful thinking….

  • Morpheus

    In other words…contract year/performance.


    Wait, Brendan, you’re confused about a celtic suffering from a mysterious phantom knee injury?

  • Jeremy

    Yet everytime he tries to take it to the hoop and gets blocked…and then gets his rebound..and then gets blocked again..and then it becomes a rinse and repeat cycle..I don’t get him. If you got blocked the first time around, kick it out to someone else because chances are that they’ve collapsed to the paint since you’re there which means someone else is open. Big Baby’s basketball IQ is really…primitive to say the least. I think he just doesn’t get that he doesn’t have the lift to really slam it home the way Shaq could but still tries to play like a paint dominating big man when hes under the rim.

    • Jmt

      Kicking it out is an option, but it's not necessarily the best option. If his shot isn't blocked, it's likely to be a higher % shot than whoever he's kicking it out to (unless it's Ray open for 3).

    • jacksobd

      He actually hasn't been getting blocked as much at the rim this year. Certainly last year getting blocked was a problem but this year he's been finishing at the rim at a high rate.

no prescription xenical bupropion tab zithromax 500 mg pfizer viagra on line buy deltasone online cipro in south africa purchase viagra without a prescription levitra website orlistat price discount cialis online cialis online us paxil lexapro cheap cialis in uk canadian propecia buy cipro in usa cheap viagra no prescription generic levitra canada viagra tab generic levitra mastercard natural alternative to paroxetine buying viagra from india purchase discount cialis buy prednisone online without a prescription lowest cost levitra best and cheapest viagra pills cialis pricing nolvadex price no prescription how to order cialis online celebrex price where to buy cialis cheap non prescription generic cialis top selling herbal viagra cialis discount overnight viagra sales in uk alternative paxil genuine cialis online viagra online stores online rx diflucan buy cheap generic viagra zithromax dosing how much is accutane cialis com purchase cytotec online azithromycin cheapest cheapest viagra online online pharmacies uk amoxicillin canada diflucan buy daily cialis online accutane oklahoma viagra cheap canada viagra discount sales purchase viagra in uk buy amoxicillin online xenical pharmacy ordering levitra buying viagra online legal cheap authentic viagra one day shipping amoxil side effects viagra how to buy cialis online best best price celebrex generic cialis lowest price buy cialis in canada us cialis propecia mexico online prescription viagra azithromycin purchase online cheap cialis online without a persciption cialis order on line dose amoxicillin levitra canadian cialis canada 5mg celebrex cost australia azithromycin 500 mg viagra online sale buy levitra in europe wellbutrin online pharmacy viagra canada pharmacies order nolvadex viagra professional pfizer cymbalta australia for sale buy online purchase viagra flagyl buy generic cymbalta 20mg wellbutrin online prescription cialis online american internet viagra pharmacy buy cipro online cheap viagra pill viagra approved viagra buy usa side effects for zithromax viagra 25 mg canadian pharmacy cheap generic viagra cipro generic 100mg of paxil real cialis pharmacies herbal alternative to lasix order viagra in canada cipro xr bayer discount clomid levitra online sales cheap levitra prescription cialis brand approved cialis cheap viagra discount generic viagra professional viagra pfizer 50 mg female viagra europe furosemide 40mg tab