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Bluff City Classic . 2008 No. 30: J . R . Giddens , New Mexico Seasons in Boston ..... Eddie House -Nate Robinson deal Giddens ’ energy and athleticism was undeniable ..... his two seasons with the Celtics, Giddens spent time with the Maine Red
come knocking for Bill Walker and J . R . Giddens When they were traded from the Celtics ..... roles — Walker as a starter, Giddens as a contributor off the bench. After ..... is vital for him.” Walker and Giddens understand the significance of
for recap) over the Knicks Tuesday night at TD Garden. Part of it was the return of Eddie House , Bill Walker and J . R . Giddens — who never even had time to leave in the first place. Part of it was the arrival of Nate Robinson, who had all of his
contract and made the team . To satisfy the salary cap requirements, the Celtics parted ways with Bill Walker and J . R . Giddens , and while fans wanted to see both get a chance to show what they could do, it just wasn’t going to happen
the final year of their deals: Brian Scalabrine, Eddie House, Tony Allen, Marquis Daniels, Shelden Williams and J . R . Giddens . All together, they represent over $12 million in expiring contracts, and the Celtics could package a number of
draft-day trades for second-rounders Leon Powe (2006) and Glen Davis (2007), have little to show for recent drafts ( J . R . Giddens and JaJuan Johnson are two notable busts). A failure to find reinforcements in the draft is another critical
Ainge has had some success in the late first round (Bradley in 2010 and Sullinger in 2012) and some failures ( J . R . Giddens in 2008 and JaJuan Johnson in 2011), and while the Celtics own the No. 16 pick on June 27 — the highest such
bid to repeat as champions by drafting J . R . Giddens with the 30th pick of the 2008 draft. Giddens played 38 games in his NBA career, only ..... an NBA general manager. That being said, Giddens was the 30th pick. The 31st pick was
how they’ve panned out. 5. J . R . Giddens , 30th pick, 2008 – Heralded as ..... scorers in the 2008 draft class, Giddens simply just never panned out in ..... left the Celtics in free agency, Giddens couldn’t live up to the defensive
for drafting Justin Reed , Orien Greene , Gabe Pruitt , J . R . Giddens , Lester Hudson and even Green, all of whom never ..... non-Celtics season: 12.0 points 2008-09 NBA DRAFT J . R . GIDDENS (30th pick) BILL WALKER (47th pick) First Celtics