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Chris Babb, the undrafted rookie out of Iowa State who was signed to his second 10-day contract on Monday. Even Joel Anthony got into the mix for the first time since playing four minutes against Golden State on March 5 and scoring two points
and Vitor Faverani (knee) left the Celtics particularly shorthanded in the frontcourt, which meant more minutes for Joel Anthony . While Sullinger and Olynyk could return as soon as Saturday, Bradley’s absence from the backcourt remains uncertain
announced the All-Star Game starters , now’s as good a time as any to hand out Celtics midseason grades. We’ll give Joel Anthony , Jerryd Bayless, Vander Blue and Chris Johnson a pass, since they essentially transferred to the Celtics after the
option. Without Chris Bosh, Miami doesn’t really have anyone who can guard Garnett. They used Ronny Turiaf and Joel Anthony and they even used LeBron James at times in Game 3. Lacking size, the Heat’s strategy is to front, rather than play behind
times. I took three jump shots and no free throws. That’s just part of it. I’ve got to keep attacking. I think Joel Anthony shot more free throws than me and took 20 [actually 18] less attempts. That’s part of the game. I don’t think
shooting should take the underrated Joel Anthony away from the basket and open up ..... Pierce to attack off the dribble. Anthony presents his own issues in that he ..... Collins, Lavoy Allen, etc). Anthony offers little on the offensive end
come to the realization that maybe you should go back to the formula that led to 28 points just 48 hours earlier? Is Joel Anthony -- a swell supporting piece, but come on -- really such a game-changer defensively that he can impose his will
rebounds and six turnovers. Anthony contributes: Since the Celtics traded for former Heat forward Joel Anthony , his role with the team has ..... Boston’s frontline thin, Anthony saw more minutes than he ..... since joining the Celtics. Anthony , never a prolific scorer to
field (0-2 3P) and sat for a large stretch of the second half in favor of Olynyk, Kris Humphries and (wait for it) Joel Anthony . WHAT WENT RIGHT Early KO : After recording the first double-double of his career on Monday, Olynyk had himself
in a three-team deal with the Heat that will bring Joel Anthony , a protected first-round pick and a future second-round ..... Toney Douglas from the Warriors and managed to unload Anthony ’s burdensome contract on the Celtics. The 31-year-old
is entering the 2012-13 season with four players who are capable of playing center -- Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem, Joel Anthony and Josh Harrelson. If Milic did sign with Miami, it would give the Heat four of the top five players taken in the
Udonis Haslem, Rashard Lewis, James Jones, Joel Anthony , Josh Harrellson Breakdown : At this point ..... Williams, John Jenkins Frontcourt : Ivan Johnson, Anthony Tolliver, Kyle Korver, Anthony Morrow, Johan Petro, Mike Scott Breakdown : You
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