Fiddlin’ & Diddlin’ – Daily Links 8/16

Herald  Andrew Bynum receives rock star welcome in Philadelphia
Derrick Rose: Finding out ACL torn was like death
Judge: No shaving time for Tim Donaghy
Globe  Howard trade shifts power to Los Angeles
Celtics Green  Congratulations to The Other Team USA
Wyc Thinks KG Has a Nuclear Reactor Inside
Random Thoughts on Green, O’Neal, and more
Speaking of Character – Jared Sullinger Has It

Celtic Thunder  Hilarious Westbrook-Harden Commercial
Kendrick Perkins Photo of the Day
Celtics Life  Afternoon Delight: McKayla & KG are not impressed
Video: Boston Celtics “I Aint No Joke” Mix
What the Hell Happened to…Chucky Atkins?
CelticsBlog   Brian Scalabrine: A Cult Hero and More
Kevin Garnett Has A Nuclear Reactor In Him
ESPN   Summer Forecast: Expectations for Bradley
Lex Nihil Novi  Grampa Celtic on Larry BirdGrampa Celtic: Bird Surely Can CoachGrampa Celtic: Bird v. ‘NiqueGrampa Celtic: A Virtuoso Performance by Bird
Grampa Celtic Remembers Bird

Another Grampa Celtic Paean to Bird
Is It Really Farewell?
Grading Kevin McHale
Celtic Nation  SQ12#16 How Long for Doc to Fit Together the Rotation Puzzle?
Red’s Army   KG gets some new ink
Antoine Walker wants to be a coach someday
NBA 2K13 finally lets Christian Laettner get some Dream Team burn
Your Morning Dump… Jared Sullinger is prepared to never touch the ball on offense
CSNNE   Walker considers basketball outside of playing
Sullinger willing to give up his shot to help Celtics
CSN Chicago  Rose opens up about devastating ACL injury
Scalabrine has a few words for those who doubt him
Celtics Town  Bob Ryan’s retiring from his full-time position with the Boston Globe: My own Bob Ryan story
KG and Avery Bradley: A love story
Sullinger says he’ll just focus on rebounding; Celtics keep trying to win my heart
Green Street   Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck: ‘There’s some sort of nuclear reactor’ in Kevin Garnett
Apparently Kevin Garnett loves tattoos, hates cameras
Irish Coffee: Emptying the Celtics notebook
Mass Online  Kevin Garnett has ‘nuclear reactor inside him that never quits
Jared Sullinger on role with Boston Celtics: ‘I’ve got to get ready for rebounding’
Celtics Title Town  State of the Celtics: Walker wants to coach, and Green expectations
Celtics Morning Joe:KG needs to conserve his nuclear
Heat vs Celtics season preview: (4 of 4) Rondo
Rondology: Elevation
Hangtime Blogs  Van Gundy: Howard Trade Mishandled
Bynum Welcomed By Philadelphia Fans, Gets Ripped By Abdul-Jabbar
Derrick Rose Is On His Way Back
CSN Philly   Collins not opposed to coaching Olympic team
Pro Basketball Talk  Philly goes big with Bynum, which worries Doc Rivers (a little)
Fox Sports  Terry setting Celtics up for title run?
Arizona Sports  O’Neal feels great, wants to bring physicality to Suns
Athlete Status  Tweet of the Day: Jared Sullinger, Boston Celtics
Wicked Local  Hudson holds basketball camp
Sharon’s Joe Amorosino helps organize Celtics basketball camp
Bleacher Report   Burning Questions Around the NBA This Offseason
Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Each Miami Heat Free Agency Addition
Hoopsworld  How Exactly Was Dwight Howard Traded?
AZ Central  New Phoenix Suns center Jermaine O’Neal in shape, ready to make an impact
Deadspin  Stan Van Gundy On The Magic: “You Get What You Deserve”
Inside Hoops  Celtics still expected to sign Jeff Green
NJ.com  Knicks new point guards match up well with division rivals
Hoops Nation  “Article of the Week” Kevin Garnett: The Beating Heart of Basketball
NBA.com  Front and center: Howard has big shoes to fill in L.A.
Yahoo  Long-term Deal for Bynum Could Change Outlook for Boston Celtics: Fan Take
Slam Online  Greg Oden Wants to Be a Gym Teacher If NBA Career Doesn’t Work Out
NESN   Kobe Bryant Should Win Championship ‘Every Single Year,’ According to Divorcing Wife Vanessa
Chris Andersen Intriguing Option for Celtics, Worry Over Paul Pierce Retiring Elsewhere Overblown