Fiddlin’ and Diddlin’ Daily Links 10/17

Herald  With surgery in past, Jeff Green has no fear as season approaches
Joseph finds a place
Celts revert to Plan B in loss to Brooklyn
Legislation signed on Seattle arena deal
Jazz rout Gasol-less Lakers 114-80
Thunder top Bobcats 120-98 in home preseason debut
Globe  Final: Nets 97, Celtics 96
Within the Atlantic Division, there’s been plenty of addition
Celtics release guards Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith
Healthy Paul Pierce starts strong for Celtics
Celtics Green  Comments From the Other Side – Nets 10/17
Terry & Christmas takes on Roxbury Womens BBall
Smith and Christmas Waived
Celtics Fall to Nets 97-96
Celtics Targeting a Vet for Final Spot
Assistant Coach Rajon Rondo
Grampa Celtic Weighs In on This Season’s Team

Celtics Life  Boston Celtics Video Blog 1
The Cutting Floor: Jeff Green, Courtney Lee, and Moving Without the Ball
Nets 97, Celtics 96 highlights
Rajon Rondo: Illusion vs Reality
What If….. The Boston Celtics Signed Allen Iverson
Is Jason Terry’s Celtics Tattoo the Best All-Time?
CelticsBlog  Celtics open to adding a veteran
Christmas and Smith cut: could the Celtics be in the market for a veteran point guard?
Nets edge Celtics in silly preseason game
Jeff Green could be key piece in defending the Heat
ESPN  C’s waive Christmas, Smith
Pregame: Health updates, cut reactions
Rapid Reaction: Nets 97, Celtics 96
Postgame notes: King of the Hill
Lee settling in with C’s
A Worthy comparison for Green?
Delonte West will meet with Rick Carlisle, Donnie Nelson
Boston Celtics newcomer Courtney Lee still finding himself
Big game a big boost for Nate Robinson
Rajon Rondo steps out of shadows as Boston Celtics’ leader
Lex Nihil Novi  Parish, Playing Better than Anyone Expected, Due for Big Payoff
Good Thing These Games Don’t Count
2007-08 is not the Only Blueprint for Success
Celtic Nation Brooklynized
CLNS Radio  Careless Whispers On Demand: Rury hits the TD Garden, Calvin Patiently waits
Injury Report: Darko Likely Out Next Two Games
Boston Celtics Lose to Brooklyn Nets in Preseason
Boston Celtics / Zombie Slayers
Celtics.com  Ford Keys to the Game: Nets 97, Celtics 96

CSNNE  Photo Gallery |Celtics mid-preseason report
Christmas: ‘Thanks to the Celtics for the opportunity’
Milicic (wrist) to get cortisone shot, miss two games
Wilcox ‘not ready, not comfortable’ enough to return yet
Celtics lose to Nets as third-stringers blow lead in final minutes
Joseph ‘blessed’ to remain on Celtics, but more work to be done
Two lockerless Celtics learning from the ground up
Rivers surprises staff, puts assistant in charge of second half
Garnett: The best is yet to come from Celtics players
Heinsohn: ‘Sullinger adds a dimension the Celtics haven’t had’
Lee: ‘It felt great playing in this atmosphere’
Mavericks reinstate G West after brief suspension

NESN  Summer League Standout Dionte Christmas, D-League Alum Jamar Smith Waived By Celtics
Celtics Live Blog: Paul Pierce In Midseason Form, But Nets Defeat C’s 97-96
Rajon Rondo Draws Up Final Play in Doc Rivers’ Absence but Celtics Fall Short Against Nets
Doc Rivers Sets Himself Apart With Ability to Draw Up Plays and Other Impressions From Loss to Nets
Jeff Green Tells Brian Scalabrine to Ask James Worthy’s Permission Before Comparing Him to Lakers Great (Video)
Brandon Bass, Jared Sullinger Competing With Each Other for Celtics, Not Against Each Other for Starting Spot
Doc Rivers Causes Speculation That He Was Watching Presidential Debate After Leaving Celtics Game
Celtics Hub  Celtics Cut Jamar Smith and Dionte Christmas

Celtics Town  Celtics’ Brandon Bass thinks he can play post. Strangely, stats confirm it
Rondo ready to be the leader of the Celtics
Boston Celtics Downed by Brooklyn Nets, 97-96, in First Preseason Game at TD Garden
Green Street   Celtics eye outside help after waiving Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith
Fast Break: Paul Pierce ends this Celtics-Nets debate
Armond Hill: ‘What would happen if [Doc Rivers] gets thrown out’
WEEI  The Nets rise and Celtics challenge
Three-for-all: Pierce nets 29 in loss
Celtics waive Christmas, Smith
Dooling: Allen talked more to media than C’s
Mass Live  Paul Pierce erupts but Boston Celtics fall to Brooklyn Nets 97-96 in NBA preseason
Jeff Green of Boston Celtics wants to ask James Worthy permission for comparison
Celtics Title Town  Celtics Morning Joe: Pierce needs to be Pierce along side Rondo
The Alchemist
Hangtime Blogs  LeBron Embraces The Skyhook
Slam Online  NBA Wants Players to Shorten Pregame Handshake Rituals

SB Nation  Darko Milicic injury update: Celtics center has ‘mild wrist injury,’ will get cortisone shot
Kicks on Fire  Season Preview: Boston Celtics | KicksOnFire
MetroWest Daily News  Nets 97, Celtics 96: Lee fitting in fine with C’s
Chris Wilcox forced to play waiting game with Celtics
Indy Sports  Celtics’ Milicic due to get shot in sore right wrist
SB Nation  Celtics overtime: Paul Pierce can still score, Jeff Green is ready to goPress Herald  Former Red Claw cut before Celtics fall to Nets
Daily Herald  Nate Robinson delivers big performance in Bulls’ win
Enterprise News  CELTICS NOTEBOOK: Smith, Christmas waived in first roster moves
Celtics waive two rookie guards
Darko Milicic sits out game against Nets
Newsday  Avery: Win over Celtics shows Nets’ new spirit

Neon Tommy   2012-13 NBA Season Preview: Atlantic Division
Dallas News  Sefko: If Delonte West is mad about Mavs’ crowded backcourt, he’ll have to deal with it
Yahoo  Interesting Storylines Developing at Boston Celtics’ Training Camp
Telegram  Boston Celtics’ subs torpedoed by Brooklyn Nets
The Ledger  Basketball: Now Fans Can Get A Piece of Bob Knight |
CBS Sports   Celtics’ Kevin Garnett loves the kids, talks leadership
Pro Basketball Talk  Celtics fans, don’t expect to see Chris Wilcox anytime soon