Fiddlin’ and Diddlin’ Daily Links 11/7

Herald  Deep roots of defense
Sullinger: KG praise means a lot
Russell Westbrook leads Thunder past Raptors 108-88
KG searches for offensive balance
Globe  For Jared Sullinger, a chance to go beyond the comparisons
Kevin Garnett says Celtics are a ‘work in progress’
Celtics Green  Preview: Wizards (0-2) at Celtics (2-1)
Jason Terry is a Celtic – Parking Cars
Rookie Round-Up: Week 1 – Sullinger Shines
Celtic Minute and Practice Report

Celtics Life  Mack in Maine: D-League PG provides NBA Insurance
Kevin Garnett on consistency: Celtics are either “hard as sh#t to beat” or “trash”
Atleast, the Boston Celtics aren’t as bad as the Los Angeles Lakers
KG compares Sullinger to Perkins
SB Nation Doc Rivers ‘concerned’ about Rajon Rondo’s minutes
CelticsBlog  Q&A with Bullets Forever (Wizards blog)
Kevin Garnett compares Jared Sullinger to Kendrick Perkins
Celtic Thunder  Comments from the Other Side – Raptors 11/6
ESPN   Practice report: Defense still the focus
Podcast: Gotham talks C’s on Herd
Help is on the way?
Will it click? Terry’s cautionary tale
Five on fire: KG & playing with an edge
Boston Celtics’ Big Three counting on help from bench

Lex Nihil Novi  Wicks and Rowe: They were Actually Quite Good in College
Wicks and Rowe weren’t Always the Wicks and Rowe of Celtic Fame
Remembering the 88-Game Streak (game by game)
Sidney Wicks, Curtis Rowe, Bill Walton and the UCLA 88-Game Win Streak
CLNS Radio  Celtics Post Game Show vs Wizards, immediately following the game
Red’s Army  Doc’s not going to bail out his bench
Your Morning Dump… Where the Garnett/Sullinger ticket is a winning one
Celtics.com  Rivers Opens Gym Doors for Open Practice
KG Compares Sullinger to Perkins
CSNNE   Celtics assistant Longabardi takes defensive lapses personally
Sullinger reminds Garnett of former C’s center Perkins
For Celtics’ Lee, knowing role is half the battle
Celtics starters aren’t going to bail bench out
Does Rondo need time to grow into leadership role?

NESN  Doc Rivers Draws Hard Line Against Overplaying Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce In Early Season Despite Celtics’ Struggles
Kevin Garnett’s Practice Habits Spur Celtics Teammates to Greater Emphasis on Preparation
Celtics Town Sully learned it from his father
Green Street   Celtics notes: Doc Rivers announces ‘if we can’t win with [KG] off the floor , we just won’t win’
Why Kevin Garnett comparing Jared Sullinger to Kendrick Perkins matters
I want Mike Longabardi ‘to take it personally when teams score’
Celtics Title Town  Celtics Morning Joe: Another morning, and another day talking about defense
Celtics by the Numbers: Last years bench scoring compared to this years
Hangtime Blogs  Flopping Aside, New Flagrant Foul Replay Rule Could Have Bigger Impact
SI.com  Rasheed Wallace: Classic photographs
Stan Van Gundy doesn’t think NBA’s new flopping rule will be effective
NBA fines Hornets coach Monty Williams for criticizing concussion policy

ProJo  Dooling to discuss childhood abuse with Katie Couric
NY Post   Wallace makes impact with Knicks sooner than expected
MetroWest Daily News  Garnett wants consistency from Celtics
Bleacher Report  Why Limiting Rajon Rondo’s Minutes Is Not an Option for Boston Celtics
Washington Times  Martell Webster calls Wizards’ game vs. Celtics a ‘must-win’
Washington Examiner  Seraphin readies for rematch with Garnett
CBS Sports  Mike Gorman On Toucher & Rich: Sullinger Has Shot At Rookie Of The Year
Nashua Telegraph   Sullinger earns consideration from Rivers