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Irish Coffee: Magic president claims Celtics ‘act tough’
Posted By Ben Rohrbach On January 19, 2011 @ 12:51 pm In General | 1 Comment
Wake up with the Celtics and your daily dose of Irish Coffee …
The Orlando Sentinel executed a midseason Q&A session  with the Magic’s version of Danny Ainge — president of basketball operations Otis Smith — and he essentially called the Celtics a bunch of what singer Everlast called “fake tough guys, trying to act hard.” Here’s the exchange:
The Celtics are just 5-8 against the Magic during the regular season since the arrival of Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, but they own a 7-6 advantage against Orlando in the postseason — and that’s without Garnett in the lineup for a 4-3 Eastern Conference semifinals loss during the 2008-09 playoffs. The C’s ousted the Magic 4-2 in the conference finals last season, when many critics questioned the Magic’s toughness (rightfully so).
JERMAINE O’NEAL HAS A FASHION LINE?
The future of Jermaine O’Neal‘s basketball career remains in limbo, as we await a decision Wednesday  on how he’ll treat his knee moving forward this season, but he may already be setting himself up for his next venture as a fashion mogul.
O’Neal will be rolling out a new fashion line of casual sportswear, Le Jaunty, over the course of the 2011 calendar year.
“I’ve always been into fashion,” O’Neal told WWD.com . “I’m from Columbia, S.C., and my family is very religious. We’d go to church and Sunday school and we always had to dress up. I enjoyed that.”
Just when you thought O’Neal’s season couldn’t get less interesting …
THE ASSOCIATION: EPISODE 2
Eipsode 2 of the behind-the-scenes documentary “The Association: Boston Celtics” airs on Friday night at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Episode 1  was a must-see for any Celtics fan. Here’s the remaining schedule:
SHAQUILLE O’NEAL’S DOUBLE STUFF
Promoting Oreo’s Double Stuf Racing League , Shaq showed up to the Prudential Center in Boston for a ton of awkward “twist it, lick it, dunk it” moments. Enjoy:
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URLs in this post:
 midseason Q&A session: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/mobile/sports/os-orlando-magic-otis-smith-0119-20110114,0,4360911,full.story
 a decision Wednesday: http://blogs.wickedlocal.com/celtics/2011/01/18/celtics-storm-delays-decision-on-jermaine-oneals-knee-surgery/
 O’Neal told WWD.com: http://www.wwd.com/eyescoop/celtics-jermaine-o-neal-launches-men-s-line-3418786
 Episode 1: http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/celtics/post/_/id/4678578/the-association-episode-1
 Glen “Big Baby” Davis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkE5TlNfJa0&feature=player_embedded
 Shaquille O’Neal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnKnQWT50MI&feature=channel
 Paul Pierce: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRc4crrPwDA&feature=channel
 Doc Rivers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BI5AXi5X1R8&feature=channel
 Oreo’s Double Stuf Racing League: http://www.nabiscoworld.com/oreo/dsrl/home.aspx
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