Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Numerology AKA Dart Does The Knowledge

The odds that the Grizzlies and Celtics would be leapfrogged by the Hawks, Sonics and Blazers in the Draft Lottery for the top 3 picks in the 2007 NBA Draft were 1 in 555.
Kevin Garnett will wear number 5 with the Boston Celtics.
Kevin Garnet was born in the 5th month of the year, May.
Kevin Garnett was the 5th player drafted in the 1995 NBA Draft.
The Celtics received the 5th pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, a pick they traded to Seattle as part of the deal that landed Ray Allen.
The last time the Celtics appeared in the Eastern Conference Finals was 5 years ago.
Paul Pierce has worn number 34 throughout his entire career.
Ray Allen wore number 34 throughout his entire career until now (he will now wear 20 in Boston).
Kevin Garnett wore number 34 in high school at Farragut Academy in Chicago (he wore 21 in Minnesota).
The Celtics now have Ray Allen and Allen Ray on the same team. Allen Ray will be Ray Allen’s backup.
57 years ago today, Walter Brown bought the rights to the Celtics franchise outright. The number 1 that hangs in the rafters was retired in honor of him.
The number to call to get Boston Celtics tickets is 1-866-4-CELTICS (I have a ticket connect already...no calls needed)



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Good to have you back in action ... Good reads as always.