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Chris Forsberg, ESPN Boston

The loss of Allen, which comes just as the Celtics celebrated finally getting back to full health, leaves Boston dangerously thin at guard, prompting Rivers to phone home to see what could be done to expedite the physical Robinson needs to pass before he could even fly to Portland for Friday's game.
Rivers noted it was still possible the team could have Robinson in uniform against Portland -- wearing his new No. 4 jersey --- but suggested it was unlikely. He jokingly asked reporters if they had a private plane that might be available to deliver Robinson to the Pacific Northwest in time for tipoff.
Another option might have been to fly the Celtics doctor out to the West Coast. Just saying... But what do I know? If it was up to me we'd have Caron Butler, Tyrus Thomas, and DJ Augustin right now. Silly me.

JR 2/19/2010 04:54:00 PM Edit
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5 Responses so far.

  1. tb727 says:

    Robinson may be playing tonight what app lol...

  2. Anonymous says:

    so anyone got a clue if there is a chance Nate will be playing...I really think we need him tonite after the battle last night

  3. tb727 says:

    Actually it looks like he's not playing now- may not play until Tuesday against...the Knicks lol

  4. JR says:

    Tyrus Thomas 1st game on the Bobcats off the bench: 9 points, 12 rebounds, 6 blocks

    Yeah, we couldn't use an athletic forward off the bench who can do that right?

  5. tb727 says:

    AND they smoked Cleveland

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