Boston Celtics: Charges
Here's a look at the Celtics' charge taken leaderboard (which Davis is dominating) and a look at the full rundown on infraction induction this season:
CELTICS CHARGE LEADERBOARD
1. Glen Davis - 14; 2. Jermaine O'Neal - 2; 3. (tie) Semih Erden, Shaquille O'Neal, Nate Robinson 1.
Here's the complete rundown:
OCT. 26 vs. MIAMI (2)
1:43 (1st) - Davis (LeBron James)
8:43 (4th) - Davis (Dwyane Wade)
OCT. 27 vs. CLEVELAND (4)
09.7 (1st) - J.O’Neal (Daniel Gibson)
8:16 (2nd) - Robinson (Ramon Sessions)
6:25 (4th) - Davis (Sessions)
35.6 (4th) - Davis (J.J. Hickson)
OCT. 29 vs. NEW YORK (2)
9:45 (1st) - S.O’Neal (Amare Stoudemire)
2:18 (1st) - Davis (Wilson Chandler)
NOV. 2 vs. DETROIT (2)
4:26 (1st) - Davis (Ben Gordon)
2:44 (1st) - Davis (Ben Wallace)
NOV. 3 vs. MILWAUKEE (3)
1:15 (2nd) - Davis (Ersan Ilyasova)
4:52 (3rd) - Davis (Drew Gooden)
10:08 (4th) - Erden (Corey Maggette)
NOV. 5 vs. CHICAGO (3)
10:51 (1st) - J.O’Neal (Luol Deng)
45.1 (1st) - Davis (Deng)
9:34 (2nd) - Davis (James Johnson)
NOV. 7 vs. OKC (2)
11:07 (2nd) - Davis (James Harden)
7:08 (2nd) - Davis (Russell Westbrook)
NOV. 8 VS. DALLAS (1)
16.7 (2nd) - Davis (Caron Butler)
Our good friend Jason Ouellette from Red's Army put together a compilation video of Baby's charges if you want to watch the charge wizard in action.
PHILADELPHIA -- Standing next to each other on one side of the paint, Boston Celtics teammates Jermaine O'Neal and Glen Davis saw, at precisely the same moment, a Sixers ball-handler ready to drive from the opposite baseline.
Like two shoppers racing for a must-have Christmas gift on Black Friday, the two practically pushed each other out of the way trying to scramble over and draw an offensive foul.
In a way, it seemed appropriate. These two figure to be pushing each other to take charges all season long.
After making his debut Sunday, O'Neal anointed himself the undisputed charge champion of the world. All he's missing is a Rasheed Wallace-like title belt. It's an art he takes great pride in and isn't bashful about telling one and all how good he is at it.
Even if someone who disagrees with him happens to wear stripes.
The charge tally during Boston's 103-92 preseason loss to the Sixers on Tuesday between O'Neal and Davis was at one apiece when O'Neal stepped in as Andres Nocioni plowed into him while driving baseline in the third quarter.
The whistle blew and O'Neal looked up from the ground expecting to see the referee pointing in the opposite direction. Instead, the referee's fists hit his hips indicating a blocking foul on O'Neal, who then earned a technical foul for voicing his displeasure while on his back.
That's how serious O'Neal is about taking charges.
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