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The Rebirth of JR Giddens

For a team that is returning all but 1 of its key players from last year's regular season, the Celtics sure do seem to have a lot of question marks.  JR Giddens is one of them.  Or maybe he WAS one. Giddens was finally, officially, signed this week… and he came to town to start... [More]

August 31, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

The Gambler

Former Boston Globe basketball guru turned Hoopshype blogger Peter May breaks down the genius that is Danny Ainge. May hails Ainge as a ballsy risk-taker, smart enough to cut his losses and creative enough to move them out of town. What stood out to me in this blog, was the negative aura surrounding Rajon Rondo prior... [More]

August 30, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Re-Live the Glory, on Blu-ray

Watching the Celtics win the championship was amazing. Watching in HD was even better. Now we'll get to experience the domination on Blu-ray. Warner Home Video has announced NBA Champions 2007-2008: Boston Celtics is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 4, marking the first-ever Blu-ray release from a major sports league. Nothing beats a clear,... [More]

August 29, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

… And On The 8th Day… Bloggers Will Rise Up And Smite Their Enemies!

Think owners don't pay attention to blogs? Then talk to the owner of SaveOurSonics who was served a subpoena by now Oklahoma City owner Clay Bennet. I got hit yesterday sitting in a meeting with my insurance company when a guy in a bright yellow shirt started hanging out, and eventually knocking on my conference room... [More]

August 28, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

The Mighty Atlantic

With the Olympics over, tumbleweeds are blowing through the NBA. The Celtics "officially" signed J.R. Giddens yesterday, but that's something we knew a week ago. Fortunately, Marty Burns over at SI.com threw together some off-season report cards for the teams in the much-improved Atlantic Division. He gives the defending champs credit for resigning Eddie House... [More]

August 27, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Excuses Excuses

I hate people who make excuses.  Now we're hearing them from a couple of guys who felt the need to make them after the US won gold in Beijing. First up:  Larry Brown explaining why HIS team didn't win gold. "The thing is they got guys that are willing to make a three-year commitment, which... [More]

August 27, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Jason Kidd Going Overseas

Ok… so he's not playing overseas… but he IS hawking Chinese shoes.  The Sporting News brings us word that Jason Kidd has dumped Nike to wear Peak shoes.  If you want to see more photos… including close ups of his shoes and a lot of things you can't read… go here. So Kidd joins Shane... [More]

August 26, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

RedsArmy.com Team Photo

The thing about being a blogger… you tend to be anonymous.  Well.. Chuck and I just got our new team picture done… and I wanted to share.  I'm the hot one with the mustache.... [More]

August 25, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Questions… Questions… Questions…

Welcome to the part of the off-season where we forget the Celtics are defending champions and those seeds of doubt and anxiety start creeping in.  It kinda goes something like this: "OH MY GOD!!! THE ROSTER IS FULL AND I STILL DON'T REALLY KNOW WHO'LL REPLACE JAMES POSEY!!!  AAAAARRRRRGH!!!!!" To that I say… relax Chuck. ... [More]

August 25, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Well… That’s Over. Now What?

This one wasn't easy, but the US got the job done… beating Spain 118-107 to win the gold medal.  DWade had 27, Kobe had 20.  Spain had the game to 4 with a few minutes left.  But the US held on… and now we're out of actual basketball to talk about.  For the next month or so… it's going to be a... [More]

August 24, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4