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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

Blazers Rooting Against Miles

We all know the signing of Darius Miles carries very little risk with the potential of a huge reward. But if the following is true, the Portland Trail Blazers management has 18 million reasons to hope he fails: The signing has little monetary risk for the Celtics, given that Miles is already assured of making... [More]

August 23, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Bill Walker Signs

Danny Ainge is a busy guy.  He signed Bill Walker today… terms, of course, undisclosed. “Bill’s hard work and skill development this summer has given us the belief that he can be in our short-term plans as well as our long-term plans.” Celtics GM Danny Ainge said in a press release. A lot of people... [More]

August 23, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Welcome Darius Miles

According to the Globe's Marc Spears, the C's have signed Darius Miles to a non-guaranteed contract. Yes, he's never played to his potential, spent the last two years with major problems and will reportedly be suspended 10-games for violating the league's drug policy but when you are the world champs, you can take a flyer on... [More]

August 22, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

One Mo’ to Go

Team USA is on the verge of its first Olympic Gold Medal in 8 years, thanks to their 101-81 victory over Argentina. Popovich and Duncan must have been thrilled watch Manu Ginobli re-injure his ankle. Up next: The Spaniards – a team we annihilated by 37 points. Should these guys gag on Sunday, the Golden... [More]

August 22, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Dennis Johnson Tribute

BallerBlogger.com has a nice little tribute to one of the most underrated players in NBA history:  Dennis Johnson Johnson was named to five All-Star teams and nine straight All-Defensive Teams. He was a member of three NBA championship squads, and his postseason heroics earned him a reputation as a money player. He was imbued with... [More]

August 21, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Larry Bird: I’d Sit For Kobe

Larry Bird was on the Dan Patrick show… and Dan tried to bait him into all sorts of crazy answers.  To Larry's credit… he said all of the right things while remaining awesome.  He immediately said he'd sit for Kobe… who could start for the 1992 team (Later, however, adding: "He's no Michael Jordan").  He also... [More]

August 21, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Precious Olympic Moments

The Olympics provide so many special moments… I… I just can't control my emotions right now. So Special.... [More]

August 21, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
Y’Ouch

Y’Ouch

I admit… I watched the first quarter of the USA-Australia game and thought "we're not going to let these guys stay close… are we?" Then the second quarter happened.  And Kobe showed up.  And Australia went down… hard.  116-85. These guys are really going after it.  They're playing with a purpose.  (Add third cliche here).... [More]

August 20, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off