Red's Army

Contender vs. Pretender

The Celtics slapped Orlando back to reality last night by doing one simple thing:  Playing playoff basketball. Keep this in mind:  The Magic had 7 offensive rebounds in the first quarter.  They had 5 the rest of the way.  They were held to 38% shooting, and to season lows in points and points in a... [More]

January 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Big Baby!!

Who thought Glen Davis was going to outplay Dwight Howard? Well it happened. Not only did Baby do a heckuva job guarding Howard, but he dropped 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter. Howard (11 pts, 11 reb, 3 blks) was a non-factor. He fouled out after committing a stupid offensive foul with... [More]

January 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 26

“Vote Yi” Campaign Fails

Marc Spears of the Globe reports Kevin Garnett will be an All Star starter Even with the backing of his homeland of China, New Jersey’s Yi Jianlian couldn’t beat out Boston’s Kevin Garnett for the final Eastern Conference All-Star spot. According to an NBA source, The Boston Globe has learned that Garnett was named one... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Why The Magic Are a Playoff Flop Waiting to Happen

I've been saying this for a few years now – Dwight Howard needs a signature move if the Magic are ever going to be legitimate championship contenders.  Yes, I realize he's only 23 years old and his game will surely develop in the coming years. But what about this year? The Magic may be tearing... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Alonzo Mourning Retires

Cross him off the list The Miami Heat announced Thursday that former NBA All-Star center Alonzo Mourning will retire from the league. Mourning hasn't played at all this season and played in only 25 games during the 2007-2008 season due to major leg injuries We're running out of big man options.... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

The Greeks May Want Steph

As Stephon Marbury and the Knicks continue to negotiate a buyout (seriously, what's a million dollars to either party?) , there are new reports that the owners of the Greek team Olympicacos might be interested in Marbury's services: w York Knicks According to reports in Greece, Olympiacos owners have said they are interested in offering... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

What’s Up With Tony Allen?

Has Tony Allen gone Kedrick Brown on us?  Kedrick was notorious for taking months to come back from what was originally diagnosed as a minor ankle injury. Tony last played on January 4.  It's January 22.  He didn't even make the trip… but originally… we heard he was only supposed to miss a game or... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

New KG Wallpaper

People seemed to dig the Rondo wallpaper… and I had a little time on my hands… so I made a KG version.  I'll try to get to others.  Click the big image for 1024 x 768 version. Here's the 800×600 version: And here’s the 640 x 480:... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1
We’ll Take Some Do-Overs Too

We’ll Take Some Do-Overs Too

So President Obama got a do-over on his oath of office (which was a colossal flub).  And if a successful man like Barack Obama can get a do-over, then why can't the Celtics?  I found a few that the C's would like: December 24, 1969:  Celtics coach Tommy Heinsohn, frustrated by guiding the Celtics through... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Eddie Money

One quarter of great basketball was good enough to beat the Heat tonight. The C's jumped all over Miami in the first quarter (29-10) and never looked back. Ray  Allen (12 pts), KG (8 pts, 5 reb, 1 stl) and Rajon Rondo (4 assists) paved the way in the 1st. The second quarter belonged to... [More]

January 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11