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Your Morning Dump… Where the guys are happy to get a fresh start

Your Morning Dump… Where the guys are happy to get a fresh start

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. "For me, I think it will be a good start for me to just come in and start from scratch,” [Robinson] said in a conference call. “I... [More]

July 23, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Marquis Daniels is coming back

Via NBA Fanhouse: The Boston Celtics have reached an agreement to re-sign swingman Marquis Daniels for $2.5 million on a one-year deal, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, told FanHouse on Thursday. "It's a good opportunity for him,'' Bartelstein said. "It's a fresh start for him after the injury.'' Daniels, who had thumb surgery during the season,... [More]

July 22, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 18

Lost wages and gained knowledge in the epicenter of the basketball universe

I'm back in Boston after a week in Vegas that spanned the end of Summer League, the beginning of USA Basketball's mini-camp, and the decimation of my bank account at the blackjack tables. Let's start with the most important lesson of the week.  When a dealer draws a 2, get ready to get your nuts... [More]

July 22, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Report: Matt Barnes down to Cavs, Lakers

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports: Unless Cleveland raises multi-year offer that starts around $3.5M, Matt Barnes will sign a 1-year, $1.7M deal with Lakers Hey Matt, sign with somebody, anybody… please. I need closure on NBA free agency.... [More]

July 22, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

Cue the Rondo for CP3 trade speculation

Now that Chris Paul has allegedly demanded to be traded out of New Orleans (he prefers the Knicks, Magic or Lakers and maybe Portland and Dallas), the media and fans have started rampant speculation about deals. Bill Simmons (via Twitter): Boston has the hammer offer if they want to make it: Rondo, Perkins, Sheed's ghost,... [More]

July 22, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 23
Rondo talks some C’s in Vegas

Rondo talks some C’s in Vegas

Rajon Rondo spent a few minutes during day 2 of Team USA's Vegas mini-camp talking Celtics…. and there was no real departure from his confident stance. The thing that really struck me about the entire interview was how he dribbled that basketball behind his back for the entire thing in a perfect rhythm.  It's…. captivating.... [More]

July 22, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Where we add Jarvis Hayes to the list

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. With most of the higher-priced shooters off the free agent board, CSNNE.com has learned that the Celtics have had some conversations about one of the best still... [More]

July 22, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1
Coach Tom Thibodeau in action with Derrick Rose

Coach Tom Thibodeau in action with Derrick Rose

I'm an unabashed basketball junkie.  And not in the "I've got to watch 10 games a day" way.  I mean I could spend 10 hours a day on the basketball court watching the game… watching guys learn… watching coaches coach… all of it. So when day 2 of USA Basketball's mini-camp ended… I was mesmerized... [More]

July 21, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Updates (sorta) on Barnes and Fernandez

Here's an update on Matt Barnes situation, courtesy Brian Windhorst: Matt Barnes has tough choice. Come to CLE for a little more $ or play with contender. Right now, sources say, he's leaning toward contender #Cavs can offer more $ than Heat, Magic, Celtics & Lakers. But doesn't sound like Cavs want to make quite... [More]

July 21, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6
More from Team USA’s mini-camp

More from Team USA’s mini-camp

Day 1 of the Team USA mini-camp gave us a chance to not only talk to these guys, but see how they worked together.  I've put together some video of the guys, mainly focusing on Rajon Rondo, as they go through drills and some of their new sets.  After the jump, video of one of... [More]

July 21, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5