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Jalen, Vegas, and why it matters to you

I'm not going to bore you with everything I did and said at Blogs with Balls 2.0 in Las Vegas… partly because the alcohol has conspired to erase a lot of those memories. And partly because I don't want to turn this blog into some kind of Anthony Bourdain travel excursion space. If you really... [More]

October 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

As If Our Egos Weren’t Big Enough…

Yup, former Fab Five member and ESPN analyst Jalen Rose is now following us on Twitter (There's no truth to the rumor that John stole Jalen's Blackberry in Vegas and hacked into his Twitter account). And the Boston Globe, one of the most esteemed newspapers in the country, is linking to our web site. I... [More]

October 19, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Big, Bigger, Biggest

Here's the big lineup Doc Rivers had on the court during the 1st quarter of yesterday's game: Ray Allen – 6-5 Marquis Daniels – 6-6 Paul Pierce – 6-7 Kevin Garnett – 6-11 Rasheed Wallace – 6-11 It's a lineup we might see more of during the regular season, albeit in short stints: “It was... [More]

October 19, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Chamillionaire Says MJ Is One Rude Bastard

Hip-hop artist/rapper Chamillionaire was a huge Michael Jordan fan, until he met up with his Airness at a recent party. Let's just say Jordan wasn't kind to Chamillionaire's request for a photo. According to Chamillionaire, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen witnessed the incident and took some pictures with him after the Jordan bitch-slapping. For the... [More]

October 19, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 14

Different perspectives on KG’s performance

I love how people can look at the same thing and see something different. Perspective #1:  HE'S BACK! KG dropped 11 points in the first quarter.  He only missed two shots.  He was quarterbacking that D and he rebounding.  Oh yeah… he's back, baby.  This was the kind of KG performance that will make it... [More]

October 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

That was our “competition” in the Atlantic

If the Raptors are going to carry themselves this season like they're a playoff contender, they're gonna have to come stronger than they did tonight.  They were soft on D (The C's scored 33 first quarter points, 101 for the game, and shot 50%) and they were sloppy on offense (21 turnovers/19 assists).  That ain't... [More]

October 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Quis to Get Time With Paul, Ray

The Celtics have a 3pm tip-off against the Raptors. According to the Herald, Doc will be experimenting with a new combination: Today’s game will feature a new combination of Pierce, Allen and Marquis Daniels on the floor at the same time. Daniels will be the point guard in this configuration. It will be fun to... [More]

October 18, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Rondo’s D May Be Less Frustrating This Year

Apparently tired of hearing me scream at the television, Rajon Rondo is ready to stay in front of his man this season. Rondo tells Julian Benbow of the Globe that he would purposely let his man by him so he could attempt a back-tip a handful of times each game. Playing defense is more than... [More]

October 18, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Reliving the Glory Days

Boston.com has an excerpt from Jackie MacMullen's new book about Magic and Larry – When the Game Was Ours. It picks up right after the Celtics beat the Lakers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals: By morning, Magic had been saddled with a new nickname (Tragic) and so had his team (the Fakers). That... [More]

October 18, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

How One Trainer Got KG Back In Shape

Slam Online has a great read about Joe Abunassar and how he got Kevin Garnett in shape after the knee surgery: According to Abunassar, his body had shown the effects of the time spent away from the court since the Boston Celtics shut him down in March. His spindly frame had put on some weight.... [More]

October 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off