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Rasheed Wallace for Shane Battier?

A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE explores some trade options for the Celtics: Rasheed Wallace to Houston in exchange for Shane Battier:Battier's salary for 2010-2011 season: $7.35 millionYears remaining on current contract: 1 Why this works for Boston: Battier gives the C's a veteran presence who can defend small forwards at a comparable level to the... [More]

July 21, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 13

Your Morning Dump… Where Ime Udoka can’t be a better option than Marquis Daniels

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. Udoka, who will be 33 years old next month, is a player that the C's have had preliminary discussions about acquiring. However, his agent Mark Bartelstein, made... [More]

July 21, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10
Rondo talks at Team USA camp

Rondo talks at Team USA camp

After a lot back-and-forth, the Rajon Rondo/USA Basketball "saga" ended with him just showing up like everyone else did today in Las Vegas. I was there today to talk to him a little about the experience. And.. like I said.. we're in Vegas… so there's got be some kind of screwed up thing that happens. ... [More]

July 20, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Is Jason Kapono an option?

Via ESPN's Marc Stein: • I’ve been advised that Philadelphia, with its surplus of swingmen, is open to moving sharpshooter Jason Kapono, who has one season left on his contract at $6.6 million. Kapono is a natural target for teams in the hunt for a perimeter specialist with Mike Miller and Kyle Korver getting snapped... [More]

July 20, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 17

Your Morning Dump… Where Matt Barnes might not be going to Toronto afterall

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. Since Toronto recently spent the bulk of its $5.8 million mid-level exception to sign Linas Kleiza, it doesn’t have the available funds to sign Barnes outright to... [More]

July 20, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

Report: Matt Barnes taking his talents to Toronto

ESPN.com's Marc Stein reports the Toronto Raptors have signed Matt Barnes to a two year deal worth $10 million. The Raptors have no chance of competing for a title, but Barnes is making 2-3 times more cash with Toronto than he would have made playing for the contenders. And while I would have loved to... [More]

July 19, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

Matt Barnes is still a free agent

Via David Aldridge of NBA.com: As of late Sunday, according to a source, the Cavs were still in the running for Barnes — though their opposition was formidable, with the Lakers, Celtics and Heat, along with Toronto, all making strong pitches. That's all I got. Very quiet on the free-agent front. In the meantime, check... [More]

July 19, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Paul Pierce is a married man

Via People.com: In an intimate ceremony as the sun set over the Pacific on Saturday, Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce married Julie Landrum surrounded by white orchids, roses and hydrangeas. The athlete, 32, and his interior-designer bride, 27, exchanged vows underneath a gazebo at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, Calif. The couple's... [More]

July 19, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Your Morning Dump… Where Jordan, Barkley take shots at LeBron

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. "There's no way, with hindsight, I would've ever called up Larry, called up Magic and said, 'Hey, look, let's get together and play on one team,'" Jordan... [More]

July 19, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

What’s Rondo’s issue with Team USA?

For some reason, Rajon Rondo and USA Basketball can't seem to get on the same page.  After the "mis-communications" and subsequent resolution, There's some sort of issue again. He was downright indecisive Sunday when it came to his possible participation with the USA Basketball National Team that begins practicing Monday in Las Vegas. "I might... [More]

July 18, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10