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Rondo misses Team USA practice

Our friend Jeff Garcia from Project Spurs is in New York covering Team USA, and he passes along word that Rajon Rondo missed practice today because of a death in his family. Sherrod Blakely tweets that Rondo's uncle passed away, and he'll return to the team tonight. The photo comes from a Chris Forsberg piece... [More]

August 11, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Ariza, Posey involved in 4 team trade

The day after the Celtics waived Rasheed Wallace… and waived goodbye to what everyone thought was a tradeable contract… a bunch of guys whose contracts would have matched have been traded for each other. The New Orleans Hornets acquired Trevor Ariza(notes) Wednesday in a four-team, five-player trade that also sends point guard Darren Collison(notes) to... [More]

August 11, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 16

Von Wafer on Boston & That Sports Babe

Late last night, right before our show started, That Sports Babe told me Von Wafer was possible for the show.  Mid-show, she got a text telling us to call him. So we did.  We talked about what happened to him in Houston… What he and Doc talked about before he signed… what Boston is like... [More]

August 11, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are taking Shaq’s word for it

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. “We expect him to play a role off our bench,” Ainge said. “Shaquille has discussed those issues [with us]. He’s made it clear that they won’t become... [More]

August 11, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

The Rasheed Wallace era is over

The Celtics finally reached a buyout agreement with the soon-to-be-retired Rasheed Wallace. The Boston Celtics announced today that they have waived forward/center Rasheed Wallace after coming to a mutual agreement following which Wallace plans to retire. “We would like to thank Rasheed for everything that he did for this team and organization last season,” said... [More]

August 10, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Boston & That Sports Babe at 9pm

We're back again tonight at 9pm… Coming up tonight… someone is giving David Kahn a run for his money as dumbest man in the NBA.  Also, the LeBron James theater of the absurd continues.  And… we spread our wings to the world of golf and talk a little Tiger Woods. Our guest tonight?  Well… we're... [More]

August 10, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Wafer: “I’m more mature now”

Lost in all the Shaq craziness was the fact that Von Wafer was also milling around Health Point today.  Easy to understand that the world stops spinning when one of the best centers of all time swings by to play out the string… leaving the young kid trying to prove himself all over again to... [More]

August 10, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Sheed resolution “sooner rather than later”

So much for the C's using Sheed's contract to bring in some help.  Today, Danny Ainge made it sound like they're just going to let him walk away. "It is probably going to be resolved sooner rather than later," Ainge said on a conference call following Shaquille O'Neal's introduction. "I expect it to be done... [More]

August 10, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13

The 2010-11 schedule is out

Here's the link, now here are the highlights: Tuesday, October 26: (opening night) vs. Miami Friday, November 5:  Tom Thibodeau returns w/Bulls November 7-13:  road trip!  OKC, Dallas, Miami, Memphis.  Big early test. November 17:  Washington & John Wall come to Boston December 25:  @ Orlando (first time playing Orlando this season) January 30: @... [More]

August 10, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Shaq: No beef with Perk, KG is young, Pierce is like Nick Van Exel

Shaq and Perk have gone toe to toe a few times… and there's been some tension in those matchups.  And when Shaq didn't mention Perk earlier in one of his quotes… everyone started wondering if there was going to be some sort of beef. Well… Shaq ended all that talk today: "Perkins is a very... [More]

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