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Our long national nightmare is finally over

Today… NBA basketball returns.  Sort of. Guys will be in Waltham in uniform and answering questions… which counts right now.  And we look forward to bringing you a first-hand perspective.  Granted, it will be someone else's first-hand perspective since the team has shut us out… again.  At least it's part of a rigid anti-blog policy... [More]

September 28, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

Back to Work

The Celtics finally get back to work this week. As related to basketball, the last six weeks have been brutally boring. Here's a look at the key dates in the next two weeks: Monday, 9/28 – Media Day Tuesday, 9/29 – Training camp opens Thursday, 10/1 – My birthday Wednesday, 10/7 – Celtics vs Houston... [More]

September 27, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

The Week in Review

Paul Pierce had a busy week. While launching his new Truth on Health initiative, he blasted the NBA for planning to go with replacement referees if the current labor dispute isn't solved by the start of the season. He also said the Celtics are the best team in the NBA, which set off a fantastic... [More]

September 26, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Another has-been deciding between Boston & Phoenix

First it was Grant Hill… then it was Dan Dickau… Now, Bobby Jackson is reportedly deciding between Phoenix and Boston for his one last NBA fling (Via CelticsBlog). Depending on which source you read, Jackson has been mentioned to be headed to the Celtics or the Suns. Whichever route he takes, he will probably have... [More]

September 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13

The Truth: “… we’re going to win it all.”

Via Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports: “Before the season even started last year, I was asked, ‘What is going to stop y’all from winning it all?’ ” Pierce said in a phone interview on Thursday. “The first thing I said was, ‘If we’re healthy, we’re going to win it all.’ And I’m going to say it... [More]

September 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 46
I’ll be hanging out with Jalen Rose in Vegas

I’ll be hanging out with Jalen Rose in Vegas

Jalen Rose at Blogs with Balls: “Viva Las Vegas” from HHR on Vimeo. OK… hanging out is a relative term.  Jalen and I will be among the speakers at Blogs With Balls 2.0… which is part of the Blog World & New Media Expo 2009.  Jalen will be part of the keynote panel moderated by... [More]

September 25, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1
Pierce Pissed Off About Replacement Refs

Pierce Pissed Off About Replacement Refs

(Warning: Video contains NSFW language) Paul Pierce is not happy that the league is willing to start the season with replacement referees: “I think it’s terrible that they don’t have a deal in place,” Pierce said. “The league needs to step up and get it in place. Last [season] they talked about difficulties with the... [More]

September 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Paul Pierce Wants Kids to Get Off Their Asses

That's Paul Pierce with Bill Clinton and Usher at a political/community event in NYC this week. Pierce's latest off-the-court venture is The Truth on Health campaign – "a national effort designed to bring health and fitness to America's youth" Pierce will launch FitClub34 a web-based "fit" club that provides children with the information, resources, and... [More]

September 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Can Russian money lure LeBron out of Cleveland?

It's pretty much a done deal.  Russia's richest man, Mikhail Prokhorov, is going to buy an 80% controlling interest in the New Jersey… soon to be Brooklyn… Nets. Suddenly… the "It makes the most sense for LeBron to stay in Cleveland" thing might not apply as much as it used to. The guy is worth... [More]

September 24, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 12

Marquis Daniels Loves His Twitter & Dogs

In case you haven't noticed, Marquis Daniels loves to Twitter. He can be quite entertaining, provided you can understand his slang and abbreviations. He also responds to his fans. Here's a recent exchange he had with John after he tweeted about his affection for the city of Orlando: John: You can love Orlando all you... [More]

September 24, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6