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Enemy Chatter: Celtics didn’t want any part of crazy (expletive)…

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Los Angeles. Bryant looked at Artest in the locker room and recounted the start of the game, when the Lakers and Celtics were already jostling and trash-talking in... [More]

February 1, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12
Your Morning Dump… Where staying positive is not easy

Your Morning Dump… Where staying positive is not easy

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. Losing stings, and for a Celtics fan, losing to the Lakers stings 10 times worse. Losing when the final score represents the only LA lead in the... [More]

February 1, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

How bad was the 4th quarter defense?

Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston and Doc Rivers have the answer: Boston led by 11 points with 9:17 remaining, and while its offense certainly downshifted, its typically unwavering defense did too. Maybe even more so. Of the 24 points the Lakers scored in the fourth quarter, a staggering 18 came in the paint. (How many... [More]

January 31, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 23

That was a kick in the balls…

Kobe Bryant (19 points, 8-20 FG) overcame a mediocre performance and drained a go-ahead jumper with 7 seconds left to beat the Celtics 90-89. Rajon Rondo played a brilliant game – 21 points, 12 assists, 5 rebounds. Doc inexplicably went without Rondo on the court for the final play. Had I drawn up the play,... [More]

January 31, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 112

Celtics/Lakers Game Preview

Celtics (29-15) vs Lakers (36-11) Game time: 3:30pm, TD Garden. TV – ABC. Radio – WEEI-AM (850). Team Leaders Scoring Bos: Pierce – 19.1                  Lakers: Kobe Bryant – 28.2 ReboundingBos: Perkins – 8.4                  Lakers: Pau Gasol – 11.0 AssistsBos: Rondo – 9.6                    Lakers: Bryant – 4.7 Who'll go off:  Rajon Rondo.... [More]

January 31, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

Your Morning Dump… Where this is a must win

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’ve got to do a better job,” said Pierce, looking at poor performances against contenders. “We’ve got the Lakers coming in (today), so we feel like it’s... [More]

January 31, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

RedsArmy.com Player of the Week: Paul Pierce

Games this week Clippers: 22 pts, 5 reb, 2 ast, 5 TO Magic: 12 pts, 2 reb, 3 ast, 4 TO Hawks: 35 pts, 2 reb, 1 ast, 3 TO We tried to find someone else, but Paul's night last night was just too much to overlook… so he's won the honor for the 4th... [More]

January 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics are yesterday’s men

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from Atlanta. Celtic pride. Ever heard of it? Well, it should have been on display Friday night. Turns out all we saw was Celtic age. And all we heard... [More]

January 30, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Let the hype begin

This is the latest video from LD2K of The Lakers Nation… and the message is simple:  Kobe is a mythical God and the Celtics are animals trying to take him down. Are we gonna stand for that? The last 2 games be damned.  This one is different.  I hope the Celtics understand that.... [More]

January 30, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 21

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics remain all talk

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. Prior to Friday's Hawks-Celtics game, Boston center Kendrick Perkins said his team “put a hit out” on Hawks guard Jamal Crawford, who had burned the Celtics for... [More]

January 30, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 14