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Rondo Wants Big Money?

A few weeks back, when the Rondo trade rumors first started, I gave two potential reasons why the Celtics would move the guy; he's got a bad attitude or he wants max money. Last night on Comcast, Ryen Russillo and Chris Mannix offered up their opinions of the trade rumors, and it appears I was... [More]

June 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 17

Why doesn’t Kobe just pay for the parade?

California's finances are a complete mess.  Everyone everywhere is broke.  So there was some concern about having enough money to cover the costs of a Lakers championship parade.  But private donors have stepped in. LOS ANGELES — An aide to City Council president Eric Garcetti says private donors have agreed to cover all of the... [More]

June 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 51

Josh Smith on the block?

The Atlanta Hawks are a young, athletic, exciting team.  But they don't seem to be on a championship path.  So now they're apparently starting to think of pieces they can trade… in an effort to bring in some more stable players that might be able to help them move forward.  One of those players:  Josh... [More]

June 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Rumor: Perk, Walker for #2 Pick

This latest rumor comes via Michael Felger and Gary Tanguay of Comcast: “We heard a rumble today, just a little rumble. Danny’s throwing a bunch of stuff against the wall as he likes to do. Memphis sitting there at number two. Perk and was it J.R. Giddens?” (Tanguay clarifies it’s Bill Walker). Please, I’m praying... [More]

June 16, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 13

Rondo’s back from China

And he's blogging about it. I just got back home from Beijing, China. I went over there for Nike's All Asia Camp. Me and Aaron Brooks made the trip over there for Nike, and I have to admit that I was a little nervous about going because of the 13 hour flight. I don't like... [More]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
How the Celtics got Paul Pierce

How the Celtics got Paul Pierce

The Sporting News' Baseline blog passes along an interview in which Larry Brown explains why the 76'ers passed on Paul Pierce. Basically, they made a promise to Larry Hughes… whom they selected with the #8 pick.  Since the Bucks had worked out a trade with Dallas… that left Paul Pierce just hanging out there at... [More]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Will the C’s be players in the 2010 sweepstakes?

Wyc Grousbeck seems to think so. Speaking with “Dale & Holley” Monday, Grousbeck did not give specifics, but he reiterated this fact by saying “there is a situation under which we could do that.” Several high-profile players who would command a max contract are currently set to become free agents in 2010, including LeBron James,... [More]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7
Red’s still better than Phil

Red’s still better than Phil

I'm not just saying that because our site's named after him.  I'm not saying Phil's a bad coach.  He's a great coach.  But he's not the greatest coach.  Red's the best ever… and it's not even a discussion. We've heard the arguments before… but they're worth reiterating.  Phil Jackson had two players in the NBA's... [More]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

The Favorites for Next Year?

Here are the current odds to win the 2009-2010 NBA Championship: Lakers: 5-2 Cavaliers: 3-1 Celtics: 5-1 Magic: 7-1 Anyone who'd place a bet now on next year's champion is a moron, because there's a ton of uncertainty surrounding all four of these teams. Let's take a look: Lakers: Two key role players, Trevor Ariza... [More]

June 15, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 18

Congrats to LA

Congrats to Kobe, Pau and company. Bryant's performance and hunger reminded me of Lisa Leslie's first WNBA championship with the LA Sparks. We'll be taking the trophy back next season. I couldn't stomach the last few minutes of this game, but I gotta know one thing; did Kobe fake cry during the post game interview?... [More]

June 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 82