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D-Wade challenges Obama to 1-on-1

Dwyane Wade is throwing down the gauntlet… and challenging the leader of the free world to a game of 1-on-1.  And he's doing it publicly on Twitter.  He had to break it up over two tweets. Now I have to officially go on the record and Present this challenge to our president. 2 chicago natives... [More]

August 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Happy 50th Magic

I respect Magic more than any other Celtics opponent.  Without him, the Lakers-Celtics rivalry wouldn't exist as we know it.  If I was starting an All-Time team… Magic would be the point guard. Happy 50th birthday, Magic.... [More]

August 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Who’s better: Ray or Redd?

That's the debate going on at Dime Magazine right now.  Here's part of the argument for Ray: He can still take over a game on the offensive end of the floor as the go-to guy, but he can also come in and play a lesser role that forces the defense to constantly be on the... [More]

August 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5
This makes you appreciate the Celtics a lot more

This makes you appreciate the Celtics a lot more

Sonicsgate Trailer from sonicsgate on Vimeo. The wounds of the Seattle Sonics leaving town are still VERY fresh in the Pacific Northwest.  In fact, in a couple of months, a full documentary on the departure will be released online.  This is a trailer for that movie.  The saga in Seattle just makes you appreciate what... [More]

August 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Nets make jumping on & off bandwagon easy

The Nets are going to be an interesting team this year.  They can be a tough matchup on some nights, and they could get destroyed on others.  So the team is making it easy on its fans who don't want to leave the arena in shame.  That's because the Nets are giving away reversible team... [More]

August 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Hollinger: Giddens is Terrible

Via John Hollinger's chat on ESPN.com: I could see Walker getting some minutes, yes. Giddens is terrible, I don't think he can play and have no idea why they picked him. Williams will be the fifth big man and be better than your typical No. 3 center if he's in shape (which he wasn't last... [More]

August 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

David Stern Cannot Be Happy with This Story

Deadspin has the story about a rogue scorekeeper from Vancouver who played god with statistics. Here's a sample: Partly because I disagreed with the blatant stat manipulation (that I did) and partly because I'm a Laker fan, I gave Nick Van Exel like 23 assists one game. If he was vaguely close to a guy... [More]

August 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Powe, Danny, talk about the split

I think we're just about done with the Leon Powe stories around here.  At least, until the Cavs and C's meet on February 25 (which I assume will be the first time he could play against us). But both sides spoke today, and the Herald has a ton of quotes. “I talked to [Celtics co-owner... [More]

August 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Rick Pitino is the Real Dr. Evil

If you didn't already want to punch Rick Pitino in the face, you will after reading this column Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Even more despicable than Rick are "his crew of sycophants and enablers – with and without basketball credentials – who accompany him job to job, restaurant bar to restaurant bar." First, there was... [More]

August 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

Rondo will emerge in about a week

Rajon Rondo has been pretty much MIA this summer.  At least… he has since all those trade rumors died down.  But he'll be out there, on a basketball court, a week from tomorrow.  Well, sort of.  He's going to be coaching one of the Elite 24 teams. ESPN RISE will hold the fourth annual Boost... [More]

August 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7