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Tracy McGrady’s noble gesture

You'll notice something different about Tracy McGrady this season.  He's switching his jersey number from #1 to #3.  And he's got a pretty good reason for the switch. McGrady wore No. 3 in high school. He is making the switch to promote his humanitarian efforts in the Darfur region of the Sudan and a documentary... [More]

July 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Boston.com Suffering, Red’s Army Thriving

The editor of Boston.com blames a sharp drop in web traffic this May and June to the fact the Celtics exited the playoffs in the second round: No rolling rally. No euphoria. No heart-stopping NBA finals, sadly, with photo-friendly celebs packing the Garden. No May-to-June buildup for such a record season. That said, despite a 40... [More]

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

Pistons clear space… Baby offer next?

The Detroit Pistons sent Arron Afflalo and Walter Sharpe to Denver today for a future second round pick.  This move is significant because it now means they have $3.2 million dollars to offer potential free agents.  One of those free agents is Glen Davis. The Celtics have taken a wait-and-see approach with Baby so far... [More]

July 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Magic surprisingly retain Gortat

I thought 5 years, $34 million was more than enough for Dallas to sign Marcin Gortat.  But surprisingly, the Orlando Magic are going to match the offer. An NBA source has told the Orlando Sentinel that the Orlando Magic will match the five-year, $34-million offer sheet extended by the Dallas Mavericks to Marcin Gortat and... [More]

July 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

That was TEN years ago?

Brandi Chastain’s shirt-stripping celebration happened at the Women’s World Cup 10 years ago this past weekend. You might be wondering why we care about Brandi Chastain running around in her sports bra 10 years after the fact.  But for those of you with good memories, it’s an excuse for us to post a classic KG... [More]

July 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6
Giddens Summer League interview

Giddens Summer League interview

Watch for the nice flush down the lane at the end. (Via Lex Nihil Novi)... [More]

July 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Hudson has surgery on broken finger

Lester Hudson is recovering from surgery to repair the finger he broke while bracing himself during a fall in the Orlando Summer League. "I caught myself with that hand, and ended up breaking my finger," Hudson said. "The doctors have been great up here, and said I should be back in about a month." Hudson... [More]

July 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

The Demise of A.I.

At one time, Allen Iverson was the most explosive player in the NBA. Now, he's having a hard time finding a team. The problem? A me-first attitude. Rather than seek a short-term, small money contract with a contending team, the 34-year old Iverson wants to go to a place where he can start and get... [More]

July 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Peter Vecsey is a Hall of Famer?

Via the NY Post: Peter Vecsey, the ultimate NBA insider, is heading inside the Basketball Hall of Fame. Vecsey, The Post's NBA columnist nationally renowned for his irreverent, always ahead-of-the-curve "Hoop Du Jour," will be inducted during festivities on Sept. 10-11 in Springfield, Mass., after receiving the Curt Gowdy Media Award. I'm guessing Vecsey didn't... [More]

July 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Tony Parker’s Summer Vacation, Part II

That's Tony Parker holding one giant bottle of champagne at his brother's birthday celebration in Paris. The last time we saw Parker, he was enjoying the warm waters of the Mediterranean with his wife Eva Longoria. (More pics of the wife, after the jump) Meanwhile, I'm sweating my ass off painting my kid's room. (Image... [More]

July 12, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3