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Does the Artest deal help the C’s?

Interesting theory explained on The CMSB.  Here's one of the 4 reasons: How bad does Sheed look if he signs with another team for more money? Currently it sounds like the Spurs, Mavs, and Magic are in play (hat tip to Gary Tanguay's Twitter page). If he signs with San Antonio, it looks alright. If... [More]

July 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Musical Chairs

The following is a guest post.  Guest posts can be submitted via email, but are not guaranteed to be posted.  Please don't take it personally Musical Chairsby GantI doubt there's anyone reading this who was not at some point forced by professional educators to play the game, "Musical Chairs." It was a long time ago... [More]

July 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Happy Birthday America!

It's America's birthday… and most people are going to take the day off.  But not us.  We'll be watching the C's… and letting you know if they make any moves.  Well… we will for as long as we're sober. All is quiet on the NBA front right now.  Just some minor moves like Orlando not... [More]

July 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Detroit pursuing Thibodeau

All I've been hearing is how much Joe Dumars wants an experienced head coach candidate.  But suddenly,  assistant coaches are being thrown into the mix. With Avery Johnson no longer considered the inevitable choice, the candidacy of Cleveland Cavaliers assistant John Kuester has gained momentum in the Detroit Pistons coaching search, league sources said Friday.... [More]

July 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Turkoglu bags Portland

Remember when we said Hedo Turkoglu signed with Portland?  Yeah… not so much. Free agent Hedo Turkoglu has backed out of his commitment to the Portland Trail Blazers and plans to sign with the Toronto Raptors, a source close to the talks told Yahoo! Sports on Friday night. Turkoglu had agreed on a five-year, $50... [More]

July 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Hedo to Portland, Zen Master to Return

Making news around the league… The Lakers get Phil Jackson for another season. The greatest luckiest coach of all time has decided to suck up the chronic leg and hip pain and pursue back-to-back titles. All that pain will pale in comparison to the ulcers likely to be created by coaching Ron Artest.  Hedo Turkoglu... [More]

July 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Sheed’s gonna take a week to think about it

Frank Dell'Apa reports Rasheed Wallace is not expected to make a decision on the Celtics' offer of a mid-level exception contract for at least a week. The Celtics sent Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett, and Paul Pierce, along with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and managing partner Wyc Grousbeck, to Wallace's suburban Detroit home for... [More]

July 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Pierce takes break from Sheed talks to shoot craps

One man's encounter with Pierce… via Ball Don't Lie So I'm heading back to my room and I see Paul Pierce playing craps. Obviously, he wasn't part of the contingency romancing Rasheed Wallace to the Celtics on Thursday or most likely on Friday. I'm in a semi-Red Bull and Vodka daze, but not enough that... [More]

July 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

The Courtship of Rasheed Wallace

Gary Tanguay has all the details about the Celtics trip to Michigan and their meeting with Rasheed Wallace: I spoke with Bill Stickland, the agent for Rasheed Wallace moments ago . He told me… Danny Ainge wanted to show up on Rasheed’s doorstep Wed. Night at midnight…which is when the free agent signing period began.... [More]

July 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Counting Roster Spots

This is a guest column submitted by Gant As you know every team can have up to 15 roster positions. Right now the Celtics have 10 players under contract for the coming season: Garnett, Pierce, Allen, Rondo and Perkins; then House, Walker, Giddens, Scalabrine and Tony Allen. That leaves 5 more potential spots. (Please do... [More]

July 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2