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NBA GMs: Not As Smart As You Might Think

NBA.com polled 30 GMs about the upcoming season: Which team will win NBA Finals 2010? 1. Los Angeles Lakers 60.7% 2. Boston Celtics 17.9% 2. Cleveland Cavaliers 17.9% 4. San Antonio Spurs 3.6% Which team will win the Eastern Conference? 1. Boston Celtics 50.0% 2. Cleveland Cavaliers 42.9% 3. Orlando Magic 7.1% Which team will... [More]

October 7, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Just remember, the problem is with KG’s shin

The Celtics return to action tonight in their first preseason game of the year.  And EVERYONE is going to be watching Kevin Garnett out there.  Just remember when you're watching… if he's limping, it's because he's got shin splints and some mysterious calf problem now. “He’s been good, (but yesterday) I thought they bothered him... [More]

October 7, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Danny admits to reading blogs… sort of

In a long, detailed interview (via Celtics Blog) in which Danny discusses things like KG's knee (there are no staples in there), his heart attack (he's feeling pretty good), and Rondo's attitude (the guys really like him)… we self-centered pricks here at the Red's Army office focused on this: "People were trying to read between... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

“I think Rajon Rondo will be a lifetime Celtic”

Doc Rivers was on WEEI earlier this morning…and the thing that seems to be resonating with people is what he said about Rajon Rondo. I think Rajon Rondo will be a lifetime Celtic. I really do. I think this process he’s gone through is the process all players go through at times. The maturity process... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Cavs forget they’re the Cavs, print Finals tickets

The last time the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA title was….. ……………… Hmmm… they don't seem to be on the list.  I should take a different approach to start this post. The Cleveland Cavaliers have been in the finals so many times they…….. Huh?  Just once?  Really? Then why the hell are they printing and... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

SLAM: Pierce 17th best in the NBA

SLAM has been ranking the NBA's best players all summer.  They're up to 17… which is where we find Paul Pierce. Pierce remains one of the very few players who has stayed with the same team for the last ten plus years. The total? Six. Yup, only six guys: Kobe, Tim Duncan, Dirk, Zydrunas Ilgauskas... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

KG second best player this decade

According to Ball Don't Lie… KG falls behind only Tim Duncan on the list of greatest players this decade. KG takes the cake over Kobe by a hair due to his defense, an area that isn't always accurately documented by statistics. His stats, though, are pretty awesome. Garnett averaged over 20 points, 10 rebounds, and... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Shelden’s fresh start

 The hardest role on this team to define might be that of Shelden Williams.  Is he an insurance policy?  Does he fill a Leon Powe role where his minutes depend on matchups? Whatever it is, Shelden is keeping it simple… and looking at it like a fresh start. “They want me to come in and... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3
People told Doc to pass on the Celtics job

People told Doc to pass on the Celtics job

I've got to give credit where credit is due.  Celtics.com is stepping up this preseason.  They've been posting interviews with everyone and making a lot of good stuff available to C's fans. Today, they put up a 5 minute interview with Doc Rivers.  Among the topics:  his association with Red Auerbach… who is great coaching... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ray admits to being hurt last year

First… we heard that Ray Allen was dealing with a hamstring issue in last year's playoffs.  Then… he said "no.. I wasn't." Now, he's finally admitting to it. “My hamstring was bothering me, but it was something going on in my lower back,” Allen said yesterday. “You get toward the end of the season something... [More]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5