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The Top 5 Turkeys of the NBA Season

It's Thanksgiving and that means it's time for unoriginal columns/blogs like this one. 5. Nate Robinson – Aside from their lack of defense, Nate's three-point heave at the other team's basket perfectly captures the dysfunction that is the Knicks. 4. Joey Crawford – This notorious referee made this list the night he slapped Doc Rivers... [More]

November 26, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Happy Thanksgiving

Chuck and I would like to just take a moment to wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving.  Grab a drumstick off the TurBaconDucken, grab a brew, and enjoy the day.  We'll have any C's updates if anything happens today… so check back in later after your nap. Be safe everyone. ... [More]

November 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo’s might have found his stroke

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. “Confidence,” Wallace said of one possible result from that shot. “It was a big shot. Even though that wasn’t the drawn-up play, that’s something you need. If this... [More]

November 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3
And the Rollercoaster Ride Continues…

And the Rollercoaster Ride Continues…

Wow. What a game. Too bad it was against the mediocre 76ers. Thanks to some ridiculous three-point shooting (13-20, 65%) the Sixers lead the Celtics 85-79 going into the 4th quarter. Fortunately for our sanity, the Celtics rattled off a 23-7 run to take a 10-point lead. They C’s were sparked by Rondo (8 of... [More]

November 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Allen Iverson is quitting

Marc Spears tweets: AI's personal mgr Gary Moore tells Y! Sports AI is retiring. That's surprising. I'll believe it when I see it.  I'm betting you need quotes around it…as in "retiring".  I still think he wants to play… just not under any terms available right now.  I say don't believe it until he files... [More]

November 25, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

“KG wouldn’t be playing… if he was hurt”

“His surgery has healed, but he’s had discomfort in his shins,’’ said Ainge, who holds weekly meetings with Garnett and team physician Dr. Brian McKeon. “KG wouldn’t be playing right now if he wasn’t confident. “And he wouldn’t be playing if he was hurt.’’ The lack of explosiveness in Garnett’s game is apparent to all... [More]

November 25, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Celtics/76ers Game Preview

Celtics (10-4) vs. 76ers (5-9) Game time: 7:30pm, TD Garden. TV – CSN, Radio – WEEI-AM (850) Team Leaders Scoring Bos: Pierce – 19.6                  76ers: Andre Iguodala – 18.2 ReboundingBos: Garnett – 7.6                  76ers:  Iguodala – 6.5 AssistsBos: Rondo – 8.9                    76ers: Iguodala – 5.7 Who'll go off: Paul Pierce. Why not go with... [More]

November 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Report: Gambler Claims 13 Refs Involved in Betting Scandal

Via WHDH Ch. 7 News in Boston: A source tells 7Sports that the gambler at the center of the 2008 NBA betting scandal says 13 referees were involved. Jimmy "The Sheep" Battista pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transmit wagering information in connection with disgraced NBA official Tim Donaghy and served 15 months in federal prison.... [More]

November 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Some Extremely Early Playoff Predictions

Four weeks into the season, ESPN's Tim Legler offers up his playoff predictions. Here's the top four seeds. 1. Boston Celtics: Still the best team in the East. They have the best defensive team, even with guys currently banged up. They know how to win in the most consistent way, which is to defend, rebound... [More]

November 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Danny freaks out Celtics Nation

“We have had internal discussions about (Iverson),” Ainge said yesterday, “but a decision like this has to be unanimous, and it wasn’t.” Among the questions surrounding Iverson are cost (not a problem after he was willing to go to the Grizzlies for $3.1 million), how much he could help a club and whether, in the... [More]

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