Red's Army

The “Blogs with Balls” weekend

Why am I talking about the Blogs with Balls weekend on Wednesday?  Because it took me until today to recover.   It was one hell of a weekend, and I'd like to thank everyone involved for putting it together.  Special thanks to the HHR crew for not only launching this endeavor… but for allowing me to... [More]

June 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Ray Allen’s Houston radio interview

Ray Allen was on the "Sean and John" show a couple of days ago.  Here's a link to his half hour interview.  Among the topics of discussion: The construction of the 2007-08 Celtics The exodus of the NBA from Seattle His disappointment in being drafted by the Bucks instead of the C's in 1996 His... [More]

June 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Coach K Coming to LA?

From some dude named Woelful at the Journal Times (Wisconsin): At least one well-informed NBA informant insists that Lakers coach Phil Jackson will hang up the clipboard this summer and his successor could be Duke's Mike Krzyewski — especially if his highly-influential agen (Kobe Bryant) puts the heat on Lakers management. Wouldn't this be fun?... [More]

June 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 13

Kevin Love fired Kevin McHale

Kevin McHale is apparently out as coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The team didn't announce it last night.  Neither did McHale.  Kevin Love did… on Twitter: Today is a sad day…Kevin McHale will NOT be back as head coach next season. Sucks for McHale… though it's not surprising.  But I love how teams are now... [More]

June 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Rondo Wants Big Money?

A few weeks back, when the Rondo trade rumors first started, I gave two potential reasons why the Celtics would move the guy; he's got a bad attitude or he wants max money. Last night on Comcast, Ryen Russillo and Chris Mannix offered up their opinions of the trade rumors, and it appears I was... [More]

June 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 17

Why doesn’t Kobe just pay for the parade?

California's finances are a complete mess.  Everyone everywhere is broke.  So there was some concern about having enough money to cover the costs of a Lakers championship parade.  But private donors have stepped in. LOS ANGELES — An aide to City Council president Eric Garcetti says private donors have agreed to cover all of the... [More]

June 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 51

Josh Smith on the block?

The Atlanta Hawks are a young, athletic, exciting team.  But they don't seem to be on a championship path.  So now they're apparently starting to think of pieces they can trade… in an effort to bring in some more stable players that might be able to help them move forward.  One of those players:  Josh... [More]

June 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Rumor: Perk, Walker for #2 Pick

This latest rumor comes via Michael Felger and Gary Tanguay of Comcast: “We heard a rumble today, just a little rumble. Danny’s throwing a bunch of stuff against the wall as he likes to do. Memphis sitting there at number two. Perk and was it J.R. Giddens?” (Tanguay clarifies it’s Bill Walker). Please, I’m praying... [More]

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

Rondo’s back from China

And he's blogging about it. I just got back home from Beijing, China. I went over there for Nike's All Asia Camp. Me and Aaron Brooks made the trip over there for Nike, and I have to admit that I was a little nervous about going because of the 13 hour flight. I don't like... [More]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
How the Celtics got Paul Pierce

How the Celtics got Paul Pierce

The Sporting News' Baseline blog passes along an interview in which Larry Brown explains why the 76'ers passed on Paul Pierce. Basically, they made a promise to Larry Hughes… whom they selected with the #8 pick.  Since the Bucks had worked out a trade with Dallas… that left Paul Pierce just hanging out there at... [More]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5