Red's Army

Why Detroit Might Not Bother With Big Baby

Via ESPN.com's Marc Stein: The early sense I get is that the Mavericks have little interest in using their midlevel exception — which is back in their possession after Orlando confirmed its intention to match a five-year, $34 million offer to Gortat — to play the restricted free-agent game again with Boston's Glen Davis. Detroit,... [More]

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Minnesota not interested in Thibodeau

Still looks like Thibs is coming back to Boston. The Minnesota Timberwolves' deliberate coaching search will soon move into its next phase with ESPN/ABC analyst Mark Jackson, Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis and Houston Rockets assistant coach Elston Turner expected to progress to the deciding round of interviews, according to NBA coaching sources.... [More]

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Big Baby Davis Isn’t Feeling the Love

Glen Davis has been busy tweeting the past few days: What's going on? Does anybody knows where I'm going to be at? Is it det,Utah,bos,cleveland,I feel good about Rasheed . He'd a great player. I love his energy! I do feel we will have the most tech in the leauge because perk an rasheI feel... [More]

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Antoine Walker’s fall continues

Antoine Walker, who in 2009 made more than $9 million dollars despite never seeing the court… now faces charges in Vegas for not paying gambling debts. Walker, a three-time all-star who won an NBA title with the Miami Heat in 2006 and a national championship at Kentucky in 1996, has been charged with failing to... [More]

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The Cavs Are Really Loading Up

It's been a busy off-season for the Cavaliers. They traded for Shaq, resigned Andy Varajeao and signed free-agent Anthony Parker. But wait there's more. The media is consistent reporting they have interest in other free agents; namely Matt Barnes, Joey Graham, Linas Kleiza and Sean May. My initial reaction was – how can they afford... [More]

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The Clippers are such teases

Every once in a while, the worst franchise in all of sports… the Clippers… tease their fans with a decent squad.  This might be one of those years.  First, most people will say they got the only "lock" of the draft in Blake Griffin.  He showed why people think that last night by dropping 27... [More]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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