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Scal to Indy for Marquis Daniels?

Fanhouse is reporting the Celtics are in talks to acquire Marquis Daniels in a sign-and-trade.  One of the names being discussed as part of the sign-and-trade is Celtics power forward Brian Scalabrine, who is going into the final year of his contract making $3.5 million. The sign-and-trade would allow the Celtics to pay him more... [More]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

DWade recruiting Odom

Dwyane Wade willed the Heat to a better performance last season than anyone expected.  Now he wants to go from playoff team to contender… and LaMar Odom is one of the missing pieces for him.  So he's going out and actively recruiting him. “I want Lamar to do what’s best for him and his family... [More]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Yao will miss next season

He's having surgery on the foot he's now broken twice. Houston Rockets center Yao Ming has elected to have extensive surgery on his fractured left foot that almost certainly eliminates his chances of playing next season but offers hope that he can resume his NBA career and not fracture the foot a career-ending third time.... [More]

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On Display at the ESPYs: Vanessa Bryant

Some bloggers are drooling over the appearance of Vanessa Bryant at the annual ESPN awards show (broadcast Sunday night), but not me. Don't get me wrong, I think Vanessa is a beautiful woman (albeit crazy and bitchy), but I'm not a fan of any dress that smooshes boobs. More pictures (courtesy BlackSportsOnline.com) …after the jump.... [More]

July 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

The 8th Seed… Episode 2

"The 8th Seed" is a monthly podcast that was born from the Blogs with Balls conference.  I know I've said it before, but it's something I'm really proud and happy to be a part of. One of the really cool things is the rotating host concept… so everyone gets a shot at it.  It was... [More]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Will bad GM’s get another do-over?

A few years ago, the NBA bailed out a bunch of GM's by letting them waive one player with no luxury tax implications.  Yes, the cap number still counted… and the players still got all the money owed to them… but owners weren't hit with the double-whammy of having to pay these guys AND a... [More]

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Scot Pollard Loves His Ring, But….

Via the Lawrence Journal: Pollard is not pleased with the way his career came to an end in Boston. He received a championship ring for a season that ended because of surgery in February. “I got hurt in September and played until February. They said I needed surgery. It hurt that they didn’t invite me... [More]

July 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Another Day in the Big Baby Saga

Via Marc Spears of the Globe: The teams believed to have interest in Davis are Boston, Detroit, Utah, New Orleans, and Portland. Hamilton (BBD's agent) met with Celtics president Danny Ainge in Las Vegas yesterday, but Davis was not offered a contract. If he were to sign an offer sheet from another team, the Celtics... [More]

July 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Jazz match Millsap offer

Guess Portland's "toxic" offer to Paul Millsap wasn't toxic enough. The Utah Jazz will match the four-year, $32 million offer the Portland Trail Blazers tendered their restricted free agent Paul Millsap, the team posted on its Web site and a league source confirmed to ESPN.com Thursday evening. Under the terms of the contract, the Jazz,... [More]

July 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Antoine arrested in casino

RotoWorld has the story, via the Globe: A day after a warrant was issued stemming from his $822,500 in gambling debts, Antoine Walker was arrested in Harrah's Casino in South Lake Tahoe, Nev., on Wednesday night. Walker was led out of the building in handcuffs, and is in Douglas County Jail with bail set at... [More]

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