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Now on TruFan: Rondo/Paul Tale of the Tape

You can never have enough Rondo vs CP3 talk. I compare their size, skills, weaknesses, contracts, achievements and outlook in my new blog on TruFan.com: Size Rondo: 23, 6-1, 175lbs Paul: 24, 6-0, 170lbs Skills Rondo: Lightning quick, able to penetrate and finish, superior passing skills, great ball fakes, excellent defender and rebounder Paul: Very... [More]

November 2, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… where Rondo ain’t goin nowhere

League sources said the extension is for five years and guarantees Rondo at least $55 million. With the two sides facing a Monday deadline to get a deal done, Duffy said he called Celtics president Danny Ainge on Sunday to inform him Rondo was prepared to play out his contract and become a restricted free... [More]

November 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 17

That’s Called Poise…

After squandering a 12-point second half lead, the Celtics lead 82-80 with 6 minutes left in the game. Lead by Chris Paul and Peja Stojakovic, the Hornets had all the momentum. Following a Celtics timeout the Cs went on a 15-6 run. Here's the breakdown: Kevin Garnett makes 9-foot two point shot Kevin Garnett makes... [More]

November 1, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

Rondo: It’s not the end of the world…

Here's what Rondo had to say about his contract status prior to tonight's game: "I'm focused on Chris Paul," said Rondo. "It's not a big deal right now. I'm focused on the season." In fact, Rondo said he hasn't spoken to his agent, Bill Duffy, in two days. "It's not the end of the world,"... [More]

November 1, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Celtics-Hornets preview

Hornets (1-1) vs. Celtics (3-0) Game time: 6pm CSN Team Leaders Scoring Bos: Paul Pierce 20 ppg                   Hornets: Chris Paul 28.5 ppg ReboundingBos: (tie) Pierce, S.Williams 7.3 rpg  Hornets: Emeka Okafor 11.5 rpg AssistsBos: Rajon Rondo 12.3 apg               Hornets: Paul 6.5 apg Who'll go off:  Paul Pierce.  He's been hot so... [More]

November 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Rondo has to cash the check Perk’s mouth wrote

Chris Paul is pretty much regarded as the best point guard in the league.  Rajon Rondo, however, doesn't seem to be impressed.  At least… if you believe SI's Chris Mannix Kendrick Perkins just told me that Rondo said "Chris Paul has the stats that he has because he has the ball in his hands all... [More]

November 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

The Morning Dump… Sheed’s Vindication

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. “Hey,” said Wallace, “it lets people know that I ain’t a liar. I mean, that’s pretty much all I got to say about that. Everybody thought I was... [More]

November 1, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Ray Allen does Halloween better than you

Yeah, he could have gone as a Tiger… but Ray as Darth Maul works too.  Now if only he can recreate a fight scene with KG as Mace Windu. One question:  do people as rich as Ray know where to buy actual lightsabers? More, via Ray's twitpic, after the jump... [More]

October 31, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Least surprising news ever: Rondo talks continue

Shocker. Although the past few days have been mostly quiet on the contract front for Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, both sides are expected to connect Sunday for one last attempt to come together on a new deal before Monday's deadline for contract extensions for members of the 2006 draft class, according to sources close... [More]

October 31, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Shelden vs. Artest… who ya got?

The Celtics signed Shelden Williams for just under $2 million this year.  The Lakers are paying Ron Artest about $7 million per year for 5 years.  So it stand to reason that Ron Artest is coming out of the box hot and showing Lakers fans that he's ready to finally help a team win it... [More]

October 31, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8