Red's Army

“We value Rondo more than anyone else in the league”

Danny Ainge was on WEEI… again.  And he was answering questions about Rajon Rondo… again.  This time, though, the tone was a little nicer. “I think we value Rondo more than anybody else in the league values him and we know everything about him — all the good and the bad that comes with a... [More]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

Let’s play some basketball… and listen to me on the radio

A few of you have been asking me about the basketball game I proposed about a month ago.  I haven't forgotten about it.  I just wanted to put the call out once again.  If you've emailed me before, you don't have to email me again.  I have all of them.  If you want to play,... [More]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Did David Kahn just outsmart the NBA?

All of the buzz about David Kahn is about how he stocked up on a bazillion point guards in the draft.. and how dumb he seems to be for doing it. But is he really? He said this morning on ESPN Radio that he had extensive talks with Ricky Rubio.  Rubio’s father said today that... [More]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Celtics 1, Rumors 0

"Look Rajon… it's not that we don't like you.  Ok….  I think you're a bit ofa d-bag… but Danny likes you.  Well….. Danny thinks you're kind of a punkbut I'm pretty sure the guys like you.  Ok… you know what… just gotake some jumpers, will ya?" I'll admit… I was a little bit worried as... [More]

June 26, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Say Hello to Lester Hudson

With the 58th pick in the draft the Celtics select…..Lester Hudson. Hudson is a 6-3, 190lb shooting guard who averaged 27.5 ppg for Tennessee-Martin. Strengths (according to NBADraft.net): Talented combo guard with excellent NBA potential … Prolific scorer, (over 25 ppg) … Has a quick first step and a killer crossover allowing him to blow... [More]

June 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 13

The Official 2009 NBA Draft Post

10:45pm Update: Switch over to Comcast where Marc Spears tells me not to get my hopes up about Antonio McDyess. The guy likes Detroit and told Spears he won't chase a championship. 10pm Update: Damn…this thing is B-O-R-I-N-G. Not sure if I'll be able to stay up for the #58 pick. I've got one eye... [More]

June 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Orlando is about to ruin a good thing

They're apparently looking to trade for Vince Carter. The New Jersey Nets are in serious talks with the Magic about a deal that will send Vince Carter to Orlando for Rafer Alston, Tony Battie and Courtney Lee, two league sources told ESPN.com. The talks have reached a point that a deal could be done by... [More]

June 25, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 16

Lakers sell Knicks 29th pick

I didn't know you could just sell picks like that. The NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers have sold the No. 29 pick in the first round of the NBA draft to the New York Knicks for $3 million, multiple sources told ESPN.com's Andy Katz. Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak followed through on his intention to... [More]

June 25, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Jamario Moon?

WEEI's Jessica Camerato brought up an interesting name in last night's call in show when we asked her about potential free agent signings: Jamario Moon. Here's why it makes sense:  He's cheap (he made $700k last year), he fills a need (at 6' 8" he can back up Paul Pierce) and he's versatile (could play... [More]

June 25, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Guys Who Won’t Make an Impact on the Celtics

I'd rather watch another episode of Jon & Kate Plus 8 than tonight's NBA Draft. But since John gets his hair transplant procedures done at night under the cloak of darkness, I'm on draft patrol. Remember last year's late second round pick (#60) Semih Erden? He's still playing in Europe. Who knows when/if we'll see... [More]

June 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6