Red's Army

Grant Hill is whipped, will soon be a Knick

It looks like Grant HIll is going to be a Knick… and FanHouse says it's definitely because of his wife. The Knicks, owned by media giant Cablevision, have been aggressively pushing the way it would help his post-basketball aspirations, a more lucrative contract now, and the way it would propel his wife's singing career. "The... [More]

July 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 23

Sheed likes to Wang Chung

This comes courtesy of last nights guest on "The Two Man Game", Natalie Sitto of Need4Sheed. A reader passed this along to her: "… just ate breakfast at a coney island with 2 police oficers, 3 regulars, and Rasheed Wallace… now that's a morning crew.  Rasheed was whistling to "Everybody Wang Chung Tonight" on the... [More]

July 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Michael Sweetney’s shot at redemption

Michael Sweetney used to be a promising power forward who could score and rebound.  But he could also eat… and that cost him a spot in the league.  For the past two years, he's been out of basketball… but now the Celtics are giving him a shot to prove to the NBA… and himself… that... [More]

July 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Rasheed Wallace Might Be a Starter?

We all assumed Rasheed Wallace would be coming off the bench, but Mark Murphy put the question to Doc Rivers: Rivers now gets to contemplate the possibilities. Does he start Wallace or bring him off the bench behind Kendrick Perkins? That matter was actually discussed during last week’s meeting in Detroit. “We did talk about... [More]

July 9, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 19

Sheed’s deal is for 3 years

According to the Globe According to an NBA source Rasheed Wallace was given a three-year deal, earning $5.8 million in the first year with the mid-level exception. The final year of the deal is a player option. Well, it'll be interesting in 2 years when we go through the "is Sheed retiring" dance. ... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 12

No really, Ron Artest is fine

Hey… you can pick whatever number you want, Ron.  But.. uhhhh….    Artest will wear uniform No. 37 in honor of the number of weeks that Michael Jackson's album "Thriller" was No. 1 on the charts. $5 to the first person who can figure out how this guy's mind works.  I'm sure the medical community will... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 14

Lester Hudson broke his finger

Lester broke his finger in today's summer league game. He broke the finger after attempting to brace himself during a fall in the first half of the Celtics’ 94-82 loss to Oklahoma City’s summer league team. “It’s very tough because I want to show Danny (Ainge) and the coaches what I can do,” said Hudson.... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Marion to Mavs nearly a done deal

Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Dallas Mavericks are close to acquiring Shawn Marion in a sign-and-trade deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources said Wednesday. Jerry Stackhouse will be dealt to the Raptors, who will ship his contract to another team for considerations. The Memphis Grizzlies or Oklahoma City Thunder are believed to be the possible... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Sheed’s officially a Celtic

Marc J. Spears reports The Celtics signed the 34-year-old free agent to a two-year deal using the mid-level exception. His press conference is tomorrow afternoon in Waltham. “We are ecstatic to be able to add a player the caliber of Rasheed Wallace to our team,” said Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge in a... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Giddens impresses in Orlando

We keep looking for little glimmers of goodness from the typical pile of ugliness that is Summer League basketball.  It's understandable.  On the one hand, we've got us fans… who are desperately looking for any sign at all that guys like Gabe Pruitt, Lester Hudson, or Bill Walker have figured something out and will help... [More]

July 8, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5