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Report: Nets may be looking to blow it up

Report: Nets may be looking to blow it up

The Brooklyn Nets have begun reaching out to teams to let them know that former All-Stars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson are all available via trade, ESPN.com has learned. League sources told ESPN.com that ‎the Nets, off to a disappointing 8-11 start and looking to retool after last season’s $190 million roster filled [...]

December 9, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 5

Anthony Davis rejects everything Kendrick Perkins has to offer

Anthony Davis rejects everything Kendrick Perkins has to offer

Kendrick Perkins does everything right on this post move. Backs his opponent in, creates space with the shoulder bump, and goes with the usually block-proof jump hook. The only problem? He went up against super freak Anthony Davis. (h/t Deadspin) [...]

December 3, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kendrick Perkins 16

Paul Pierce grants in-game autograph to ballsy woman

Paul Pierce grants in-game autograph to ballsy woman

Celtics fan or not, this woman has a lot of nerve to approach Paul Pierce for an autograph during a game! If this was me, I get tasered and banned from all NBA arenas. (h/t JohnnyNBA) [...]

November 25, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 13

Blazers beautifully troll Rockets on Twitter

Blazers beautifully troll Rockets on Twitter

@EASPORTSNBA ask Houston. — Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) November 16, 2014 While you were watching football today, the Blazers torched the Rockets on Twitter with a shot to the nuts that came out of nowhere. The answer, of course, is Damian Lillard Nicely done, Blazers. [...]

November 16, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 3

The Truth speaks on Brooklyn, the Clippers and his enduring love of Boston

The Truth speaks on Brooklyn, the Clippers and his enduring love of Boston

Paul Pierce sat down with SI, answering just five, short questions, but revealing plenty. On last season in Brooklyn: It was a rollercoaster, definitely. A lot of emotion went into it. Going through what we went through last year, I had a lot of thoughts like, ‘Shoot, I could have just stayed in Boston.’ On [...]

November 7, 2014 Ben Mark Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 16

The perfect storm of flops

The perfect storm of flops

That’s DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay, and Kenneth Faried coming together when a grenade explodes at their feet knocking all three men backwards. I’ve watched this gif dozens of times to determine the most egregious flopper of the trio and I just can’t make up my mind. (via Sporting News) [...]

November 4, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 10

Captain America plays for the Wizards

Captain America plays for the Wizards

Captain America reporting for duty pic.twitter.com/QNQ3lAx27G — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) October 31, 2014 The Truth doesn’t mess around on Halloween. Captain America sure beats this frog costume from a few years back. [...]

October 31, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce Comments Off

Kobe Bryant is the dick we always thought he was

Kobe Bryant is the dick we always thought he was

I’m a few days late on this but I had to reference Henry Abbott’s fantastic article on Kobe Bryant for ESPN the Magazine. Abbott concludes that Bryant is a d*ck who is destroying the Lakers franchise: “Peek behind the banners,” says one longtime NBA agent, “and it’s rotten.” “Kobe is like the big rock in their [...]

October 23, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 26

“Inevitable” lottery reform fails; C’s voted in favor

“Inevitable” lottery reform fails; C’s voted in favor

As the week began, one thing seemed certain in the NBA:  the draft lottery was going to be overhauled.  The incentive for tanking “had” to be removed, we were told, to avoid the desecration of our beautiful game.  A system that lessened the odds of the worst team winning the lottery (even though the worst [...]

October 22, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 3

NBA to experiment with 44-minute Celtics preseason game

NBA to experiment with 44-minute Celtics preseason game

The NBA announced today that the October 19th Celtics-Nets preseason game will be four-minutes shorter than the standard NBA game. Application of the experimental 44-minute game will involve quarters being reduced from their typical 12 minutes each to 11 and a reduction in mandatory timeouts in the second and fourth quarters. During this 44-minute game, [...]

October 14, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Celtics News 11