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Better look: LeBron James or Russell Westbrook?

Better look: LeBron James or Russell Westbrook?

LeBron James sported this leafy red sweater following the Heat’s 110-87 win over the Bucks last night. After the Thunder’s 120-91 victory over Houston, Russell Westbrook hit the podium with a sleeveless ensemble and large medallion. I’m still waiting for one of these guys to show up dressed like this: This silliness has to end soon, [...]

April 22, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 10

Jarrett Jack’s full court heave misses by… 30 feet

Jarrett Jack’s full court heave misses by… 30 feet

Jack would have come closer had he kicked the ball. This “shot” got me thinking about this old ad… [...]

April 12, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 6

LeBron James as humble as ever

LeBron James as humble as ever

LeBron James tweeted the photo (via his Instagram account) with the following caption: Somebody call 911. The weight room just got murdered! Lol. Off day training. #strivingforgreatness #focused The Heat cannot win another title. They just can’t. [...]

April 11, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 10

Pierce on likelihood of chicks in the NBA: “No.”

Pierce on likelihood of chicks in the NBA: “No.”

Thanks to Mavs owner Mark Cuban’s silly comments about drafting Brittney Griner, NBA executives, coaches and players are now being asked whether a woman could play in the NBA. Here’s what Paul Pierce had to say: “I think it will be a little difficult, just because of the physicality of the sport,” said Pierce, who [...]

April 10, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 12

Jermaine O’Neal’s buzzer-beater goaltend costs Suns a game

Jermaine O’Neal’s buzzer-beater goaltend costs Suns a game

The Rockets beat the Suns 101-98 last night on a James Harden three-pointer at the buzzer. The shot was bouncing off the rim when Suns center Jermaine O’Neal slid his hand through the cylinder and knocked it away. Not the smartest play in the world, but at least JO was working hard under the boards. [...]

April 10, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Jermaine O'Neal 4

Worst Executive in history of the NBA headed to Hall of Fame

Worst Executive in history of the NBA headed to Hall of Fame

The man who single-handedly crippled the Celtics franchise and crawled out of town like a weasel is headed to the Basketball Hall of Fame: Rick Pitino, who will coach Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night, is among seven people elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Joining Pitino in the class [...]

April 8, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 16

Danny Ainge scouting 6-10 PG in Greece (Giannis Adetokunbo)

Danny Ainge scouting 6-10 PG in Greece (Giannis Adetokunbo)

According to a report from Sheridanhoops.com, Danny Ainge has been in Greece scouting a 6-10 point guard named Giannis Adetokunbo. In the latest installment of “Catch a Rising Star,” Boston Celtics president Dany Ainge traveled to Greece to get a first-hand look at Giannis Adetokunbo, the 6-foot-10 point guard who is moving up draft boards by [...]

April 6, 2013 Jay Celtics News, Draft News, Rumors 15

Ainge calls LeBron’s complaints about officiating “embarrassing”

Ainge calls LeBron’s complaints about officiating “embarrassing”

You expect bloggers, fans and sports radio hosts to react to LeBron James’ whining about officiating. But an NBA general manager? Yesterday on WEEI, Danny Ainge joined the fray: “I think the referees got the calls right. I don’t think it was a hard foul,” Ainge said of the mixups involving James and Heinrich, as [...]

March 29, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Celtics News, Danny Ainge 5

LeBron James is tired of the rough play. Seriously.

LeBron James is tired of the rough play. Seriously.

LeBron James – one of the league’s most physical players – is upset with the “rough” treatment he’s received this season. He bitched whined sounded off following last night’s loss to the Bulls: “Those are not basketball plays and it’s been happening all year,” James said after the game, in reference to the two hard [...]

March 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 23

Phil Jackson’s first tweet is hilariously, awesomely awful

Phil Jackson’s first tweet is hilariously, awesomely awful

11 champ;ipnsikp[ ringhs — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) March 27, 2013 I love the internet for many reasons.  But Phil Jackson’s first tweet is my new #1.  Let’s break it down, shall we? First, the “zen master” decided his first foray into the social world of Twitter would be a chest-puffing brag-tweet reminding us how freakin’ [...]

March 28, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 6