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George Karl refers to the Knicks situation as “hell”

George Karl refers to the Knicks situation as “hell”

As KWAPT pointed out in yesterday’s Dump, the Knicks are a mess. They’ve lost 9 straight and, at 3-13, occupy the basement of the Eastern conference. Carmelo Anthony is arguing with his teammates in huddles. Former Nuggets coach George Karl was asked about his future in coaching and casually referenced the situation in New York: [...]

December 3, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 6

Could the Nets trade Paul Pierce?

Could the Nets trade Paul Pierce?

Via Ken Berger of CBS Sports Sports – Top 10 Candidates to be Traded: 10. Paul Pierce, Nets: Here’s the wild card of the group. The Nets have been awful so far, and if their struggles become a permanent condition, they could see what the market will bear for a 36-year-old sniper on $15.3 million expiring contract. The [...]

November 30, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 3

Jason Kidd’s spilled drink: Brilliant, or BS?

Jason Kidd’s spilled drink: Brilliant, or BS?

With eight seconds left in a big comeback against the Lakers, Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd pulled Tyshawn Taylor.  They were down two, with no time outs left. Fortunately, serendipity intervened when Taylor clumsily bumped into Kidd, who was holding a drink.  The drink spilled, and Kidd had a chance to talk to his [...]

November 28, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 8

Kobe’s extension: Selfish money grab or a just reward?

Kobe’s extension: Selfish money grab or a just reward?

As John pointed out in the Dump, the Lakers have resigned Kobe Bryant to a two year, $48.5 million extension. Nearly $50 million for a 35-year-old guard coming off Achilles surgery. Say what? Some say Kobe deserves the money, as some sort of lifetime achievement award for all he’s done for the Lakers organization. Others [...]

November 26, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 13

Director’s cut of KG’s new commercial

Director’s cut of KG’s new commercial

Here’s the director’s cut of KG’s new ad for ‘Beats by Dre’ wireless headphones. It gets a bit heavy with the racist language at the 50 second mark, but I love the jab at Skip Bayless and the fact some of those egg-throwing blowhards are wearing Knicks colors. They are reportedly filming a new version [...]

November 26, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett, Videos 6

How bad are the Nets? Pierce is taking shots at Kidd

How bad are the Nets? Pierce is taking shots at Kidd

The bickering and finger pointing was bound to happen. Following Brooklyn’s 5th straight loss, Paul Pierce directed some criticism at the team’s coaching staff: Jason Kidd, who watched his 3-10 squad crumble in the third quarter (again) and fall for the eighth time in nine games, sent a message by benching his entire starting lineup [...]

November 25, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 9

NBA executives, scouts vote on the #1 draft pick

NBA executives, scouts vote on the #1 draft pick

ESPN’s Chad Ford surveyed executives and scouts from around the league on which college basketball star would be the #1 pick in the upcoming draft. Kansas phenom Andrew Wiggins collected the most votes, but the race is close. I pulled some excerpts from the Insider column: 1. Andrew Wiggins, SG, Fr., Kansas Jayhawks (17 votes) He’s [...]

November 20, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Draft 24

Rumors: Knicks, Rockets in pursuit of Rajon Rondo

Rumors: Knicks, Rockets in pursuit of Rajon Rondo

It’s been a while since we’ve come across a Rajon Rondo trade rumor. Here’s a report involving the Knicks and blatant speculation about the Rockets: Iman Shumpert had a second left knee operation over the summer, the Daily News has learned and it is unclear if the unreported surgery could impact his trade value with the [...]

November 17, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Rumors 31

KG doesn’t want you shitting in his lawn

KG doesn’t want you shitting in his lawn

We’ll file this under “lost in translation.” This is an actual ad that was not photoshopped in any way.  For now, the ad still exists on the Anta website and you can see it for yourself. This is probably Google Translate’s fault, but just to be safe, you should probably refrain from shitting anywhere near [...]

November 17, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 7

KG isn’t off to the best start in Brooklyn

KG isn’t off to the best start in Brooklyn

In case you haven’t heard, the Brooklyn Nets are not playing well. The team with the gazillion dollar payroll is 2-6 with losses to Sacramento, Washington and Orlando. And Kevin Garnett isn’t helping. He’s averaging 6 ppg on 30% shooting: The rebounding numbers (6.9 in 22 mpg, 15.0 RP48)) are really good. Other than that, [...]

November 15, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 16