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Your Morning Dump… Where flopping penalties might get tougher

Your Morning Dump… Where flopping penalties might get tougher

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “It isn’t enough. It isn’t enough.,” Stern said. “You’re not going to cause somebody to stop it for $5,000 when the average player’s salary is 5.5 million. [...]

June 7, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, The Morning Dump 10

Your Morning Dump… Where Larry Bird wants $5 million and ownership from Kings

Your Morning Dump… Where Larry Bird wants $5 million and ownership from Kings

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Kings owner meeting with Larry Bird today means decision on hiring president is on hold. Source says asking 5M per, maybe piece of team Peter Vecsey Bird’s [...]

June 6, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird, The Morning Dump 9

Your Morning Dump… Where Miami’s bickering with one another

Your Morning Dump… Where Miami’s bickering with one another

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “We’ve got to do a good job of making sure me and Chris have our opportunities to succeed throughout the game,” Wade said. “That’s something we’re going [...]

June 3, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 25

LeFlop James has the audacity to whine about officiating

LeFlop James has the audacity to whine about officiating

The unthinkable happened in last night’s Pacers victory over Miami – LeBron James was whistled for SIX fouls. He collected a technical foul to boot. There were bad calls on both teams. After the game James discussed, in detail, three plays in which he didn’t believe he committed a foul. You can ‘t blame the [...]

May 29, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 33

Remembering that Larry Bird is the mastermind behind the Pacers

Remembering that Larry Bird is the mastermind behind the Pacers

NBA.com’s David Aldridge has a fantastic column on how Larry Bird built the Indiana Pacers: It was Bird that traded for Roy Hibbert on Draft night in 2008, a center prospect considered so slow and so heavy that other teams picking just ahead of Toronto — which took Hibbert with the 17th pick and then [...]

May 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 7

Dwyane Wade is still a dirty, dirty player

Dwyane Wade is still a dirty, dirty player

Dwyane Wade thinks he’s a sneaky little bastard.  What he really is is a dirty player who takes opportunities of plausible denial to deliver cheap shots to opponents. Last night, when Lance Stephenson was in his way in transition, Wade seized the opportunity to do the “jump to avoid a guy” and deliver a deliberate [...]

May 25, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 17

Paul George dunks all over Chris Andersen

Paul George dunks all over Chris Andersen

Paul George and the Pacers outlasted the Heat in Miami last night 97-93 to even up the ECF at 1-1. The highlight of the evening once again belonged to Paul George. Check out this nasty dunk all over Chris “Birdman” Andersen:   [...]

May 25, 2013 KWAPT Around the NBA, Red's Army Multimedia 8

Paul George’s outfit far worse than defense on final play

Paul George’s outfit far worse than defense on final play

While Indiana coach Frank Vogel is taking major heat for sitting Roy Hibbert on the final play of last night’s Pacers/Heat game, it was Paul George’s poor defense on LeBron James that allowed the game winning layup. But enough about basketball. George’s biggest mistake happened when he packed this: I’d wear George’s getup instead of [...]

May 23, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 16

Rumor: Paul Pierce, Avery Bradley for Eric Gordon

Rumor: Paul Pierce, Avery Bradley for Eric Gordon

Here’s a whopper of a trade rumor, courtesy of New Orleans Pelicans blogger Michael McNamara: Just heard strange rumor from EC source: Celtics talking about possibility of Pierce and Bradley for Eric Gordon. Pierce’s contract is only partially guaranteed. Best case scenario: Pelicans can move Pierce for something. Worst case: Buy him out for Five million [...]

May 21, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Paul Pierce, Rumors 53

Thunder GM has no plans to amnesty Perk

Thunder GM has no plans to amnesty Perk

Old friend Kendrick Perkins made headlines last week for his underwhelming performance in the playoffs. Perk’s playoff impotence revived speculation that OKC would consider the amnesty provision on their center. Thunder GM Sam Presti says such speculation is inaccurate: “We just haven’t considered using the provision,” Presti said. “I wouldn’t necessarily directly attribute that to [...]

May 20, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kendrick Perkins 16