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David Stern will retire in 2014

David Stern will retire in 2014

Adam Silver will finally have his chance to get booed during the first round of the NBA draft, because David Stern is quitting during the 2014 NBA season. Stern said: “The Board has selected Adam Silver to succeed me as NBA Commissioner, and I am very pleased with their choice,” Stern said in the email. [...]

October 25, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, News 13

Guess whose ankle is still sore?

Guess whose ankle is still sore?

Via the Heat Index: With a week left before facing his former team in the Miami Heat‘s season opener, guard Ray Allen said his surgically repaired ankle isn’t completely healed and could require treatment well into the season. “I still deal with soreness in my ankle that I work through every day,” Allen said after the Heat’s practice [...]

October 22, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Ray Allen 39

How delusional is Ray Allen? He thinks he can play in the post

How delusional is Ray Allen? He thinks he can play in the post

Ray Allen wants the world to know he’s more than a three-point shooter. He can put the ball on the floor, go to the hole, make the pass and… [wait for it] work in the post. From the Sun Sentinel: One of the areas the Heat could possibly use Allen is in the post. It [...]

October 20, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Ray Allen 26

The Heat don’t know what to do with Ray Allen yet

The Heat don’t know what to do with Ray Allen yet

For those of you wondering how life is treating Ray Allen down in sunny Miami, here’s last night’s game recap from the Miami Herald: WORST OF LAST NIGHT: Ray Allen off his game Allen went 3 of 11 from the field and 1 of 5 from three-point range. He had seven points in 22 minutes. [...]

October 19, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Ray Allen 38

The NBA addresses a problem no one cared about

The NBA addresses a problem no one cared about

That’s a fan’s video of Kevin Garnett’s pregame routine from a couple of years ago.  It has remained largely unchanged and, from beginning to end… that is to say, from the head-butting, shorts tying bit at the basket support to getting in position after pointing to all 3 refs… takes about two minutes. Well, that’s [...]

October 18, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Celtics News 12

ESPN thinks Ray Allen went to OKC

ESPN thinks Ray Allen went to OKC

Oops. I’m sure there are a bunch of Heat “fans” wondering “When did we trade Ray Allen?” [...]

October 5, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Ray Allen 8

Heat secretly concerned about Dwyane Wade’s knees

Heat secretly concerned about Dwyane Wade’s knees

Despite having LeBron James and Chris Bosh around to pick up some of his burden, Dwyane Wade isn’t feeling so hot and some officials in the Miami organization are concerned about his long-term prognosis. From the Miami Herald:  The knee has taken longer to heal than Dwyane Wade, the Miami Heat or anyone else would [...]

October 2, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 9

Andrew Bynum’s knees are already an issue in Philly

Andrew Bynum’s knees are already an issue in Philly

A lot of people are making Philly out to be more than they are.  They are a totally re-vamped team, returning five players from last year’s team that took the Celtics to the limit in the playoffs.  The key acquisition walking through this summer’s revolving door, of course, is Andrew Bynum. He’s the reason some [...]

October 1, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries 5

Ray Allen is still damaged goods

Ray Allen is still damaged goods

Ray Allen said ankle issue likely will be ongoing throughout the season, something he will have to manage. He said he never wanted to let on publicly how serious it was last season in Boston. Ira Winderman (via PBT) Well, well, well… “ongoing throughout the season,” huh? That doesn’t sound very good for the Miami [...]

September 30, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Injuries 14

NBA refuses to get tough with floppers

NBA refuses to get tough with floppers

The NBA says it wants to stop flopping, but its actions say otherwise: Spokesman Tim Frank said Thursday the league is finalizing procedures to deal with flopping, the art of falling down when little or no contact was made in an effort to trick referees into calling a foul. Frank said the competition committee met [...]

September 28, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 6