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Best in the NBA? LeBron leaving no doubt

Best in the NBA? LeBron leaving no doubt

So, as a collective audience, can we finally appreciate the greatness that we are experiencing with LeBron James? When are we gonna stop with the charade of who’s the best player in the league when the answer is obvious? After the Miami Heat defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 117-104 on Tuesday night, James put himselfdoubt [...]

February 14, 2013 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA 38

Derrick Rose can’t dunk, might not play this year

Derrick Rose can’t dunk, might not play this year

Nine months after surgery to repair a torn ACL, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose still can’t dunk a basketball and is unsure of his return date: “I really don’t know,” he said. “I’m feeling good, but like I said, if it’s where it’s taking me a long time and I’m still not feeling right, I [...]

February 14, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo 15

Rumor: Josh Smith’s primary destination is Boston

Rumor: Josh Smith’s primary destination is Boston

I don’t know much about Gery Woelfel, except that he’s a columnist/report for the Journal Times in Racine, Wisconsin. What does he mean by primary destination? That Smith wants to come to Boston? I don’t see how the Celtics can make a deal for Josh Smith. Atlanta isn’t taking back Brandon Bass and Courtney Lee. [...]

February 14, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 75

Rumor: Celtics interested in DeJuan Blair, Shelvin Mack?

Rumor: Celtics interested in DeJuan Blair, Shelvin Mack?

ESPN’s Chris Broussard is hearing the Celtics could have interest in Spurs forward DeJuan Blair. Broussard claims the Spurs tried to dump Blair in Detroit, but they wouldn’t take him. The Celtics have nothing to offer San Antonio, except maybe a 2nd round draft pick. So, unless the Spurs are strictly in a salary dump [...]

February 12, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 33

Did Blake Griffin really switch hands on this dunk?

Did Blake Griffin really switch hands on this dunk?

Nice move, Blake. But… Despite what the announcer says, Griffin doesn’t switch hands in mid-air. He goes up with both hands and finishes with the left. Am I wrong? (h/t Deadspin) [...]

February 12, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 9

Video: Kevin Durant destroys Markieff Morris

Video: Kevin Durant destroys Markieff Morris

What’s worse than being put on a poster by Kevin Durant? The NBA using a half dozen different angles of it in its highlight video. “Watch out” [...]

February 9, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 3

Rumor: KG says no thanks to the Nuggets

Rumor: KG says no thanks to the Nuggets

Add the Denver Nuggets to the list of teams allegedly interested in the services of Kevin Garnett. But according to Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post – Garnett has no love for Denver: Kevin Garnett is everything the Nuggets need. Heck, his scowl alone is more intimidating in the post than all 21 feet of [...]

February 6, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Rumors 17

KG on trade rumors: “I bleed green, I die green”

KG on trade rumors: “I bleed green, I die green”

After practice today, the media asked Kevin Garnett about the recent trade rumor involving the Los Angeles Clippers (scroll to 2 minute mark): “Danny made it very obvious since day one since he brought Ray and myself here to be aligned with Paul that he was going to do whatever is best for this organization [...]

February 5, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Rumors 38

Could the Celtics target Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry?

Could the Celtics target Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry?

We’re less than 24 hours from the “Rajon Rondo has a torn ACL” announcement and I’m already drowning in columns, opinions and anal leakage about how the Celtics could, should and might move forward this season. One thing is certain – the Celtics lack a true point guard. There are multiple reports stating the Raptors [...]

January 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 21

“Dwightmare” continuing in Los Angeles

“Dwightmare” continuing in Los Angeles

Another game. Another loss. Who is to blame for such woes? The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls 95-83 on Monday night, continuing the free-fall for the “Purple and Gold.” At 17-24, they currently sit at 12th in the West, four games behind the Houston Rockets for the eighth seed. Not exactly what people expected [...]

January 22, 2013 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA, News 15