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“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

Report: Celtics covet J.J. Redick

Report: Celtics covet J.J. Redick

Let me start by saying I like J.J. Redick’s game and would love to see him in a Celtics uniform. He’s a great shooter and gritty defender. But… the Celtics already have a glut of shooting guards. Who stays and who goes? I wouldn’t swap Avery Bradley for Redick or any other shooting guard (Kobe, [...]

January 20, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 10

Report: Hawks are talking trade with Josh Smith

Report: Hawks are talking trade with Josh Smith

It appears the Hawks are engaged in trade talks for their enigmatic forward, Josh Smith: Multiple rival executives confirmed that the Hawks have participated in trade conversations with several teams regarding Smith, a 27-year-old game-changing defender when engaged. The Hawks face a dilemma with Smith, whose love-hate relationship with playing his entire NBA career thus [...]

January 17, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rumors 13

NBA unveils All Star uniforms

NBA unveils All Star uniforms

adidas and the NBA unveiled this year’s All Star jerseys (likely to be worn by Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett if the voting stands) Here’s what adidas says about them: the uniforms take inspiration from Houston’s rich aeronautical history and the speed of the jet planes that dot its skies. The uniforms’ eye-catching impact camo [...]

January 16, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 4

Video: Bill Kennedy stalls for time during Spurs-Lakers

Video:  Bill Kennedy stalls for time during Spurs-Lakers

This is one of my favorite non-basketball moments during an NBA broadcast (my favorite is still the “good job, good effort” kid). For those who don’t know, the NBA has scheduled TV time-out in every game somewhere within the 5:00 and 2:00 marks (and 8:00 marks in then 2nd and 4th quarters).  At 5:09, there [...]

January 10, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 6

KG’s Cheerios comment has gone from rumor to fact

KG’s Cheerios comment has gone from rumor to fact

Kevin Garnett’s dust-up with Carmelo Anthony reached tabloid proportions when it was “reported” that he made a Honey Nut Cheerios comment about Melo’s wife. Despite the sketchy source of this report, the media has gradually accepted it as fact. I’m not talking about bloggers and tabloids, I’m talking about legitimate reporters and analysts. They may [...]

January 10, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Celtics News, Kevin Garnett 22

Report: Seattle gets the NBA back… at the expense of Sacramento

Report: Seattle gets the NBA back… at the expense of Sacramento

It has been close to five years since basketball has left the city of Seattle. We may see the return of a team to the city at the beginning of next season. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, The Maloof family is close to an agreement to sell the Sacramento Kings for $500 Million dollars to [...]

January 9, 2013 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA, News 15

Scott Skiles out in Milwaukee, “hates” the team

Scott Skiles out in Milwaukee, “hates” the team

This has been a season full of controversy in terms of coaching changes. This one is the quietest of the season. Currently sitting eighth in the Eastern Conference, and just three games back of the Chicago Bulls in the Central Division, the Milwaukee Bucks and head coach Scott Skiles have agreed to mutually “part ways.” [...]

January 8, 2013 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA, News 8

Report: Dwight Howard went after Kobe Bryant

Report: Dwight Howard went after Kobe Bryant

More trouble in Laker-land, courtesy the NY Daily News: Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant just can’t get along, and there’s a team in Brooklyn that might be waiting to pick up the pieces. A league source told the Daily News that the Lakers stars got into a heated exchange following a New Year’s Day loss to the [...]

January 7, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 28

Would the Celtics consider a deal for Rudy Gay?

Would the Celtics consider a deal for Rudy Gay?

Grantland’s Zach Lowe reports the Memphis Grizzlies are willing to listen to trade offers for Rudy Gay. The reason? Memphis is about $4 million over the luxury cap. Gay is on the books for $16 million this season, $17 million next season, and holds a player options for $19 million in 2014-15. Lowe lists the [...]

January 4, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Jeff Green, Paul Pierce, Rumors 49