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New Orleans Hornets to become… the Pelicans?

New Orleans Hornets to become… the Pelicans?

“Look at the pelican fly. Come on pelican!” The New Orleans Hornets are expected to change their nickname to the Pelicans as early as the 2013-14 season, numerous sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Hornets owner, Tom Benson, has wanted to change the name of the team since he bought them team on April 14. He [...]

December 5, 2012 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA, News 19

LaMarcus Aldridge on KG: “…he couldn’t punk me”

LaMarcus Aldridge on KG: “…he couldn’t punk me”

With LaMarcus Aldridge and the Portland Trailblazers coming into Boston, The Oregonian posted an interesting article about the matchup: Does Garnett’s style of play, and irritation, bring out the best in Aldridge? Can I quickly dispel this and say no? According to article, Aldridge has a list of people who really bring out the aggravation [...]

November 30, 2012 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA 3

Knicks or Nets… who’s the bigger threat to Boston?

Knicks or Nets… who’s the bigger threat to Boston?

Where Brooklyn at? On November 26, the Brooklyn Nets hosted the New York Knicks and took care of business with a 96-89 overtime win.  Not only does the win establish themselves as a threat to the New York stranglehold that Knicks currently hold over the boroughs, but also a legitimate threat to the Atlantic division [...]

November 28, 2012 Rico Albarracin Around the NBA 9

Rondo moves to 6th most popular jersey

Rondo moves to 6th most popular jersey

The NBA released its newest list of best-selling jerseys, and Rajon Rondo has moved further up the list.   After cracking the top 10 last season, Rajon has moved in to the #6 spot. Here’s their list of the top 15: LeBron James, Miami Heat Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers [...]

November 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 10

The most Joey Crawford foul call ever

The most Joey Crawford foul call ever

Man… Joey Crawford really loves the spotlight.  You never know when or where he’s suddenly going to feel the need to be seen and heard in a game. Last night was a doozy.  With the Lakers and Pacers tied at 74, David West drove and ran straight into Chris Duhon.  Joey Crawford saw it as [...]

November 28, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Videos 14

I just know Kobe Bryant hates Dwight Howard

I just know Kobe Bryant hates Dwight Howard

This is kinda funny, but I just know Kobe despises Dwight Howard. It’s because he has the same demeanor on the court as he does on the team plane. Paint your face, clown. (h/t Hoops Hype) [...]

November 26, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Humor 14

Marcin Gortat has a man crush on Jermaine O’Neal

Marcin Gortat has a man crush on Jermaine O’Neal

We’ve been following reports, rumors and blatant speculation about Suns center Marcin Gortat and the Celtics alleged interest in the big man. Gortat is allegedly upset with his role in the Suns offense and that has him allegedly second-guessing his future in Phoenix. In a recent interview with the Arizona Republic, Gortat clarified his position: [...]

November 26, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rumors 9

Al Horford’s little brother is thankful for boobies and booty

Al Horford’s little brother is thankful for boobies and booty

The little brother of Hawks center Al Horford is becoming an Internet sensation for his oogling of a Hawks cheerleader during last night’s game. You have to appreciate the boy’s ambition. He doesn’t settle for the front view. He gets up and takes a peek around back. (h/t Sheridan Hoops) [...]

November 22, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Humor 5

Just two more reasons to mock the Lakers and their fans

Just two more reasons to mock the Lakers and their fans

I’ll go out on a limb and say the kid with the backwards hat and sunglasses has a basketball IQ of 5. Those matching Dwight Howard t-shirts are kinda cute, though. [Update: Deadspin interviewed them both, bro] Speaking of Mr. Howard, check out the reaction to his latest debacle at the free throw line. Air balls [...]

November 21, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Humor 11

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are an awful rebounding squad

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are an awful rebounding squad

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. To see the Boston Celtics at or near the bottom of the standings when it comes to rebounds isn’t all that surprising. After all, it’s not like [...]

November 21, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, Celtics News, The Morning Dump 20