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Your Morning Dump… Where Ray Allen is not an emotional person

Your Morning Dump… Where Ray Allen is not an emotional person

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.   Allen, 37, rejected a two-year, $12 million offer from Boston to sign a three-year contract worth about $9 million with the champs. It was an awkward [...]

August 12, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Ray Allen, The Morning Dump 23

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are still better than the 76ers

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are still better than the 76ers

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.  Such a move bodes well for Philadelphia on two fronts. It gives them a much-coveted center in Bynum, and it alleviates the logjam of wing players that [...]

August 11, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, The Morning Dump, Trades 11

KG’s taunting of Dwight Howard is hysterical

KG’s taunting of Dwight Howard is hysterical

We’re all still digesting this whole Dwight Howard to LA thing.  Obviously, on paper, it looks like a pretty good move for them.  But you never know sometimes when you mix different personalities.  Greatly talented players can sometimes clash to a point where it affects them on the court.  And that might be the biggest [...]

August 10, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 27

Your Morning Dump… where Dwight Howard is going to the Lakers

Your Morning Dump… where Dwight Howard is going to the Lakers

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. A four-team trade that would send Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers is complete, multiple sources told ESPN on Thursday night. A source with direct knowledge of the talks told [...]

August 10, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) The Morning Dump, Trades 51

Groin shots are becoming the norm in Olympic basketball

Groin shots are becoming the norm in Olympic basketball

France’s Nic Batum is the latest Olympian to target an opponent’s groin. This photo shows Batum punching Spain’s Juan Carlos Navarro below-the-belt in the closing seconds of today’s quarterfinal game. Batum, who was not ejected, seemed proud of his actions. Here’s a tweet from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski: Finally, I asked Batum if he felt like his [...]

August 8, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Olympics 3

Pierce, Rondo to ball for the Obama campaign

Pierce, Rondo to ball for the Obama campaign

Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo are teaming up with Michael Jordan to help President Obama raise some campaign cash: The Hall of Famer will headline a celebrity basketball game on Aug. 22 in New York that will double as a fund-raiser for President Obama, the Obama campaign said Tuesday. Other high-profile participants in the Obama [...]

August 8, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo 19

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge is an inspiration

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge is an inspiration

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. The only veteran holdover [for the Houston Rockets] of any consequence is Kevin Martin. Since June 27, Morey has traded or released six rotation regulars from last [...]

July 31, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, The Morning Dump 30

NBA releases 2012-13 schedule

NBA releases 2012-13 schedule

As we learned the other day, the Celtics will open their 2012-13 campaign on Tuesday, 10/30 in Miami. The game will be televised on TNT. Tonight, the NBA announced the rest of the games for the 2012-13 season. The Celtics-Heat match-up at 8pm on Oct. 30th will be sandwiched between Wizards-Cavs at 7pm EST and [...]

July 26, 2012 KWAPT Around the NBA, Celtics News, News, The Team 6

Celtics will be forced to watch Miami raise their banner

Celtics will be forced to watch Miami raise their banner

Boy, the NBA really has flair for the dramatic, don’t they? The Boston Celtics were thiiiis close to knocking the Heat out of the playoffs… and then the whole Ray Allen thing happened… and now the Celtics are going to have to go to Miami to have it all rubbed in their faces opening night. [...]

July 23, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Celtics News 47

Report: Derrick Rose likely out until March

Report: Derrick Rose likely out until March

The Chicago Tribune buries this nugget in a story about the Bulls financial decisions this summer: Management will say its financial decisions are cloaked in basketball reasons. With Rose out until likely March, next season is a treading-water season. So instead of depth being the secondary star, the Bulls hope to add a legitimate one [...]

July 23, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Injuries 8