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Rondo vindicated in alleged kicking incident

Rondo vindicated in alleged kicking incident

Yesterday I (and a lot of people on the Internet) skewered Rajon Rondo for allegedly taking a swipe at Deron Williams during his game winning shot Tuesday night in the Mavs/Kings game. Turns out, what we thought happened wasn’t reality: The NBA has decided that there will be no punishment for Sacramento Kings point guard [...]

January 7, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo Comments Off on Rondo vindicated in alleged kicking incident

Did Rondo try to kick D-Will on his game winner?

Did Rondo try to kick D-Will on his game winner?

The Mavericks beat the Kings last night thanks to Deron Williams’ (yes, he’s still alive) buzzer beating triple in 2OT. Rajon Rondo didn’t play (back spasms, aka fear of getting booed) but may have tried to play some defense on the final play. Tim Cato of Mavs Moneyball: I’m not sure whether to call this [...]

January 6, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo 8

Squashing the Cousins rumors (again)

Squashing the Cousins rumors (again)

As we noted yesterday, the NBA rumor season is officially upon us. They came out of the box strong with a Celtics-involved Boogie Cousins rumor. Today, those rumors are being categorically squashed We suggest holding off on DeMarcus Cousins to Boston rumors until the teams have at least, you know, one conversation about it… None [...]

December 16, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Rumors Comments Off on Squashing the Cousins rumors (again)

Rondo’s in a heap of trouble for (alleged) gay slur

Rondo’s in a heap of trouble for (alleged) gay slur

Remember when Rajon Rondo was ejected by referee Bill Kennedy during the Kings game against the Celtics? The league claims Rondo blasted Kennedy with a gay slur: In the game officials’ report used as part of the NBA’s investigation – which includes details provided to Yahoo Sports from National Basketball Referee’s Association general counsel Lee [...]

December 14, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo 25

Just start the finals on Friday: The Celtics are the best team in the East

Just start the finals on Friday: The Celtics are the best team in the East

You may think I’m just going for page-views with that sensationalist title. Yellow journalism, you might say. Not so, friends. The statistics have spoken and they claim that the Celtics are among the best, if not the best team in the East.  The Cs have a Pythagorean win differential of +2.2, among the top five [...]

December 9, 2015 Ben Mark Around the NBA, Celtics News 2

Jahlil Okafor got into a fight in Boston after last night’s game

Jahlil Okafor got into a fight in Boston after last night’s game

TMZ Sports has the video of Jahlil Okafor getting into a fight after the Sixers collapsed against the Celtics last night. 19-year-old Okafor was screaming at the other man, “We got money you broke ass n**ga.” A scuffle ensues — people tried to hold Okafor back — but then he escapes and swings wildly at [...]

November 26, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 6

Kevin Garnett can make you…or break you

Kevin Garnett can make you…or break you

Former teammate Chauncey Billups maintains that Garnett is the most unselfish superstar of his era and the most dynamic leader he has seen. Then again, if Towns is devoured by KG’s fire, he wouldn’t be the first. A partial list of ex-teammates who have endured the wrath of the Big Ticket includes Glen “Big Baby” [...]

November 25, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 3

Your Morning Dump… Where he looks calm, but Brad is mad

Your Morning Dump… Where he looks calm, but Brad is mad

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “He was very upset,” Isaiah Thomas said after dropping a 121-97 embarrassment to the Atlanta Hawks. “That’s the most mad I’ve seen him since I’ve been [...]

November 25, 2015 Mike Dynon (@MikeDynon) Brad Stevens, Draft News, The Morning Dump 4

Rockets fire Kevin McHale

Rockets fire Kevin McHale

The Houston Rockets fired Kevin McHale this morning.  McHale delivered the Rockets to the Western Conference Finals a year ago, but four straight blowout losses and a roster struggling to respond with effort pushed to the organization to make a move to salvage what had been expected to be a season of championship contention. McHale [...]

November 18, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Kevin McHale 13

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger’s agent wanted a max contract extension

Your Morning Dump… Where Sullinger’s agent wanted a max contract extension

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “We didn’t spend one second discussing an extension for him,” said Sullinger’s representative, the estimable David Falk. “Danny [Ainge] wasn’t in a position to give the [...]

November 13, 2015 Jay Celtics News, Free Agency, Jae Crowder, Jared Sullinger, Rumors, The Morning Dump 2