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2012 NBA Draft combine measurements

2012 NBA Draft combine measurements

Every year, the NBA gathers all of its prospects at the NBA draft combine and measures them all.   Here’s the complete list, courtesy of the NBA, of all of the measurements from the combine. At the end of the list, there’s a click-able PDF file that you can save if you’d like. Player Height [...]

June 16, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft, Draft News Comments Off

Durant learning there’s a double standard for LeBron

Durant learning there’s a double standard for LeBron

“I just missed,” Durant said. Was there contact? “I really couldn’t tell you. I’ve got to watch the film, I guess.” Are you saying you don’t think you got mugged by LeBron on that last play? You don’t believe you were fouled? “I missed the shot, man.” Durant knew he was fouled. His reaction on [...]

June 15, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 8

Mess with David Stern and he’ll drop the wife beater question

Mess with David Stern and he’ll drop the wife beater question

Emperor David Stern got a bit sassy today with the egomaniacal Jim Rome. In his typical douchebag tone, Rome asked Stern if the lottery was rigged. Stern fired back: DS: I have two answers for that. I’ll give you the easy one – No. And the statement – shame on you for asking. JR: I [...]

June 13, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 11

Everyone watched Game 1 of the Finals

Everyone watched Game 1 of the Finals

The Oklahoma City Thunder came back from a 13 point deficit and beat the Miami Heat in a thriller of a Game 1 that you had to stick around to watch.   And that turned into ratings gold, as it became the highest rated NBA Finals Game 1 in ABC’s history. The 105-94 win in Oklahoma [...]

June 13, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) News 1

Why Oklahoma City will win it all

Why Oklahoma City will win it all

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat might be the toughest NBA Finals to call in quite some time.  They are alternately very similar and quite different.  They each boast a 1-2 punch that can be both explosive and inconsistent.  But, as usual, this will be a series that comes down to match-ups, and I [...]

June 12, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 9

Celtics use the draft to plant seeds in future free agents’ heads

Celtics use the draft to plant seeds in future free agents’ heads

This is why the people who run basketball teams are infinitely smarter than idiot bloggers like me.  Because I would be going to to things like the NBA draft combine and focusing primarily on figuring out who the Celtics could draft at picks 21 and 22.  But the Celtics and the Spurs, two of the most [...]

June 11, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Draft, Draft News 11

NBA Store selling OKC “Beat the Heat” shirts

NBA Store selling OKC “Beat the Heat” shirts

We’ve been counted-out. Again. NBA Store now has OKC “Beat the Heat” shirts for sale. h/t to Kim S. [...]

June 8, 2012 KWAPT Around the NBA 29

Bosh won’t start, will play “short bursts”, if at all

Bosh won’t start, will play “short bursts”, if at all

Twitter / Pflanns: Chris Bosh is still a game via kwout Why would Miami play the guy if he's not ready to go full bore?  Either Bosh is ready or he's not…. or Spoelstra is BS'ing us and he'll play 34 minutes. [...]

June 5, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA Comments Off

Chris Bosh’s masseuse drops dead at his house

Chris Bosh’s masseuse drops dead at his house

Via ESPN: A South Florida masseuse died at a hospital after collapsing at the Miami Beach home of injured Heat forward Chris Bosh. A police report says the woman, whose name wasn't immediately released, went to Bosh's home Monday. Bosh has been sidelined with an abdominal strain. Miami Beach police spokeswoman Vivian Hernandez says the [...]

June 5, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 5

Chris Bosh a game-time decision

Chris Bosh a game-time decision

Update via the Globe's Gary Washburn: Heat coach Erik Spoelstra lists Chris Bosh as a "game-time" decision for tonight's Game 5 No surprises here. I'm certain Bosh will play. For those looking to stats as a predictor of tonight's outcome, John has done some research. Since KG's arrival, the Celtcs are 8-0 in Game 5's [...]

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