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Report: Orlando wants Doc Rivers

Report: Orlando wants Doc Rivers

ESPN's Chris Broussard says the Orlando Magic want Doc Rivers: The mere mention of Shaq, even if he turns out to be something more than a courtesy candidate, surely (and sadly) overshadows the most interesting part of Broussard's notebook-on-TV report, which revealed that the Magic's secret dream is trying to find a way to convince [...]

May 24, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Doc Rivers, Rumors 2

KG, Rondo named 2nd All Defensive team

KG, Rondo named 2nd All Defensive team

Via ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg: Celtics guard Rajon Rondo and center Kevin Garnett each landed a spot on the NBA All-Defensive second team.  The first team consistent of Miam's LeBron James, Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka, Orlando's Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, and Memphis' Tony Allen. Garnett and Rondo are joined on the second [...]

May 23, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Avery Bradley, Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, News, Rajon Rondo, The Team 5

Rajon Rondo: Better than Dirk at midrange shooting

Rajon Rondo: Better than Dirk at midrange shooting

….. from one very specific spot on the floor.  More specifically, this very specific spot on the floor: This all comes to us via Deadspin Just in case this needs explaining, think of this is as a weather map.  The red means you're hot from this spot on the floor, the blue means you're cold, [...]

May 23, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Celtics News, News, Rajon Rondo 3

Five years later, a look back at what could have been

Five years later, a look back at what could have been

As we are all wrapped up in the current group of Celtics and what is likely to be their final push for an 18th championship with this core, a discussion with a good friend of mine brought about the potential for what we both felt would be an interesting read for true Celtics fans; yes [...]

May 20, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Look Back, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Trades 13

Advanced scouting: 76ers Dream Team

Advanced scouting: 76ers Dream Team

What the hell… Why not dust off an old favorite on this lovely Friday afternoon? More pics of the Sixers Dream Team, after the jump. [...]

May 18, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Gametime, Previews 4

Philly fans living up to their reputation

Philly fans living up to their reputation

When I think of neanderthal sports fans, I think of Philadelphia. It's not just me, they were recently voted worst sports fans in America by GQ.   Celtics fans are now getting up close with Philly's worst. Last night, a ginormous man attempt to distract Kevin Garnett by lifting his shirt. In Game 1, an older Sixers [...]

May 17, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, News, Uncategorized 7

Tim Duncan hates Kevin Garnett. Hates him.

Tim Duncan hates Kevin Garnett. Hates him.

Our friends at Project Spurs were kind enough to alert us to a new Tim Duncan interview with Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard. Ballard's reliable sources claim Duncan hates Garnett: In fact, Duncan hates Kevin Garnett. Hates him the way liberals hate Sean Hannity. This information comes from very reliable sources, who talk about how KG [...]

May 16, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett, News, Rumors, Uncategorized 33

Doc named to new competition committee

Doc named to new competition committee

Rivers joins a panel that includes owners Dan Gilbert (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Joe Lacob (Golden State); general managers Bryan Colangelo (Toronto Raptors), Mitch Kupchak (L.A. Lakers), Kevin O’Connor (Utah Jazz), and Sam Presti (Oklahoma City); and coaches Rick Carlisle (Dallas Mavericks) and Lionel Hollins (Memphis Grizzlies). The NBPA will also designate one of its members [...]

May 16, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Doc Rivers, News, Uncategorized 5

Things breaking C’s way? Bosh out indefinitely

Things breaking C’s way? Bosh out indefinitely

  The Celtics played the Hawks, who didn't have Al Horford or Zaza Pachulia and then saw Josh Smith limited by a knee strain.  They were set to face the winner of the Bulls-76'ers series, and the Bulls lost Derrick Rose to an ACL injury and Joakim Noah to an ankle injury.  Now they face [...]

May 14, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Injuries, News, Uncategorized 10

LeBron wins 3rd MVP, Rondo 8th

LeBron wins 3rd MVP, Rondo 8th

Twitter / @JCameratoNBA: #NBA MVP voting top 10: 1. … via kwout I was debating the order last night once word leaked that LeBron was going to win.  My top 5 was LeBron, Durant, Kobe, Paul, Parker.  I figured Rondo fit in the 6th or 7th slot… so 8th isn't a huge surprise.   Rondo [...]

May 12, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, News, Rajon Rondo, Uncategorized 6