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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

Ivan Johnson flips off the Celtics fans that Josh Smith loves

Ivan Johnson flips off the Celtics fans that Josh Smith loves

(image courtesy Austin Espinoza. h/t Ball Don't Lie) Ivan Johnson and Josh Smith have different opinions of Celtics fans. The photo shows Johnson is more of a non-verbal guy. Smith had this to say: “When you’re playing in an environment like the Boston Garden, they have probably the best fans,” Smith paused, and then thought [...]

May 11, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Gametime, Uncategorized 8

Eye on the Enemy: Horford the game changer?

Eye on the Enemy: Horford the game changer?

The Celtics are trying to eliminate the Atlanta Hawks and move on to the Conference semis. We'll regularly check in on the competition to see how things stand. Al Horford changes the dynamics at both ends. You’ll notice that Boston, which prides itself on playing D, couldn’t stop Horford in the final 2 1/2 minutes [...]

May 10, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Previews, Uncategorized 5

Hawks owner whines about refs, Garnett’s dirty play

Hawks owner whines about refs, Garnett’s dirty play

During an arts luncheon Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. sounded off about the lack of respect the Hawks are getting from the media and officials. He also called Kevin Garnett a dirty player: Did you see what Al Horford did last night? The timeline for recovery for his injury is another three months. He’s not even supposed to [...]

May 10, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett, Uncategorized 3

Should NBA continue shortened seasons?

Should NBA continue shortened seasons?

As we look back, just about 6 months ago, whether or not we would see a 2011-12 NBA season was in serious jeopardy. The selfish owners and even more selfish players could not meet eye to eye on almost any of the subjects of debate and called off talks multiple times. Every time we thought [...]

May 9, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, News, Uncategorized 11