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What LeBron’s decision to play for the Cavs means for the Celtics

What LeBron’s decision to play for the Cavs means for the Celtics

There you have it… LeBron James is returning to the team, city and state he turned his back on four years ago. Can’t fault a guy for righting a wrong. I also loved the essay. Well done. Now… what does this mean for the Celtics? The Cavaliers are replacing the Heat as the front runner [...]

July 11, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Free Agency 78

Parsons gets Hayward money from Dallas, pressure now on Bosh

Parsons gets Hayward money from Dallas, pressure now on Bosh

ESPN sources say Mavericks and Rockets RFA Chandler Parsons have reached agreement on three-year offer sheet worth in excess of $45 million — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 9, 2014 I’ve gotten two questions very often over the past few months:  Should the Celtics pursue Chandler Parsons or Gordon Hayward?  Both are good, young swing men [...]

July 9, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Free Agency 10

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo thinks nothing of the C’s drafting a point guard

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo thinks nothing of the C’s drafting a point guard

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. But Rondo said he doesn’t believe he needs to hear any reassurances from Ainge about his role on the Celtics. “No. That’s fine,” Rondo said, adding, “I [...]

July 8, 2014 Jay Danny Ainge, Free Agency, Rajon Rondo, Rumors, Rumors, The Morning Dump 15

Report: Pacers quietly shopping Roy Hibbert

Report: Pacers quietly shopping Roy Hibbert

The Sporting News’ Sean Devaney is reporting that Larry Bird is seeking offers for Roy Hibbert: After a flurry of rumors dating back a little more than a month, there has not been much to speak of when it comes to the possibility of Indiana moving center Roy Hibbert in a trade. But, according to [...]

July 6, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird, Rumors 18

Fireworks Alert: Rondo linked to Pacers quest for Suns’ Dragic

Fireworks Alert: Rondo linked to Pacers quest for Suns’ Dragic

Indiana Pacers, I’m told, have tried to engage Phoenix in trade talks for Goran Dragic, but teams have found no common deal ground. Yet — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 3, 2014   Whispers are already out there, @ZachLowe_NBA, about Indy trying to pull in Boston to construct some sort of multi-team deal involving Rondo — [...]

July 3, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo, Rumors 27

Your Morning Dump… Where Jason Kidd is pissing everyone off (except Danny Ainge)

Your Morning Dump… Where Jason Kidd is pissing everyone off (except Danny Ainge)

Lost in this is violation of coach’s code: You don’t pursue job belonging to someone else. Humiliating end for Larry Drew. Kidd’s shameless. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 30, 2014 Bucks ownership masking this as a coach hiring, but belief is that it’s just matter of time until Kidd has full control in Milwaukee. — [...]

June 30, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, The Morning Dump 18

Why GS isn’t insane for refusing to deal Klay Thompson for Kevin Love

Why GS isn’t insane for refusing to deal Klay Thompson for Kevin Love

A lot of people think Golden State is crazy for refusing to include Klay Thompson in a deal for Kevin Love. Mercury News reporter Marcus Thompson gives us some insight into the reasoning: Had a source tell me at least one member of Warriors brain trust wouldn’t trade Klay Thompson for Kevin Love straight up — [...]

June 25, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Trades 9

2 executives think Kevin Love lands with Lakers

2 executives think Kevin Love lands with Lakers

 Two NBA executives, when asked where they thought Minnesota star forward Kevin Love would end up, said the Los Angeles Lakers — even though Golden State appears to be the front-runners for his services. Racine Sports Times And those executives are Jim and Jeanie Buss. The Lakers cannot trade for Love because of one tiny [...]

June 22, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Rumors 28

Your Morning Dump… Where the Spurs might have blown up the Heat

Your Morning Dump… Where the Spurs might have blown up the Heat

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. James is in an extremely powerful position. He is a player in his prime with the right to be an unrestricted free agent and the off-court financial [...]

June 16, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, The Morning Dump 55

Multiple reports have Melo and LeBron teaming up

Multiple reports have Melo and LeBron teaming up

The blowhole known as Stephen A. Smith secreted this information this morning: Smith said on his radio show Wednesday on ESPN New York 98.7 FM’s “The Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco Show” that Carmelo Anthonyand LeBron James would like to play together and it’s a “95 percent possibility” that James and Anthony would end up together if [...]

June 11, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rumors 12