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Your Morning Dump… Where I’m becoming a big fan of Lance Stephenson

Your Morning Dump… Where I’m becoming a big fan of Lance Stephenson

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. From players to the coach, mid-level staffers to management, the message to Lance Stephenson the last two days was simple: Shut up and play. No more public shots at LeBron [...]

May 29, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, The Morning Dump 31

Report: Love wants out of Minny by July 1

Report: Love wants out of Minny by July 1

Yahoo’s Marc Spears has an update on the Kevin Love trade front. The Kings want in and Love wants out by the start of free-agency: The Kings are willing to give up their eighth overall pick in this year’s NBA draft and a combination of players for Love, even though he would not be expected [...]

May 27, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rumors 7

Grizzlies owner Robert Pera sounds like a delusional mess

Grizzlies owner Robert Pera sounds like a delusional mess

In case you missed the drama unfolding between Memphis and Minnesota recently, here’s a quick synopsis. First-year head coach Dave Joerger was granted permission to talk to the Minnesota Timberwolves (Joerger is from Minnesota, by the way), and had, by all accounts, gotten the job.  Then suddenly, when a little matter of compensation came up, [...]

May 26, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 11

Your Morning Dump… Where Joel Embiid won the weekend

Your Morning Dump… Where Joel Embiid won the weekend

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.  Embiid quickly re-asserting claim to # 1 pick here. Added muscle, still has quick feet & a beautiful jumper. No evidence of back issues — Chad Ford [...]

May 26, 2014 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Draft News, The Morning Dump 9

How much does Love cost? Do the C’s have enough?

How much does Love cost? Do the C’s have enough?

Earlier today, Chuck posted on some media created trade scenarios for Kevin Love. Whether you support both or either scenario, there are three important considerations to make when being concerned about “giving up too much” for Kevin Love: Age, total minutes played (including playoff minutes) and injury history. When the Celtics acquired Kevin Garnett from [...]

May 22, 2014 Jay Rumors, Trades 24

Weighing the contenders in the mix for Kevin Love

Weighing the contenders in the mix for Kevin Love

The NBA blogosphere is buzzing with stories about Kevin Love. As Yahoo reported yesterday, the Celtics have a legit shot at trading for the Wolves power forward. ESPN is reporting that Love likes the Warriors and Bulls. The Suns, Lakers and Knicks (never happening) have also been mentioned. Let’s get a sense of what bloggers [...]

May 19, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Draft News 13

Julius Randle NBA draft combine interview

Julius Randle NBA draft combine interview

Kentucky’s Julius Randle talked to the media today during the 2014 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. Randle’s great NCAA tournament capped off a freshman season filled with records and accolades. His scoring, rebounding and ability to just straight beast are making some scouts drool. Unlike big name players Wiggins, Parker & Embid, Randle decided not to [...]

May 16, 2014 KWAPT Draft News 18

The KG retirement watch is underway

The KG retirement watch is underway

After declining to talk to the media following last night’s game, Kevin Garnett was a no-show at locker room cleanout day today, too. — Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) May 15, 2014   “I don’t need an answer from you now,” Billy King told Kevin Garnett. The two talked on the team plane last night. — Andrew [...]

May 15, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 18

Stephen A. Smith: “Knicks snubbed a trade that would’ve brought Rajon Rondo to New York”

Stephen A. Smith: “Knicks snubbed a trade that would’ve brought Rajon Rondo to New York”

According to Stephen A. Smith of ESPN, at some point this year, or last year, or whenever, the Knicks “snubbed a trade that would’ve brought Rajon Rondo to New York.”  A little background here: in the story, Stephen A is going off on the Knicks for bumbling the Steve Kerr hiring which leads to several things that [...]

May 15, 2014 Jay Rajon Rondo, Rumors 9

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc Rivers and the Clippers got robbed

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc Rivers and the Clippers got robbed

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. Rivers, however, wasn’t going to stay quiet. Not after the hotly contested out-of-bounds ruling contributed to the Clippers surrendering a seven-point lead in the final 49.2 seconds [...]

May 14, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Doc Rivers 36