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Jimmy Butler is starting to look like a dink

Jimmy Butler is starting to look like a dink

The Bulls’ Jimmy Butler is a rising star in the NBA and, sometimes with stardom, comes silliness. For example: A guy who spent the entire season talking about leadership showed none in a game the Bulls absolutely had to win Tuesday, looking disengaged at both ends and going scoreless until it was too late with [...]

April 8, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 13

Don’t Expect a Quick Turnaround in Philly

Don’t Expect a Quick Turnaround in Philly

Despite carrying a ‘win now’ mandate, a hefty pile of draft picks, and a pair of “executive of the year” awards, there are several reasons to maintain a jaundiced view of the Sixers’ prospects under new GM Bryan Colangelo. The current roster is really really bad Philadelphia is carrying an almost unprecedented stockpile of draft [...]

April 7, 2016 Rich Jensen Around the NBA 4

LeBron takes the night off… to coach?

LeBron takes the night off… to coach?

Get a load of this a-hole, overtly showing up coach Tyronn Lue. It’s one thing for a superstar to advise his teammates on the bench, but it’s another to stand up and patrol the sidelines. I’m not sure how long LeBron played coach last night, but even if he did so for just a few [...]

March 30, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 11

Cavs management forced to address LeBron’s behavior

Cavs management forced to address LeBron’s behavior

Via Cleveland.com: The Cavaliers have noticed LeBron James’ occasionally peculiar behavior of late and have addressed it with their star. Two members of the team’s top brass – coach Tyronn Lue and general manager David Griffin – have had conversations with James over the past few days regarding separate items. Lue spoke with James after [...]

March 24, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 8

I’m starting to think people are underestimating the Cavs

I’m starting to think people are underestimating the Cavs

Yahoo’s Chris Mannix has a new story on the chemistry issues in Cleveland and how Toronto and Boston (somewhat) have narrowed the talent gap.: No, the sky is not falling in Cleveland. The Cavs remain atop the Eastern Conference standings and have the equalizer – James – that no team can account for. But teams [...]

March 8, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 8

Trade Deadline Round Up

Trade Deadline Round Up

In light of this year’s incredibly dull deadline, Red’s Army presents a team-by-team look at who wasn’t moved, and why they weren’t. Atlanta Hawks Player they should’ve traded: Al Horford Why they didn’t trade him: Apparently no one else in the league was willing to send one or more starters and a high draft pick [...]

February 19, 2016 Rich Jensen Around the NBA 5

Lakers tried to swap Kobe for Lebron in 2007

Lakers tried to swap Kobe for Lebron in 2007

We’re learning about a blockbuster offer the Lakers allegedly made to the Cavaliers back in 2007 involving Kobe Bryant and LeBron James: According to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the event, the Lakers once contacted the Cavs to investigate whether Cleveland would make James available in a possible Bryant trade. In the summer of [...]

February 10, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 3

Knicks can Fisher, remain a joke during Dolan Era

Knicks can Fisher, remain a joke during Dolan Era

Let’s start with the breaking news: Derek Fisher has been fired by the New York Knicks. He finished the first season and a half of his coaching career with a 40-96 record after losing 9 of his last 10 games. So another coach bites the dust. Fisher had a 5-year deal worth up to $25 [...]

February 8, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 14

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are talking trade with Houston about Dwight Howard

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are talking trade with Houston about Dwight Howard

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Meanwhile, the Celtics have engaged the Houston Rockets in talks about a possible deal for Dwight Howard, the Daily News has learned. Howard can opt out [...]

February 3, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Evan Turner, Jae Crowder, Rumors, The Morning Dump 15

Paul Pierce opens up about feuds, trade requests, and the Boston years

Paul Pierce opens up about feuds, trade requests, and the Boston years

Yahoo’s “The Vertical” is a new NBA venture built around news-breaker extraordinaire, Adrian Wojnarowski. Launched as the rubble of Grantland’s demise, The Vertical promises to be more insider and multi-media driven. The site now has three separate “The Vertical” podcasts… one by Woj himself based out of New York City where he grabs some of [...]

February 2, 2016 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 4