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Win Tickets to the next Celtics/Hawks game

Win Tickets to the next Celtics/Hawks game

Red's Army is proud to be partnering with TicketsForCharity.com for a great ticket giveaway called the "Tickets For Charity Starting 5 sweepstakes". They've been asking questions on their Facebook and Twitter pages… and people with the correct answers get entered into the contest where you could win amazing lower-level seats (only 9 rows from the [...]

December 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Some Extremely Early Playoff Predictions

Some Extremely Early Playoff Predictions

Four weeks into the season, ESPN's Tim Legler offers up his playoff predictions. Here's the top four seeds. 1. Boston Celtics: Still the best team in the East. They have the best defensive team, even with guys currently banged up. They know how to win in the most consistent way, which is to defend, rebound [...]

November 25, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

New 8th Seed

New 8th Seed

Every month, I join some of the finest NBA bloggers around for what we like to call The 8th Seed Podcast.  This month, Rey from The No Look Pass played host to all of us.  That's about an hour and a half of great NBA debate, utter rants, and ball busting.  Rey was kind enough [...]

November 24, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

How to get away with fouls in basketball

How to get away with fouls in basketball

How many times have you seen one team knocking the crap out of another the entire game… and get away with it?  Turns out, there's a reason.  Human nature. A study done by Indiana University finds that teams are knocking you around early can get away with doing it later in the game. "The team [...]

November 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Plays of the Week

Plays of the Week

Every Sunday, we go back over the past week and count down the best plays.  Disagree with the order?  Let us know in the comments. #5: Rajon Rondo goes coast-to-coast in 3.8 seconds against Utah #4: Rajon Rondo finds Kevin Garnett for the alley oop in traffic #3: Paul Pierce finishes the fast break with [...]

November 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Basketball 101 – The Box Out

Basketball 101 – The Box Out

The Atlanta Hawks outworked the Celtics in the Gardent tonight and won the game, 97-86. The rebounding and second chance statistics were ugly. Atlanta had 47 rebounds to Boston's 29. 16 offensive rebounds to Boston's 6. 22 second chance points to Boston's 4. Maybe we shouldn't be surprised. Prior to this game, the Celtics were [...]

November 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 14

“…When they go out on the court, they’re on edge”

“…When they go out on the court, they’re on edge”

The quote in the headline?  That belongs to Al Horford… and he's talking about the Celtics. After yesterday’s practice, Kevin Garnett was asked if he considers the Atlanta Hawks a rival. The Celtics forward responded, “Not at all.” That comment didn’t surprise Al Horford, though the Hawks forward believes the C’s know they’ll have a [...]

November 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

The Morning Dump… Where Shelden Williams Lies about the Hawks

The Morning Dump… Where Shelden Williams Lies about the Hawks

Does he have something to prove to the Hawks? “Not anymore,’’ Williams said. “The first couple times I played against them, I would tell you so. But now, I approach them just like another team. “I don’t need those type of things to get me going. I have other personal things that get me going.’’ [...]

November 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Al Horford was just kidding about Pierce (but probably not)

Al Horford was just kidding about Pierce (but probably not)

Here’s how I think things went down a couple of days ago after Al Horford told the story about Paul Pierce owing him $10 grand. Horford (in the morning):  Hey funny story:  Paul Pierce bet me a couple of years ago that we wouldn’t win a game.  We won 3… so we essentially bet on [...]

October 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Pierce may owe Al Horford money

Pierce may owe Al Horford money

So in all the yapping during the 2008 Celtics-Hawks series, Paul Pierce apparently bet Al Horford $10 K that the Hawks wouldn't win a single game.  At least… that's what Al Horford is saying Today, on 790 the zone, Al Horford told a story that happened sometime during the first two games of 2008 playoff [...]

October 20, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off