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Newsflash: Rondo Talks Are Not Dead

Newsflash: Rondo Talks Are Not Dead

Via Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports: Agent Bill Duffy said Celtics president Danny Ainge restarted talks by expressing a willingness to improve a possible offer to Rondo during a meeting at halftime of Boston’s 95-89 win in Cleveland on Tuesday. On Monday, Duffy told Yahoo! Sports that Rondo would not sign a contract extension with [...]

October 28, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

Danny admits to reading blogs… sort of

Danny admits to reading blogs… sort of

In a long, detailed interview (via Celtics Blog) in which Danny discusses things like KG's knee (there are no staples in there), his heart attack (he's feeling pretty good), and Rondo's attitude (the guys really like him)… we self-centered pricks here at the Red's Army office focused on this: "People were trying to read between [...]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

(Old But New to Us) Rumor: Rondo for Devin Harris

(Old But New to Us) Rumor: Rondo for Devin Harris

Via Chris Sheridan's ESPN Insider column: General manager Danny Ainge has acknowledged discussing possible Rondo trades with other teams early in the offseason (one proposal that was floated but never gained traction was a multiplayer deal that would have included Devin Harris of the New Jersey Nets),… A Rondo-for-Harris swap is one deal I would [...]

October 5, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

KG gushes about Rondo

KG gushes about Rondo

That's it.  I'm hooked. Rajon Rondo is having a gigantic year this year.  Just look at what KG is saying “I’m telling you, man, he’s looking great. To me he’s the best looking person in here, and we have some (good looking) people from Ray (Allen) to Rasheed (Wallace) to Big Baby. Lester (Hudson) looks [...]

September 30, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

10 More Years!

10 More Years!

The Herald has a quick recap of Media Day.  And one thing that stood out to me is the fact that Danny and Rajon Rondo's people have begun talking extension. Ainge said he has had preliminary talks with Rajon Rondo about a contract extension. The C’s have until Oct. 31 to extend Rondo’s contact, or [...]

September 28, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

BDL Ranks Danny 4th Best GM of Decade

BDL Ranks Danny 4th Best GM of Decade

Via Ball Don't Lie: If it seems odd to rank this guy so high, considering he's spent years presiding over some pretty rank teams, I can understand your fears. But this is a decade-long list, and while some of the men at the top of this page may have better futures (and won't have to [...]

September 23, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Ainge: We want Rondo

Ainge: We want Rondo

Don't the Rajon Rondo trade rumors seem like they happened a year ago?  After starting the summer pissing off Rondo's agent, Danny's going to try to negotiate a contract with him. "We'll have an opportunity to sit down with Rajon and get something done," Ainge said before the Shamrock golf tournament at Nashawtuc Country Club [...]

September 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Legends Series: Bird Leads BigMck To Game 1 Win

Legends Series: Bird Leads BigMck To Game 1 Win

 For those who haven't heard, John and I drafted teams of Celtics legends and are pitting them against one another in a Legends Series, courtesy of WhatIfSports.com. Team BigMck edged RedsArmy in Game 1, 103-94. Larry Bird was the player of the game; 18 pts, 9 reb and 5 assists. Havlicek had 18 pts and [...]

September 15, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Marquis Daniels should rent, not buy

Marquis Daniels should rent, not buy

We don't know what Marquis Daniels is going to give us here in Boston this year.  But whatever he gives us… be sure to take notes… because it doesn't look like he'll be here for long.  At least, that's what Danny Ainge thinks.  “I think it’s rare. Your earning potential is a short career. But [...]

September 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Just remember, most of us didn’t want this guy

Just remember, most of us didn’t want this guy

Just browsing through the interwebs and came across this huge Slam article on how Kevin Durant is poised to become the game's next megastar.  He might… he might not.  But one thing is for sure, this kid is damn good, and he's only just getting started. I just want everyone to remember that most of [...]

August 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13