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Your Morning Dump… Where we may be close to a deal

Your Morning Dump… Where we may be close to a deal

 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. Negotiators met for more than 15 hours, finishing past 3 a.m. ET Thursday, and sources said talks centering on the system issues resulted in significant progress on [...]

October 27, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Obama reminds the NBA that it’s screwing over fans

Your Morning Dump… Obama reminds the NBA that it’s screwing over fans

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. Obama called the league's current labor impasse "heartbreaking" — the same word he recently used in Florida shortly after the NBA cancelled the first two weeks of its regular season [...]

October 26, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

This picture just sums things up

This picture just sums things up

The facepalm.   I've been sitting here trying to summon words that make sense.  Words that don't come off as another rant.  I just can't do it.  But that photo sums it up nicely for me.  I can't believe we're here.  With so much money at stake. With so much momentum to make even more. [...]

October 21, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Your Morning Dump… Where the players haven’t felt enough pain

Your Morning Dump… Where the players haven’t felt enough pain

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. The NBPA isn't happy with Spurs' owner Peter Holt. Source says he's slowing talks and told the players, "You haven't felt enough pain yet." "Paul Allen, Peter [...]

October 21, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Your Morning Dump… 16 hours of talks leads to little progress

Your Morning Dump… 16 hours of talks leads to little progress

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.  The league and players union emerged from their longest labor meeting of the 111-day lockout “still not anywhere near a deal,” a league source said. Representatives from [...]

October 19, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Did KG, Pierce and Kobe kill a labor deal?

Did KG, Pierce and Kobe kill a labor deal?

AP photo via Daylife.com I'll start by answering the headline:  no, they didn't.  At least they didn't on their own.  And they may not have at all.   Welcome to the lockout "he-said, he-said." TrueHoop has the story As Stern has recounted a dozen times since, not long after what was supposed to have been [...]

October 15, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Stern throwing around deadlines again

Your Morning Dump… Stern throwing around deadlines again

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.  "Each side is going to meet with the mediator on Monday, and if there's a breakthrough, it's going to come on Tuesday," Stern said in an interview [...]

October 14, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Stern blows up the first two weeks

Stern blows up the first two weeks

David Stern blew up the first two weeks of the regular season, costing the Celtics home games against Cleveland, Charlotte and the Clippers.  So no Blake Griffin in Boston this season.  Sorry Celtics fans.  You lose on what would have been a must-see player. I had to cut and paste this part of the schedule [...]

October 10, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Your Morning Dump… Where KG is in the thick of things

Your Morning Dump… Where KG is in the thick of things

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. There were no fireworks, no tantrums and no tirades. There was all the resignation and disappointment of doomsday, but none of the reality.  The reality is that [...]

October 5, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

First 2 weeks of the season are in jeopardy

First 2 weeks of the season are in jeopardy

After a lengthy negotiating season today, the divide remains between NBA owners and the players union. During his press conference, David Stern announced the cancellation of the entire preseason (an alleged $200 million loss for owners) and threatened to cancel the first two weeks of the regular season if a deal is not reached by [...]

October 4, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off