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Recap: C’s comeback falls short, Heat win 115-107

Recap: C’s comeback falls short, Heat win 115-107

The Celtics really have to stop trying to make huge comebacks.  For the second straight game, the Celtics fell behind big early, staged a furious comeback, and then fell short.  This time the Celtics didn't quite make it all the way back.  They got as close as 3 points, but the Heat took advantage of [...]

December 27, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11

How is this man still a referee??

How is this man still a referee??

Look at the size of DeAndre Jordan.  Look at how fast players move on the floor.  And now look at Dick Bavetta.  I wouldn't trust that guy to drive me around the block.   Dick Bavetta was born during FDR's Presidency.  He was a couple weeks away from his 24th birthday when Kennedy was shot. [...]

March 10, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Out with the old refs… in with the new

Out with the old refs… in with the new

I've you've Red's Army for any length of time, you've probably heard me wonder aloud how the league could employ referees in the late 50's and 60's and expect them to run up and down the court with 24 year-old mega-athletes and expect them to make accurate calls.  I know experience is a good thing [...]

September 15, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Yeah, let grandpa keep reffing games!

Yeah, let grandpa keep reffing games!

This whole mess between the league and its refs is getting ridiculous.  Now the union is telling Fanhouse that this the contentious negotiations is all about forcing older refs out. "The NBA is trying to push out the veteran referees without violating age discrimination laws," McMorris said. "These officials live the game, they love the [...]

September 11, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6