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Without Bias

Without Bias

For those immune to incessant ESPN promotion, the network recently aired "Without Bias," the latest film in its "30 on 30" series. I'd watched and enjoyed some of the other films (Who Killed the USFL?, Muhammed and Larry), but wasn't sure if I wanted to relive the Len Bias tragedy. I know all the details. [...]

November 4, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Stein/Mannix: We $%&!@# Told You So

Stein/Mannix: We $%&!@# Told You So

ESPN's Marc Stein and SI's Chris Mannix have released their updated NBA power rankings. Guess which team sits atop both polls? The Celtics. The team that should have been #1 in every preseason poll. Here's what Mannix has to say about the Celtics: Rasheed Wallace is a pretty good fit in Beantown, isn't he? Wallace, [...]

November 2, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Talkin hoops with Jon Barry & Jalen Rose, and 2 Man Game tonight!

Talkin hoops with Jon Barry & Jalen Rose, and 2 Man Game tonight!

Just got off a conference call with ESPN's Jon Barry and Jalen Rose as they launch the big media blitz to kick off their coverage of the NBA this year.  Got to sneak in a couple of Celtics questions and throw together some of their thoughts on the NBA season as a whole.  These aren't [...]

October 21, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

The Latest Non-News on Marquis Daniels

The Latest Non-News on Marquis Daniels

Via John Hollinger's chat on ESPN.com: Q. Who should the celts sign as back up PG? JH: They already have a deal with their guy, Marquis Daniels, they just haven't inked yet because they're desperately trying to make it a sign and trade. Daniels will play with House in the backcourt with the second unit [...]

August 27, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 17

Rondo will emerge in about a week

Rondo will emerge in about a week

Rajon Rondo has been pretty much MIA this summer.  At least… he has since all those trade rumors died down.  But he'll be out there, on a basketball court, a week from tomorrow.  Well, sort of.  He's going to be coaching one of the Elite 24 teams. ESPN RISE will hold the fourth annual Boost [...]

August 13, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Big Man Swap, LA’s Reduced Offer to Odom

Big Man Swap, LA’s Reduced Offer to Odom

ESPN.com's Marc Stein says a Tyson Chandler for Emeka Okafor deal is in the works: Although Chandler ($11.7 million) and Okafor ($10.6) carry similar salaries for next season, New Orleans' apparent willingness to take on Okafor's contract — with four years remaining after next season — is a marked departure from the Hornets' recent cost-conscious [...]

July 27, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

Any Chance ESPN is Overrating Blake Griffin?

Any Chance ESPN is Overrating Blake Griffin?

After watching the Summer League, Blake Griffin is labeled a combination of Charles Barkley and Tim Duncan. Who knew the J.A. stood for jackass? No, I haven't read the article and won't because the headline is so ridiculous, [...]

July 20, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Marisa Miller Was Best Thing About The ESPYs

Marisa Miller Was Best Thing About The ESPYs

Nobody really gives a crap about the ESPYs, especially the fact the Lakers won for Best Team. What I do care about is Marissa Miller. She was there and looking fabulous. More pictures….after the jump. [...]

July 20, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

On Display at the ESPYs: Vanessa Bryant

On Display at the ESPYs: Vanessa Bryant

Some bloggers are drooling over the appearance of Vanessa Bryant at the annual ESPN awards show (broadcast Sunday night), but not me. Don't get me wrong, I think Vanessa is a beautiful woman (albeit crazy and bitchy), but I'm not a fan of any dress that smooshes boobs. More pictures (courtesy BlackSportsOnline.com) …after the jump. [...]

July 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 10

Doc on PTI, and other assorted stuff

Doc on PTI, and other assorted stuff

If you read this before 5:30 pm, The C's just announced that Doc Rivers will be on PTI tonight.  Should be interesting to hear what he says. Other assorted stuff out there to check out: Brian Scalabrine had a big pizza party with some local school kids. Tommy Heinsohn won the NBA's first ever lifetime [...]

June 11, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 14