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Enemy Chatter: Love for tacos trumps hatred for Boston

Enemy Chatter: Love for tacos trumps hatred for Boston

We often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics. Here’s a look at some enemy chatter from Los Angeles. In Kobe’s final game against the hated Celtics, he was able to deliver on that promise. The fans in attendance at Staples Center might have been the last to witness [...]

April 4, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Enemy Chatter 2

Lakers tried to swap Kobe for Lebron in 2007

Lakers tried to swap Kobe for Lebron in 2007

We’re learning about a blockbuster offer the Lakers allegedly made to the Cavaliers back in 2007 involving Kobe Bryant and LeBron James: According to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the event, the Lakers once contacted the Cavs to investigate whether Cleveland would make James available in a possible Bryant trade. In the summer of [...]

February 10, 2016 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 3

How to beat… the Los Angeles Lakers

How to beat… the Los Angeles Lakers

This is where you jump to the comments and make the snarky “just show up” comments. But we’ve seen the Celtics struggle when they try that mess. This is Kobe’s big night… maybe his biggest of the season aside from his home finale… and the Celtics can spoil it by following this plan. 1: Expose [...]

December 30, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Previews 5

That time Kobe Bryant almost became a Celtic

That time Kobe Bryant almost became a Celtic

Luck was no longer on the side of the Boston Celtics in 1996. When the draft came around that June, the Celtics were nearly three years removed from the death of Reggie Lewis, and therefore, their dynasty. These were dark times for the franchise. They’d already lost Len Bias, a potential franchise-changer who, paired with [...]

December 30, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 3

Your Morning Dump… Where Isaiah Thomas isn’t sentimental about Kobe’s last game

Your Morning Dump… Where Isaiah Thomas isn’t sentimental about Kobe’s last game

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “It was crazy watching Kobe and the things that he accomplished,” Smart told reporters following Boston’s 100-91 win over New York on Sunday. “He took a [...]

December 29, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Isaiah Thomas, The Morning Dump 8

Your Morning Dump… Where this is your last chance to boo Kobe

Your Morning Dump… Where this is your last chance to boo Kobe

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers great and longtime nemesis of the Celtics, has apparently indicated the 2015-16 season will be his last with the Lakers. “He [...]

May 23, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, The Morning Dump 5

Your Morning Dump… Where Thornton, Prince learned about trades on Twitter

Your Morning Dump… Where Thornton, Prince learned about trades on Twitter

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Celtics president Danny Ainge never had a chance to get to Thornton. He found out about the trade from a teammate who was also about to [...]

February 24, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandan Wright, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Marcus Thornton, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 6

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens head spins thinking about rotations

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens head spins thinking about rotations

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. While development for the future appears to be the primary goal of management, Stevens said the focus is winning. The Celtics are 1½ games behind Brooklyn for [...]

December 26, 2014 Jay Brad Stevens, The Morning Dump 2

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics and Lakers had a “discussion”

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics and Lakers had a “discussion”

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 intriguing breakfast between Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo on Thursday morning in Boston was indeed just breakfast. The two [...]

December 5, 2014 Jay James Young, Marcus Smart, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 39

Kobe and Rondo grab breakfast in Boston

Kobe and Rondo grab breakfast in Boston

Another shot of Kobe & Rondo grabbing breakfast in Boston: pic.twitter.com/TK6qBEB5qx — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) December 4, 2014 I’m hearing reports the breakfast ended abruptly when Rondo asked Kobe to pass the bacon and he refused. [...]

December 4, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Rajon Rondo 9