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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

Kobe Bryant is the dick we always thought he was

Kobe Bryant is the dick we always thought he was

I’m a few days late on this but I had to reference Henry Abbott’s fantastic article on Kobe Bryant for ESPN the Magazine. Abbott concludes that Bryant is a d*ck who is destroying the Lakers franchise: “Peek behind the banners,” says one longtime NBA agent, “and it’s rotten.” “Kobe is like the big rock in their [...]

October 23, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 26

Kobe looking to emulate Paul Pierce

Kobe looking to emulate Paul Pierce

In his recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Kobe Bryant talked about growing old and referenced Paul Pierce: In preparing for this season, Bryant told friends that the player he is analyzing, as an example of adjusting your game as you get older, is fellow 36-year-old Paul Pierce. This is part of his goal to become [...]

August 28, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 10

Let’s take a moment to laugh at the Lakers

Let’s take a moment to laugh at the Lakers

Danny Ainge and the Celtics didn’t exactly deliver on the fireworks promised by owner Wyc Grousbeck this summer, but at least we’re not the Lakers: What are the Lakers doing? Fewer contracts raised more eyebrows around the Las Vegas Summer League than this one. The Lakers continue to overvalue their own players. They seem determined [...]

July 18, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 19

Your Morning Dump… Where Rajon Rondo’s an a-hole like Kobe Bryant

Your Morning Dump… Where Rajon Rondo’s an a-hole like Kobe Bryant

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. “I felt pretty good,” he said. “When I got back in the second quarter, I got pretty winded, but that was expected. Other than that, I didn’t [...]

January 18, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kelly Olynyk, Phil Pressey, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 8

Kobe’s extension: Selfish money grab or a just reward?

Kobe’s extension: Selfish money grab or a just reward?

As John pointed out in the Dump, the Lakers have resigned Kobe Bryant to a two year, $48.5 million extension. Nearly $50 million for a 35-year-old guard coming off Achilles surgery. Say what? Some say Kobe deserves the money, as some sort of lifetime achievement award for all he’s done for the Lakers organization. Others [...]

November 26, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 13