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KG, Pierce on “All Decade Team”

KG, Pierce on “All Decade Team”

I always expect Pierce to be overlooked in lists like this.  But he wasn't. Ian Thomsen has put together a nice little list. His starting 5:  Nash, Kobe, LeBron, Duncan and Shaq.  Hard to argue with that for an All Decade team. KG is a reserve… Though Garnett was the 2004 league MVP with Minnesota, [...]

December 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Case of the Mondays: Lakers Lovefest Makes Me Wanna Puke

Case of the Mondays: Lakers Lovefest Makes Me Wanna Puke

Mondays suck… even around here.  So we're taking time out on Monday's to make ourselves feel better and rant about something that pisses us off. Via Johnny Ludden of Yahoo! Sports: Kobe Bryant’s pass hung in the air for a moment, and then it was gone, disappearing into Andrew Bynum’s giant hands just long enough [...]

December 7, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 48

Big 3, Rondo Named to Panel’s Top 50 Players List

Big 3, Rondo Named to Panel’s Top 50 Players List

The Sporting News created a panel of experts (107 Hall of Famers, major award winners, executives, current players and coaches and other basketball experts) to determine the Top 50 players in the game. Here's the top 5: 1. Kobe Bryant2. LeBron James3. Dwyane Wade4. Dwight Howard5. Tim Duncan Four Celtics players made the list: Kevin [...]

December 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

And the player with the highest basketball IQ is…

And the player with the highest basketball IQ is…

According to a poll of players and coaches, Kobe Bryant has the highest basketball IQ. Here's the top 5: 1. Kobe Bryant2. Jason Kidd3. Steve Nash4. Chris Paul5. LeBron James Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Deron Williams also received votes. Am I surprised Kobe was voted #1? No, because there's a lot of hero worship [...]

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

Better Over the Backboard Shot: Rondo or Kobe?

Better Over the Backboard Shot: Rondo or Kobe?

Kobe's lapdogs The media is drooling over the latest Kobe Bryant feat – a shot from behind the backboard last night against the Thunder. With much less fanfare, Rajon Rondo hit a similar shot a few weeks back against the 76ers. I ask you… Who made the tougher over-the-backboard shot?(surveys) [...]

November 23, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

Your Morning Dump… where maybe we overreacted a little

Your Morning Dump… where maybe we overreacted a little

“These past two games, I think have been teaching points for us. I can speak for myself as a starter, [we’d] been blowing teams out, so in the fourth quarter we’ve been sitting on the bench. So I think it’s good for us to go through these fourth quarters where we’re down 6. We’ve got [...]

November 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

I hate the Lekars too

I hate the Lekars too

You think the team name is bad?  Check out the "CBA" logo above it. Via TotalProSports [...]

November 5, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

LeBron to LA? It will never happen

LeBron to LA? It will never happen

Via Bulls.com blogger Sam Smith: The obvious reason this never gets discussed is no one can see James hooking on with Bryant. I really cannot understand why not. How good a team would that be with Bryant, James, Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom? Supposedly it would look like James searching out a place to win [...]

November 4, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

One Reason to Love Stephen Jackson

One Reason to Love Stephen Jackson

Via the Contra Costa Times: Jackson took his beef with Kobe to a public level. I don’t think he’s ever been a fan of Kobe. Especially to an official street dude like Jax, Bryant isn’t going to get the benefit of the doubt. So if he really called Jax young fella (though they’re the same [...]

October 15, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 34

“You’re on borrowed time”

“You’re on borrowed time”

That's Ray Allen's approach to appreciating whatever moments he's got left in the NBA… and tuning out talk of the contract extension he wants. “It’s interesting how I approach training camp as an older man in relation to my career,” Allen said. “I think Kevin (Garnett) takes the same mindset and Paul (Pierce) has the [...]

October 5, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10