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New episode of “The 8th Seed”

New episode of “The 8th Seed”

Ain't nothin' goin' on in August in the NBA.  But that doesn't stop blowhards like me from yappin' about it.  Chuck and I did a live, 1-hour show just on the Celtics on Wednesday night.  And just before we did that show, I joined my regular 8th seed crew for another mega-podcast.  You can check [...]

August 21, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

The two most recent Timberwolves coaches

The two most recent Timberwolves coaches

I don't know.  Maybe this photo is symbolic of something in Minnesota.  Or maybe it's just an odd coincidence.  Whatever it is… I'm glad I have an excuse to post it. [...]

August 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Wolves to hire Rambis, C’s Wohl joining staff

Wolves to hire Rambis, C’s Wohl joining staff

Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis is about to become head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Rambis is expected to hire Dave Wohl as his top assistant, an Eastern Conference executive said. Let go as an assistant GM in Boston this summer, Wohl has a close relationship with Rambis and has nearly 25 years of NBA coaching [...]

August 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Minnesota not interested in Thibodeau

Minnesota not interested in Thibodeau

Still looks like Thibs is coming back to Boston. The Minnesota Timberwolves' deliberate coaching search will soon move into its next phase with ESPN/ABC analyst Mark Jackson, Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis and Houston Rockets assistant coach Elston Turner expected to progress to the deciding round of interviews, according to NBA coaching sources. [...]

July 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Sacto decision “sooner rather than later”

Sacto decision “sooner rather than later”

I've heard the "decision will be made soon" thing before… but King's GM Geoff Petrie is singing it again.  This time, we're hearing potential contract details. Sources with knowledge of the situation said the team's hypothetical offer that Westphal already agreed to would apply to Rambis as well: two seasons guaranteed at $1.5 million with [...]

June 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Second interview for Thibs?

Second interview for Thibs?

Sactown Royalty has the scoop, via the Sacramento Bee. According to two sources with knowledge of the situation, neither [Kurt] Rambis nor his representative has negotiated potential terms of an offer. And while the Kings appear poised to do so, those potential discussions might not occur until the series against Orlando ends. In the interim, [...]

June 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Thibs’ job hunt will end soon

Thibs’ job hunt will end soon

Sacramento is reportedly ready to make a decision on a head coach pretty soon.  They interviewed Kurt Rambis yesterday, but all signs apparently lead to Paul Westphal.  As Jess Camerato notes in that link, Sacto is looking for some head coaching success… and Thibs hasn't had a head job yet. I still say his time [...]

June 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Thibs not Kings top choice

Thibs not Kings top choice

Wow… for a guy who is supposedly such a lock to be a head coach, Tom Thibodeau sure is striking out this summer.  Word is, the Kings are leaning towards Paul Westphal or Kurt Rambis ahead of Thibs. SacTown Royalty's Tom Ziller is clearly not wowed by this.  I, however, an thrilled.  We've got one [...]

June 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1