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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

Which Team Signed the Biggest Troublemaker?

Which Team Signed the Biggest Troublemaker?

Randy Hill of FoxSports.com examines the big name additions made by the league's elite teams; Lakers – Ron Artest, Magic – Vince Carter, Cavaliers – Shaq, Celtics – Rasheed Wallace. Individually, these baggage-haulin' hotshots may be capable of altering the imbalance of power that resulted in a Lakers title a couple months ago. Or, as [...]

August 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 18

NBA title now awarded in early August

NBA title now awarded in early August

At least… according to the OC Register. Without Odom, the Lakers were still going to win the Western Conference and make the NBA Finals for a third consecutive season. Then they would be crash-test dummies for Eastern powers who have buffed up: Cleveland with Shaquille O'Neal, Boston with Rasheed Wallace, Orlando with Vince Carter and [...]

August 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

No chance for Powe’s return

No chance for Powe’s return

David Aldridge reports (Via CelticsBlog) The Cavaliers are [Leon] Powe's first choice for a new team, according to a source, with the Orlando Magic second. Dallas and the L.A.Lakers have also made inquiries about Powe . . . There is no chance that the Celtics would re-sign Powe, or match any offer, said another source. [...]

July 31, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 20

Ron Artest is your problem now, LA.

Ron Artest is your problem now, LA.

Ron Artest is known for a lot of things… many of them not good.  But with each new stop, we hear people say "if we get the good Artest… this is a great signing."  In fact, you can hear that on full display on the last 8th Seed Podcast. And maybe this time it will [...]

July 30, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 19

Report: Odom to Resign with Lakers

Report: Odom to Resign with Lakers

Via ESPN.com: Free agent forward Lamar Odom will return to the Los Angeles Lakers, an NBA source said Thursday. One source with knowledge of the talks told ESPN.com the four-year deal is worth $33 million if the Lakers exercise the final season. One source close to the process said Odom will come away with a [...]

July 30, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 23

The most hated people in sports

The most hated people in sports

So Forbes put up a poll about the most hated people in sports.  Here's a look at the list: Michael Vick Manny Ramirez Alex Rodriguez Terrell Owens Kobe Bryant Allen Iverson Isiah Thomas Stephon Marbury Nick Saban John McEnroe Funny.. there are no Celtics on that list.  Just look at this list for a second.  [...]

July 30, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 17

Is Everyone Overrating Lamar Odom?

Is Everyone Overrating Lamar Odom?

We've heard/read/blogged about it all off-season. The Lakers need Lamar Odom to win another title. Yahoo! Sports Marc Spears is the latest to support this theory: “If he goes somewhere else, they’re vulnerable,” a Western Conference general manager said Wednesday. “With him, they’re the favorites.”Said one West advance scout: “I definitely would think it’s unanimous [...]

July 30, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 20

Vegas still likes the Lakers

Vegas still likes the Lakers

Saying Vegas doesn't know something about gambling is like saying Stephen Hawking doesn't know something about physics.  Not very likely, even when you think something is obviously wrong. But I can't help but argue with the men behind some of Vegas' biggest sports books… who currently have the Lakers installed as the favorites next year… [...]

July 28, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

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