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Best proof yet that Kobe is all about Kobe

Best proof yet that Kobe is all about Kobe

I've been looking for an easy way to highlight how much Kobe Bryant is in this for himself, and the rest of his team is a vehicle for his own selfish means… rather than a group of brothers-in-arms.  Thankfully, Kobe made it especially easy today. Yep… while everyone else wore shirts that had the whole [...]

June 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 129

Coach K Coming to LA?

Coach K Coming to LA?

From some dude named Woelful at the Journal Times (Wisconsin): At least one well-informed NBA informant insists that Lakers coach Phil Jackson will hang up the clipboard this summer and his successor could be Duke's Mike Krzyewski — especially if his highly-influential agen (Kobe Bryant) puts the heat on Lakers management. Wouldn't this be fun? [...]

June 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 13

Why doesn’t Kobe just pay for the parade?

Why doesn’t Kobe just pay for the parade?

California's finances are a complete mess.  Everyone everywhere is broke.  So there was some concern about having enough money to cover the costs of a Lakers championship parade.  But private donors have stepped in. LOS ANGELES — An aide to City Council president Eric Garcetti says private donors have agreed to cover all of the [...]

June 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 51

Red’s still better than Phil

Red’s still better than Phil

I'm not just saying that because our site's named after him.  I'm not saying Phil's a bad coach.  He's a great coach.  But he's not the greatest coach.  Red's the best ever… and it's not even a discussion. We've heard the arguments before… but they're worth reiterating.  Phil Jackson had two players in the NBA's [...]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18

The Favorites for Next Year?

The Favorites for Next Year?

Here are the current odds to win the 2009-2010 NBA Championship: Lakers: 5-2 Cavaliers: 3-1 Celtics: 5-1 Magic: 7-1 Anyone who'd place a bet now on next year's champion is a moron, because there's a ton of uncertainty surrounding all four of these teams. Let's take a look: Lakers: Two key role players, Trevor Ariza [...]

June 15, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 18

Congrats to LA

Congrats to LA

Congrats to Kobe, Pau and company. Bryant's performance and hunger reminded me of Lisa Leslie's first WNBA championship with the LA Sparks. We'll be taking the trophy back next season. I couldn't stomach the last few minutes of this game, but I gotta know one thing; did Kobe fake cry during the post game interview? [...]

June 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 82

Superchoke

Superchoke

Courtney Lee is off the hook. Dwight Howard is the new goat of this series. Yes, I know he sucks at free throws. But if Howard makes one of the two freebies with 11 seconds left and Orlando up 3, the Magic win this game. There's no second-guessing Stan Van Gundy for not-fouling the Lakers. [...]

June 12, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 22

Doc on PTI, and other assorted stuff

Doc on PTI, and other assorted stuff

If you read this before 5:30 pm, The C's just announced that Doc Rivers will be on PTI tonight.  Should be interesting to hear what he says. Other assorted stuff out there to check out: Brian Scalabrine had a big pizza party with some local school kids. Tommy Heinsohn won the NBA's first ever lifetime [...]

June 11, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 14

Lakers Lose Their Hottest Fan

Lakers Lose Their Hottest Fan

Lakers fan Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly split with the hottest supermodel on the planet – Bar Rafaeli I say the Lakers are losing their hottest fan because it's common knowledge chicks this hot don't really root for teams. Now that DiCap is out of the picture, Bar couldn't care less about the Lakers. Do I [...]

June 11, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Pau Gasol admits to being a total pussy

Pau Gasol admits to being a total pussy

It's no secret that Pau Gasol is soft.  But this one takes the cake.  He basically announced to the world that he's a total pussy by saying Dwight Howard is too physical. “(Dwight Howard) is allowed to do physically a couple more things here at home,’ Gasol said after the game. Asked if those ‘things’ [...]

June 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15