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Flashback: The Memorial Day Massacre

Flashback: The Memorial Day Massacre

Twenty-six years ago… the Celtics throttled the Lakers 148-114 in Game 1 of the 1985 NBA Finals. (Click here to watch NBA.com video) What a game. Danny Ainge with 15 points in the 1st quarter. Robert Parish with a statue-worthy bitch-slapping of Kareem. Mr. Perfect Scott Wedman was 11-11. How about that crowd? An intense [...]

May 30, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

“Untouchable” Andrew Bynum?

“Untouchable” Andrew Bynum?

Mike Brown is the new Lakers head coach… a result of team VP Jim Buss' search.  It's part of a new push to distance the Lakers from the Phil Jackson era and move in a new direction. Now… I know what a lot of you are thinking.  That new direction will involve Dwight Howard because [...]

May 26, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Finally, some truth about Kobe’s D

Finally, some truth about Kobe’s D

Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images A lot of voting for post-season awards in sports… not just the NBA… is based on reputation.  Kobe Bryant has a reputation as a pretty good defender who can lock a guy down if he wants.  The problem is… he can't do that anymore.  And I don't care that he [...]

May 16, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

“Kobe Bryant’s” postgame meltdown

“Kobe Bryant’s” postgame meltdown

We could all definitely use a laugh right now, and at who's expense better than old friend KB24. Via the folks at Funny or Die: (warning, NSFW language)   [...]

May 13, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized 1

Stay classy, LA

Stay classy, LA

The Lakers season came to a spectacular end this afternoon in Dallas. Nothing screams "quitting" like a 36-point ass-whooping in an elimination game. Rather than go out with an ounce of class, Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom chose to drop a few cheap shots on the Mavs in garbage time. Even die-hard Lakers bloggers are [...]

May 8, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 26

Still not feeling good? Maybe schadenfreude will work

Still not feeling good?  Maybe schadenfreude will work

We've tried being real.  We've tried being optimistic.  We've tried just about everything we can to make you feel better as the C's head into Game 3 tonight.  If you're still not feeling great about things… then maybe some schadenfreude will work. Here you go: DALLAS — Just when they were about to make things [...]

May 7, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Eye on the enemy, where the Heat won’t change for Shaq

Eye on the enemy, where the Heat won’t change for Shaq

 Its playoff time so it's time to focus on our potential roadblocks to Banner 18.  Every day we'll bring you what's making news in enemy territory.  This way we know what they're up to when it comes time to take 'em out. SECOND ROUND OPPONENT Heat Index: “Obviously, having him back is going to be a [...]

May 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Eye on the enemy, featuring Rondo as Barry Sanders

Eye on the enemy, featuring Rondo as Barry Sanders

 Its playoff time so it's time to focus on our potential roadblocks to Banner 18.  Every day we'll bring you what's making news in enemy territory.  This way we know what they're up to when it comes time to take 'em out. SECOND ROUND OPPONENT Heat Index: So I wanted to know from LeBron, in a [...]

May 5, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Your Morning Dump… Where this might be Baby’s swan song

Your Morning Dump… Where this might be Baby’s swan song

 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.     Tony Allen left the Boston Celtics and has now emerged as a leader with the Memphis Grizzllies.  Kendrick Perkins was shipped off to Oklahoma City and he's [...]

May 5, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 17

Eye on the enemy, where the Heat need to be more focused

Eye on the enemy, where the Heat need to be more focused

 Its playoff time so it's time to focus on our potential roadblocks to Banner 18.  Every day we'll bring you what's making news in enemy territory.  This way we know what they're up to when it comes time to take 'em out. SECOND ROUND OPPONENT Heat Index: In Game 2, the Heat likely will encounter an [...]

May 3, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1