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Your Morning Dump… Where I have nothing

Your Morning Dump… Where I have nothing

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. Sorry people, I have nothing for you this morning. F-in lockout… [...]

August 8, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Where Couz is right on

Your Morning Dump… Where Couz is right on

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. “I’m not familiar with all the issues so it’s hard to take sides,’’ Cousy said last week. “But we’ve made a great life from playing a child’s [...]

August 7, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Where do we stand with Wyc?

Where do we stand with Wyc?

Fans are bitter over the existing lockout imposed by the owners of the NBA. We want basketball to happen next season but that doesn’t appear to be a likely scenario. Many writers and insiders are speculating that the owners are doing everything in their power to prevent next season from happening. Before diving into lockout [...]

August 4, 2011 Jnoble Celtics Uncategorized 3

Your Morning Dump… Where Hunter isn’t betting on a season

Your Morning Dump… Where Hunter isn’t betting on a season

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. "We’re $800 million apart per year," Hunter told about 200 people during a seminar at a conference in Baltimore of the National Bar Association, an organization of [...]

August 4, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Spencer Hawes is my new favorite player

Spencer Hawes is my new favorite player

The NBA lockout is more than a month old.  Both sides have met once since the lockout began.  And through it all, the NBPA's rank and file have largely been quiet. But one man has the guts to call out David Stern.  One player has stepped up to speak his mind, regardless of potential consequence.  [...]

August 3, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 27

Your Morning Dump… Where David Stern has no soul

Your Morning Dump… Where David Stern has no soul

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. Stern: "I'm not optimistic." Then, in his last words before leaving, he essentially accused TheNBPA of not bargaining in good faith. Asked if players are bargaining in [...]

August 2, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Your Afternoon Dump… China sets strict rules for NBA players

Your Afternoon Dump… China sets strict rules for NBA players

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. Earlier this afternoon, Sina Sports, quoting an anonymous figure connected to the CBA, reported that the Chinese Basketball Association  is planning to institute two special new rules for [...]

July 31, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Do the mega stars realize there’s a lockout?

Do the mega stars realize there’s a lockout?

But for the most powerful and influential stars in a sport that is locked out, I wonder what all of these appearances, globe-trotting promotional tours and threats of signing with rinky-dink overseas teams are doing for the strength and resolve of the players association and its ability to unleash strong, meaningful voices against the owners' [...]

July 29, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Wyc getting blasted for CSNNE deal

Wyc getting blasted for CSNNE deal

Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck is catching more flak for the pending TV deal with CSNNE: Here you have Grousbeck, owner of the Celtics, negotiating a media rights deal that presumably is favorable to the Celtics franchise. On the other hand, he is the acting chairman of the NBA's planning committee, which is overseeing the NBA's [...]

July 21, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Does the C’s new TV deal keep money out of players’ hands?

Does the C’s new TV deal keep money out of players’ hands?

The Celtics recently struck a new TV Deal with CSNNE (a current partner of RedsArmy.com).  Part of that deal was 20% equity stake for the C's owners.  The significance of that?  It keeps money away from the players.  Besides a big increase in its annual rights fee the Celtics would get up to a 20% [...]

July 20, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off