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Perk, Rondo Getting Little All-Star Love

Perk, Rondo Getting Little All-Star Love

The NBA just released the current tally of All-Star votes. Here's the Eastern Conference numbers: Forwards: LeBron James (Clev) 649,327; Kevin Garnett (Bos) 533,187; Chris Bosh (Tor) 303,550; Paul Pierce (Bos) 131,379; Josh Smith (Atl) 109,404; Danny Granger (Ind) 100,122; Andre Iguodala (Phi) 75,146; Michael Beasley (Mia) 58,461; Hedo Turkoglu (Tor) 55,416; Rashard Lewis (Orl) [...]

December 10, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Your Morning Dump… Where rebounding might not be a big problem

Your Morning Dump… Where rebounding might not be a big problem

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. “I thought there was one stretch in the fourth quarter where you could physically see bodies on bodies,’’ said Rivers. “And we got all the rebounds. And we’ve [...]

December 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Could we still see Oden in a Celtics jersey?

Could we still see Oden in a Celtics jersey?

It's hard not to feel bad for Greg Oden. Just when he was playing up to some of the hype that preceded him a few years ago, he went down with a fractured kneecap that will probably end his season.  Add it to the list.  Oden's getting hurt like a guy who got drafted by [...]

December 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Keep your eye on Austin Rivers

Keep your eye on Austin Rivers

Chris Forsberg shared this story on Doc's son Austin… where Austin, then a sophomore in high school, was playing Paul Pierce in a 1-on-1 game to 5.  Pierce, half-assing it, went down 4-2. His size notwithstanding, Austin goes up 4-2 in the first-to-five matchup. Pierce, who has built a Hall of Fame career with his [...]

December 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

The Big 3 Things of the Week

The Big 3 Things of the Week

Every week, we look at the Big Three things happening in Celtics-land, good and bad, and we rank them… Because society demands we judge things, and we're powerless to resist its demans. On the way up 1: We're going streaking - Oh… the Celtics look old and slow.  Oh… the Celtics look totally lost sometimes.  [...]

December 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics need killer instinct

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics need killer instinct

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. “With the starts that we got at home over the last couple weeks, we understand we have to play better at the beginning of games. And our focus [...]

December 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Big 3, Rondo Named to Panel’s Top 50 Players List

Big 3, Rondo Named to Panel’s Top 50 Players List

The Sporting News created a panel of experts (107 Hall of Famers, major award winners, executives, current players and coaches and other basketball experts) to determine the Top 50 players in the game. Here's the top 5: 1. Kobe Bryant2. LeBron James3. Dwyane Wade4. Dwight Howard5. Tim Duncan Four Celtics players made the list: Kevin [...]

December 3, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 11

C’s have their guns blazin’

C’s have their guns blazin’

From the Elias Sports Bureau The Celtics made 36 of 66 field-goal attempts in an easy 108-90 victory in Charlotte, the third straight game in which Boston has made at least half of its shots and the ninth time it has happened in 18 games this season. Here's something to shoot for: The last season [...]

December 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Pierce’s place in history

Pierce’s place in history

This all started this weekend when the Celtics were playing Miami the Miami broadcast posed a viewer poll asking who is the greatest Celtic of all-time. The options: Bill Russell, Jon Havlicek, Larry Bird and Paul Pierce…. Interesting that someone even thought to put Pierce in that list.  That link goes back to my story [...]

December 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Plays of the Week

Plays of the Week

Every Sunday, we go back over the past week and count down the best plays.  Disagree with the order?  Let us know in the comments. #5:  KG crazy flip shot, but it doesn't count #4: Ray Allen with the long save to Perkins for the lay in #3: Rondo on the fast break finds Paul [...]

November 29, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2