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8 points in a row… signed by Rajon Rondo

8 points in a row… signed by Rajon Rondo

In the span of about 1:10 in the 3rd quarter last night, Rajon Rondo found Paul Pierce for 8 straight points.  Those three of his 11 assists were in the form of two Pierce 3′s and a Pierce fast break dunk. And check out the :58 mark of this video… as Rajon “autographs” the ball [...]

October 29, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13

Maybe guys should start upfaking LeBron or something

Maybe guys should start upfaking LeBron or something

LeBron's chase-down blocks on Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen were spectacular.  Here's the thing… it's kinda becoming his "thing."  Maybe guys should stop and up-fake… or try to glide under the hoop and go for the reverse lay up.  Cuz 'Bron is comin… ain't no doubt about that.  Time for plan B. Hat Tip: BDL [...]

October 28, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 26

Rondo’s agent: We’re not doing a deal

Rondo’s agent:  We’re not doing a deal

After not very much negotiating, talks between the Celtics and Rajon Rondo's agent have apparently broken off. A meeting between Bill Duffy, the agent for Rajon Rondo, and Celtics GM Danny Ainge apparently netting nothing but major difference in how each side perceives Rondo's worth. Duffy, according to Yahoo! Sports, wanted Rondo amongst the top [...]

October 27, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Report: Rondo, Celtics Not Close to a Deal

Report: Rondo, Celtics Not Close to a Deal

Via HoopsHype: The Celtics and Rajon Rondo’s agent Bill Duffy are scheduled to meet Tuesday in Cleveland, HoopsHype.com writer Peter May has learned. The two sides are not close on a contract extension right now. Unsurprisingly, the main issue is money and not the length of the contract. [...]

October 26, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 6

Rondo, Celtics Talking Contract Tonight

Rondo, Celtics Talking Contract Tonight

Via Jess Camerato: Rajon Rondo is set to talk with Celtics on Monday night regarding his contract, sources close to Rondo told WEEI.com. WEEI.com previously reported the Celtics are prepared to offer Rondo a long term extension today to prevent him from becoming a restricted free agent at the end of the season. On Comcast [...]

October 26, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

What Bill Simmons Thinks About The Celtics

What Bill Simmons Thinks About The Celtics

While I'm always ripping Bill Simmons for writing ridiculously long columns with one too many movie references, I do read the guy's stuff when I can. He does amuse me and I respect his basketball opinion. In the Sport's Guy's basketball preview, he has the 62-win Celtics beating the Cavaliers in the Eastern conference finals, but losing to the San [...]

October 23, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

The case for, and against extending Rondo now

The case for, and against extending Rondo now

Last night, while doing the 8th Seed show, I said I was going to do a post imploring Danny Ainge to sign Rajon Rondo now.  And while my stance hasn't changed… I can see the logic for not doing the deal this week, and waiting until next summer. Extend him: We love Rondo.  I think [...]

October 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11

Report: Rondo Extension By Oct. 31 Unlikely

Report: Rondo Extension By Oct. 31 Unlikely

Via Chris Sheridan of ESPN: The Celtics' Rajon Rondo has become a potential All-Star after just three years in the league. However, head coach Doc Rivers and GM Danny Ainge have been pretty harsh toward Rondo over the course of the summer. The Celtics actually attempted to trade Rondo before the draft. While there's still [...]

October 22, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 49

Talkin hoops with Jon Barry & Jalen Rose, and 2 Man Game tonight!

Talkin hoops with Jon Barry & Jalen Rose, and 2 Man Game tonight!

Just got off a conference call with ESPN's Jon Barry and Jalen Rose as they launch the big media blitz to kick off their coverage of the NBA this year.  Got to sneak in a couple of Celtics questions and throw together some of their thoughts on the NBA season as a whole.  These aren't [...]

October 21, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Report: Rondo Not Asking For Max Deal

Report: Rondo Not Asking For Max Deal

Via the Boston Herald: With 10 days to go before the deadline, Rondo’s agent said he is not in discussions with the C’s. Perhaps they will reconnect and work out a contract extension before Oct. 31; maybe they will not, and Rondo will become a restricted free agent next summer. As it relates to the [...]

October 21, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1