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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 we just learned to count to three and we want to practice. On the way up 1: Playing Dress Up  - Ray Allen shows once again that he's got a good make-up artist… and that [...]

November 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Doc: Paul Talked More Trash Than Rondo

Doc: Paul Talked More Trash Than Rondo

Doc Rivers on WEEI: Did he cross the line with Chris Paul? No, that wasn’t confidence. I don’t know what that was. Chris did an interesting thing. I think he thought that he got under Rondo’s skin during the game so he tried to continue it during the game. It was a learning less for [...]

November 5, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

No punishment for Paul, Rondo

No punishment for Paul, Rondo

So says Chris Mannix NBA spokesman just told me no action will be taken against Rajon Rondo or Chris Paul for altercation in Boston last week Good.  Now this whole dumb thing is over…. until the C's play New Orleans in February. [...]

November 5, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Your Morning Dump… where the second unit is just too much

Your Morning Dump… where the second unit is just too much

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. The Celtics opened the fourth quarter with a 69-54 lead. That’s a comfortable margin, but it wouldn’t have been a surprise to see the starters back on the [...]

November 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

How Rondo’s deal breaks down

How Rondo’s deal breaks down

Woj has the numbers: Annual breakdown of Rondo's $55 million deal: '10-11: $9.09 mil'11-12: $10.04 mil'12-13: $11 million'13-14: $11.9 million'14-15: $12.9 million The $9.09 million help alleviate some of the luxury tax hit… but the C's can fill out a good roster next year.   They've got 6 people under contract for sure (Pierce, KG, [...]

November 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Now on TruFan: Millions of reasons for Rondo to chill out

Now on TruFan: Millions of reasons for Rondo to chill out

Rajon Rondo is taking a lot of heat for a nothing incident with Chris Paul.  I mean, the league is even looking into it for some weird reason.  But why?  I try to answer that on TruFan. Depending on who you ask, Rajon Rondo is somewhere in the top 5 among the league's point guards.  [...]

November 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Your Morning Dump… where the Paul/Rondo thing won’t die

Your Morning Dump… where the Paul/Rondo thing won’t die

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. So, here was Rondo surrounded with an embarrassment of point guard riches – K.G., Paul Pierce(notes) and Ray Allen(notes), a championship banner and a fat, new $55 million [...]

November 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11

Rondo: “I’m thankful. I’m humble.”

Rondo: “I’m thankful. I’m humble.”

The Celtics new $55 million man spoke today after practice about his new deal: ARE YOU GLAD THE DEAL IS DONE? "It’s not over with yet, I just signed the papers.” HOW DO YOU FEEL? "I'm definitely excited. I'm thankful. I'm humble. I'm very excited to be in this situation." DOES ANYTHING CHANGE? "Nothing changes, [...]

November 2, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Celtics MVP? How about Wyc Grousbeck?

Celtics MVP?  How about Wyc Grousbeck?

Take a look at great pro sports franchises… and take a look at crappy ones.  Chances are you'll find one common thread:  The success of a franchise usually hinges on good ownership. And good ownership usually means (a) the willingness to spend money and (b) the willingness to hold players accountable for their actions. We've [...]

November 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Now on TruFan: Rondo/Paul Tale of the Tape

Now on TruFan: Rondo/Paul Tale of the Tape

You can never have enough Rondo vs CP3 talk. I compare their size, skills, weaknesses, contracts, achievements and outlook in my new blog on TruFan.com: Size Rondo: 23, 6-1, 175lbs Paul: 24, 6-0, 170lbs Skills Rondo: Lightning quick, able to penetrate and finish, superior passing skills, great ball fakes, excellent defender and rebounder Paul: Very [...]

November 2, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off