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Can We Stop This ‘Trade for Nocioni’ Nonsense?

Can We Stop This ‘Trade for Nocioni’ Nonsense?

Our friends at NESN.com are the latest (Sactown Royalty and CelticsBlog) to jump on the Andres Nocioni-to-Boston trade bandwagon. For those unfamiliar with the 29-year old, 6-7, 220lb forward, Nocioni has averaged 11.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg for his career. According to DraftExpress, he's a physical player, a hustle guy who can shoot threes and score [...]

October 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Mikki never wanted to come to Boston

Mikki never wanted to come to Boston

Apparently, leaving a last place disaster to come to Boston for a chance at a ring was very difficult for Mikki Moore.  "It was tough," Moore said of the transition. "I had to leave Sac. To this day, I still do feel like they're my brothers. I've never walked out on anyone when the times [...]

September 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Thibodeau is staying in Boston

Thibodeau is staying in Boston

Marc J. Spears has the good word. Celtics coach Doc Rivers said that assistant Tom Thibodeau withdrew himself from consideration from the head coaching job with the Sacramento Kings. Thibodeau, who also interviewed for the Philadelphia 76ers job, is expected to rejoin the Celtics bench next season. Allow me to speak for everyone when I [...]

June 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Sacto decision “sooner rather than later”

Sacto decision “sooner rather than later”

I've heard the "decision will be made soon" thing before… but King's GM Geoff Petrie is singing it again.  This time, we're hearing potential contract details. Sources with knowledge of the situation said the team's hypothetical offer that Westphal already agreed to would apply to Rambis as well: two seasons guaranteed at $1.5 million with [...]

June 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Second interview for Thibs?

Second interview for Thibs?

Sactown Royalty has the scoop, via the Sacramento Bee. According to two sources with knowledge of the situation, neither [Kurt] Rambis nor his representative has negotiated potential terms of an offer. And while the Kings appear poised to do so, those potential discussions might not occur until the series against Orlando ends. In the interim, [...]

June 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Oh those meddling Maloofs

Oh those meddling Maloofs

We're still waiting for word on what is gonna happen with Tom Thibodeau.  But we are hearing that the process is getting bogged down by the Maloof brothers… who apparently are sticking their noses in where they said they wouldn't. Whoever gets the Kings coaching job will be the second choice. League sources contend that [...]

June 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Thibs’ job hunt will end soon

Thibs’ job hunt will end soon

Sacramento is reportedly ready to make a decision on a head coach pretty soon.  They interviewed Kurt Rambis yesterday, but all signs apparently lead to Paul Westphal.  As Jess Camerato notes in that link, Sacto is looking for some head coaching success… and Thibs hasn't had a head job yet. I still say his time [...]

June 2, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Thibs not Kings top choice

Thibs not Kings top choice

Wow… for a guy who is supposedly such a lock to be a head coach, Tom Thibodeau sure is striking out this summer.  Word is, the Kings are leaning towards Paul Westphal or Kurt Rambis ahead of Thibs. SacTown Royalty's Tom Ziller is clearly not wowed by this.  I, however, an thrilled.  We've got one [...]

June 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Thibodeau now on Sacramento Kings radar

Thibodeau now on Sacramento Kings radar

According to the Philadelphia Daily News (via the Boston Herald) The Sacramento Kings, in the market for a new head coach, have expanded their search to include Celtics assistant coach Tom Thibodeau, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. Philadelphia has already asked for permission to talk to the defensive specialist who, according to Doc Rivers, [...]

May 20, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11