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Your Morning Dump… Danny offered Rondo, Green for Perk, Westbrook

Your Morning Dump… Danny offered Rondo, Green for Perk, Westbrook

  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. After last season's playoffs, the Celtics offered Rajon Rondo and Green to Oklahoma City for Russell Westbrook and Perkins, sources told Broussard. The Celtics, looking for another scorer who can [...]

November 30, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Inexplicable potential changes to the NBA draft

Inexplicable potential changes to the NBA draft

Chris Sheridan, the former ESPN basketball guy now off on his own, has come up with a couple of NBA Lockout gems.  Yesterday, it was an optimistic piece predicting a resolution in time to save the season.  Today, it's a piece on an inexplicable aspect of the negotiations:  A redesign of the NBA draft.  Here [...]

September 7, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Perk’s getting almost $35 million

Perk’s getting almost $35 million

Twitter / Adrian Wojnarowski: Kendrick Perkins' contract … via kwout So it turns out the Thunder did renegotiate Perk's deal this year… and in turn they gave him a deal that will ultimately be worth just under $9 million per year.  That's $11 million more over the course of the extension than the Celtics could [...]

March 1, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

The World Basketball Festival in photos

The World Basketball Festival in photos

I spent the last few days in New York City… mostly at Rucker Park in Harlem… at the World Basketball Festival.  I was mainly grabbing video of the various events, but I managed to pull out my cell phone and grab a few still shots here and there.   Nike put this World Basketball Festival [...]

August 16, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

How Sam Presti continues to slowly build an empire

How Sam Presti continues to slowly build an empire

At a time where most General Managers feel pressure to make big, splashy moves in order to save their jobs… Oklahoma City GM Sam Presti continues to do little things to slowly build a team that will not only win… but be a winner for a while. The latest step in the progression was a [...]

December 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Will bad GM’s get another do-over?

Will bad GM’s get another do-over?

A few years ago, the NBA bailed out a bunch of GM's by letting them waive one player with no luxury tax implications.  Yes, the cap number still counted… and the players still got all the money owed to them… but owners weren't hit with the double-whammy of having to pay these guys AND a [...]

July 17, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off