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The Basketball Gods smite Miami with block-to-3-pointer comeuppance

The Basketball Gods smite Miami with block-to-3-pointer comeuppance

This play was all kinds of amazing in a very short time:   The block by Wade on the Bass dunk attempt?  Nasty?  Rondo recognizing in the span of less than two seconds, that Mickael Pietrus is in the corner and then slapping it to him while getting fouled (how big was THAT no-call??) was [...]

June 6, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Avery Bradley, Gametime, Mickael Pietrus, Rajon Rondo 10

Recap: 12 good minutes won’t cut it vs Miami

Recap: 12 good minutes won’t cut it vs Miami

Fueled by a 35-point outburst in the 2nd quarter, the Celtics had us all believing at halftime that a Game 1 victory was possible. But faith quickly dissolved into disgust as the Celtics offense collapsed returned to form in the 2nd half. The end result: a 93-79 Heat victory. Rajon Rondo (16 points, 9 rebounds, [...]

May 28, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Gametime, Recaps 26

Celtics still in the hunt for Battier

Celtics still in the hunt for Battier

Via SI Battier's list still includes the Heat, Spurs, Pacers, Raptors, Grizzlies, Celtics and his former Memphis team. The Thunder have also had discussions with either Battier or his camp. The team-to-player conversations might matter more with players like these than with so many others, as a clear understanding of roles, goals and, of course, [...]

December 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are concerned about Chris Paul’s knee

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s are concerned about Chris Paul’s knee

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. Slowly but surely, the talk of Chris Paul coming to Boston is beginning to die a slow death. [...] One of the reasons that's giving the C's some [...]

December 1, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Shane Battier is a funny dude

Shane Battier is a funny dude

This almost sounds like the little talking interlude that was in the middle of every Boyz II Men or Jodeci song in the 90's.  C'mon… can't you hear him saying this in the middle of this song? I can picture Tony Allen in the back singing while Shane's talking.  Maybe a little harmony with OJ [...]

June 30, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Throwing more cold water on Battier rumors

Your Morning Dump… Throwing more cold water on Battier rumors

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. With Marquis Daniels (bruised spinal cord) looking more and more like he'll be lost for the rest of the season, the Celtics are looking long and hard [...]

February 22, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

So that Battier deal? Forget it

So that Battier deal?  Forget it

Twitter / Chris Mannix: Houston-Boston deal involv … via kwout Yeah, that's what I thought.  The C's just have nothing of any real value to Houston.  Ok boys… let's cue up the next rumor. [...]

February 21, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Report: C’s, Rockets discussing Battier deal

Report: C’s, Rockets discussing Battier deal

Marc Stein reports Add Houston's Shane Battier to the list of perimeter players that possess the ideal combination — veteran know-how with an expiring contract — to interest the Boston Celtics. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has publicly acknowledged the need for backcourt reinforcements thanks to the Marquis Daniels' bruised spinal cord and [...]

February 21, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Your Morning Dump… Where we add Jarvis Hayes to the list

Your Morning Dump… Where we add Jarvis Hayes to the list

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. With most of the higher-priced shooters off the free agent board, CSNNE.com has learned that the Celtics have had some conversations about one of the best still [...]

July 22, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Rasheed Wallace for Shane Battier?

Rasheed Wallace for Shane Battier?

A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE explores some trade options for the Celtics: Rasheed Wallace to Houston in exchange for Shane Battier:Battier's salary for 2010-2011 season: $7.35 millionYears remaining on current contract: 1 Why this works for Boston: Battier gives the C's a veteran presence who can defend small forwards at a comparable level to the [...]

July 21, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 13