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Carnival Of The NBA!

Carnival Of The NBA!

Every once in a while, we in the NBA blogosphere gather together for what we like to call the Carnival of the NBA.  This month, Red's Army is happy to host a collection of some of the finest links the last couple of months has to offer. And because all of today's news seems to [...]

August 24, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

A quick look at how we’ve improved

A quick look at how we’ve improved

We've gone through a bit of a metamorphosis this summer.  I was toying around with the roster and decide to take a quick look at just how we've upgraded at certain positions.  Here's a simple look at it 2008-'09 ————– 2009-'10Rondo —————– Rondo –> evenPierce —————– Pierce –> evenRay  ——————– Ray  –> evenPerk ——————- Perk [...]

August 12, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 22

NBA Tough Guys (according to a nudist)

NBA Tough Guys (according to a nudist)

The latest offering by admitted nudist Charley Rosen of FoxSports.com is this article – Who are the NBA's tough guys and softies? Since tough guy can be interpreted many ways, it's important to reveal the criteria: The criteria here include a player's willingness to initiate contact, even when confronted with bigger, stronger adversaries. Another qualification [...]

August 10, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

What will the Celtics do with Tony Allen?

What will the Celtics do with Tony Allen?

The offseason is starting to wind down.  We know Big Baby is about to sign.  We know Marquis Daniels is about to sign.  And we know that much of what the Celtics have been doing this offseason included an effort to trade Tony Allen. That hasn't gone so well.  Now the Celtics have a decision [...]

August 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 21

Where we stand right now

Where we stand right now

So Shelden Williams is going to be a Celtic.  And with another addition to the completely revamped Celtics bench, it's a good time to take a look at what we've got.  Lucky for me, CSNNE has done the work for me.  Here are the current guaranteed contracts on the team: Paul Pierce Ray Allen Kevin [...]

August 4, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Daniels deal hits a snag

Daniels deal hits a snag

The Celtics are trying to bring Marquis Daniels in by working out a sign-and-trade with Indiana.  That's not going so well. The Pacers are reportedly dissatisfied with what the Celtics are offering – with the primary bait said to be guard Tony Allen and possibly Gabe Pruitt. As a result, according to a source close [...]

July 27, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

The Dominoes Will Fall – Eventually

The Dominoes Will Fall – Eventually

The Globe's Frank Dell'Apa recaps the Celtics summer and lays out what could happen this week: Several pieces are falling into place in Indiana, which could clarify how Daniels becomes a Celtic, one of them being if Jamaal Tinsley clears waivers Wednesday… Once Daniels’s status has been established, the Celtics can deal with Stephon Marbury, [...]

July 26, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Expect Decision on Marquis Daniels Very Soon

Expect Decision on Marquis Daniels Very Soon

Via Marc Spears of Yahoo!: The Boston Celtics and Indiana Pacers will likely decide by the end of the week whether guard Marquis Daniels will receive Boston’s $1.99 million biannual exception or come to the team via a sign-and-trade deal. A sign-and-trade would allow the Celtics to save their biannual exception and potentially give Daniels [...]

July 24, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Daniels is great… now what’s next?

Daniels is great… now what’s next?

Reading through the comments here and elsewhere, I think Celtics fans are universally psyched about Marquis Daniels.  One of the best parts about the deal is the potential for a sign and trade involving Tony Allen and Brian Scalabrine.  Scal makes $3.4 million and TA makes $2.5… which conveniently add up to the mid-level exception [...]

July 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13

Where we stand right now, and our biggest weakness

Where we stand right now, and our biggest weakness

A lot of names have been thrown around lately.  But now that free agency is starting to shake out a little… let's take a look at where we stand right now.Starters: Rondo, Ray, Pierce, Perk, KG The signing of Rasheed Wallace makes Perk, KG and Sheed interchangeable.  But Perk's greatest success comes alongside KG.  Plus, [...]

July 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10