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Tony Allen is a fine actor

Tony Allen is a fine actor

  That's Tony Allen and Rudy Gay in a Grizz promo about their upgraded defense.  Notice how Tony Allen coolly delivers the line "Hey, ain't that Jason Williams over there?" That's Pacino-esque.  I mean… killer delivery.  I'm shocked… SHOCKED… he didn't appear in more promos for the Celtics.  And by more… and mean more than [...]

September 21, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Perk calls KG a psychopath, continues to prove he’s walking awesomeness

Perk calls KG a psychopath, continues to prove he’s walking awesomeness

I love Kendrick Perkins.  First of all, I can listen to the man speak for hours on end.  The drawl, the deliberate answers, the unbridled honesty… it's perfect.  Secondly, the man's perma-scowl is a thing of beauty.  Look at him when Usain Bolt showed up in the locker room a couple of years ago: Even [...]

September 8, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Celtics living on a wing and a prayer

Celtics living on a wing and a prayer

We're all having a grand old time (no pun intended) with the signing of Shaquille O'Neal.  The Big (insert nickname here) fills a big need (pun intended this time) for the Celtics and he does so at the right price.  And that gives the C's something you don't see anymore in the NBA:  depth at [...]

August 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 35

Your Morning Dump… Where TA wasn’t feeling the love

Your Morning Dump… Where TA wasn’t feeling the love

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. "Ultimately, it was the way [the Grizzlies] embraced me, the way they reached out to me and let it all out," said Allen. "They let me know [...]

July 24, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 16

Your Morning Dump… Danny Ainge’s state of the Celtics

Your Morning Dump… Danny Ainge’s state of the Celtics

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. Here is Danny Ainge's take on the Celtics off-season (courtesy ESPN Boston): On what didn't work out with attempting to re-sign Allen "The Tony Allen situation, it's [...]

July 15, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

See? This is what happens when Tony Allen gets on our banner

See? This is what happens when Tony Allen gets on our banner

Bad things happen.  When once we wish he would just leave… now he does when we actually need him.  Memphis is giving him 3 years, $9.7 million… a deal too rich for Danny's blood. The Celtics wanted to re-sign Allen, but were unwilling to give him a third guaranteed year. The most Boston offered was [...]

July 11, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 30

Tony Allen to Memphis?

Tony Allen to Memphis?

UPDATE via Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld: Tony Allen agrees to three year, $10 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, according to sources. Allen wanted to return to Boston at the same price but the Celtics didn't want to pay him. TA made $2.5 million last season. I don't understand why the Celtics wouldn't give him [...]

July 11, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Your Morning Dump… Questions about Nate and Tony

Your Morning Dump… Questions about Nate and Tony

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. The C’s general manager has to complete deals with Jermaine O’Neal, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. And he’s still trying to lure Tony Allen and Nate Robinson [...]

July 10, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 31

C’s talking to Eddie House

C’s talking to Eddie House

So tweets A. Sherrod Blakely You can add ex-Celtic Eddie House to the list of players the #Celtics have had some discussions about signing this summer. He also says the C's could offer Kwame Brown but… get this… he's likely to get more money somewhere else.   In honor of the potential return of both [...]

July 9, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Tony Allen Returning to C’s?

Tony Allen Returning to C’s?

Last night on CSNNE’s Sports Tonight, sideline reporter Greg Dickerson “broke the news” that Tony Allen is returning to the Celtics.  He did not give details about the contract, but seemed very certain that TA is returning.  I never thought I would say this in a million years, but I’ll be glad if this is [...]

July 9, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 6