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Legends Series: Bird Leads BigMck To Game 1 Win

 For those who haven't heard, John and I drafted teams of Celtics legends and are pitting them against one another in a Legends Series, courtesy of Team BigMck edged RedsArmy in Game 1, 103-94. Larry Bird was the player of the game; 18 pts, 9 reb and 5 assists. Havlicek had 18 pts and... [More]

September 15, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

That Chick in Red Dress Is Michael Jordan’s Girlfriend

Every time the camera cut away to the Jordan family during Mike's Hall of Fame acceptance speech, I thought – "Who is that chick in the red dress? That can't be his girlfriend can it?" The answer is – Yes. Her name is Yvette Prieto, a Cuban model. Luis Arroyave of the Chicago Tribune says... [More]

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Pardon my absence… and a plea for help

I've been out of the mix here on Red's Army for a few days because I've been looking for my lost dog Zoe.  If we have any readers in the Foxboro area, please take a look at and keep an eye out for her.  You can email me: or call Foxboro police at 508-543-4343... [More]

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Report: Pagliuca Running for Senate

Via Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca has assembled a team of experts and is plotting to announce a run for the US Senate seat of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy. For those who follow politics and the Celtics, this is quite the story.... [More]

September 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Lester Hudson Working Hard to Impress

We've got a status update on rookie Lester Hudson, courtesy CelticsTown. The finger is healed and he's working out with the team in Waltham, still without a contract. Here are some excerpts from the interview. On learning from the veterans: Even playing with those guys in Waltham (at the Celtics' practice facilities), I am trying... [More]

September 14, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

We’re on Facebook!

  In case you haven't noticed, Red's Army is on Facebook. We've been up for a few months now, but the page remains a work in progress. I'm no Facebook expert, but the page will only be as good as our readers make it. So feel free to become a fan, interact and post your... [More]

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Ric Bucher Calls Out Paul Pierce

ESPN's Ric Bucher sets his sights on the Truth in his Offseason Buzz: He has — or should have — the most tread left of the Big Three, but he had their same worn-down look in the playoffs, simply unable to summon the necessary energy every game to get the job done. Granted, he played... [More]

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Erden Dominates Gasol in Eurobasket

Via Jess Camerato's Green Street Blog: The Boston Celtics 2008 second round draft pick Semih Erden has yet to play in an NBA game, but he has already defeated one of the Los Angeles Lakers. On Saturday he helped Turkey defeat Pau Gasol and the Spanish team in the EuroBasket 2009 Group F qualifying round.... [More]

September 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 12

The Week in Review

Ray Allen made plenty of headlines this week. First he was called "sneaky dirty" by Dime Magazine. Clearly upset by that label, Ray unleashed his "eye of the tiger." Then he planted old sneakers across the greater Boston area. And what better way to finish off the week then with talk of a contract extension.... [More]

September 12, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Michael Jordan tells it like it is

The reactions by all my fellow bloggers, sports writers, and basketball fans on Twitter during Michael Jordan's speech last night were priceless.  A constant stream of "this is awesome!"…. "this guy's an a-hole"…. "he's sparing no one!".  MJ broke out both barrels and unloaded on all of the people who motivated him throughout the years. ... [More]

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