Red's Army

Did Mannix Watch the Playoffs?

SI.com's Chris Mannix clearly missed all of the NBA playoffs. He's crafted a mock draft with a spin: all NBA players are available. It's a cute little way to drum up traffic. LeBron James is first, followed by Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Yao Ming and KG. It's tough to argue with any of the... [More]

June 24, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Pierce Dumped $80,000 On Doc Rivers

No, not in a Pacman Jones-esque "make it rain" strip club scene…. in this moment of spontaneous exuberance. An unknown bidder purchased Doc Rivers' Gatorade-stained shirt from Game 6 of the NBA Finals for $35,000 Tuesday. The announcement was made during WEEI's "Dennis and Callahan Show" when bidding for the coveted shirt closed. The money goes... [More]

June 24, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
The Celebration Rages On For Perk

The Celebration Rages On For Perk

The Boston Celtics are now almost exactly a week into their celebration of an NBA Championship.  They have rolled through the city, and Fenway, on duck boats.  They've been drunk in various places and at various times.  And then Perk got REALLY WILD… and headed to the RMV to renew his license.  All I could think... [More]

June 24, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

In Appreciation Of… Doc Rivers

This is the second piece in our continued look back at the Boston Celtics championship season… in an effort to truly appreciate the efforts of those involved.   Doc Rivers is a nice guy. And even that was fodder for criticism around here. The way people told it, the media was too easy on Mr. Nice Guy to... [More]

June 24, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Shaq & Kobe Might Be Working Things Out

I remember when I was young… I'd write songs for girls I liked.  Oh man… that was so corny.  I always thought "Brenda, tell my how my ass tastes" would work.  But I kept going to those dances alone. I hope Shaq has better luck. (Just in case Kobe is bitter about this… Shaq takes... [More]

June 24, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13

Categorically, Positively, Unequivocally, Undeniably…

  The classic words uttered by Matt Damon in one of the most awesome acts of public trash talking… is now a T-shirt (By request, no less… you're welcome Papa Irish).  Each picture above is a link to that particular product.  Those, and more styles with the same design, are available in our championship gear... [More]

June 23, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Play Hard, Really Hard

The roster for the U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball team is set: MVP Kobe Bryant will be heading to his first Olympics, and he'll have LeBron James and Dwyane Wade with him. They will lead a U.S. Olympic basketball team that was announced Monday — one that hopes to capture the gold medal in Beijing in... [More]

June 23, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Sam’s Coming Back

I don't know if it will be with the Celtics, but Sam Cassell says he's coming back for another season. I'm playing next year, playing my 16th year," Cassell said without hesitation.  "After winning a championship, it's just so hard to walk away from that.  Certain guys did it, but as I tell the guys,... [More]

June 23, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

What About Grant Hill?

Grant Hill is hungry for a ring.  Starving for one.  Desperate for one.  He has also made plenty of money.  He's a respected guy who can still play 20+ minutes of good basketball in every game.  He just finished a season with the Phoenix Suns in which he played 70 games, at 31.8 minutes per,... [More]

June 23, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Paul Pierce Damn Near Killed Himself

I happened to notice a couple of things going through about a thousand different post-championship pictures.  Paul Pierce damn near killed himself… twice. First… when he stood up to celebrate getting the MVP.  Check out the look on Doc's face.  Now check out all the NBA lackeys holding that table together while Paul goes mental. ... [More]

June 23, 2008 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3