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Larry Bird was the Peyton Manning of his time

Seriously… this dude tried to sell EVERYTHING.  Basketballbawful compiled a ton of vintage Larry Bird (the #1 pick in the most epic draft ever) ads.  This crappy jeans ad is just one of many.  It's well worth your time to check it out. ... [More]

September 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2
NBA 2K10 looks kinda amazing too…

NBA 2K10 looks kinda amazing too…

I’ve been told many times since posting about the new NBA Live that 2K’s gameplay is better.  I’m not being paid by either side (yet… but I’m open to it)… and I obviously haven’t been able to test the gameplay on these… so I’m just going by looks alone.  This one looks about as awesome... [More]

September 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 13
Paul: I like us even better than when we won the…

Paul: I like us even better than when we won the…

Peter Stringer of Celtics.com interviewed the Truth this week. Paul and most of the team are in Waltham working out. Here are some excerpts: On Marquis Daniels and Rasheed Wallace: Rasheed brings a championship pedigree to the team… Marquis Daniels another valuable guy who is going to come off our bench and give us some... [More]

September 10, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Let the debate begin

The most epic draft ever was held last night.  Chuck and I have each put our teams together.  Here's how they all shake out: RedsArmy Starters: C:  Bill Russell 1958-5916.7 ppg, 23.0 rpg, 3.2 apg, FG 45.7% FT 59.8% (block stats not kept) F:  Kevin McHale 1986-8726.1 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 2.6 apg, 2.2 bpg  FG... [More]

September 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 21

And with the first pick, Chuck McKenney selects…

So Chuck snagged the first pick in the most epic draft ever.  Now the pressure is on.  Which all-time Celtics great will he pick?  I've got an inside source that couldn't give me the name of Chuck's pick… but could tell me that it rhymes with Shmalaa Shmabdelnaby. You're going to have to check in... [More]

September 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

The Butterfly Effect: David Robinson as a Celtic

The guys at Project Spurs are putting together a week-long tribute to David Robinson leading up to his Hall of Fame induction this weekend.  After Robinson was drafted, he faced a choice:  sign with the Spurs, or sit out the two years of his stint with the Navy without signing and become an unrestricted free... [More]

September 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Will replacement refs learn how to suck in time for the season?

Labor talks between the NBA and its refs have broken down.  Which means we could start the season with replacement refs. No further talks are scheduled between the sides with only 22 days before the league's first scheduled exhibition game Oct. 1. The likelihood that replacement refs will be needed for that game — Denver... [More]

September 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

God either hates Allen Iverson, or the people of Memphis

Allen Iverson tweeted that he's got a deal… and he's going to Memphis. “God Chose Memphis as the place that I will continue my career.” So does God hate Allen Iverson for making the crappy Grizzlies the only team that would sign him?  Or does he hate the people of Memphis for not only saddling... [More]

September 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Doc Rivers Helps Out a Friend – Bill Belichick

Doc Rivers spent some time in Foxboro this week – talking to the Patriots. His speech was part of the NFL's life-skills presentations. Belichick called it "one of the best presentations we've ever had." “He was awesome and talked about a lot of things that he had dealt with and experienced through his career, from... [More]

September 9, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

The most epic draft ever

The Boston Celtics, as an organization, are in a class by themselves (despite what Lakers fans think).  As we look back at the history of this franchise… there's only one team that can compete with the Boston Celtics:  The Boston Celtics. The only team that could compete with a group of the all-time Celtics greats…... [More]

September 9, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7