Red's Army

And the 7th Seed Goes To….

UPDATED UPDATE: The Sixers beat the Cavs in OT. UPDATE: Apparently, I published this blog too soon. The Cavs/Sixers game is tied and headed to OT. The Bulls. Yup – Chicago choked hard against Toronto while Philly beat a Cleveland team that dressed Brad Daugherty, Craig Ehlo and Larry Nance. Looks like I have to... [More]

April 16, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Pre-Game News

Here's the latest from Doc courtesy the Celtics Twitter page: "I don't really care (who we play in the first round), I just want us to play well." "Leon feels great. I'm gonna play him as much as he can handle (tonight)." "I dont think he'll (KG) be 100%, but his intensity will be 100%."... [More]

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FIU Welcomes Isiah Thompson

Check out the introduction Isiah got at his Florida International University press conference: "We are excited to have Isiah Thompson join the FIU family," said FIU President Modesto A. Maidique. "This is bigger than basketball and bigger than athletics. Having a nationally-recognized coach like Isiah at FIU will have a positive impact on our university... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Wizards Visit For Regular Season Finale

19-62 @ 61-20 Wednesday, April 15, 2009 8:00 pm ET TD BankNorth Garden (Boston, MA) Eighty-one games down, one to go. The final night of the 2008-09 regular season is finally upon us. I think I speak for Celtic Nation, and perhaps a large portion of NBA fans around the world, when I say "it's... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Ray Closing In On Sharman

With one game left, and the possibilty that Ray won't even play tonight, Ray Allen will end up breaking Bill Sharman's single-season free throw percentage record tonight. If all goes as expected, Celtics guard Ray Allen will finish the regular season with a franchise-record for free throw shooting and the fourth highest mark in NBA... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Oh… We Bloggers Are A Whacky Bunch

We're still trying to promote the Blogs With Balls gathering on June 13th in New York.  I'll be there, along with the people behind some pretty big blogs like Deadspin and WithLeather.  And, as noted in the video, Sarah Spain will be there.  (Click here to register). Lucas from Hugging Harold Reynolds and Brian from... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Encouraging Signs

As far as I'm concerned, there are 3 things about which we should be very encouraged after last night's game.  (4 if you count me busting out proper grammar for the opening sentence.  Hooked on Phonics worked for me) Tony Allen He filled the stat sheet in 39 minutes. 18 points on 8 of 14... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Seriously, Philly Sucks

Without 2 of the Big 3, the Celtics played like crap for most of this game but still managed to squeak out a win in Philly. Even though he coughed up the ball with :30 left and gave the Sixers life, Paul Pierce (31 pts, 12-16 FG, 7-9 3FG) was deadly accurate tonight. Doc wanted... [More]

April 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Potential Playoff Preview In Philly

60-20 @ 40-40 Tuesday, April 14, 2009 8:00 pm ET Wachovia Center (Philadelphia, PA) If the playoffs were to begin today, Boston's Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup would be tonight's opponent, the Philadelphia 76ers. However, it is not set in stone. Chicago holds just a half-game advantage over the Sixers, and Philly has two games remaining... [More]

April 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Ray Allen Suspended Tonight

Ray Allen has been suspended for elbowing Anderson Varejao where a normal man's nuts would be. That photo is pretty damning evidence.  I can't argue with this.  In fact, I'd like to thank the NBA for doing us a favor.  Maybe they can suspend Paul Pierce too.  Take the night off and rest up for... [More]

April 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11