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Add ice cream, wedding cake and untying shoelaces to the legend of Larry Bird

Add ice cream, wedding cake and untying shoelaces to the legend of Larry Bird

In Jack McCallum’s book about the 1990-91 Celtics and there are a couple of fantastic stories about Larry Bird. The first tale involves an aging Legend’s battle with staying in shape: “I think I wanna be active,” said Bird. “What I might do, though, is git in shape, git outta shape, then git in shape [...]

January 14, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 2

Report: Everyone knows Kevin Love wants to sign with the Lakers

Report: Everyone knows Kevin Love wants to sign with the Lakers

Kevin Love could  be one of the most coveted free agents in 2015, provided he opts out of his contract. Ken Berger of CBS Sports reports that Love has one team in his sights: The Lakers are combing the trade market for an athletic power forward who fits Mike D’Antoni’s system, though it isn’t clear [...]

January 10, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 12

Tim Hardaway Jr. emasculates Ray Allen

Tim Hardaway Jr. emasculates Ray Allen

Great box-out, Ray. I got the heads up on this play from my girl who was sitting courtside. She texted me right after the play happened. Thanks, babe. [...]

January 10, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Ray Allen 7

Let’s watch Dwyane Wade take 7 steps without a whistle

Let’s watch Dwyane Wade take 7 steps without a whistle

Courtesy: Bleacher Report This move is called a travel every time in my 9 year old’s Jr Biddy league. Every time. [...]

January 8, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 18

Vine: Doc Rivers is slightly miffed at Ryan Hollins

Vine: Doc Rivers is slightly miffed at Ryan Hollins

Via Warriors World NSFW if your boss can read lips. This can’t be the first time a coach has yelled “What the F are you doing?” to Ryan Hollins.  It’s got to be his nickname at this point, right?  Ryan “what the F are you doing?” Hollins? [...]

December 26, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Doc Rivers, Humor, Ryan Hollins 8

Reason 9,957 to love Larry Bird

Reason 9,957 to love Larry Bird

While fielding questions about trade speculation surrounding often injured forward Danny Granger, Larry Bird dropped this bomb: “He doesn’t work hard enough (in the offseason),” Bird said. “He’s not a guy who’ll push himself to the brink like a lot of our guys do. He works hard but he doesn’t push himself. That’s why he [...]

December 21, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 3

Perk kicks Joakim Noah out of Thunder locker room

Perk kicks Joakim Noah out of Thunder locker room

Thunder swingman Thabo Sefolosha brought his buddy Joakim Noah into the Oklahoma Thunder locker room following last night’s game with the Bulls. Kendrick Perkins did not react warmly to the sight of Noah on his turf (via ESPN): Perkins: “They just let anybody in the locker room?” Noah: “C’mon, man.” Perkins: “I’m just asking, though.” [...]

December 20, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kendrick Perkins 11

Andrea Bargnani has no basketball IQ

Andrea Bargnani has no basketball IQ

With the Knicks team up 2, the clock winding down towards 10 seconds and NO shot clock, Andrea Bargnani decided to jack up a 3-pointer. At least it was an open look.   [...]

December 19, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 10

First All-Star ballots are in…

First All-Star ballots are in…

First results from the fan voting component of the All-Star game are in, and two Celtics made the list — Jeff Green and Rajon Rondo (you know, the guy who…uh…hasn’t played a game in 11 months). Nonetheless, that is the brilliance of NBA fan voting and I’ll take it. Jeff found himself eighth in frontcourt [...]

December 13, 2013 Chris Jones Around the NBA, Celtics News 9

Pierce to play vs Celtics and come off the bench

Pierce to play vs Celtics and come off the bench

According to our friend Chris Forsberg, Paul Pierce will play tonight against the Celtics and come off the bench. Deron Williams will also play and start. I mean, was there really ever any doubt Truth would suit up? And in case you’re wondering, Pierce has come off of the bench four times in his career. [...]

December 10, 2013 KWAPT Around the NBA, Celtics News, Paul Pierce Comments Off