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Throwback Thursday: ‘Toine vs MJ

Throwback Thursday: ‘Toine vs MJ

November 7th, 2001. Michael Jordan and the 2-3 Washington Wizards were in town to face the Celtics at the FleetCenter. Three days earlier, MJ and his boys were crushed by the Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Jordan was hoping to right the ship at the expense of the C’s. But it was not [...]

October 23, 2014 KWAPT Antoine Walker, Look Back, Red's Army Multimedia, Videos 5

The greatest steal in Celtics Finals history that nobody talks about

The greatest steal in Celtics Finals history that nobody talks about

We all know the holy trinity of clutch steals in Celtics playoff history.  Bird’s steal against Detroit in Game 5 of the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals.  Gerald Herderson’s pick-off of James Worthy’s lazy pass in Game 2 of the 1984 NBA Finals.  And of course, HAVLICEK STOLE THE BALL!!!!!!!  We could debate which ranks first [...]

June 13, 2014 Jay Look Back, Videos 12

Rondo is still the playoff triple-double master

Rondo is still the playoff triple-double master

Watching how fantastic the 2014 NBA playoffs have been without the Celtics participation had me a bit green with envy.  It will be great once they’re back in, but it also got me thinking of how amazing it was watching Rajon Rondo step up his game when the lights were shining the brightest.  Last week, [...]

May 14, 2014 Jay Look Back, Rajon Rondo 7

Boston Strong

Boston Strong

On the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, all of us here at Red’s Army send strength, prayers and well wishes to all those affected. It is a somber day here in Boston, but the great people of this city are doing whatever it takes to comfort those in need. I took a [...]

April 15, 2014 KWAPT Doc Rivers, Look Back 5

Pat Riley won’t be celebrating this 20th anniversary

Pat Riley won’t be celebrating this 20th anniversary

The 1994 version of the Celtics were winding down their relatively innocuous season.  They weren’t quite bad enough to be in the mix to win the lottery, and not good enough to qualify for the NBA playoffs.  They were in the worst possible place: NBA mediocrity.  The New York Knicks were at the apex of [...]

March 20, 2014 Jay Celtics News, Look Back 9

The franchise record 18-game losing streak in 2007 was bad, but this is worse

The franchise record 18-game losing streak in 2007 was bad, but this is worse

Ask any Celtics fan what the ultimate streak of futility is in the history of the storied franchise and they’ll be able to reel off the number and year as quickly as naming the amount of NBA leading championships they have.  Ironically, those numbers are nearly identical (18 for the losing streak, 17 for the [...]

January 31, 2014 Jay Celtics News, Look Back 18

Celtics legend JoJo White recovering from brain surgery

Celtics legend JoJo White recovering from brain surgery

After an incredible decade that ended with the Celtics winning every year save for one (1967), there were lots of questions to be answered and lots of holes to fill following the end of the 1960’s.  Bill Russell had retired as player and head coach along with Sam Jones.  The Celtics were going to need [...]

October 16, 2013 Jay Look Back 3

A Proud Loser

A Proud Loser

Losing, and the act of being a loser is often one of the most shameful and disappointing feelings one can feel, both as a player and a fan of that losing team. As competitors, whether it be baseball, basketball, or in the form of racing that I do myself, losing is one of the worst [...]

May 4, 2013 Nick Sannicandro Look Back 17

Celtics look to end another 22-game win streak

Celtics look to end another 22-game win streak

Five years ago to the day the Celtics were facing a Houston Rockets team that put together an unlikely 22-game win streak, good for second best in NBA history.  The night before, they had come back from being down 20-plus points against the Spurs in San Antonio.  In one of his first games as a [...]

March 17, 2013 Jay Celtics News, Look Back, MrTrpleDouble10 Videos 8

Does Ray belong in the rafters?

Does Ray belong in the rafters?

As Ray Allen continues to flap his gums now that he is surrounded by the games biggest prima-donnas, one has to wonder if he is not only burning the bridge, but blowing the thing sky-high between he and Boston. The burns were bad enough that Ray opted to take less money to join the Celtics [...]

October 26, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Around the NBA, Celtics News, Look Back 55