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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

T-Will: We don’t like them, they don’t like us

T-Will: We don’t like them, they don’t like us

Terrence Williams was the only Celtics player to address the media this morning: “No, there are no surprises,” Williams said. “At this point, I don’t think either team likes each other. We’re all for our guys and they’re for their guys. When people wear all black and say it’s a funeral, a lot of us [...]

May 3, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Terrence Williams 8

There is a tiny amount of pressure on Carmelo Anthony

There is a tiny amount of pressure on Carmelo Anthony

Despite what the delirious Tyson Chandler believes, the New York Knicks were the heavy favorites coming into this series. Vegas has favored them in each game, including tonight (-2.5). As the Knicks raced out to a 3-0 series lead, there was supreme confidence that this beleaguered, yet overrated franchise would win its first playoff series [...]

May 3, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 6

That was a lot of fun.. But….

That was a lot of fun.. But….

(nsfw language) “Fine job gentlemen, you may get out of this yet.” The Knicks had ‘em. Up 11-zip after four minutes.  The Celtics missed five shots.  They turned it over three times.  The funeral stuff was all coming true. From there, the Celtics outscored the Knicks 20-11.  They won the middle two quarters 49-38.  And [...]

May 2, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 9

KG and Pierce all business about Game 5

KG and Pierce all business about Game 5

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were in no mood to joke around during their interactions with the media this morning. Paul Pierce on Kenyon Martin’s funeral comment : No reaction. It’s basketball. I’m not going to be dead after the game.” Kevin Garnett on J.R. Smith’s assertion the series would be over if he played in [...]

May 1, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce 3

Don’t let the Celtics win this game

Don’t let the Celtics win this game

The pressure is on the Knicks. They don’t want to come back to Boston for Game 6 and anything can happen in a Game 7. [...]

May 1, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Red's Army Multimedia 1

Celtics offense needs to take advantage of Knicks D

Celtics offense needs to take advantage of Knicks D

Admiral Ackbar would lose his voice calling out all the traps on the Celtics by the Knicks this series.  Paul Pierce, primarily, and Jeff Green have been double-teamed and trapped with great effectiveness most of the series. While the trapping has been effective, it can also leave you vulnerable.  The Celtics have an opportunity, like [...]

April 30, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 6

Why the Celtics want Melo to take more shots

Why the Celtics want Melo to take more shots

ESPN New York breaks down Carmelo Anthony’s shooting woes in the series, particularly in isolation sets: In the regular season, Anthony was in isolation on 26 percent of Knicks’ plays that ended with a field goal attempt, free throw or turnover from the All-Star. He had a 41.8 field goal percentage on such plays, according [...]

April 30, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 6

Jason Collins comes out of the closet

Jason Collins comes out of the closet

Former Celtics center Jason Collins came out of the closet in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated, proclaiming “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black and I’m gay” It’s a watershed moment in sports, marking the first time an active professional athlete in any of the four major professional sports has announced his homosexuality.  In [...]

April 29, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Jason Collins 41

Kenyon Martin wants the Knicks to dress for a funeral

Kenyon Martin wants the Knicks to dress for a funeral

The forever brash Kenyon Martin has a message for the Celtics: “We’re ending it Wednesday,” Martin said. He even made it a point to tell teammates what to wear when the Knicks look to win this series in five, then get ready for the winner of Indiana-Atlanta. “Wear black,” he said. “Funeral colors.’’ There is [...]

April 29, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News 15