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Your Morning Dump…. Where I’m still asleep and I’m dreaming of Paul Pierce’s return to Boston

Your Morning Dump…. Where I’m still asleep and I’m dreaming of Paul Pierce’s return to Boston

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Pierce holds a $5.5 million player option for the second and final season of a two-year pact he inked with the Wizards last summer in the [...]

May 5, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 8

Your Morning Dump… Where Isaiah’s injuries will keep him sidelined until Monday

Your Morning Dump… Where Isaiah’s injuries will keep him sidelined until Monday

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is used to being a pain the backside of opponents. Now it’s the pain in his backside that’s keeping him [...]

March 13, 2015 Jay Gigi Datome, Isaiah Thomas, Larry Bird, The Morning Dump 8

Larry Bird is STILL trash talking Dominique Wilkins

Larry Bird is STILL trash talking Dominique Wilkins

Dominique Wilkins was honored by the Atlanta Hawks with a statue today. It’s a tremendous honor for the Human Highlight Film. Nique is a legend. We’ve seen it first hand in Boston a lot. Larry Bird has seen it first hand in some epic battles. And as we know, Bird had some words to say to [...]

March 5, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA, Larry Bird 4

Larry Bird is Clint Eastwood: The awesome “f’ing rookie” trash talk story

Larry Bird is Clint Eastwood: The awesome “f’ing rookie” trash talk story

Every time I hear a new Larry Bird trash talking story, I get excited. I’ve always known he was a big trash talker. When I was a kid, I remember seeing NBA players being asked about this and I remember them always saying Bird was tops. Over the years, there was a slow trickle of [...]

February 16, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Larry Bird 4

Bird to ‘Nique: “You can’t guard me, Homes”

Bird to ‘Nique: “You can’t guard me, Homes”

I missed this fantastic trash talking tale about Larry Legend in Sunday’s Herald. According to Dominique Wilkins: “One of the first times I ever played against him, I went out for the opening tip and I went to shake his hand. He just stood there and looked at me stone-faced with his hands behind his [...]

February 9, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Larry Bird 10

I have new respect for Brandon Jennings

I have new respect for Brandon Jennings

It appears Brandon Jennings is brushing up on his league history as he recovers from an Achilles tear. The above tweet about Larry Legend is one of many comments Jennings has made recently recognizing the talents of NBA greats. UPDATE: That newfound respect for Jennings is gone: (h/t Slam) [...]

February 6, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Bill Russell, Larry Bird 13

Throwback Thursday: C’s vs Sixers in a classic 1980’s matchup

Throwback Thursday: C’s vs Sixers in a classic 1980’s matchup

It was Superbowl Sunday in 1986 and it was hours before the Patriots were about to get blasted by the Bears.  During a matinée game at the Garden, the Celtics and Sixers battled in a close game featuring Larry Bird at his zenith, Bill Walton during his revival, Dr. J and Moses at the end, [...]

November 20, 2014 Jay Bill Walton, Larry Bird, Look Back 1

Throwback Thursday: Bird drops 49 in 2OT thriller vs Blazers

Throwback Thursday: Bird drops 49 in 2OT thriller vs Blazers

March 15th, 1992. The Portland Trailblazers were making their one & only visit of the season to the Garden and the C’s had revenge on their minds. Back in November, the Blazers blew out Boston 116-90 in a wire-to-wire victory, handing Boston it’s third straight loss. Boston was once again on a losing streak when [...]

November 13, 2014 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Kevin McHale, Larry Bird, Past, Red's Army Multimedia, Reggie Lewis, Robert Parish, Videos 10

Throwback Thursday: Bird & Chief lead C’s past Spurs

Throwback Thursday: Bird & Chief lead C’s past Spurs

The year was 1991, and the Boston Celtics were on the cusp of major changes. Larry Bird, Robert Parish and Kevin McHale were all in the twilight of their prolific careers, and newcomer Reggie Lewis was getting ready to take the torch. For the Spurs, youngsters David Robinson, Avery Johnson & Sean Elliot were giving fans [...]

November 6, 2014 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Kevin McHale, Larry Bird, Past, Red's Army Multimedia, Robert Parish, Videos 1

Bird reprimands Paul George for tweets about domestic abuse

Bird reprimands Paul George for tweets about domestic abuse

The tweets above are how Paul George decided to greet the world this morning. Astonishing, isn’t it? Larry Bird was forced to issue a statement where he chastised George for the remarks. Of course George promptly apologized and deleted the tweets. Let me apologize to the women and to the VICTIMS of domestic violence people [...]

September 11, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 8