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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 8

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 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 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

Gone fishing with Larry Legend

Gone fishing with Larry Legend

Saw this TBT photo of Legend on Instagram and wanted to share with you all. I guarantee there’s at least a six pack of Miller Lite in that boat. Who is that on the far left? Chris Ford? [...]

September 4, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Larry Bird, Red's Army Multimedia 12

Larry Legend outdoes LeBron, Jordan in Ice Bucket Challenge

Larry Legend outdoes LeBron, Jordan in Ice Bucket Challenge

Mediocre ball players do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in their underwear on the back of a yacht, while true legends do it wearing socks in the hot tub. As for Michael Jordan, what happened to the showmanship? Weak move, MJ. [...]

August 20, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 13

Report: Pacers quietly shopping Roy Hibbert

Report: Pacers quietly shopping Roy Hibbert

The Sporting News’ Sean Devaney is reporting that Larry Bird is seeking offers for Roy Hibbert: After a flurry of rumors dating back a little more than a month, there has not been much to speak of when it comes to the possibility of Indiana moving center Roy Hibbert in a trade. But, according to [...]

July 6, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird, Rumors 18