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Larry Bird still capable of draining 15 jumpers… in a row

Larry Bird still capable of draining 15 jumpers… in a row

In a recent interview with SLAM Online, Pacers star Paul George offered this story about Larry Bird: SLAM: I believe you had talked about seeing Larry shoot in the gym. PG: He picked a ball up that had rolled over. He rolled up his sleeves and made about 15 in a row and just walked out [...]

July 23, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 13

Celtkicks: Larry Legend for your feet

Celtkicks: Larry Legend for your feet

Was getting ready to settle-in for the night when fellow Celtics blogger & Twitter pal Coley Michalik hit me with these “Bad Larrys”: Stance Socks NBA Legends Larry Bird Socks in Green and White Never lose a game of pig again while channeling the spirit of Larry Legend permeating from your toes to your jump shot. [...]

June 26, 2013 KWAPT CeltKicks, Larry Bird 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Larry Bird wants $5 million and ownership from Kings

Your Morning Dump… Where Larry Bird wants $5 million and ownership from Kings

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Kings owner meeting with Larry Bird today means decision on hiring president is on hold. Source says asking 5M per, maybe piece of team Peter Vecsey Bird’s [...]

June 6, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird, The Morning Dump 9

Remembering that Larry Bird is the mastermind behind the Pacers

Remembering that Larry Bird is the mastermind behind the Pacers

NBA.com’s David Aldridge has a fantastic column on how Larry Bird built the Indiana Pacers: It was Bird that traded for Roy Hibbert on Draft night in 2008, a center prospect considered so slow and so heavy that other teams picking just ahead of Toronto — which took Hibbert with the 17th pick and then [...]

May 28, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 7

The best play in Celtics history happened 26 years ago today

The best play in Celtics history happened 26 years ago today

I get giddy every time I see this. I can’t believe it’s been 25 26 years. (counting is a problem at my age) [...]

May 26, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Larry Bird 9

Funny outtakes from AT&T’s Legends commercial

Funny outtakes from AT&T’s Legends commercial

Here are some more laughs from Larry Bird, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson while shooting their new AT&T ad campaign, “It’s not complicated.” In this clip, Russell mocks both Magic and Larry as they fumble through lines. Bird also plays duck-duck-goose. Kinda. If you haven’t seen them, John posted a couple of the [...]

April 9, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Bill Russell, Humor, Larry Bird, Red's Army Multimedia 1

RedsArmy presents Fan Friday #41: “California Love”

RedsArmy presents Fan Friday #41: “California Love”

Ron F, or “Red Auerbach” as he’s known on Twitter, is a lifetime Celtics fan from Solana Beach, California. I came into contact with Ron through Red’s Army and the Twittersphere. Ron is very knowledgeable when it comes to the Celtics and the NBA. That’s a common thread among C’s fans-they know the game and [...]

March 1, 2013 KWAPT Antoine Walker, Bob Cousy, Fan Friday, Larry Bird, Red's Army 2

RedsArmy presents Celebrity Fan Friday #2: “Busty Heart”

RedsArmy presents Celebrity Fan Friday #2: “Busty Heart”

Folks, we have a true legend in our midst in this installment of “Celebrity Fan Friday”. Her name is Susan Sykes, but most know her as “Busty Heart”. Susan busted-out onto the scene during an appearance on CBS during the 1986 NBA Playoffs. This video is pure gold. You get to watch Danny Ainge tackle [...]

February 22, 2013 KWAPT Bill Walton, Fan Friday, Larry Bird, Red's Army 10

RedsArmy presents: FanFriday #40 “CelticNation Mississippi”

RedsArmy presents: FanFriday #40 “CelticNation Mississippi”

Here’s a short profile of my man Ricas from Canton, Mississippi. After the all-star break, we’ll have another edition of “Celebrity Fan Friday“.. Ricas grew up in the 1980′s, so he is a big fan of the Bird, McHale & Parish era: I’ve been a Celtics fan since I was 11 years old. Growing-up, I [...]

February 15, 2013 KWAPT Fan Friday, Kevin McHale, Larry Bird, Red's Army, Robert Parish 2

RedsArmy presents Fan Friday #34: “Father and Son”

RedsArmy presents Fan Friday #34: “Father and Son”

I’ve read quite a few submissions for Fan Friday over the past couple of years, but this week’s story really touched me. Timmy G. is a 27 year-old Boston Celtics fan from Chelmsford, Ma. He’s loved the Celtics all his life, and has been a season ticket holder for 5 years now:  I have been [...]

December 14, 2012 KWAPT Fan Friday, Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, Red's Army 5