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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 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

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics might be torturing Tayshaun Prince

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics might be torturing Tayshaun Prince

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. “I didn’t expect to play him near that much,” coach Brad Stevens said. “I felt pretty comfortable with him on the floor, because he’s really savvy. [...]

January 20, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Doc Rivers, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 9

Bespectacled Paul Pierce pokes some fun at Russ Westbrook

Bespectacled Paul Pierce pokes some fun at Russ Westbrook

Paul Pierce took a few friendly jabs at Russell Westbrook this weekend, mocking his “we executed” interview from Friday night. John touched on Westbrook’s little tantrum in the Saturday Dump. FWIW, I don’t think the glasses are part of the bit. Pierce has worn those babies before. (h/t CBS Sports) [...]

January 19, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Paul Pierce 6

Your Morning Dump… Where ‘who invited this guy?':The Tayshaun Prince story

Your Morning Dump… Where ‘who invited this guy?':The Tayshaun Prince story

    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. Recently acquired Tayshaun Prince joined the Boston Celtics on the practice floor Sunday in Santa Monica, Calif., but stressed that all options regarding his [...]

January 19, 2015 Ben Mark Doc Rivers, The Morning Dump 7

Jeff Green puts Victor Oladipo on a poster

Jeff Green puts Victor Oladipo on a poster

            Looks like Jeff Green is feeling right at home with the Memphis Grizzlies. Green scored 21 points off the bench in Memphis’ win over the Magic last night, including this nasty flush on Victor Oladipo. Oladipo tried to draw a charge, but instead ended up on the receiving end [...]

January 17, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Jeff Green, Red's Army Multimedia, Videos 27

Your Morning Dump… Where there’s not a lot of love for Brandon Bass

Your Morning Dump… Where there’s not a lot of love for Brandon Bass

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. “I knew that where we are now was a possibility when we came into this year,” Ainge said. “But I was hopeful last summer that we [...]

January 13, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Brandon Bass, Kevin Garnett, The Morning Dump 20

KG headbutts Dwight Howard

KG headbutts Dwight Howard

There’s still some fight in Big Ticket. I’m pretty sure there will always be fight in KG. Garnett was ejected. Despite the punch, Howard remained in the game. [...]

January 12, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 12

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo was out to seek and destroy

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo was out to seek and destroy

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. Rajon Rondo was drained. The enormity of his return to Boston had taken a toll on him two weeks after being traded to the Dallas Mavericks. As [...]

January 2, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Leon Powe, Rajon Rondo, The Morning Dump 17