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The Walter McCarty Blog: On Becoming a Celtic…

The Walter McCarty Blog: On Becoming a Celtic…

When I first received the news from coach Jeff Van Gundy, I was in my hotel room getting ready for our last preseason game against the Celtics in Boston. The phone rang, Jeff and I spoke for 10 minutes, and that was it. The next call came from then general manager Chris Wallace welcoming me [...]

November 14, 2012 WalterMcCarty Walter McCarty's Blog on RedsArmy.com 8

Your Morning Dump… Where Bill Russell is still bad ass

Your Morning Dump… Where Bill Russell is still bad ass

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. Bill Russell: I mostly didn’t do anything but I did take care of a health question that needed to be addressed. It’s really funny, but what I [...]

September 14, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Bill Russell, The Morning Dump 2

Your Morning Dump… Where Bill Russell is recovering

Your Morning Dump… Where Bill Russell is recovering

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. Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell recently underwent a heart procedure, but is feeling well and is hoping to be back in Boston in late October, according to [...]

September 12, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Bill Russell, The Morning Dump 2

Heart ailment sidelines Bill Russell

Heart ailment sidelines Bill Russell

We wish a speedy recovery to the legendary Bill Russell, who, according to Peter Vecsey, underwent two heart procedures over the past month. I was unable to find any other news reports about Russell’s health. The 78-year-old Russell was scheduled to be in Long Island for the 2nd Annual Mentor’s Champions Golf Challenge. Here’s a description [...]

September 10, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Bill Russell, Celtics News 6

Your Morning Dump… Where KG squeezed off a couple of rounds

Your Morning Dump… Where KG squeezed off a couple of rounds

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. Kevin Garnett, NBA Celtics star and former Timberwolves star, stopped at P & A Security in Willmar Tuesday for training. He signed some autographs while he was [...]

August 3, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Bill Russell, Kevin Garnett, The Morning Dump 12

Larry Bird… the most successful individual in basketball history?

Larry Bird… the most successful individual in basketball history?

With his crowning as the NBA's executive of the year for 2012, Larry Bird may have sealed his case as the basketballs most successful and influential individual in the history of the sport. Bird is without question one of the greatest players in the history of the league, but it is what he has done [...]

May 18, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Celtics News, Larry Bird, The Team, Uncategorized 15

Bill Russell’s mom made him fight people

Bill Russell’s mom made him fight people

It's apparently throwback day here on Red's Army.   Next up Bill Russell, who sat down for an hour long special on the Golf Channel to regale us with story after story.  They're all awesome, and they range from playing days, to the civil rights movement, to his life as a child.  In this excerpt, [...]

March 9, 2012 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

RedsArmy presents FanFriday #23 “Lee from Oregon”

RedsArmy presents FanFriday #23 “Lee from Oregon”

This week's Fan Friday features a name our readers should all be familiar with. Lee G., from Oregon, or as we here at RedsArmy know him, "Lee from Oregon". Lee was actually born and raised in Boston, and has been a Celtics fan all his life. Lee started watching the C's in the late 1960's [...]

February 17, 2012 KWAPT Uncategorized 7

Schwan: NBA stands for No Box-out Association

Schwan: NBA stands for No Box-out Association

By Henry Schwan When was the last time you saw anyone in the NBA box someone out for a rebound? Boxing out at the highest level of professional basketball is as extinct as the Woolly Mammoth. Case in point, the Celtics Thursday night loss to the Lakers. In fourth quarter crunch time, Pau Gasol and [...]

February 12, 2012 Henry Schwan Uncategorized 4

On 11/11/11, here’s the guy with 11 rings

On 11/11/11, here’s the guy with 11 rings

 Via Celtics YouTube People are making a big deal about 11/11/11.  So here, appropriately, is Bill Russell, holder of 11 championship rings.  He's talking Peter Stringer in a new interview about his statue and his passion for mentoring.  After the jump, more video of the G.O.A.T. in action [...]

November 11, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2