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Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. ????

Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. ????

Paul Pierce cruised past Kevin McHale to move into the finals.  The question is, who will he face in the ultimate 1-on-1 showdown?  Will it be top overall seed Larry Bird?  Or will it be upstart Bill Russell?  We'll find out today as those two face off for the right to face The Truth. (1) [...]

September 1, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1: The Final 4

Ultimate 1-on-1:  The Final 4

We're down to our Ultimate Final 4 after Larry Bird's dismissal of Kevin Garnett.  LB took almost 70% of the vote to sent KG home.  He'll move on to face Bill Russell, but first, Paul Pierce faces Kevin McHale to see who'll be the first to the Finals.   (2) Paul Pierce1-on-1 Advantage: Scoring, shooting, [...]

August 31, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Gang Green episode 1969

Gang Green episode 1969

  The Gang's jaunt through time continues this morning as they fly back to 1969.  This time, they're celebrating the Celtics 11th World Title and the end of Bill Russell's career.   Please enjoy Gang Green's trip back to a time and place where basketball exists.  [...]

August 31, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Kevin Garnett

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Kevin Garnett

I thought the Paul Pierce/Ray Allen matchup would be closer, but it was a runaway for The Truth.  Pierce took 75% of the vote to move into the semifinals against Kevin McHale.  On the other side of the bracket, Larry Bird will face Kevin Garnett today for the right to go up against Bill Russell [...]

August 30, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. Ray Allen

Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. Ray Allen

Bill Russell continues an improbable run in our Ultimate 1-on-1 tourney.  After taking out Green Bracket 3rd seed Reggie Lewis, he moved on to eliminate 2nd seed Tommy Heinsohn in our last matchup.  He'll now take on the Larry Bird/Kevin Garnett winner later this week.  For now, we move on to the White Bracket, and [...]

August 29, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Bill Russell

Ultimate 1-on-1: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Bill Russell

John Havlicek and Kevin McHale locked up in our tightest matchup yet.  After a back-and-forth battle, Kevin McHale came up with the upset, outlasting Hondo to win by just 4 votes.  So the Celtics' all-time leading scorer takes a seat while Kevin McHale waits for next weeks Paul Pierce/Ray Allen winner.  Today, former teammates Tommy [...]

August 26, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1: Kevin Garnett vs. Bob Cousy

Ultimate 1-on-1: Kevin Garnett vs. Bob Cousy

In a bit of an upset, 12th overall Bill Russell beat 5th overall Reggie Lewis in our Ultimate 1-on-1 tournament.  I really saw Reggie's do-it-all kind of game as being too much for even Russell to stop, and I didn't see Russ as enough of a 1-on-1 guy to make it past Reggie.  Remember, folks, [...]

August 16, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

4 must have Celtics jerseys

4 must have Celtics jerseys

Aside from his regular gig of polishing balls at Souvlaki’s Greek Bowling Palace, John also writes for the NBA blog Crossover Chronicles. His latest contribution is a good one: You Gotta Have Larry Bird — Number 33 not only brought the Celtics back to prominence, he’s part of the triumvirate that helped rescue the NBA [...]

August 15, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Ultimate 1-on-1: Reggie Lewis vs. Bill Russell

Ultimate 1-on-1: Reggie Lewis vs. Bill Russell

Kevin McHale made short work of his former point guard yesterday.  Almost 90% of you think McHale would win a 1-on-1 against Dennis Johnson. He moves on to face the winner of the Rajon Rondo, John Havlicek matchup.  That's a few days away.  Today, we've got Reggie Lewis matching up against Bill Russell.   (5) [...]

August 12, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #5: Antoine Walker vs Cedric Maxwell

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #5:  Antoine Walker vs Cedric Maxwell

We nearly had a unanimous decision in matchup #4.   Bill Russell got all but TWO votes in his matchup with Frank Ramsey.  We'll see how he does against Reggie Lewis later in the tournament.  Today's matchup is a doozy, though.  We've got 13th overall seed Cedric Maxwell going up against 20th seed Antoine Walker.  [...]

August 5, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off