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C’s legend Ed Macauley passes away

C’s legend Ed Macauley passes away

"Easy" Ed Macauley, a Hall of Famer who spent six years with the Celtics and whose number 22 hangs in the rafters, passed away yesterday at the age of 83. Macauley came to the Celtics via the dispersal draft when the St. Louis Bombers folded.  He was an All Star in every season in Boston, [...]

November 9, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Where Magic Johnson is helping Boston

Your Morning Dump… Where Magic Johnson is helping Boston

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. The new development team includes a California investment fund backed by former Los Angeles Lakers star Earvin “Magic’’ Johnson, who appeared at an event on the property [...]

October 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ultimate 1-on-1 Finals: Pierce Vs. Bird

Ultimate 1-on-1 Finals:  Pierce Vs. Bird

Bill Russell's run in this tourney came to an abrupt halt last week when he ran up against Larry Bird.  Now, we have the matchup we anticipated.  #1 overall seed Larry Bird vs. #2 overall seed Paul Pierce.  This is an intense matchup.  Their names sit next to each other in many of the Celtics' [...]

September 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

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