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Your Morning Dump… Where Semih is a tough bastard

Your Morning Dump… Where Semih is a tough bastard

Reuters Photo 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. And before he finishes his sentence, he grins, " . . . no pain, no gain." The ability to play in pain does not come [...]

November 19, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Bill Russell to get Medal of Freedom

Bill Russell to get Medal of Freedom

Another piece of bling for Bill Russell. And this one's a big deal: The Presidential Medal of Freedom is a decoration bestowed by the President of the United States and is – along with the equivalent Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress – the highest civilian award in the U.S. It [...]

November 18, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 8

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s gonna take it easy

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s gonna take it easy

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. While Doc Rivers reserves the right to call for a double session or two if needed, right now there are none on the official schedule and the [...]

September 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Is this our season?

Is this our season?

By DRJ I will tell you a tale that may or may not be a prediction of what is about to happen to the Celtics. You decide…… The Celtics are one of the oldest teams playing in the NBA. One of their bigs is considered by many to be out of shape, overweight, and well [...]

March 15, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 82

Pierce’s place in history

Pierce’s place in history

This all started this weekend when the Celtics were playing Miami the Miami broadcast posed a viewer poll asking who is the greatest Celtic of all-time. The options: Bill Russell, Jon Havlicek, Larry Bird and Paul Pierce…. Interesting that someone even thought to put Pierce in that list.  That link goes back to my story [...]

December 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Lebron Honors Jordan, Disses Bill Russell

Lebron Honors Jordan, Disses Bill Russell

Via Yahoo! Sports: Michael Jordan apparently was in the house when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat down in Florida. His presence has apparently inspired James to give up the number he wears, No. 23, out of respect for Jordan, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. James will be wearing No. [...]

November 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 25

Ray’s a pretty good golfer

Ray’s a pretty good golfer

If you follow Ray Allen on Twitter, you know he's a pretty avid golfer.  In fact, that picture of him and Kevin Na is from his twitpic account.  But Charles Barkley is an avid golfer… and we know what that looks like.  So just playing a lot doesn't make you good.  So how good is [...]

October 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

OK… So Red was a bit of a prick

OK… So Red was a bit of a prick

Everyone is bitching about replacement referees.  So much so that the NBA just came out today and told everyone to quit it. Well, TrueHoop took the opportunity to highlight a referee-related portion of Bill Russell's book… which showed Red Auerbach's… umm… salty side. For years, Red had a running problem with a ref named Sid [...]

October 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Russell keeps RedsArmy alive

Russell keeps RedsArmy alive

Bill Russell came up with an enormous game 5 to help Team RedsArmy avoid elimination with a 114-111 win.  His 20 points, 19 rebounds, 6 blocks and 3 assists made him the easy choice for player of the game.  Reggie Lewis scored 16 points off the bench on 7 of 11 shooting… 10 of those [...]

September 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Jones Clutch Jumper Gives Team BigMck The Win

Jones Clutch Jumper Gives Team BigMck The Win

A Sam Jones bank shot with ten seconds left helped Team BigMck hold off a furious 4th quarter rally by Red's Army and win Game 4 119-116. Team BigMck now holds a commanding 3-1 lead in the Legends Series. Team BigMck shot 55% from the field and had 7 players in double figures. Larry Bird played [...]

September 22, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3