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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

Bird’s Near Triple Double Leads BigMck to Game 3 Win

Bird’s Near Triple Double Leads BigMck to Game 3 Win

Team BigMck jumped all over Reds Army in the opening quarter and never looked back en route to a 112-103 victory in Game 3 of the Legends Series. Larry Bird scored 17 of his 22 points in the first quarter as Team BigMck raced out to a 19-point lead. While Bird scored just 5 points [...]

September 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Legends Series: Bird Leads BigMck To Game 1 Win

Legends Series: Bird Leads BigMck To Game 1 Win

 For those who haven't heard, John and I drafted teams of Celtics legends and are pitting them against one another in a Legends Series, courtesy of WhatIfSports.com. Team BigMck edged RedsArmy in Game 1, 103-94. Larry Bird was the player of the game; 18 pts, 9 reb and 5 assists. Havlicek had 18 pts and [...]

September 15, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Let the debate begin

Let the debate begin

The most epic draft ever was held last night.  Chuck and I have each put our teams together.  Here's how they all shake out: RedsArmy Starters: C:  Bill Russell 1958-5916.7 ppg, 23.0 rpg, 3.2 apg, FG 45.7% FT 59.8% (block stats not kept) F:  Kevin McHale 1986-8726.1 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 2.6 apg, 2.2 bpg  FG [...]

September 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 21

Introducing… your “All-Celtics team”

Introducing… your “All-Celtics team”

Yeah, it's a little slow around here.  But that just gives us a chance to get creative.  And one thing that I know we always like debating is "All-Time" teams.  So I'm going throw out my "All-Celtics" team. PG:  Bob Cousy - The "Houdini of the Hardwood" set the stage for all future point guards.  [...]

July 31, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 24

Bill Russell on The Daily Show

Bill Russell on The Daily Show

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Bill Russell thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Jason Jones in Iran I know I'm late on this, but Bill Russell was on The Daily Show a couple of nights ago to hawk his new book Red and Me.  The good thing [...]

June 24, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Russell: “was Michael Jordan as good as me?”

Russell: “was Michael Jordan as good as me?”

Q: I read that your grandchild once asked you if you were as good a basketball player as Michael Jordan, but I never read your answer. A: I told him, that’s the wrong question. The question is, was Michael Jordan as good as me. And so begins the interview of Bill Russell by Macleans.ca.  It's [...]

June 18, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 14

Tony Battie is better than Ray Allen

Tony Battie is better than Ray Allen

I actually love lists like this. It's from the Wages of Wins Journal… and it's a ranking of EVERY Celtic since 1977… according to wins produced with the Celtics (via CelticsBlog).  Wins produced (explained here) is clearly not the be-all end-all statistic on which to rank players.  It can produce some weird results.  But it [...]

May 30, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15