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Words and Praises of Kevin Garnett

Words and Praises of Kevin Garnett

I was very bored waiting in line for Ray Allen’s new Jordan Brand shoes (Anticipation), when I decided to remember what it was like on July 31, 2007 when the announcement came that Kevin Garnett had been traded to the Boston Celtics.  "Every coach I know would cut off his arm to have him." - P.J. [...]

July 21, 2011 Jnoble Celtics Uncategorized 2

Sorry, ’96 Bulls… The ’86 Celtics were better

Sorry, ’96 Bulls… The ’86 Celtics were better

The Sporting News just came out with its 10 greatest NBA teams of all time.  And, of course, it lists the 1996 Chicago Bulls team at #1. I could go into how the league was terribly watered down at that point, having expanded three times in seven years… adding six teams over that span… including [...]

June 17, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Eye on the enemy, featuring Rose’s revenge

Eye on the enemy, featuring Rose’s revenge

Its time to start focusing on the playoffs and our potential roadblocks to Banner 18.  Every day we'll bring you what's making news in enemy territory.  This way we know what they're up to when it comes time to take 'em out. EASTERN CONFERENCE ESPN Chicago: The 22-year-old point guard proved that one more time [...]

March 23, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Bill Walton loves the Celtics, Jimmer, and Guinness

Bill Walton loves the Celtics, Jimmer, and Guinness

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of sitting at a bar, drinking beer, eating food, and talking hoops with Bill Walton.  It was part of an event set up by the fine folks at Guinness… and it allowed me and a handful of other bloggers to experience Bill Walton first hand. And the man did not [...]

March 17, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Bill Walton: Rapper extraordinairre

Bill Walton: Rapper extraordinairre

I don't know why this happened… and I don't care.  All I know is that's Bill Walton whipping out an awesomely painful off-beat rap.  When you combine that with the Wild Turkey story… Bill Walton might just be the most awesome person alive. Via NESW Sports [...]

December 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

The Big 3 Things of the Week

The Big 3 Things of the Week

Every week, we look at the Big Three things happening in Celtics-land, good and bad, and we rank them… Because you need something to do before diving into those Thanksgiving leftovers.On the way up 1: Wild Turkey – Bill Walton celebrates the same way we want to forget things.  2: Leave the thinking to Rodin [...]

November 27, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Bird, Walton, the ’86 Championship and some Wild Turkey

Bird, Walton, the ’86 Championship and some Wild Turkey

In case you missed Dan Shaughnessy's interview with Larry Bird in Friday's Globe, here's a great story about Bill Walton: After the Celtics won the 1986 championship, Walton sat alone in Bird’s kitchen drinking Wild Turkey until after the sun came up. I told Bird I didn’t believe the Walton story. Simply too good to [...]

November 21, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Bill Walton Likes Celtics More Than His Son

Bill Walton Likes Celtics More Than His Son

Via the LA Times: "The three legitimate contenders in the East all got significantly better, but Boston easily improved the most. The title will come down to who controls the paint. The Celtics — with superior talent, depth and versatility up front — have positioned themselves perfectly for a run at No. 18." Tough to [...]

August 27, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 16