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Forcing records is Celtics blasphemy! Or not

Forcing records is Celtics blasphemy! Or not

Before Rajon Rondo’s season (and for all intents and purposes, the Celtics season) abruptly ended during a Friday night game in Atlanta in late January, much of the discussion around him centered on his over-hyped assist streak.  Remember, the one that saw him continually dish out double-digit assists in consecutive games challenging legendary point guards [...]

August 19, 2013 Jay Bob Cousy, Celtics News, Doc Rivers, Rajon Rondo 11

Your Morning Dump… Where a trail blazer gets his due

Your Morning Dump… Where a trail blazer gets his due

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 in Lexington, Barksdale was not permitted to live with his Olympic teammates. He had to tell the owners of the home where he was staying that [...]

September 7, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Look Back, The Morning Dump 4

Happy Birthday, Bob Cousy

Happy Birthday, Bob Cousy

Before Rondo, before Tiny, before DJ, there was Cous. Robert Joseph Cousy. Celtics legend, NBA Hall of Famer, 6-time NBA Champion…I could go on for days. As John reminded me earlier today via his Instagram, today is Cousy’s 84th birthday. So if you’re not familiar with Cous, first..shame on you! Secondly, take a moment today [...]

August 9, 2012 KWAPT Past, The Team 4

Cousy: Unless Rondo’s a serial killer on the side, I wouldn’t let him go

Cousy: Unless Rondo’s a serial killer on the side, I wouldn’t let him go

Legendary Celtics point guard Bob Cousy offered his opinion on Rajon Rondo: “I’m out of the loop, but boy, unless he’s a serial killer on the side I wouldn’t let this kid go,” Cousy said by phone. “I don’t know where you’d find a better point guard.”  The 83-year-old Hall of Famer conceded that Rondo, [...]

March 3, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 14

Elbows to the face are the key to rebounding

Elbows to the face are the key to rebounding

Mr. Triple Double uncovered a fabulous video from 1991. Tommy Heinsohn and Bob Cousy are handling the play-by-play and color analysis for the Celtics and Pistons. Detroit, especially Dennis Rodman, is killing the Celtics on the boards. Here are some classic lines: Tommy: You gotta put an elbow in his face, Couz. Tommy: I hope [...]

January 7, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Ultimate 1-on-1: Ray Allen vs. Sam Jones

Ultimate 1-on-1: Ray Allen vs. Sam Jones

Kevin Garnett had no problem with Bob Cousy yesterday, taking nearly 90% of the voting.  In a few days, KG will take on the winner of the Larry Bird/Dave Cowens matchup.  Today we go over to the other side of the bracket for our 4/5 matchup of Ray Allen vs. Sam Jones.  Ray is our [...]

August 17, 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

Your Morning Dump… Where Couz is right on

Your Morning Dump… Where Couz is right on

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. “I’m not familiar with all the issues so it’s hard to take sides,’’ Cousy said last week. “But we’ve made a great life from playing a child’s [...]

August 7, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #3: Dennis Johnson vs. Ed Macauley

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #3:  Dennis Johnson vs. Ed Macauley

After a tight game between Bob Cousy and Robert Parish (which Cousy won), Sam Jones took the Ultimate 1-on-1 court and waxed Dino Radja with more than 80% of the vote.  Jones will face off with Ray Allen in a few days.  Today, we stay in the White Bracket for a matchup between #11 overall [...]

August 3, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #2: Sam Jones vs. Dino Radja

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #2:  Sam Jones vs. Dino Radja

Day 1 gave us a wild 1-on-1 Green Bracket matchup between Bob Cousy and Robert Parish.  The voting went back-and-forth between the two with Bob Cousy ultimately pulling it out.  The final voting was 108-107… amazing.  Congrats, Cooz, you now get to face 8th overall seed Kevin Garnett in the next round. Today, we head [...]

August 2, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off