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Dave Cowens Autographed Nike Blazers

Dave Cowens Autographed Nike Blazers

  I found a truly rare piece of Celtics memorabilia on Ebay today.  Ebay seller swoosh26.2 has a signed deadstock pair of Dave Cowens Nike Blazers.  The shoes are also signed by the Celtics legend.  Cowens was one of the first NBA stars to embrace Nike.  It is very rare for sneakers of this age to come [...]

July 28, 2013 Celtkicks Celtics News, CeltKicks Comments Off

Happy Birthday Dave Cowens

Happy Birthday Dave Cowens

Today is NBA Hall of Famer and Boston Celtics legend Dave Cowens‘ 64th birthday. Cowens was brought in by Red Auerbach in 1970 to try and fill the enormous void left when Bill Russell retired. Well, Cowens was definitely successful in helping the C’s remain a dominant force in the NBA. He earned co-rookie of [...]

October 25, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Past 8

Ultimate 1-on-1: the quarterfinals begin

Ultimate 1-on-1: the quarterfinals begin

Larry Bird made short work of Dave Cowens yesterday, taking all but three votes to easily move on to the quarterfinals.  And with that, the quarters are set.  Here's how they look: Those are some legendary names squaring off.  We'll start in the bottom right, where John Havlicek squares off against Kevin McHale.  Let's get [...]

August 25, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Dave Cowens

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Dave Cowens

Paul Pierce had almost zero problem with Tiny Archibald yesterday.  He got all but two of the votes in the matchup, meaning Paul is now off to face Ray Allen next week in quarterfinals.   Today, our top overall seed, Larry Bird, steps into the fray against Dave Cowens.  Here's the tale of the tape: [...]

August 24, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

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

Grey Flannel’s annual NBA HOF auction

Grey Flannel’s annual NBA HOF auction

It's time for another group of NBA greats to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. That also means it's time for the 6th annual Grey Flannel Basketball Hall of Fame auction. I could spend hours going through the amazing items that Grey Flannel puts up for bid each year. This year's Celtics lot includes some absolutely [...]

August 10, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #8: Dave Cowens vs. Jo Jo White

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #8:  Dave Cowens vs. Jo Jo White

Tiny Archibald made short work of Bill Sharman yesterday, taking 86% of the vote.  Tiny's got a big challenge.  In a few days, he'll be taking on White Bracket top seed, and second overall seed, Paul Pierce.  Today's matchup is for the right to face our overall #1, Larry Bird.  It pits Green Bracket 8th [...]

August 10, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Announcing the Red’s Army ULTIMATE 1-on-1 tournament

Announcing the Red’s Army ULTIMATE 1-on-1 tournament

 A few weeks ago, we noticed Dime Magazine doing a league-wide 1-on-1 tourney where fans voted on the winners.  We thought it was a fantastic idea, so we… uhhhh… borrowed it.  Except we're putting our own little twist on it.  We went back through the annals of Celtics history and put together the ultimate 1-on-1 [...]

August 1, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Looking ahead: Pierce’s upcoming milestones

Looking ahead: Pierce’s upcoming milestones

Taking a quick peek into the C's record books, Paul Pierce is pretty close to hitting some new milestones.  And unless a lockout wipes out all of next year, he'll do it this upcoming season.   Here's a quick peek at what he's got coming up.  Remember, these are Celtics records, not NBA records.  All [...]

June 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Celtics @ Knicks Preseason Game 5 Highlights

Celtics @ Knicks Preseason Game 5 Highlights

Preseason?  That game last night hardly felt like a preseason game.  Madison Square Garden was near capacity as the fans witnessed Kevin Garnett get sent to the showers rather early.  Amare Stoudemire took advantage of KG's absence (along with the other bigs that didn't play or fouled out) but it was Paul Pierce who had [...]

October 14, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 7