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C’s legend Ed Macauley passes away

C’s legend Ed Macauley passes away

"Easy" Ed Macauley, a Hall of Famer who spent six years with the Celtics and whose number 22 hangs in the rafters, passed away yesterday at the age of 83. Macauley came to the Celtics via the dispersal draft when the St. Louis Bombers folded.  He was an All Star in every season in Boston, [...]

November 9, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #4: Bill Russell vs. Frank Ramsey

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #4:  Bill Russell vs. Frank Ramsey

Another blowout in the Red's Army Ultimate 1-on-1.  Dennis Johnson waxed Ed Macauley with 84% of the vote.  We were afraid of the older guys in C's history would get demolished by the more recent guys because, quite frankly, the game was a bit different back then.  So be it.  DJ advances and he'll face [...]

August 4, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

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

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

Review: The Auerbach Dynasty

Review: The Auerbach Dynasty

Last night, I attended the opening of the new show "The Auerbach Dynasty", now playing at the Park Theater in Cranston, RI through May 1.  I attended as a guest of writer/director Ken Dooley, whom KWAPT interviewed about a month ago. The casts consists of exactly one character: Red Auerbach.  Played by actor Jeff Gill, [...]

April 9, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5