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Will anyone break John Havlicek’s scoring record?

Will anyone break John Havlicek’s scoring record?

John Havlicek spent 15 years in Boston Celtics uniform.  Over those 15 years, he played in 1270 regular season games, scoring 26,395 points, more than anyone else in team history. Only two men have been serious challengers to that crown.  Larry Bird spent most of the 80’s tearing up that list.  In fact, Bird has [...]

August 13, 2013 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News 3

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics just needed some Jet fuel

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics just needed some Jet fuel

“So hopefully this year, again, we’ll have the luck of the leprechaun and we’ll get it done again. I definitely believe last year they were right there. They’re already a championship team. They just needed a little JET fuel” Celtics.com Watching that video and it’s pretty clear that whenever Jason Terry retires, he’ll immediately get [...]

August 15, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Jason Terry, The Morning Dump 2

Red’s Army Rewind: Fans salute John Havlicek

Red’s Army Rewind: Fans salute John Havlicek

On April 9, 1978, John Havlicek played his last game before Celtics fans. How did they treat the legendary Hondo? With a roaring 7 minute standing ovation that will make the hair on the back of you neck stand up. I've never seen/heard anything like it. The best part of all, no hyped up introduction [...]

December 5, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Ultimate 1-on-1: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Bill Russell

Ultimate 1-on-1: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Bill Russell

John Havlicek and Kevin McHale locked up in our tightest matchup yet.  After a back-and-forth battle, Kevin McHale came up with the upset, outlasting Hondo to win by just 4 votes.  So the Celtics' all-time leading scorer takes a seat while Kevin McHale waits for next weeks Paul Pierce/Ray Allen winner.  Today, former teammates Tommy [...]

August 26, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

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: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Cedric Maxwell

Ultimate 1-on-1: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Cedric Maxwell

John Havlicek had no problem with Rajon Rondo yesterday, taking 72% of the votes. He'll move on to face Kevin McHale in a few days.  It's our first completed quarterfinal bracket.  The next completed quarterfinal bracket will come once this matchup is settled.  Next week, our top seeds, Larry Bird and Paul Pierce will enter [...]

August 19, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1: Rajon Rondo vs. John Havlicek

Ultimate 1-on-1: Rajon Rondo vs. John Havlicek

Ray Allen had a very easy time with Sam Jones yesterday, taking 86% of the vote.  I had an inkling that Ray would take it easily, even though it's a much closer matchup than people realize.  Fact is, few of us have seen Sam Jones play, so this matchup turned into a blow out.  Ray [...]

August 18, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Ultimate 1-on-1: Reggie Lewis vs. Bill Russell

Ultimate 1-on-1: Reggie Lewis vs. Bill Russell

Kevin McHale made short work of his former point guard yesterday.  Almost 90% of you think McHale would win a 1-on-1 against Dennis Johnson. He moves on to face the winner of the Rajon Rondo, John Havlicek matchup.  That's a few days away.  Today, we've got Reggie Lewis matching up against Bill Russell.   (5) [...]

August 12, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Summer Reading: “The Breaks of the Game”

Summer Reading: “The Breaks of the Game”

If you can recall the book review series we did for Tim Donaghy's book last year here at Redsarmy, then you'll know what these posts will be about.  Basically, I take any Celtic-related excerpts from a basketball related book and give a few thoughts and comments about them.  There are several good books out there [...]

August 9, 2011 Jay Uncategorized 2

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #7: Tiny Archibald vs. Bill Sharman

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #7: Tiny Archibald vs. Bill Sharman

Rajon Rondo smoked Rick Fox in yesterday's 1-on-1 matchup, taking 81% of the vote.  He's moving on in a few days to face John Havlicek in a "Hondo vs. Rondo" match. But we've still got two first round matchups to get to before we get to our matchups against the top seeded players.  Today, we [...]

August 9, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1