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Cleveland Pretends They Have Some Semblance of History

Cleveland Pretends They Have Some Semblance of History

It's always fun when a franchise, which has been virtually irrelevant for the majority of its existence, finally has a few years in the spotlight. It's an interesting dilemma, for sure.  Do we ignore our embarrassing, virtually non-existent past, or do we pretend that we've been here all along? Well, the folks over at cleveland.com [...]

April 29, 2010 Aaron Gettings Uncategorized 6

Your Morning Dump… Where Sheed and Doc make up

Your Morning Dump… Where Sheed and Doc make up

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. "It happens. It won't be the last time," said Rivers. "As a coach, your job when a — I call it an emotional hijack — happens, your [...]

April 6, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 15

Your Morning Dump… Where Ray might finally get rest

Your Morning Dump… Where Ray might finally get rest

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 think the Spurs understood at the time not really being in the mix for the first time in his 15-year career,’’ [Finley's agent Henry] Thomas said. [...]

March 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Review: “Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals”

Review: “Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals”

Last night, The Boston Celtics and HBO converted the Garden into a movie theater for an advance screening of "Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals."  It was an "invite-only" crowd of season ticket holders… but I managed to find my way in as a friend's "plus 1." It was pretty cool to see the [...]

February 23, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Larry Bird is still awesome

Larry Bird is still awesome

Aside from Betty White getting wrecked on a crossing route… this year's Super Bowl ads were mildly amusing at best. But this one, obviously, stood out in our hearts.  If you missed it, it's the McDonald's updated version of these classic Larry Bird/Michael Jordan ads: Nice warmups, Mike.  Did you give them back to Bill [...]

February 8, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 12

Pierce’s place in history

Pierce’s place in history

This all started this weekend when the Celtics were playing Miami the Miami broadcast posed a viewer poll asking who is the greatest Celtic of all-time. The options: Bill Russell, Jon Havlicek, Larry Bird and Paul Pierce…. Interesting that someone even thought to put Pierce in that list.  That link goes back to my story [...]

December 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

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

Your Morning Dump… Where Cleveland lost at home again

Your Morning Dump… Where Cleveland lost at home again

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline.  Because there's nothing quite as satisfying a good morning dump. Riding a three-game winning streak, Cavs coach Mike Brown continued to test some experimental options. This time, the results were simply negative. It played into the hands of [...]

November 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Sneaker Review: Converse Weapon Evo

Sneaker Review:  Converse Weapon Evo

The folks at Converse sent me a free pair of their Converse Weapon Evo's to try out in exchange for writing a review.  There are no parameters on the review. I got to keep the kicks no matter what I said.  So here's what I think. I won't pretend to be a full-blown sneaker-head.  I [...]

October 30, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

The Only Thing BBD and Larry Have In Common

The Only Thing BBD and Larry Have In Common

For those unwilling to cut Glen Davis slack for his early morning fight that resulted in thumb surgery and six weeks on the bench, Shank has a good column today reminding us that Larry Legend had a similar incident. On the night of May 16, 1985, in the middle of the Eastern Conference finals between [...]

October 30, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1