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Team BigMck Wins Legends Series!

Team BigMck Wins Legends Series!

Paul Pierce's 20 points lead a balanced attack by Team BigMck as they beat Reds Army 108-97 to capture the Legends Series, 4-2. Larry Bird (14 points, 12 rebounds, 8 assists) was named series MVP. Dave Cowens added 14 points and 15 rebounds. "Our guys deserve this moment," said Bird as he poured champagne over [...]

September 24, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Russell keeps RedsArmy alive

Russell keeps RedsArmy alive

Bill Russell came up with an enormous game 5 to help Team RedsArmy avoid elimination with a 114-111 win.  His 20 points, 19 rebounds, 6 blocks and 3 assists made him the easy choice for player of the game.  Reggie Lewis scored 16 points off the bench on 7 of 11 shooting… 10 of those [...]

September 23, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Jones Clutch Jumper Gives Team BigMck The Win

Jones Clutch Jumper Gives Team BigMck The Win

A Sam Jones bank shot with ten seconds left helped Team BigMck hold off a furious 4th quarter rally by Red's Army and win Game 4 119-116. Team BigMck now holds a commanding 3-1 lead in the Legends Series. Team BigMck shot 55% from the field and had 7 players in double figures. Larry Bird played [...]

September 22, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Bird’s Near Triple Double Leads BigMck to Game 3 Win

Bird’s Near Triple Double Leads BigMck to Game 3 Win

Team BigMck jumped all over Reds Army in the opening quarter and never looked back en route to a 112-103 victory in Game 3 of the Legends Series. Larry Bird scored 17 of his 22 points in the first quarter as Team BigMck raced out to a 19-point lead. While Bird scored just 5 points [...]

September 17, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Legends Series: Bird Leads BigMck To Game 1 Win

Legends Series: Bird Leads BigMck To Game 1 Win

 For those who haven't heard, John and I drafted teams of Celtics legends and are pitting them against one another in a Legends Series, courtesy of WhatIfSports.com. Team BigMck edged RedsArmy in Game 1, 103-94. Larry Bird was the player of the game; 18 pts, 9 reb and 5 assists. Havlicek had 18 pts and [...]

September 15, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Larry Bird was the Peyton Manning of his time

Larry Bird was the Peyton Manning of his time

Seriously… this dude tried to sell EVERYTHING.  Basketballbawful compiled a ton of vintage Larry Bird (the #1 pick in the most epic draft ever) ads.  This crappy jeans ad is just one of many.  It's well worth your time to check it out.  [...]

September 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Let the debate begin

Let the debate begin

The most epic draft ever was held last night.  Chuck and I have each put our teams together.  Here's how they all shake out: RedsArmy Starters: C:  Bill Russell 1958-5916.7 ppg, 23.0 rpg, 3.2 apg, FG 45.7% FT 59.8% (block stats not kept) F:  Kevin McHale 1986-8726.1 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 2.6 apg, 2.2 bpg  FG [...]

September 10, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 21

The new Converse Weapon

The new Converse Weapon

As we continue our Celtics vs. Lakers theme heading into tonight's anti-Lakers Two Man Game… Converse is out with the new Weapon Evo Colorway.  They're basically the updated Converse Weapon.  They're available at finishline.com and converse.com (search "evo") for $90. And of course, we couldn't tell you about the new Weapons without showing you a [...]

September 3, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

This is why he’s called “Larry Legend”

This is why he’s called “Larry Legend”

Our boy Jared Wade dropped this gem on Both Teams Played Hard last week.  Larry Bird scored 47 in this game, mostly left-handed.  Oh, and he also finished with a triple double, the game tying shot in regulation and the game winning shot in OT.  And I’m pretty sure he inspired this movie scene.   [...]

August 30, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Happy 50th Magic

Happy 50th Magic

I respect Magic more than any other Celtics opponent.  Without him, the Lakers-Celtics rivalry wouldn't exist as we know it.  If I was starting an All-Time team… Magic would be the point guard. Happy 50th birthday, Magic. [...]

August 14, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9