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Reliving the Glory Days

Reliving the Glory Days

Boston.com has an excerpt from Jackie MacMullen's new book about Magic and Larry – When the Game Was Ours. It picks up right after the Celtics beat the Lakers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals: By morning, Magic had been saddled with a new nickname (Tragic) and so had his team (the Fakers). That [...]

October 18, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

I Gotta Read This Book

I Gotta Read This Book

Jackie MacMullen was on WEEI this morning talking about her new book - When the Game Was Ours. From the moment these two players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle. Their uncommonly competitive relationship came to symbolize the most compelling rivalry in the NBA. These were [...]

October 16, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

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