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Magic admits what we already knew about the Dream Team

Magic admits what we already knew about the Dream Team

The original (and some would say "only") Dream Team had every great player of its day on the roster… … except for 1. Isiah Thomas.  And for years, we heard the stories about Zeke being frozen out.  I personally had never seen confirmation of this… until now. Magic also admits that he joined with Michael [...]

October 22, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Rajon Rondo’s awesomeness extends beyond the court

Rajon Rondo’s awesomeness extends beyond the court

That's Rajon Rondo making a trip to Germany to visit wounded soldiers (h/t CelticsBlog).  He's awesome.  As usual, I'll point your attention to the mitts…which, when he shakes someone's hand, wrap around the recipient's hand about 4 or 5 times like an octopus tentacle.  Other things that will distract you from your workday. I explain [...]

October 19, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

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