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Celtkicks: Larry & Magic custom kicks by Orravan

Celtkicks: Larry & Magic custom kicks by Orravan

In honor of the legendary rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, sneaker customizer Orravan Design has created these sweet custom kicks. They are the Converse Pro Leather “Larry vs Magic” customs. These two went at it head-to-head from college to the NBA, and their fierce rivalry & tight bond will always be remembered by [...]

August 2, 2013 KWAPT CeltKicks, Larry Bird, Past 4

Larry Bird still capable of draining 15 jumpers… in a row

Larry Bird still capable of draining 15 jumpers… in a row

In a recent interview with SLAM Online, Pacers star Paul George offered this story about Larry Bird: SLAM: I believe you had talked about seeing Larry shoot in the gym. PG: He picked a ball up that had rolled over. He rolled up his sleeves and made about 15 in a row and just walked out [...]

July 23, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 13

Your Morning Dump..Where Larry Legend holds court

Your Morning Dump..Where Larry Legend holds court

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. Larry Bird, Danny Ainge & Kevin McHale were all present for NBA Summer League in Orlando yesterday. Their respective teams, the Pacers, Celtics & Rockets are all [...]

July 9, 2013 KWAPT Around the NBA, Brad Stevens, Danny Ainge, Kevin Garnett, News, Paul Pierce, The Morning Dump 1

Celtkicks: Larry Legend for your feet

Celtkicks: Larry Legend for your feet

Was getting ready to settle-in for the night when fellow Celtics blogger & Twitter pal Coley Michalik hit me with these “Bad Larrys”: Stance Socks NBA Legends Larry Bird Socks in Green and White Never lose a game of pig again while channeling the spirit of Larry Legend permeating from your toes to your jump shot. [...]

June 26, 2013 KWAPT CeltKicks, Larry Bird 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Larry Bird wants $5 million and ownership from Kings

Your Morning Dump… Where Larry Bird wants $5 million and ownership from Kings

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. Kings owner meeting with Larry Bird today means decision on hiring president is on hold. Source says asking 5M per, maybe piece of team Peter Vecsey Bird’s [...]

June 6, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird, The Morning Dump 9

RedsArmy presents Fan Friday #34: “Father and Son”

RedsArmy presents Fan Friday #34: “Father and Son”

I’ve read quite a few submissions for Fan Friday over the past couple of years, but this week’s story really touched me. Timmy G. is a 27 year-old Boston Celtics fan from Chelmsford, Ma. He’s loved the Celtics all his life, and has been a season ticket holder for 5 years now:  I have been [...]

December 14, 2012 KWAPT Fan Friday, Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, Red's Army 5

Happy Birthday Larry Legend

Happy Birthday Larry Legend

Everyone here at Red’s Army would like to wish Larry Bird a happy 56th birthday. It’s nearly impossible to put what Larry’s done for the Boston Celtics and the game of basketball into words. Larry will always be remembered for his clutch shooting, hard-nosed work ethic and leading the Boston Celtics to NBA Championships in [...]

December 7, 2012 KWAPT Larry Bird, Red's Army 4

A #CelticsDay Recap

A #CelticsDay Recap

For those of you who don’t know, I contribute to CrossoverChronicles.com on a regular basis.   All this month, we’re doing a team-a-day preview, accompanied by a Twitter hashtag discussion.  Yesterday was #CelticsDay, and I took over the site.  Here’s a recap for you so you can check out my look ahead to the C’s [...]

October 5, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News Comments Off

Missing Larry, and what he represents, 20 years later

Missing Larry, and what he represents, 20 years later

This still bums me out. I’m so happy Larry Bird doesn’t play today.  Somehow, some way, people would over-analyze him, overreact to him, and over-emphasize things that aren’t important about him. The back injury that ultimately shortened his career?  He hurt it putting up a retaining wall at his Indiana home… when he easily could [...]

August 17, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Larry Bird, Look Back 7

NBA 2K13 finally lets Christian Laettner get some Dream Team burn

NBA 2K13 finally lets Christian Laettner get some Dream Team burn

The Dream Team. The greatest team ever assembled. A collection of some of the greatest players to ever play the game. ….. and Christian Laettner. Well, the Dookie can finally get some burn for the Dream Team… if you get the new NBA 2K13 game.  Yep, you can start Laettner if you want… you can [...]

August 15, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 6