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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

Sneaker Rewind: Larry Bird’s Team USA Converse

Sneaker Rewind: Larry Bird’s Team USA Converse

In the spirit of the 4th, today’s Sneaker Rewind focus on Larry Birds Dream Team Converse.  Larry Bird put the exclamation point on his hall of fame career in the 1992 Summer Olympics.  Bird wore a player exclusive pair of Converse on the way to a gold metal. The shoes featured the Dream Team logo [...]

July 4, 2012 Celtkicks CeltKicks Comments Off

We’re giving away 5 Larry Bird t-shirts

We’re giving away 5 Larry Bird t-shirts

Thanks to the generous folks at The Forest Lab, we have 5 Larry Bird t-shirts to give away today. The first 5 correct responses – submitted in the comments section of this blog post – get a free t-shirt. Question: With 26 points and 11 rebounds last night, Kevin Garnett put up his 9th 20/10 game [...]

June 6, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Contests 25

Video: “This is forever…”

Video:  “This is forever…”

If you're not pumped-up for tonight's Game 7 of Celtics-Sixers, you may want to see your doctor. I've also got a short clip that may help. This is another in ESPN's "A Champion Will Rise" series. It features Larry Legend telling it like it is: "You don't play for stats…..your records will be broken….."   [...]

May 26, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Look Back, Red's Army Multimedia, Videos 1

On this day in 1987: “Now there’s a steal by Bird… “

On this day in 1987: “Now there’s a steal by Bird… “

I still get chills watching that play. [...]

May 26, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Larry Bird, Look Back, The Team 4