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Your Morning Dump… The new Big 3 are a helluva lot healthier than the old Big 3

Your Morning Dump… The new Big 3 are a helluva lot healthier than the old Big 3

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. Bird's daily routine became an excruciating cycle of pain management. He would receive a steroid injection in his back, lie in traction at the hospital in a [...]

March 9, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 9

Your Morning Dump… Is JaJuan Johnson ready to start?

Your Morning Dump… Is JaJuan Johnson ready to start?

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. If Garnett is unable to play, the C's may very well call upon Johnson to get the starting nod. The Celtics may also consider Chris Wilcox, but [...]

February 15, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Why Larry Bird was a better scorer than Paul Pierce

Why Larry Bird was a better scorer than Paul Pierce

Who is the better scorer, Larry Bird or Paul Pierce? There's been a big push lately to give that nod to Paul Pierce. Not just for passing Bird as the Celtics #2 all-time scorer, but for his versatility. The Truth has a great mid-range game (hello, right elbow jumper). He can shoot the three ball. [...]

February 9, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 23

Video: The Boston Garden celebrates Pierce’s milestone

Video:  The Boston Garden celebrates Pierce’s milestone

I was in the stands to witness history tonight as Paul Pierce passed Larry Bird for second on the C's all-time scoring list.   This is how it looked during the timeout when the Celtics got to honor Pierce's achievement… including the tribute video.  The Garden was buzzing all night waiting for this to happen. [...]

February 7, 2012 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Paul Pierce is the #2 scorer in Celtics history

Paul Pierce is the #2 scorer in Celtics history

Congrats to the Truth! [...]

February 7, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Larry Bird would have retired early if Len Bias had lived

Larry Bird would have retired early if Len Bias had lived

Larry Bird was a guest on Bill Simmons latest podcast. Bird spoke about the trade rumors involving the original Big 3 and the new Big 3. He also said he would have retired in 1988 if Len Bias had lived. Here are some excerpts: If you were the Celtics GM in the late 80s, what would [...]

February 7, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 5

Your Morning Dump… Where Bird accepts Pierce into his flock

Your Morning Dump… Where Bird accepts Pierce into his flock

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. “He had some great years in Boston — a few when the team was down, and maybe that hurt him a little bit,” Bird said. “But he’s [...]

February 7, 2012 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Pierce on the verge of passing Larry Bird

Pierce on the verge of passing Larry Bird

Via CSNNE: After recording 21 points on Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies, Pierce has tallied 21,782 points in green. Bird scored 21,791 points and John Havlicek holds the franchise record with 26,395 points. “It means I’ve been in a Celtics uniform for a long time,“ Pierce reflected following Sunday’s game. “That’s something that doesn’t happen in [...]

February 6, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Your Morning Dump… Where Bird could steal West from the Celtics

Your Morning Dump… Where Bird could steal West from the Celtics

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. As free-agent forward David West and the Boston Celtics work to complete a difficult sign-and-trade deal, the Indiana Pacers have positioned themselves to sign the power forward should talks with the Celtics flatline [...]

December 11, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Happy 55th Birthday Larry Bird

Happy 55th Birthday Larry Bird

Happy 55th to one of the greatest to ever play the game.  Here are some videos to celebrate! [...]

December 7, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off