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Brian Wilson is awesome, Drake sucks at everything

Brian Wilson is awesome, Drake sucks at everything

This is the latest NBA 2K12 ad.  And I know that Drake was probably told what to say, but I don't care.  He still sucks at everything.  His whiny autotune music makes him the Ross Geller of rap (he even LOOKS like Ross).  And the line "today's Miami Heat play above the rim, Larry Bird [...]

October 4, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Happy Birthday Red!

Happy Birthday Red!

Today would have been Red Auerbach's 94th birthday.  Celebrate with a cigar if you'd like, or just watch these videos of Red teaching some of the finer points of basketball… or in the case of the first video… railing against all the flopping.   I'm guessing Manu Ginobili wouldn't have been Red's favorite player. Here, [...]

September 20, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Announcing… our Ultimate 1-on-1 Champion

Announcing… our Ultimate 1-on-1 Champion

We started with a loaded field of 24, which featured some of the best Celtics ever to wear the Green.  We boiled it down the two best scoring threats in C's history, Larry Bird and Paul Pierce.  And while Pierce actually stormed out to an early lead, the sheer will of Larry Bird (and the [...]

September 9, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Ultimate 1-on-1 Finals: Pierce Vs. Bird

Ultimate 1-on-1 Finals:  Pierce Vs. Bird

Bill Russell's run in this tourney came to an abrupt halt last week when he ran up against Larry Bird.  Now, we have the matchup we anticipated.  #1 overall seed Larry Bird vs. #2 overall seed Paul Pierce.  This is an intense matchup.  Their names sit next to each other in many of the Celtics' [...]

September 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. ????

Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. ????

Paul Pierce cruised past Kevin McHale to move into the finals.  The question is, who will he face in the ultimate 1-on-1 showdown?  Will it be top overall seed Larry Bird?  Or will it be upstart Bill Russell?  We'll find out today as those two face off for the right to face The Truth. (1) [...]

September 1, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1: The Final 4

Ultimate 1-on-1:  The Final 4

We're down to our Ultimate Final 4 after Larry Bird's dismissal of Kevin Garnett.  LB took almost 70% of the vote to sent KG home.  He'll move on to face Bill Russell, but first, Paul Pierce faces Kevin McHale to see who'll be the first to the Finals.   (2) Paul Pierce1-on-1 Advantage: Scoring, shooting, [...]

August 31, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Kevin Garnett

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Kevin Garnett

I thought the Paul Pierce/Ray Allen matchup would be closer, but it was a runaway for The Truth.  Pierce took 75% of the vote to move into the semifinals against Kevin McHale.  On the other side of the bracket, Larry Bird will face Kevin Garnett today for the right to go up against Bill Russell [...]

August 30, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. Ray Allen

Ultimate 1-on-1: Paul Pierce vs. Ray Allen

Bill Russell continues an improbable run in our Ultimate 1-on-1 tourney.  After taking out Green Bracket 3rd seed Reggie Lewis, he moved on to eliminate 2nd seed Tommy Heinsohn in our last matchup.  He'll now take on the Larry Bird/Kevin Garnett winner later this week.  For now, we move on to the White Bracket, and [...]

August 29, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1: the quarterfinals begin

Ultimate 1-on-1: the quarterfinals begin

Larry Bird made short work of Dave Cowens yesterday, taking all but three votes to easily move on to the quarterfinals.  And with that, the quarters are set.  Here's how they look: Those are some legendary names squaring off.  We'll start in the bottom right, where John Havlicek squares off against Kevin McHale.  Let's get [...]

August 25, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Dave Cowens

Ultimate 1-on-1: Larry Bird vs. Dave Cowens

Paul Pierce had almost zero problem with Tiny Archibald yesterday.  He got all but two of the votes in the matchup, meaning Paul is now off to face Ray Allen next week in quarterfinals.   Today, our top overall seed, Larry Bird, steps into the fray against Dave Cowens.  Here's the tale of the tape: [...]

August 24, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off