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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

Ultimate 1-on-1: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Cedric Maxwell

Ultimate 1-on-1: Tommy Heinsohn vs. Cedric Maxwell

John Havlicek had no problem with Rajon Rondo yesterday, taking 72% of the votes. He'll move on to face Kevin McHale in a few days.  It's our first completed quarterfinal bracket.  The next completed quarterfinal bracket will come once this matchup is settled.  Next week, our top seeds, Larry Bird and Paul Pierce will enter [...]

August 19, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1: Ray Allen vs. Sam Jones

Ultimate 1-on-1: Ray Allen vs. Sam Jones

Kevin Garnett had no problem with Bob Cousy yesterday, taking nearly 90% of the voting.  In a few days, KG will take on the winner of the Larry Bird/Dave Cowens matchup.  Today we go over to the other side of the bracket for our 4/5 matchup of Ray Allen vs. Sam Jones.  Ray is our [...]

August 17, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

4 must have Celtics jerseys

4 must have Celtics jerseys

Aside from his regular gig of polishing balls at Souvlaki’s Greek Bowling Palace, John also writes for the NBA blog Crossover Chronicles. His latest contribution is a good one: You Gotta Have Larry Bird — Number 33 not only brought the Celtics back to prominence, he’s part of the triumvirate that helped rescue the NBA [...]

August 15, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Ultimate 1-on-1: The second round begins

Ultimate 1-on-1:  The second round begins

The first round of our Ultimate 1-on-1 is over.  Dave Cowens narrowly beat Jo Jo White in our final matchup of the first round.  Here's a recap of how it all broke down (overall seeds in parentheses): (16) Dave Cowens over (17) Jo Jo White(9) Bob Cousy over (24) Robert Parish(13) Cedric Maxwell over (20) [...]

August 11, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Grey Flannel’s annual NBA HOF auction

Grey Flannel’s annual NBA HOF auction

It's time for another group of NBA greats to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. That also means it's time for the 6th annual Grey Flannel Basketball Hall of Fame auction. I could spend hours going through the amazing items that Grey Flannel puts up for bid each year. This year's Celtics lot includes some absolutely [...]

August 10, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized Comments Off

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #8: Dave Cowens vs. Jo Jo White

Ultimate 1-on-1 matchup #8:  Dave Cowens vs. Jo Jo White

Tiny Archibald made short work of Bill Sharman yesterday, taking 86% of the vote.  Tiny's got a big challenge.  In a few days, he'll be taking on White Bracket top seed, and second overall seed, Paul Pierce.  Today's matchup is for the right to face our overall #1, Larry Bird.  It pits Green Bracket 8th [...]

August 10, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Announcing the Red’s Army ULTIMATE 1-on-1 tournament

Announcing the Red’s Army ULTIMATE 1-on-1 tournament

 A few weeks ago, we noticed Dime Magazine doing a league-wide 1-on-1 tourney where fans voted on the winners.  We thought it was a fantastic idea, so we… uhhhh… borrowed it.  Except we're putting our own little twist on it.  We went back through the annals of Celtics history and put together the ultimate 1-on-1 [...]

August 1, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4