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In a city of champions, the Celtics deserve more respect

In a city of champions, the Celtics deserve more respect

The Bruins won their first Stanley Cup since 1972 last week, and in the process gave the city of Boston its seventh championship of the 2000's.  They also completed the City-of-Champions-Grand-Slam by giving Boston an unprecedented title in all four major pro sports over just seven years.  Boston is, right now, title town.  Teenagers in [...]

June 20, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 6

Sorry, ’96 Bulls… The ’86 Celtics were better

Sorry, ’96 Bulls… The ’86 Celtics were better

The Sporting News just came out with its 10 greatest NBA teams of all time.  And, of course, it lists the 1996 Chicago Bulls team at #1. I could go into how the league was terribly watered down at that point, having expanded three times in seven years… adding six teams over that span… including [...]

June 17, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 9

Flashback: Doc Rivers is one angry man

Flashback: Doc Rivers is one angry man

This beauty comes from the Sports Illustrated Vault Twitter feed. Drop your caption suggestions in the comments. [...]

June 7, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 19

Looking ahead: Pierce’s upcoming milestones

Looking ahead: Pierce’s upcoming milestones

Taking a quick peek into the C's record books, Paul Pierce is pretty close to hitting some new milestones.  And unless a lockout wipes out all of next year, he'll do it this upcoming season.   Here's a quick peek at what he's got coming up.  Remember, these are Celtics records, not NBA records.  All [...]

June 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

GreenLight Madness: Celtics Top 64 Plays (#8 Seed vs #57 Seed)

GreenLight Madness: Celtics Top 64 Plays (#8 Seed vs #57 Seed)

The Dallas Mavericks completed a stunning comeback last night against the Miami Heat, coming back from 15 points down in the fourth quarter to tie up the series at 1 game apiece.  It was an amazing comeback, and as Celtics fans we're familiar with historic comebacks (see: Celtics/Nets 2002 Game 3 ECF and Celtics/Lakers Game [...]

June 3, 2011 Jay Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Where we’re trying not to repeat history

Your Morning Dump… Where we’re trying not to repeat history

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. Watch that video and tell me you're not getting a "they need to make a trade now" vibe. That's Comcast Sports Net's look at "The State of [...]

May 21, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 5

Celtics-Knicks: Fun Facts

Celtics-Knicks: Fun Facts

I wanted to call this "Did You Know?", but a certain sports network already took that phrase. So I chose to go with the corny, but simple; "Fun Facts". These are just some interesting tidbits of info about the Celtics, Knicks and some of their playoff history. Each fact has a link to the site/story/person [...]

April 13, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized 5

Isiah Thomas… still a jackass

Isiah Thomas… still a jackass

Isiah Thomas can't open his mouth without coming off as a pompous ass.  Probably because he is.  In a Fox Sports interview, he basically admits that he had a hand in the New York Knicks recent moves. “I don't feel (like an outsider),” he says. He pauses, decides to qualify. “From the players? Management? Coaches? [...]

March 31, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Bird/Magic rivalry headed for Broadway

Bird/Magic rivalry headed for Broadway

Via InsideHoops.com: The playwright behind the Broadway play “Lombardi” is moving from the gridiron to the hard court. Eric Simonson is working on “Magic/Bird,” a new play that will chronicle the lives of basketball Hall of Famers Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson… The story will trace the two basketball stars’ rivalry and friendship from [...]

February 17, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

RedsArmy presents FanFriday #9 “Enemy Territory”

RedsArmy presents FanFriday #9 “Enemy Territory”

Darin E. grew-up in enemy territory: Southern California. But that did not stop him from becoming a Celtics fan. Darin's love of Bird, DJ and the gang was stronger than any of the hate that Californians could throw his way. Growing up in a suburb of L.A., D heard it all- "Celtics suck!".."Stupid leprachauns.." But [...]

February 11, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized 1