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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

Dope new Forest Lab tees

Dope new Forest Lab tees

One of my favorite websites, Pick Your Shoes.com, has once again partnered with the Forest Lab for some outstandingtees. Seeing that Larry Legend's birthday is this week, this new tee simply entitled "Bird" is perfect. It features Larry with a great big cigar in his mouth, Red style, and donning a crown. It comes in white and green. But [...]

December 8, 2010 KWAPT Uncategorized 2

Happy Birthday Larry!

Happy Birthday Larry!

It's Larry Bird's birthday today… happy 54th Larry! We didn't know what to get him.  I mean… he's probably got all he wants.  So we figured we'd get him something with his face or name on it.  So we cruised through eBay and found a few cool things.   Like this cooler, for instance.  We [...]

December 7, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 11

Give Bill Russell a damn statue!!

Give Bill Russell a damn statue!!

Professional sports mean the world to Bostonians.  Athletes are revered.  The greatest of the great athletes are Gods.  Larry Bird would be carried around Boston if he wanted to be. Yet the greatest winner this city has ever seen…  the man who led the most successful of our franchises… one of the most successful franchises [...]

December 1, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 7

Your Morning Dump… Where Pierce didn’t think he’d be here for this

Your Morning Dump… Where Pierce didn’t think he’d be here for this

  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. "It was an emotional moment for me," Pierce said afterwards. "Tough for me to swallow. I was just thinking about all the years I have been [...]

November 4, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 15

Recap: Pierce his 20k, C’s win in OT

Recap: Pierce his 20k, C’s win in OT

Associated Press photo The C's were back to their old tricks tonight… they didn't take care of the ball (16 turnovers), they were out-rebounded (giving up 13 offensive rebounds) and they looked disinterested in stretches. But they managed to do enough to get to OT… which is where Paul Pierce took over and scored 12 of [...]

November 3, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 24

Larry Bird was too smart to get into the Cavs mess

Larry Bird was too smart to get into the Cavs mess

The Cavs' unsuccessful run at Michigan State's Tom Izzo — at the behest of Cavs owner and Michigan State alumnus Dan Gilbert — has been well-chronicled. At the same time, though, they also scoured the coaching map in search of players-turned-coaches of the highest stature to impress LeBron James, hoping that kind of hire could boost [...]

October 5, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s gonna take it easy

Your Morning Dump… Where Doc’s gonna take it easy

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. While Doc Rivers reserves the right to call for a double session or two if needed, right now there are none on the official schedule and the [...]

September 24, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 8

Dr. Jack Ramsay: Bird was Toughest Player I ever Coached Against

Dr. Jack Ramsay: Bird was Toughest Player I ever Coached Against

Earlier this summer, ESPN hoops commentator and analyst Jim Durham sat down with two of basketball's biggest coaching legends: Dr. Jack Ramsay and Hubie Brown.  In a series entitled "Legends from the Legends," one of the questions posed to both was: "Who was the best opposing player you ever had to coach against?" Dr. Jack doesn't hesitate to [...]

September 20, 2010 Jay Uncategorized 2