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The greatest steal in Celtics Finals history that nobody talks about

The greatest steal in Celtics Finals history that nobody talks about

We all know the holy trinity of clutch steals in Celtics playoff history.  Bird’s steal against Detroit in Game 5 of the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals.  Gerald Herderson’s pick-off of James Worthy’s lazy pass in Game 2 of the 1984 NBA Finals.  And of course, HAVLICEK STOLE THE BALL!!!!!!!  We could debate which ranks first [...]

June 13, 2014 Jay Look Back, Videos 12

Celtkicks: Larry & Magic custom kicks by Orravan

Celtkicks: Larry & Magic custom kicks by Orravan

In honor of the legendary rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, sneaker customizer Orravan Design has created these sweet custom kicks. They are the Converse Pro Leather “Larry vs Magic” customs. These two went at it head-to-head from college to the NBA, and their fierce rivalry & tight bond will always be remembered by [...]

August 2, 2013 KWAPT CeltKicks, Larry Bird, Past 4

“Magic/Bird” gets it right, telling the story from a new perspective

“Magic/Bird” gets it right, telling the story from a new perspective

I know the Magic Johnson/Larry Bird story.  A lot of us do.  So when I walked into Broadway's Longacre theater last night, I was really curious to see how they pulled off telling me a story I already know in their production of "Magic/Bird."    Here's the thing.  I didn't know it like this.  This [...]

March 25, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Uncategorized 10

My interview with “Red Auerbach”

My interview with “Red Auerbach”

The story of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird is hitting broadway this month, with a new production called "Magic Bird."   Here's how the the show is described on their website:  At the heart of one of the fiercest rivalries in sports, two of the greatest athletes of all-time battled for multiple championships and the future [...]

March 15, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Uncategorized Comments Off

Your Morning Dump… Where Magic Johnson is helping Boston

Your Morning Dump… Where Magic Johnson is helping Boston

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. The new development team includes a California investment fund backed by former Los Angeles Lakers star Earvin “Magic’’ Johnson, who appeared at an event on the property [...]

October 6, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Great, now I have to buy this video game too

Great, now I have to buy this video game too

I've bought the last two versions of NBA 2K and I was thinking I might skip a year… until I saw this on Dime Magazine. Now I have to buy it (unless someone at 2K sports wants to send me one for free… you know… to test it out).  Oh, MJ and Magic are on [...]

July 21, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized Comments Off

Words and Praises of Kevin Garnett

Words and Praises of Kevin Garnett

I was very bored waiting in line for Ray Allen’s new Jordan Brand shoes (Anticipation), when I decided to remember what it was like on July 31, 2007 when the announcement came that Kevin Garnett had been traded to the Boston Celtics.  "Every coach I know would cut off his arm to have him." - P.J. [...]

July 21, 2011 Jnoble Celtics Uncategorized 2

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

Your Morning Dump… Where Chad Ford missed the point completely

Your Morning Dump… Where Chad Ford missed the point completely

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. Did Ainge do the right thing? If the Celtics can make another deep run or two, he probably chose wisely. But if we saw the last gasp [...]

September 15, 2010 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4