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Happy Birthday Bill Russell

Happy Birthday Bill Russell

On a day when Boston Celtics fans are grieving the loss of yet another player due to injury, let’s take a moment to celebrate the birthday of a living legend. NBA Hall of Famer and Boston Celtic great Bill Russell turns 79 today. Russell embodies what it means to be a Boston Celtic. He always [...]

February 12, 2013 KWAPT Bill Russell, Past, Red's Army Multimedia 8

Happy Birthday Dave Cowens

Happy Birthday Dave Cowens

Today is NBA Hall of Famer and Boston Celtics legend Dave Cowens‘ 64th birthday. Cowens was brought in by Red Auerbach in 1970 to try and fill the enormous void left when Bill Russell retired. Well, Cowens was definitely successful in helping the C’s remain a dominant force in the NBA. He earned co-rookie of [...]

October 25, 2012 KWAPT Celtics News, Past 8

Happy Birthday, Bob Cousy

Happy Birthday, Bob Cousy

Before Rondo, before Tiny, before DJ, there was Cous. Robert Joseph Cousy. Celtics legend, NBA Hall of Famer, 6-time NBA Champion…I could go on for days. As John reminded me earlier today via his Instagram, today is Cousy’s 84th birthday. So if you’re not familiar with Cous, first..shame on you! Secondly, take a moment today [...]

August 9, 2012 KWAPT Past, The Team 4

Your Morning Dump… Where Satch Sanders is still a team guy

Your Morning Dump… Where Satch Sanders is still a team guy

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. Can the Celtics still be competitive this coming season with their core players all another year older?  “Listen, you win because you’ve got at least nine, 10 [...]

August 15, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

Should fans be part of the Hall of Fame voting?

Should fans be part of the Hall of Fame voting?

Via David Aldridge of NBA.com: Colangelo has proposed opening the vote to include fans, who would contribute a certain percentage of the ballots for proposed candidates online, with a committee of voters that includes coaches, media members and former players still casting the majority of votes. But that plan has yet to come to fruition. [...]

August 8, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1

Sign our Johnny Most is a HOFer petition

Sign our Johnny Most is a HOFer petition

Via the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: Since 1959, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has inducted 293 Coaches, Players, Referees, Contributors, and Teams. All of the Enshrinees are celebrated for their outstanding achievements and accomplishments. As the highest honor in Basketball, entrance into the Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding contributions to the [...]

September 17, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 7

Peter Vecsey is a Hall of Famer?

Peter Vecsey is a Hall of Famer?

Via the NY Post: Peter Vecsey, the ultimate NBA insider, is heading inside the Basketball Hall of Fame. Vecsey, The Post's NBA columnist nationally renowned for his irreverent, always ahead-of-the-curve "Hoop Du Jour," will be inducted during festivities on Sept. 10-11 in Springfield, Mass., after receiving the Curt Gowdy Media Award. I'm guessing Vecsey didn't [...]

July 13, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 1