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Your Morning Dump… Doc has figured it out

Your Morning Dump… Doc has figured it out

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. “People talk a lot about this team vs. the team that won it, and there is one difference we’ve found,” Rivers said. “There’s one thing we’re doing [...]

March 9, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 3

Red Auerbach Concourse Dedicated at North Station

Red Auerbach Concourse Dedicated at North Station

Via ESPN Boston: The North Station concourse beneath the TD Garden was renamed in the honor of Celtics legend Red Auerbach Friday. Celtics coach Doc Rivers and captain Paul Pierce were among the luminaries as the "Red Auerbach Concourse," replete with photos and signs in Auerbach's honor, was christened in a short ceremony and speaking [...]

January 15, 2010 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized Comments Off

People told Doc to pass on the Celtics job

People told Doc to pass on the Celtics job

I've got to give credit where credit is due.  Celtics.com is stepping up this preseason.  They've been posting interviews with everyone and making a lot of good stuff available to C's fans. Today, they put up a 5 minute interview with Doc Rivers.  Among the topics:  his association with Red Auerbach… who is great coaching [...]

October 6, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

OK… So Red was a bit of a prick

OK… So Red was a bit of a prick

Everyone is bitching about replacement referees.  So much so that the NBA just came out today and told everyone to quit it. Well, TrueHoop took the opportunity to highlight a referee-related portion of Bill Russell's book… which showed Red Auerbach's… umm… salty side. For years, Red had a running problem with a ref named Sid [...]

October 1, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 2

Carnival Of The NBA!

Carnival Of The NBA!

Every once in a while, we in the NBA blogosphere gather together for what we like to call the Carnival of the NBA.  This month, Red's Army is happy to host a collection of some of the finest links the last couple of months has to offer. And because all of today's news seems to [...]

August 24, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 4

Sporting News Screws Red Auerbach

Sporting News Screws Red Auerbach

The top 10 coaches of all-time, according to the Sports News: 1. John Wooden, college basketball2. Vince Lombardi, NFL 3. Bear Bryant, college football 4. Phil Jackson, NBA 5. Don Shula, NFL 6. Red Auerbach, NBA 7. Scotty Bowman, NHL 8. Dean Smith, college basketball 9. Casey Stengel, MLB 10. Knute Rockne, college football Stop [...]

August 1, 2009 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 4

Introducing… your “All-Celtics team”

Introducing… your “All-Celtics team”

Yeah, it's a little slow around here.  But that just gives us a chance to get creative.  And one thing that I know we always like debating is "All-Time" teams.  So I'm going throw out my "All-Celtics" team. PG:  Bob Cousy - The "Houdini of the Hardwood" set the stage for all future point guards.  [...]

July 31, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 24

Paul Pierce: The last great Celtic

Paul Pierce:  The last great Celtic

I wish I knew how to stop time.  If I could, I'd do it right now. But Father Time is a stubborn bastard.  He's not stopping for anyone.  So before we know it, Paul Pierce will be standing at center court at the Garden… tears in his eyes… thanking Boston fans before he, the last [...]

July 29, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 27

Bill Russell on The Daily Show

Bill Russell on The Daily Show

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Bill Russell thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Jason Jones in Iran I know I'm late on this, but Bill Russell was on The Daily Show a couple of nights ago to hawk his new book Red and Me.  The good thing [...]

June 24, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 10

Red’s still better than Phil

Red’s still better than Phil

I'm not just saying that because our site's named after him.  I'm not saying Phil's a bad coach.  He's a great coach.  But he's not the greatest coach.  Red's the best ever… and it's not even a discussion. We've heard the arguments before… but they're worth reiterating.  Phil Jackson had two players in the NBA's [...]

June 15, 2009 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 18