The guys behind Picture Planet Studios, Dan Bowers & Van Troung, have been Celtics fans and Red’s Army readers for quite some time. With their first feature film set to release next month, it was a perfect time to feature them on Fan Friday:
How long have you guys been Celtics fans, and who or what got you interested in them?
Van: It started with Larry Bird. I was a chubby Asian kid with asthma and zero friends. I watched a lot of television. The Celtics game would come on and it started as a means to pass the time before Hulk Hogan. But I became fascinated by this white guy who wasn’t overly athletic yet dominated every game. He said he just practiced a lot by himself. So that’s what I did. I would wait when all the basketball games at the playground were finished and then I shot on the hoop alone. It wasn’t to someday play in the NBA. I was awful and I knew it. But it didn’t matter. I was just happy out there pretending I was playing on the Celtics.
Dan: I have been a Celt...