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Video: David Wesley talks Celtics tradition, Red Auerbach, playing at the old Boston Garden, and more

Former Boston Celtics guard David Wesley recently visited the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, and reflected upon his 3 years playing for Boston in the above video from the official Boston Celtics YouTube page.He recollected stories about Red Auerbach, playing at the old Boston Garden before it was torn down, running plays at practice with Larry Bird, and then gave his insight...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Rebranding Concept

Originally created in the 1950′s by Zang Auerbach, the brother of Celtics head coach Red Auerbach. Artist Rudolf Vychovaly from Trenčín, Slovakia put his own personal spin on the famous leprechaun logo to modernized Boston’s most winning sports franchise. The post Boston Celtics Rebranding Concept appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Auerbach, daughter of Red Auerbach, doesn't seem to like the new secondary logo

On Celtics new secondary logo when visiting team offices in Boston last week, Randy Auerbach told the Cs: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it"— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) August 5, 2014 With all due respect to Randy Auerbach, I think there are bigger fish to fry than the logo. Many things that are both broke and unbroken that need to be fixed and non-fixed...
Via Celtics Life
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The New Boston Celtics Alternate “Lucky Leprechaun” logo

(Instagram) Today the Boston Celtics have announced the addition of a new alternate logo, extending the team’s family of emblems and further expanding one of the world’s most recognized brands. The new mark was inspired by the team’s history and pays homage to the Leprechaun logo from the 1960’s illustrated by Celtics’ Legacy Red Auerbach’s brother Zang. The new ...
Via The Awesome Boston
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Boston Celtics to debut alternate logo this season

A new look is coming for the Boston Celtics and it involves the use of an alternate logo.The new logo features a white silhouette of "Lucky The Leprechaun," a character created in the 1960s by Red Auerbach's brother, and will arrive just in time for the 2014-15 season.As awesome as it is, the team doesn't plan to feature the logo on uniforms or on the court, but...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

A reminder why Red Auerbach was awesome

I’m not sure why this Esquire interview from 2000 made it’s way across my Twitter feed, but I’m sure thankful it did. Check out some of these great quotes from the one and only Red Auerbach. Players changing teams: You know what bothers me? All these ballplayers, they all want to play for contenders. That’s ********. You play where you’re playing and do the best you can...
Via Red's Army
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Epic Celtics fail at the Vatican?

Red Auerbach must be spinning in his grave. How do you NOT put the Pope's name on the Pope's jersey? Boston Celtics minority owner James Pallotta was at the Vatican on Wednesday in advance of the Coppa Italia final involving one of his soccer teams. Likely thinking it a fine idea to further relations between the US (OK, the NBA) and the Church, he presented Pope Francis...
Via Fox Sports
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Zang Auerbach

As some of you have noticed, I've been updating most of the graphics for the blog and forum in preparation for the upcoming season (so exciting isn't it!?). So while I was trapped in photoshop land today, I decided to post the history of the C's logos. So here goes... In the early years of the Celtics life they used pretty primitive logos compared to today (examples...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Adidas Red Auerbach tribute shoe

A couple of weeks ago, John came across a sweet pair of Red Auerbach tribute kicks on Ebay. Knowing Celtics fans would want to see them, he posted them on the Red's Army Facebook page. Within minutes, Chris, a long-time Celtics fan and Reds'Army reader scooped-up the rare Adidas sneakers. Chris has since received the shoes, and sent me some pics and a brief write-up. A...
Via Red's Army
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Why you should check out Red's Restaurant & Lounge

The great Red Auerbach did more than just collect championship trophies in the 60s, he also owned a hotel and resort on Cape Cod. The Sea Crest is located on Old Silver Beach in North Falmouth. Auerbach eventually sold the property, but his legacy lives on in the form of Red's Restaurant and Lounge. Red's opened last May, as part of a $15 million renovation to the resort...
Via Red's Army
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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