Today in Celtics history: Jim O'Brien, Tony Battie born

Today, February 11th is the 65th anniversary of the birth of former Boston Celtics head coach James "Jim" Francis Xavier O'Brien.O'Brien, who joined the Celtics along with his boss as an assistant coach at Kentucky (Rick Pitino), served as assistant in Boston as well under Tricky Rick for three and a half seasons before assuming head coaching duties in the wake of Pitino's resignation...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago

Today in Celtics history: Cs trade Knight for Battie, Cousy All-Star MVP

Former Celtics Tony Battie (left) and Travis Knight (right)Today, January 21st is the 63rd anniversary of Bob Cousy being named Most Valued Player of the 1954 NBA All-Star Game, which saw the tilt head into overtime for the first time. The Boston Celtics' Cousy scored ten points in the remainder of the game to give the East a 98-93 win over the West. In recognizance of his crucial...
Via Celtics Life
January 21, 2017

Paul Kennedy Podcast: Orlando Magic analyst Tony Battie

Fox Sports Florida analyst Tony Battie played 14 seasons as an NBA big man, including service with playoff teams in both Orlando and Philadelphia. The ideal resume to dissect the Magic's thrilling last second victory over the 76ers and preview Friday's contest in Amway Arena when much improved Minnesota arrives.
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Florida to Host Magic Preseason Special

FOX Sports Florida is the regional television home of the Orlando Magic. Well today the network announced that they will premiere a new preseason special before the start of the Magic’s preseason home opener on Wednesday October 15th versus Brazilian side Flamengo. The “Orlando Magic Preseason Special” will start at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday – prior to tip-off of the Flamengo...
Via Magic Basketball Online
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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