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Tommy Heinsohn hasn’t changed much in the last 47 years

When it comes to homer announcers, usually Hawk Harrelson always resides at the top of the list.  But legendary Boston Celtics player, coach, and broadcaster Tommy Heinsohn can’t be far behind. I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Heinsohn – whether it be his use of “Tommy Points” or his unending love of Walter McCarty or the fact that I found myself watching a...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Walter McCarty talks about the chemistry of Boston's coaching staff

Last year the Celtics hired their new first-time head coach Brad Stevens in early July.  Stevens and his staff had to figure out what they were doing while playing catch-up to get ready for the upcoming season. Assistant coach Walter McCarty recently spoke about what it means to now have a full year of experience together under their belts.  Via Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston, McCarty...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gotham, McCarty comment on Rajon rumors

Celtics team president Rich Gotham addressed the latest Rajon Rondo rumors while at a City Year/Harvard Pilgrim event this morning in Jamaica Plain. Via CSNNE: “It was news to me,” Celtics president Rich Gotham told during a break as one of the Celtics volunteers, along with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and City Year, participating in the service day at Hennigan Elementary...
Via Red's Army
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Walter McCarty to rejoin Boston Celtics as assistant coach

Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images sAccording to Jeff Goodman an ESPN Basketball Insider, former Celtic Walter McCarty will rejoin the Boston Celtics-as a coach. Goodman tweeted the following earlier this evening.   Walter McCarty confirms to ESPN that he will join Brad Stevens staff and rejoin Boston Celtics as assistant coach. McCarty began his playing career in 1996 after being selected...
Via CLNS Radio
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Walter McCarty Joins Celtics Coaching Staff

Source: Former #Celtic Walter McCarty has agreed to join Brad Stevens staff as assistant coach #CelticsTalk — Kyle Draper (@kylerdraper) August 21, 2013 As we previously reported, Brad Stevens was looking to former Celtics to fill out his staff. Tonight Kyle Draper reported that the Celtics have added former Celtic Walter McCarty to his staff. Walter McCarty is most remembered...

Is Former UK Star Walter McCarty Selling His 1996 Championship Rings On eBay?

During halftime of the Kentucky vs. Mississippi State basketball game back in February, the 1996 National Championship basketball team was recognized and given special rings for their accomplishments. Four months later, it appears that former UK star Walter McCarty put both the original NCAA National Championship ring and the Kentucky ring up for sale on Ebay. After this news started...
Via College Spun
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

The Walter McCarty Blog: Appreciating Boston

The Celtics franchise is one with winning traditions, and when you put on the uniform, there is always pressure to win. I got to Boston early in my career; our team was very young and I think we were mostly expected to be competitive in the league. The crowd was always quick to know, if we didn’t bring it you heard boos at home. For the most part, we had a lot of fun. As we matured...
Via Red's Army
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

The Walter McCarty Blog: On being a Rookie.

Hi, Red’s Army readers and Celtics fans. Walter McCarty has graciously agreed to do a few blogs for Red’s Army so he can give his perspective on the NBA, the Celtics and life after hoops. Here’s part one of the series. Go C’s. -@sambot5k On Being A Rookie Leading up to the ’96 NBA Draft I was a bit road weary from working out for all the teams. I was very anxious, nervous...
Via Red's Army
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA Appreciation Day: A Short Story About Walter McCarty

Happy Friday, and happy NBA Appreciation Day, everyone!  I wish I could find the time to make these posts more often, but they always get put on the back burner.  Anyway, Walter McCarty.  If you’re a member of generation Y who grew up in Celtics territory then you probably have fond memories of his three-point stroke.  Well, maybe it was more the way Tommy Heinsohn felt about...
Via NBA 24/7 365
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Memory Lane Monday: Walter McCarty

Walter McCarty was a fan favorite for many years in Boston, often getting praise from Celtics announcer Tommy Heinsohn, whose catch phrase “I love Walta” rang true to many C’s fans. McCarty was a key contributor off the bench in Beantown from 1997-05. His three-point shooting (especially from the corner) was deadly and helped the Celtics reached the Eastern Conference Finals...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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