The National Basketball Association's franchise in Boston, Massachussets, USA, the Celtics were founded in 1946. They are one of the league's marquee franchises, having won 16 NBA Championships, including 8 straight from 1959-1966. Hall Of Famers who have played for the Celtics include Nate Archibald, Larry Bird, Walter A. Brown, Bob Cousy, Dave Cowens, John Havlicek, Tom Heinsohn, Bailey Howell, K. C. Jones, Sam Jones, Clyde Lovellette, Ed Macauley, Pete Maravich, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish, Andy Phillip, Frank Ramsey, Arnie Risen, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman and Bill Walton.
Shabazz Napier: ?I Always Envisioned Myself Playing For The Celtics?
Some Boston Celtics fans would love to see their team take UConn point guard Shabazz...Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge Open to Paul Pierce Returning to Team
Paul Pierce 's time in Brooklyn may be more of a vacation from the Boston Celtics than it is permanent leave. Not even a year after trading Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets and jump-starting a long-overdue rebuilding project, Celtics general manager Danny Ainge hasn't ruled out the possibility of The Truth's return, per WEEI's Ben Rohrbach : I know what you're thinking: The Ainge ...Philadelphia 76ers outlast Boston Celtics 113-108
Michael Carter-Williams tallied 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers outlast the Boston Celtics, 113-108, on Monday.Atlanta Hawks triumph over the Boston Celtics 105-97
The Hawks strengthened their hold on a playoff spot with a 105-97 triumph over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday at Phillips Arena.Boston Celtics Star's Touching Tribute to Marathon Bombing Victims
NBA star Rajon Rondo knows firsthand the pain that last year's Boston Marathon bombing inflicted upon the city where he plays point guard for the Celtics. So, before Wednesday night's final game of the Celtics' season, Rondo honored bombing victims in a special way ? with his sneakers. See also: All 5 Boston Sports Teams Send the Same Heartwarming Tweet at the Same Time Rondo sat out the game in ...Final Regular-Season Grade for Every Boston Celtics Player
With the playoffs beginning, Boston Celtics fans can finally exhale now that this long, miserable 2013-14 season is over. A flurry of midseason moves and poorly timed injuries left the Celtics in consistently poor shape throughout the year, and their roster is actually pretty different than it was on opening night. Brandon Bass and Jeff Green both appeared in all 82 games, but the rest of the ...Celtics' boss Ainge faces 2nd rebuilding offseason
The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team. ''I have no worries about Brad,'' Ainge, the Celtics president of basketball operations, said. ''Brad is maybe the only thing in this whole organization I'm not concerned about.'' Stevens will lead more rebuilding that began even before the season when the ...DeMar DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors edge Celtics
DeMar DeRozan finished with 30 points to help the Toronto Raptors nip the Boston Celtics, 105-103. Toronto (41-31) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Boston Celtics on Wednesday.Hawks Beat C?s, Aid Playoff Hopes
Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap, right, passes the ball past Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, left, and Chris Johnson in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Atlanta.Celtics-Cavaliers Preview
After ending one dismal losing streak, the Boston Celtics will attempt to halt another. Boston looks to avoid a franchise-record 14th straight road defeat by sweeping the season series with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night. The Celtics (24-55) entered Friday on the brink of dropping 10 consecutive games for the first time in more than seven years, but Avery Bradley scored 22 points and ...
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The Celtics are part of two of the NBA's greatest historical rivalries, with the Los Angeles Lakers
and Philadelphia 76ers
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