As the greatest NBA team, at certain times the Boston Celtics have found a great squad to dominate the tournament.
No team in NBA history has more championships than the Boston Celtics. With 17 times at the top of the tournament, the Boston Celtics have time to dominate the tournament absolutely thanks to impressive teams. Let’s take a look back at 5 of the strongest teams in the Boston Celtics in history.
In that season, the Boston Celtics finished the group stage with an impressive record of 68-14, but they had to accept defeat against the New York Knicks in the Eastern finals.
Despite not being able to find the championship trophy, the Boston Celtics with the All-Star trilogy, John Havlicek, Dave Cowens, Jo Jo White, along with Paul Silas, Don Chaney and Don Nelson, still created an impressive squad in the team. crush the fans.
It was the time when the Boston Celtics had gone blank for four consecutive seasons, but the period 1980-1981 marked the return of the blue army with the lead from the legendary Larry Bird with his teammates Robert Parish, Cedric Maxwell, Tiny Archibald, Chris Ford and rookie Kevin McHale.
It was truly the golden age of the Boston Celtics with 11 championships after 13 seasons. They have the participation of the best players in the tournament such as Bill Russell, duo Sam Jones and John Havlicek, bringing 44 points each game. There are also the appearance of Satch Sanders, KC Jones and Tommy Heinson to create a historical framework.
Although it did not bring many championships, the Celtics of the 2007-2008 season was one of the squads that left the most memories in the hearts of fans. The excellence of the trio Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen helped the Celtics achieve 66-16 in the group stage, before beating the Lakers 4-2 in the Final.
At that time, they also had bright names in the squad like Kendrick Perkins, Rajon Rondo, Tony Allen, James Posey, Eddie House and Leon Powe.
It was the season that saw the best team in NBA history. The failure of last season’s final made the Celtics risk their faith in former MVP Bill Walton, who was often injured at the time.
The final victory of this gamble belongs to Celtics, Bill Walton became Sixth-men of the tournament. Along with Bird, McHale, Dennis Johnson, Daniel Ainge, Scott Wedman and Jerry Sichting, this is the most complete squad in NBA history.
In that season, the Boston Celtics advanced to the Finals against the Houston Rockets, losing just one Playoffs. They then gently crowned the championship after defeating the opponent with a score of 4-2.