Boston Celtics Logo – Boston Celtics is a franchise of basketball in the NBA based in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1946, with 17 championships is the most successful team in NBA history, dominated the NBA from 1959 to 1966 with eight consecutive rings. In the 70’s won two titles, and in 80, with Larry Bird to the head, they would get 3 titles, also contesting three finals against their traditional rivals Los Angeles Lakers that continues to this day, with the end of NBA in 2010 between the two franchises.
The Celtics play their home games at the TD Banknorth Garden and is part of the Atlantic Division of the NBA Eastern Conference. In addition to its 17 championships, have 27 division titles and 21 conference. The team has a strong Irish tradition.
The Celtics are the winningest franchise in NBA history. Thanks to the role of Bill Russell, won eight consecutive titles from 1959 to 1966. In the 1980’s, led by Larry Bird, there was an intense rivalry with Los Angeles Lakers, with Magic Johnson as head, to mark the start of the NBA as a global spectacle. Boston and New York Knicks are the only two founders of the NBA teams that remain in the same city.