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Banner 17, win No. 1 for NBA champion Celtics
Banner No. 17 is up in the rafters, and win No. 1 is in the books.
Oct 28, 2008 - 10:04:39 PM
Celtics give coach Doc Rivers 3-year extension
Doc Rivers received a contract extension giving him three more years as coach of the Boston Celtics on Tuesday after leading them to an NBA title one year following the second worst season in team history.
Sep 10, 2008 - 6:12:29 PM
Celtics re-sign House, Allen for title defense
Eddie House had virtually disappeared from the Boston rotation during the Celtics' run to the NBA title. When he got in the game, though, he showed his worth.
Jul 21, 2008 - 6:18:14 PM
Celtics wins 17th NBA title with 131-92 rout of Lakers
With Russell and Havlicek sitting courtside, and Red surely lighting up a victory cigar somewhere, these Boston Celtics returned to glory like the great teams before them.
Dominant in every way.
Jun 18, 2008 - 11:48:47 AM
Lakers still alive, beat Celtics 103-98 in Game 5
Pack up the championship trophy and book a flight back to Boston, the NBA finals aren't over yet. The Los Angeles Lakers are headed East to try a historic comeback of their own. Kobe Bryant scored 25 points, including a decisive dunk in the final minute - and Lamar Odom added 20 as the Lakers, playing with pride on their star-studded stage, prevented the Celtics from winning a 17th title with a 103-98 win in Game 5 on Sunday night to close to 3-2 in this restored rivalry.
Jun 16, 2008 - 2:08:33 PM
Celtics roar back, beat Lakers 97-91 in Game 4
In their comeback season, the Celtics saved the biggest one of all for the NBA finals. Boston rallied from a 24-point deficit and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-91 on Thursday night to take a commanding 3-1 lead in this history-rich series and move within one victory of a 17th championship that seemed impossible a year ago.
Jun 13, 2008 - 7:50:03 AM
Pierce leads Celtics past Lakers 98-88 in Game 1
Paul Pierce shook off a sprained knee in the third quarter and sparked the Boston Celtics to a 98-88 win over the L.A. Lakers in the opener of the NBA Finals last night.
Jun 6, 2008 - 7:44:28 AM
Pistons end Celtics' home streak, tie East finals
The Detroit Pistons proved that a visiting team can win in Boston. Now they can reach the NBA finals without having to do it again.
May 23, 2008 - 1:59:23 AM
Kevin Garnett leads Celtics past Pistons, 88-79
Not even a week of rest could prepare the Detroit Pistons for the hottest home team in the NBA. Kevin Garnett had 26 points and nine rebounds and Paul Pierce scored 22 points Tuesday night to lead Boston to an 88-79 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Celtics' 15th straight home win.
May 21, 2008 - 6:30:00 PM
Pierce scores 41 to lead Celtics to Eastern finals
Paul Pierce returned home and made sure the Celtics would play there again. Boston's captain scored 41 points - and still lost a shootout with LeBron James with 45 - but led the team with the NBA's best regular season record to a 97-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
May 19, 2008 - 6:42:55 AM
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