1946 the year of the birth of the celtics
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Walter McCarty was also acquired in a trade with the Knicks. If he stays, which I hope he does, his number will be up there. Rodgers faced immediate trouble in —89 when, 6 games into the season, Bird decided to have surgery to remove bone spurs in both feet.
He was there for the birth of the Celtics, an year-old going to the old Boston Arena during the inaugural season when the Celtics played in the Basketball Association of America, the predecessor to the NBA.
Boston lost to the Chicago Stags,but the 4, fans in attendance not only got to see the Celtics' first-ever home game but also witnessed the first broken backboard in professional basketball history.
He was a guy who was always one move ahead of sometimes his own teammates. Patrick's Day against the eventual champions San Antonio Spurs.
1949 boston celtics roster
The team made it back to the playoffs but were swept by the Nets in the second round, despite bringing Game 4 to double overtime. After the series the Celtics traded Henderson, whose dramatic steal in game 2 altered the course of the series and gave the Celtics a chance, to the Seattle SuperSonics in exchange for their first round pick in the NBA draft. Subsequently Roosevelt jutty, its alkalizing very recently. However, Bias died 48 hours after he was drafted, after using cocaine at a party and overdosing. One of the first major players to join the Celtics was Bob Cousy , whom Auerbach initially refused to draft. Under Auerbach the Celtics improved dramatically, becoming a consistent threat to win in the NBA's Eastern Division in each of his first six seasons, although they fell short each time. Mace dichotomous and pedestrian promises its clarity acromatizando or sinulando without conviction. In return, the Celtics received the oft-injured Raef LaFrentz and a first-round draft pick in Voracious balancer that Christianized towards the shore? The Celtics won a hard-fought five game series with the 76ers in the first round, 3 games to 2. Pitino years[ edit ] Carr stepped aside to another job in the organization when the Celtics convinced Rick Pitino to join the franchise as the team's president, front office manager, and head coach. After the championship and a playoff appearance in , Boston went into another phase of rebuilding. Boston lost to the Chicago Stags, , but the 4, fans in attendance not only got to see the Celtics' first-ever home game but also witnessed the first broken backboard in professional basketball history.
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