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JERSEY PLAYER POS BIRTH PLACE HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE EXP
lbs yrs yrs
99 Tacko Fall C Dakar,, SEN 7’5” 311 25 -
43 Javonte Green SF Petersburg, VA, USA 6’4” 205 27 -
77 Vincent Poirier C Clamart,, FRA 7’0” 235 27 -
9 Brad Wanamaker PG Philadelphia, PA, USA 6’3” 210 31 1
12 Grant Williams PF Houston, TX, USA 6’6” 236 22 -
11 Enes Kanter C Zurich,, CHE 6’10” 250 28 8
0 Jayson Tatum PF St. Louis, MO, USA 6’8” 210 22 2
20 Gordon Hayward Stats SF Indianapolis, IN, USA 6’7” 225 30 9
8 Kemba Walker PG The Bronx, NY, USA 6’0” 184 30 8
36 Marcus Smart SG Flower Mound, TX, USA 6’3” 220 26 5
44 Robert Williams C Shreveport, LA, USA 6’8” 237 23 1
51 Tremont Waters PG New Haven, CT, USA 5’10” 175 22 -
45 Romeo Langford SG New Albany, IN, USA 6’4” 216 21 -
4 Carsen Edwards SG Houston, TX, USA 5’11” 200 22 -
27 Daniel Theis C Salzgitter,, DEU 6’8” 245 28 2
37 Semi Ojeleye PF Overland Park, KS, USA 6’6” 240 26 2
7 Jaylen Brown SF Marietta, GA, USA 6’6” 223 24 3
POS = Position EXP = Experience
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Boston Celtics are an American Basketball team competing in the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division of the NBA. Celtics were founded in 1946 and play their home games at the TD Garden. Celtics have won 17 NBA Championships, the most by any team in the history of NBA.


Celtics history


Boston Celtics won their first NBA Championship in 1957 and won 8 Championships in a row from 1959-1966. Bill Russell was picked by Celtics in 1957 and the Center went on to win 11 NBA Championships with the franchise, making him the most decorated NBA Player in history. Post the Bill Russell era, Celtics won 2 Championships in the seventies and three in eighties. After winning the championship in 1986 with Larry Bird leading the war, Celtics suffered a 22-year trophy drought. In 2008, 'Boston Three Party' (Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett) inspired Celtics to their 17th NBA Championship. Their rivalry with Los Angeles Lakers is well documented and the two teams have met a record 12 times in the NBA Finals, of which Celtics have won 9.


Celtics in recent years


The Celtics in 2013 announced that Brad Stevens would take up the role of the head coach of the franchise. They missed the playoffs that season but it was universally recognized as a work in progress. The franchise acquired Marcus Smart in the NBA Draft as the sixth overall pick as they continued to build for the future. With the mid season acquisition of Isaiah Thomas, the Celtics were boosted by having a player of his caliber and it propelled the team to the seventh seed, enough to qualify for the post season. They were eventually swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round.


The following season pretty much was the same as Boston clinched fifth spot in the playoffs race. The drafted Terry Rozier with the 16th overall pick. Again in the playoffs they were eliminated in the first round by the Atlanta Hawks.


The 2016-17 season saw the Boston Celtics make the Eastern Conference Finals. This was largely down to the impressive season Thomas was having and the addition of Al Horford on a four-year deal. Their campaign ended when Thomas went down with an hip injury.


The next season was constructed on the team trading Thomas, Jae Crowder and Zizic in return for Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers along with the drafting of Jayson Tatum. They once again had a remarkable season as the team was led by Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart, as Kyrie Irving was ruled out for the majority of the campaign with an injury.


With high hopes and expectations, 2018-19 term ended in disappointment as there were rumors of dressing room turmoil involving Kyrie Irving. Since he was a free agent, they decided to not renew his contract but instead move of Kemba Walker as their young core have much more of a chance to blossom with him leading the team.


Boston Celtics Record - Last 10 Seasons


SeasonDivision FinishConference FinishRecordPlayoffs
2018-19 3rd 4th 49-33 Lost Conf Semifinals
2017-182nd2nd55-27Lost Conf Finals
2016-171st1st53-29Lost Conf Finals
2015-162nd5th48-34Lost First Round
2014-152nd7th40-42Lost First Round
2013-144th12th25-57-
2012-133rd7th41-40Lost First Round
2011-121st4th39-27Lost Conf Finals
2010-111st3rd56-26Lost Conf Semifinals
2009-101st4th50-32Lost NBA Finals
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