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  1. Snapshot: Banner 17 anniversary

    Chris Forsberg

    Tuesday marks the six-year anniversary of the Boston Celtics' winning their 17th world title by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2008 NBA Finals. The team's marketing department sent out the image below to celebrate the occasion (and make a se...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Pierce & the Hub of Champions

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics captain Paul Pierce offered his congratulations to the Boston Bruins after their Stanley Cup triumph Wednesday night in Vancouver. With each of Boston's four professional sports teams winning a world title over the past seven years, Pierce no...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  3. The 25th anniversary of Banner 16

    Chris Forsberg

    Dick Raphael/NBAE/Getty ImagesLarry Bird gets a champagne shower before getting the Finals MVP trophy.Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of Boston's 16th world title. Larry Bird produced a triple-double with 29 points, 12 assists, and 11 rebounds a...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  4. C's to B's: Good luck!

    Chris Forsberg

    Twitter / @Boston Celtics ... via kwoutTheir championship quest dashed last month, the Celtics hope their TD Garden roommates can bring a world title home to Boston....

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  5. NBA playoffs: Boston Celtics take lessons from John Havlicek in a...

    Chris Forsberg

    John Havlicek and the 1969 Celtics offer inspiration heading into Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  6. Pregame: Green, Krstic ready for Game 1

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- As the Boston Celtics prepared to dive into postseason play, those who haven't been around for recent playoff runs admitted to some nerves as the quest for a world title shifts to another gear. "Anxious, just to get going," said Jeff Gre...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  7. The fate of the Celtics rests on whether their bench rises to the...

    Chris Forsberg

    The fate of the Celtics rests on whether their bench rises to the challenge.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  8. Revamped reserves could be the difference for the Boston Celtics ...

    Chris Forsberg

    Revamped reserves could be the difference for the Celtics and Banner 18.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2011
  9. Rivers an All-Star coach?

    Chris Forsberg

    David Sherman/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe last time Doc Rivers coached the East All-Stars, Boston won a world title.How are NBA All-Star coaches selected? The league sets a cutoff point (this year it's Feb. 6) and the coach (and his staff) of the team with ...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  10. No sixth sense for Shaq

    Chris Forsberg

    Jim O'Connor/US PresswireShaquille O'Neal wants only one award in Boston: a world title.Shaquille O'Neal has a shot to be just the second NBA player (behind Bill Walton) to win a Sixth Man Award after previously being an MVP. Impressive? Not to him w...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  11. Drinking the green Kool-Aid

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Greg M. CooperShaquille O'Neal has his eyes on another world title.A fit and focused Shaquille O'Neal said he is ready for whatever role Doc Rivers envisions for him and, in an interview with ESPN Boston's Jackie MacMullan, sounds off on Kob...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  12. Payton: East goes through Boston

    Chris Forsberg

    Jim McIsaac/Getty ImagesFive years later, Gary Payton still has Paul Pierce's back.Gary Payton won a world title with Dwyane Wade and the Heat while finishing his career in Miami, but even he's not ready to ship this year's Eastern Conference title t...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  13. Summer Forecast: Champs?

    Chris Forsberg

    Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesOur panel has high aspirations for the 2010-11 Celtics.If Boston's rather improbable run to the cusp of a world title last season taught our panel of experts anything it's this: Don't bet against the Celtics. Unfortunat...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  14. How the Boston Celtics' 2010-11 season will end?

    Chris Forsberg

    Celts Summer Forecast: How will the season end? Our panelists weigh in.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  15. The last road clinch

    Chris Forsberg

    Jim Cummins/Getty ImagesThe 1981 Celtics celebrate world title No. 14.LOS ANGELES -- The last time the Boston Celtics clinched a world championship on the road, none of the Big Three were even in kindergarten, Marquis Daniels would have been three mo...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  16. Game 5: Day-after chat

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics sit one win away from their 18th world title after topping the Los Angeles Lakers in Sunday's Game 5 at the TD Garden. ESPN.com is hosting its typical day-after chat, so drop by at noon to chat with TrueHoop's Kevin Ar...

    Blog | June 14, 2010