Celtics: A Brief Guide to Basketball’s Storied Franchise

The Boston Celtics are one of the most storied franchises in the history of basketball. Founded in 1946, the Celtics have won an NBA-record 17 championships, including eight in a row from 1959 to 1966. Over the years, the team has been home to some of the greatest players in NBA history, including Bill Russell, Larry Bird, and Paul Pierce. Today, the Celtics continue to be one of the league’s premier teams, with a passionate fan base and a commitment to excellence that has defined the franchise for over 70 years.