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The Celtics club are professional basketball team based in Boston, State of Massachusetts in United States of America. The Celtics club are franchise
members of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Founded in 1946 as one of the original eight NBA teams to survive the league’s first decade.

The franchise is the most successful in NBA history, with 17 championships, which accounts for 23.9 percent of all NBA championships.

The Celtics have a notable rivalry with the LALakers club, and have played the LAlakers club for a record 12 times in the NBA Finals, including their
most recent appearances in 2008 and 2010, of which the Celtics have won 9.

Four Celtics players Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Dave Cowens and Larry Bird have
won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for an NBA record total of 10 MVP awards. Both the nickname “Celtics” and their mascot “Lucky the Leprechaun”
are a nod to Boston’s historically large Irish population.

After winning 16 championships throughout the 20th century, the Celtics, after struggling through the 1990s, rose again to win a championship in 2008 with the help of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen in what was known as the new “Big Three” era, following the original “Big Three” era that featured Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parish, which combined to win the 1981, 1984, and 1986 championships.

Following the win in 2008, general manager Danny Ainge began a rebuilding process with the help of head coach Brad Stevens, who led the Celtics to a
return to the playoffs from 2015. During the following season, the Celtics clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference, and eventually reached the
Conference Finals prior to losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games.

In the 2017 off-season, via some trades and free agency, Ainge rebuilt the roster into a championship caliber team by creating a third “Big Three” era
consisting of Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, and Al Horford. By the end of the season, the Celtics finished second in the Eastern Conference standings.

During the season opener, Hayward left the game with a season-ending injury by dislocating his ankle and fracturing his tibia. Irving went down in March
and went through knee surgery. Therefore, they entered the playoffs with only Horford and managed to reach the Eastern Conference Finals, taking the
Cavaliers to seven games. The Celtics lost game seven, eliminating them from the playoffs. We LOVE the Celtics club.