Tag: Paul Pierce

Tommy Heinsohn was a true Boston Sports icon, may he rest in peace

On November 10th, Boston sports legend Tommy Heinsohn passed away at the age of 86. Heinsohn had been a part of the Boston Celtics organization since he was a rookie forward in the 1956-1957 season. HOF Player; Tommy Heinsohn Along with fellow rookie Bill Russell, Heinsohn contributed to bringing Boston their first NBA title. Over […]

Can Celtics Win With Shallow, Low-Scoring Bench? – 2004 Pistons Did

Many NBA analysts feel that the current Celtics squad lacks the depth to be a legitimate Championship contender. They may be correct, but a look at two NBA Champions, the 2004 Pistons and 2008 Celtics, may add some interesting comparisons. The 2004 Detroit Piston featured Chauncey Billups (6’3″), Rip Hamilton (6’7″), Tayshaun prince (6’9″), Ben […]

Hearts In The Rafters: Immortalizing Celtic’s Greats

With the recent news of the retirement of Keven Garnett’s number a lot of murmuring has taken place on whether or not Ray Allen deserves the same honor. Before getting too deep into that question, it’s important to look at those who have gone before and why their numbers are synonymous with the Boston Celtics. […]