Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/17/14
In light of the terrible events at this weeks Boston Marathon, the Boston Celtics nearly pulled off the emotional victory during Game 1 of the playoffs against the Knicks. The Celtics played with a ‘Boston stands as one’ patch, but also had a charity drive. The Boston Celtics announced today multiple initiatives to support victims affected by the recent tragedy at the Boston Marathon. The Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation has committed to raise $200,000 to support The One Fund Boston to help the families affected by the Boston Marathon tragedy through a $100,000 pledge from the Shamrock Foundation and multiple team initiatives to raise an additional $100,000 “Our Celtics family and our fans join all Bostonians in demonstrating our city’s great strength by coming together to stand as one to get through this difficult time ,” Boston Celtics Managing Partner and Shamrock Foundation President Stephen Pagliuca said.” We are proud of all the heroic efforts that were made during this horr...
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