Found October 02, 2013 on Celtics Life:
By Cort Reynolds Of the NBA-record 17 championship teams the fabled Boston Celtic franchise has fielded, which is the very best of the best? To figure that puzzle out, I put together a fictional tournament of Celtic champions using the eye test, much reading and research, poring over Youtube clips on the older teams, and statistical analysis to come up with which legendary Celtic title squad I think is the cream of the crop. The results are below. Championship year team (season record, playoff record, head coach, average points a game for and against) PLAY-IN SERIES: 1959 Celtics (52-20, 8-3, Red Auerbach, 116.4-109.9 ppg) Starters: B. Sharman (20.4 ppg, 93.2 FT%), B. Cousy (20 ppg, 8.6 apg), T. Heinsohn (18.8 ppg, 9.7 rpg), B. Russell 16.7 ppg, 23 rpg), J. Loscutoff (8.3 ppg, 7 rpg). 6th man: F. Ramsey 15.4 ppg, 6.8 rpg). Key reserves: S. Jones (10.7 ppg), G. Conley. vs. 1957 Celtics (44-28, 7-3, Red Auerbach, 105.5 ppg-100.2 ppg) Starters: B. Cousy (20.6 ppg, 7.5 apg), B. Shar...
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