Chris (far right) with his cousin Jackie & friend Mark
About 2 years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting die-hard Celtics fan Chris H, aka “Hal Dogg” at TD Garden. This guy is just full of energy and Celtic Pride. He’s at the Garden for pretty much every home game with the attitude that the Celtics are going to win, no matter what.
Chris, a 23 year-old C’s fan from Blackstone, Ma, became a serious follower of the guys in green around 1997:
It was opening night at the garden, and Antoine Walker was going up against Michael Jordan. The game was an absolute shootout, with Antoine Walker outscoring Michael Jordan as well as the Celtics beating the Bulls. The intensity and atmosphere that Antoine brought that night made me start to watch the Celtics on a nightly basis.
He lists his current favorite player as none other than Kevin Maurice Garnett-aka The Big Ticket:
My current favorite player is Kevin Garnett. The emotion and intensity the man brings to the jungle on a nightly ...