The Celtics franchise is one with winning traditions, and when you put on the uniform, there is always pressure to win. I got to Boston early in my career; our team was very young and I think we were mostly expected to be competitive in the league. The crowd was always quick to know, if we didn’t bring it you heard boos at home. For the most part, we had a lot of fun. As we matured and gained experience we positioned ourselves to be contenders in the East.
When you play college ball at a powerhouse school, you are prepared to deal with that pressure. I believe spending my college years at Kentucky prepared me for the NBA experience and the expectations that came with it.
I loved being a Celtic. Boston has the best sport fans of any city — they are passionate and knowledgable. I enjoyed my time playing here and especially giving back to the community. Coming into a historic organization at an early point in my career was more than I could have hoped for.
I recently moved back to Bost...