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A Ball for Banner No. 17
The 2008 NBA World Championship title-winning Celtics brought home banner No. 17 in a hard-fought postseason that saw Boston play at least six games in all four playoffs series. The 2008 NBA Finals MVP, Paul Pierce, and fellow Hall-of-Famers Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen all signed this basketball, along with their teammates.
Celebration in 2008!
Fans stormed the court after the Celtics won their 17th NBA World Championship title while Ray Allen, James Posey, Kendrick Perkins and Tony Allen celebrated. As Boston’s first title in 22 years, for many fans this was the first Celtics championship they could celebrate. “I grew up watching the Celtics with my father,” said one […]
Free Hugs From Posey
One consistent sight during the Celtics 2007-08 NBA World Championship title-winning season was James Posey’s hugs for his teammates before games. Posey started the tradition earlier in his career and said of his teammates in Boston, “they haven’t turned down my hugs yet.” Garnett and Posey combined for 32 points and 17 rebounds on March […]
Guarding the Garden
Over the course of the 2007-08 season, the Celtics were nearly unstoppable at home, finishing with a 35-6 record in the friendly confines of TD Garden. On January 4, 2008, Boston took on the struggling Memphis Grizzlies. With 20 seconds left in the game, Kevin Garnett made a layup for two of his 23 points […]
On the Cover: The New Big Three
The 2007-08 Celtics found the right formula by adding superstars Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett, along with important role players like Eddie House, James Posey and Glen Davis, to a core of Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and Kendrick Perkins. Boston recorded 42 more victories than the previous season, by far the biggest turnaround in NBA […]
Posey Poised for a Championship
James Posey signed a commemorative jersey designed for the Celtics to wear on St. Patrick’s Day in 2008. While Boston defeated the San Antonio Spurs on the holiday, Posey’s highlight of the 2007-08 season came in Game 2 of the 2008 NBA Finals when he drained two free throws to seal a victory over the […]
Posey to the Rescue
With the Celtics down 20 points halfway through the third quarter in Game 4 of the 2008 NBA Finals, James Posey helped send his team on a 21-3 run. He closed out the frame with a 3-pointer from the corner. In the fourth quarter, Posey hit another from downtown to help the Celtics secure a […]
Watch: KG Throws It Down
Watch Kevin Garnett, playing in his first NBA Finals game, follow up a teammate’s miss with a powerful putback dunk over Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers.