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"1977-78 season" - 6 Total Result(s)
A Philly Farewell
On March 10, 1978, John Havlicek played his last professional NBA game in Philadelphia. While Havlicek scored 19 points, the Celtics fell to the 76ers, 120-109. In a sign of how Havlicek had an impact ...
Always An All-Star
The last of John Havlicek’s 13 consecutive appearances in the NBA All-Star Game came in 1978. Havlicek retired roughly two months after receiving this bag, with his name embroidered on the back, which ...
Cowens Stands Alone
The Celtics and Dave Cowens hoped to return to championship form during the 1977-78 season, but injuries took their toll as Jo Jo White and Charlie Scott missed significant time. The C’s ended up winn ...
Hondo Goes Out
No one could reasonably expect a team to win forever. Age and injuries finally caught up to the Celtics in the 1977-78 campaign as Jo Jo White, Charlie Scott and Curtis Rowe each missed more than 30 g ...
John Had His Cake (and Ate It, Too)
In a way, John Havlicek threw himself his own party by playing his final career game the day following his 38th birthday. Havlicek struggled to sleep in the days before his last contest and needed a t ...
Watch: John Havlicek’s Last Game
John Havlicek played his final game for the Boston Celtics on April 9, 1978. Watch as his introduction brings the Boston Garden crowd to its feet for several minutes, applauding and chanting “Hondo.” ...