Celtics Legends

Here you will find some of the very best games played by NBA Legends of the Boston Celtics. More games, and individual games of Boxsets, can be found in the relevant sections of our Shop.


Phoenix Suns at Boston Celtics, Game 5

Considered by many to be the greatest game in NBA history
June 4, 1976
A Triple Overtime thriller with a 2nd overtime that is perhaps the most amazing and wild ending to an NBA quarter or overtime that ever was or probably ever will be.
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1984 NBA Finals Boxset

1984 NBA Finals: Boston 4, L.A. Lakers 3
Celtics Win First Bird-Magic Finals Showdown
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1985 NBA Finals Boxset

1985 NBA Finals: L.A. Lakers 4, Boston 2
Kareem, Lakers Conquer the Celtic Mystique.
Click more details for 1985 NBA Finals summary
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1986 NBA Finals Boxset

1986 NBA Finals: Boston 4, Houston 2
Frontcourt Vaults Celtics to Front of the Pack
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1987 NBA Finals Boxset

1987 NBA Finals: L.A. Lakers 4, Boston 2
Magic Maneuvers Lakers Past Celtics
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2008: LA Lakers vs Boston, All Games

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Philadelphia at Boston, Game 7

1981 Eastern Conference Finals, Game 7
May 3, 1981: The Celtics had pulled off the best record in the East and were led by 2nd year Larry Bird, rookie Kevin McHale, Robert Parish and Nate "Tiny" Archibald. The Sixers had Julius Erving in his prime along with Mo Cheeks, Lionel Hollins, Andrew Toney, Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins and Bobby Jones. The Sixers had raced out to a 3-1 series lead but the young Celtics battled back in Games 5 and 6 to bring this to a memorable Game 7 at the Boston Garden.

Boston - Atlanta

March 12, 1985: Bird 60 pts

Boston Celtics at Atlanta Hawks

Dominique Wilkins 54p!! Bird 26p, 15r, 14a! Willis 18p, 21r; Rivers 18a; McHale 36p, 11r
February 3, 1987
Dominique Wilkins exploded for 54 points, 40 of them after halftime to lead the Hawks in a super game versus the Boston Celtics led by Larry Bird's triple double. An exciting encounter that went to overtime that wasn't decided until the very last seconds.

Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers

Bird 39p, 12a, 10r! McHale 29p; Barkley 28p, 18r; Robinson 22p
April 5, 1987
These two old foes faced each other late in the season and this thrillin game went to overtime. Would Larry Bird's huge triple double lead the way? Or would the Sixers led by Charles Barkley come out on top?

Boston Celtics at Chicago Bulls

Great game as the young Bulls take on the NBA's best. Jordan 50p, 9a, 5r, 5s! McHale 33p, 10r; Bird 19p, 10r

March 18, 1988

NY Knicks - Boston

January 3, 1989: Ewing, Jackson, McHale, Johnson, Walton

Boston - Philadelphia

1985 Conference Finals, Game 5
Boston wins series, 4-1

Boston - Milwaukee

1987 Conference Semis, Game 4; Bird 42 pts

ECF, Game 5: Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics

Larry steals the ball!

Incredible steal from Larry Bird in finals second of the game allow Celtics to take the lead in the series.

Boston - Atlanta

1988 Conference Semis, Game 7; Wilkins 47 pts

Boston - LA Lakers

February 16, 1992: Magic Johnson's Number Retirement

Boston - Portland

March 15, 1992: Bird 49; Drexler 41 pts; 2 buzzerbeaters!


Larry Bird Number 33 Retirement Ceremony
A must-have for any Classic NBA fan! Commemorates one of the best players in NBA history!

Indiana at Boston, Game 1

Bird 21p, 12r, 12a! Lewis 28p; McHale 25p; Parish 20p; Miller 24p; Person 23p; Schrempf 15p, 10r
April 26, 1991: One of the more classic First Round series of all-time! The story of this series was Larry Bird's back and his heroic entrance during the 3rd quarter of a classic Game 5. A struggle between the aging Celtics led by Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish and the upstart Indiana Pacers led by star Chuck Person and up and coming players Reggie Miller and Rik Smits. After this Game 1 Bird went to the hospital so he could enjoy a good night's rest.

Indiana at Boston, Game 2

Person 39p! Bird 18p, 10a; Lewis 22p; Parish 21p, 12r; Shaw 22p
April 28, 1991: Chuck Person sets an NBA Playoff record with 7 three-pointers!

Indiana at Boston, Game 5

Bird 32p, 9r, 7a; Lewis 22p; Parish 21p; Person 32p; Miller 22p; Williams 23p; Schrempf 20p
May 5, 1991: One of the more memorable deciding games of all-time. Bird goes down hard late in the 2nd quarter and does not emerge at the start of the 2nd half. Halfway though the 3rd he comes out of the tunnel a-la Willis Reed (1970 Knicks) much to the delight of the fans and players....

Detroit at Boston, Game 1

Lewis 20p; Dumars 17p; Rodman 16r
May 7, 1991: This Eastern Conference Semi-Final match-up marked the end of the Celtics - Pistons dominance in the East. One last chance for the stars of the 1980's, namely Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish, Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars and others to show how much they wanted once more title and the series didn't disappoint. The series went to a classic Game 6 that has an ending to this very day that is still disputed and has fans of the Celtics wondering what if....

Boston at Detroit, Game 3

Lewis 21p; Parish 13p, 11r; Laimbeer 12p, 12r
May 11, 1991

Boston at Detroit, Game 6

Dumars 32p, 10a; Lewis 23p; McHale 34p; Bird 12p
May 17, 1991
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Boston vs Cleveland, ALL GAMES

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1992 Eastern Conference Semi-Final: The Celtics last hurrah. The 1980's was the decade of the Magic and Bird, the Lakers & Celtics. With a rising star, Reggie Lewis, the Celtics led By Bird, McHale and Parrish had a legitimate shot to get back to the promised land. However, the upstart Cavs led by Brad Daugherty and Mark Price stood in their way. Series went 7 games and game 7 turned out to be the final game of Larry Bird's NBA career.

Boston - Miami Boston - NJ Nets

November 27, 2001: Buzzerbeater; Pierce 33 pts
December 1, 2001: Pierce 48 pts (46 in second half)

Boston - NY Knicks Boston - Charlotte

December 11, 2001: Pierce 42 pts; Sprewell 49 pts
December 15, 2001: Pierce 30 pts