Boston Celtics Facts
NBA team based in Boston
- Boston Celtics is a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Boston.
- The team is founded in 1946.
- The team are owned by Boston Basketball Partners LLC.
- They hold the record of longest consecutive streak of any North American pro sports team by winning 11 championships in 13 years, and eight in a row (1959–1966).
- Along with New York Knicks, they are only team of the original NBA still located in its original city.
- They met the Los Angeles Lakers a record 12 times in the NBA Finals
- Lucky the Leprechaun - is their mascot. The mascot is an ode to the team's Irish heritage, as well as an ode to the large Irish-American population in Boston.
- Boston Arena is their first home arena and TD Garden is their home since 1995.