• Title: Boston Celtics: Where Have You Gone?
  • Author: MikeCarey Michael D. McCellan
  • ISBN: 9781582619538
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Boston Celtics Where Have You Gone When the Boston Celtics were running and gunning their way to world championships New England fans displayed their approval of the team s effort and heart by rooting especially hard for the bench
    When the Boston Celtics were running and gunning their way to 16 world championships, New England fans displayed their approval of the team s effort and heart by rooting especially hard for the bench players It didn t matter whether a particular favorite was the sixth man or the twelfth As long as the chosen player possessed determination, guts, emotion and, above allWhen the Boston Celtics were running and gunning their way to 16 world championships, New England fans displayed their approval of the team s effort and heart by rooting especially hard for the bench players It didn t matter whether a particular favorite was the sixth man or the twelfth As long as the chosen player possessed determination, guts, emotion and, above all hustle, the Celtics faithful would reward that player with cascades of applause and chants Fringe players don t call them scrubs became cult heroes Yes, the Garden crowds were in absolute heaven when subs such as High Henry Finkel, Greg Kite, Eric Fernsten, Terry Duerod, Kevin Oscar Gamble, Wayne Kreklow, and Charles Bradley shed their warm ups and scampered down to the scorer s table to enter a game Seldom did these players spend than a couple of years in green and white uniforms before they were either waived or nabbed in an expansion draft Still, to this day, their names and contributions have not been forgotten Likewise, fans have not forgotten the dark days when Marvin Bad News Barnes, Sidney Wicks, Curtis Rowe, Bob McAdoo, Shammond Williams and Acie Earl aimlessly roamed on the parquet floor as the Celtics embarrassed themselves in defeat after defeat Some players achieved star status in the face of long odds thanks to the results of one game in particular What long time Boston fan can ever forget Glenn McDonald s crucial string of clutch jumpers in the third overtime of Boston s 1976 playoff victory over the Phoenix Suns Boston Celtics Where Have You Gone catches up with these long remembered players and relives their impact good or bad on their Celtic teams No longer will you have towonder, Whatever happened to

    One Reply to “Boston Celtics: Where Have You Gone?”

    1. when the boston celtics where going for it all and also for their 16th championship, boston did it by team efforts and heart.

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