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Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #45 on: May 27, 2018, 02:27:43 PM »

Offline konkmv

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Liked Celtics because as a kid and a fan of panathinaikos they had same colours.. and my first games I remember was Larry against houston and against Dominique... after reggie's death I thought we were cursed.. but it was always my dream as a child that the empire will strike back from its ashes...

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #46 on: May 27, 2018, 02:42:06 PM »

Offline ederson

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Larry Bird

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #47 on: May 27, 2018, 02:44:32 PM »

Offline liam

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My Sister was a big fan. She got me into the tail end of the Russell era. She even went to Dave Cowens basketball camp and I got to meet Cowens when we picked her up.  Those Cowens teams should've won at least 3 championships but Havlicek was injured one of those years.  Those 70's Celtics were so gritty. I also have some vivid memories of the balloon game. Those Russell teams were the 1st super teams. Just so much talent. If the League only had 20 teams now can you imagine how crazy these playoffs would be?

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #48 on: May 27, 2018, 02:49:17 PM »

Offline azzenfrost

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Kevin Garnett was my favorite player. Followed him to the Celtics. Loved the city, the culture, the teams and the fanbase.
I moved the cheese.

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #49 on: May 27, 2018, 02:50:27 PM »

Offline Sophomore

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Dang. I remember watching Tiny, JoJo White, and Dave Cowens at the Garden when I was knee-high to a grasshopper. Born in Mass, got it with the fluoride in my drinking water.

(I regret my forum name a lot. Been a while since I was in high school or college.)

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #50 on: May 27, 2018, 02:50:39 PM »

Offline 86MaxwellSmart

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as a kid, I became a fan of the Heinsohn lead teams of the early, mid 70s...just watching games on TV in Calif....Jojo, Hondo, Cowens, etc....been a diehard ever since, through the good and bad--my hatred of the refs comes from watching Tommy~!!
Larry Bird was Greater than you think.

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #51 on: May 27, 2018, 02:53:34 PM »

Offline Chris22

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Larry Bird.
Watch the 50 greatest moments of Larry Bird, if you haven't seen it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWYOfv8pBgc

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #52 on: May 27, 2018, 02:54:13 PM »

Offline LaBran Jaymes

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Well, I am a big fan of clam chowder so it only made sense to become a Celtic fan.

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #53 on: May 27, 2018, 03:02:55 PM »

Offline liam

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Larry Bird.
Watch the 50 greatest moments of Larry Bird, if you haven't seen it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWYOfv8pBgc

How did they narrow it down to 50?

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #54 on: May 27, 2018, 03:04:49 PM »

Offline fairweatherfan

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Grew up in a rural area with no local team. Loved watching Larry Bird and my mom was a huge fan too so we'd root for them together.

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #55 on: May 27, 2018, 03:10:36 PM »

Offline liam

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Larry Bird.
Watch the 50 greatest moments of Larry Bird, if you haven't seen it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWYOfv8pBgc

How anyone can say LeBron is the better passer is beyond me.

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #56 on: May 27, 2018, 03:13:14 PM »

Offline 86MaxwellSmart

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Larry Bird.
Watch the 50 greatest moments of Larry Bird, if you haven't seen it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWYOfv8pBgc

How anyone can say LeBron is the better passer is beyond me.

Anything new is better than anything old...ask a jerk like Mark Jackson....Unless of course you mention Magic Johnson.
Larry Bird was Greater than you think.

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #57 on: May 27, 2018, 03:14:43 PM »

Offline liam

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Larry Bird.
Watch the 50 greatest moments of Larry Bird, if you haven't seen it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWYOfv8pBgc

How anyone can say LeBron is the better passer is beyond me.

Anything new is better than anything old...ask a jerk like Mark Jackson....Unless of course you mention Magic Johnson.

I would never ask Mark Jackson a question because I can't stand the sound of his Bron kissing voice!

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #58 on: May 27, 2018, 03:40:10 PM »

Offline Carol3810

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Well I live in California and when I was about 10 my brother would watch Laker games all the time and we only had 1 tv so I could never watch my shows. This is when I developed my hate for the Lakers. In 84 I was watching the Finals on tv with my brother and saw the Lakers playing the Celtics. Fell in love with the team right there and then. Loved the grit they showed. People always look at me funny with my Boston Celtics T on and ask if I'm from Boston and I say "No I'm just a California girl that bleeds green" I'm a wreck about tonight's game Go Celtics!

Re: How did you become a Celtic fan?
« Reply #59 on: May 27, 2018, 03:43:57 PM »

Offline Kadin

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I was born and raised in Massachusetts, but honestly, I didn't really care for sports most of my life. Heck, I completely skipped out on those three Patriots Super Bowl wins because I just didn't care about or like sports. Watching the Celtics play in the 2008 season is what got me into it. After that I started watching the Pats as well, and now here we are.