Lakers vs. Celtics 2010: Boston Has Come a Long Way Since the 2006-2007 Season

June 17th, 2010 by Rachel Marcus Leave a reply »
With the Boston Celtics set to play in Game 7 of the NBA Finals tonight, it's hard to remember that just three years ago they were the furthest place possible from that point.

At the conclusion of the 2006-2007 NBA season, the Celtics finished 24-58, the second-worst record in the league. There was a time during that season where they kept losing and losing and losing. They were downright bad.

The team consisted of Paul Pierce surrounded by players such as Sebastian Telfair, Gerald Green, Allan Ray, and Delonte West.

Following the season, the Celtics appeared to be heading in a downward spiral.

But with a few moves here and there, they proved that you can turn around a team in a matter of weeks.

First, the team traded for Ray Allen. A short while later they added Kevin Garnett by trading away a lot of the team's youngsters.

And just like that, the Celtics suddenly had a championship-caliber team filled with three future Hall-of-Famers.

And you know how the rest of the story goes. 

The Celtics won the championship that season, and have found themselves in the NBA Finals once again tw ...

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