My Plea To the Celtics: Winning Is What Matters

February 22nd, 2010 by Loscy Loscy Leave a reply »
Dear Celtics,

From the moment the ball is tipped to the closing seconds of the game, fans live and die with every possession. While that may seem incredibly creepy, obsessive, freaky, or even pathetic, I think it’s important to know that this happens because fans care.

Perhaps fans care too much. Perhaps fans have nothing else better to care about. But regardless of how our passion manifests itself, at least we care.

Think about franchises that are holding fire sales because staying in business is more important than winning. Luckily, we don’t have that kind of organization. Danny never wants to live through another 2007 season, and Wyc has too much money to know what to do with: a beautiful combination for GM and owner.

You play for a city that loves sports—and fortunately for us all, we’ve seen each of our four major teams at least make a run during the playoffs and be a legitimate contender. For three of those teams, we’ve seen a title hoisted during a championship parade in the last six years.

But really, only one of those teams really matters. And that’s you. You have the richest history out of all of t ...

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