What a season. What a series. What a team.
Who snags the one-seed and then goes down 0-2 at home? Who else has a player who flips off home court fans? What team in the history of the league ever had the one-seed in the playoffs AND the first pick in the draft?
The ’16-’17 Celtics – that’s who.
They have one of the most electrifying players in the league (Isaiah Thomas), but also make Robin Lopez look like an all star. Forgotten role players (Gerald Green) get their first start of the year and score 18 points in a must-win Game 4.
Oh yea – and Isaiah Thomas carries the ball on every dribble, right Hoiberg?
With all of the ups and downs, tragic news stories and inspiring play, one Celtics fan reminds us to simply enjoy the ride. The Celtics have a young nucleus, one of the best coaches in the NBA, and all the cap space in the world to make moves in the offseason. They’re playing with house money, and fans need to let it ride…
Check out Chicken Noodle Coop’s fun-loving rap song – an ode to the Boston Celtics, Isaiah Thomas, and their uncertain run in this year’s playoffs. The team is far from perfect, but that’s just part of the fun.