The Boston Celtics All-Time All-Stars: The Best Players at Each Position for the C's

The Boston Celtics All-Time All-Stars: The Best Players at Each Position for the C's

by John Karalis

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Overview

Let's say you're the coach of one of the NBA teams with the most championship banners hanging from its rafters, with every current and former player available on your bench. Game 7 of the Finals is approaching and it's time to put your team on the floor. Who's your starting center? Bill Russell, Robert Parrish, or Dave Cowens? Who's starting at guard? Bob Cousy, Jo Jo White, Tiny Archibald, Dennis Johnson, or Kyrie Irving? At power forward, are you playing Kevin McHale or Jayson Tatum? Is Larry Bird your small forward or John Havlicek? Combining statistical analysis, common sense, and a host of intangibles, long-time Celtics writer John Karalis constructs an all-time All-Star Celtics line-up for the ages. Agree with his choices or not, you'll learn all there is to know about the men who played for and coached the most successful franchise in NBA history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493046607
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/14/2020
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 237,967
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John Karalis has covered the Boston Celtics since 2006. He is a former college and professional basketball player who now covers the Celtics for MassLive.com. He lives in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Point Guard 7

Shooting Guard 39

Small Forward 61

Power Forward 87

Center 114

Wild Cards 139

Coach 164

The Guys I Wish I Could Vote For 189

The Boston Celtics All-Time All-Star Team 211

Sources 212

Bibliography 214

Acknowledgments 215

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