Quite simply, the Boston Celtics are "the Franchise," Celtics Green is "the color," and the winking leprechaun that serves as the team's logo symbolizes five decades of NBA tradition.

A charter member of the Basketball Association of America (which evolved into the NBA), Boston has won 17 World Championships, more than any other franchise in the league.

The Greatest Game Ever Played

A triple-OT win over the Phoenix Suns in the 1976 NBA Finals

Celtics Legends

Retired Numbers, Hall of Famers, and Award winners. They're all Celtics Legends.

Championship Wins

The Celtics have the most championship wins of any NBA team. Check out statistics from all 17 Championship teams by clicking here.

Celtics Lore

Read some of the stories behind the legacy.