Boston Celtics Unveil Special St. Patrick’s Uniforms

Celtics one of three teams to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by wearing special uniforms

BOSTON (March 6, 2006) - The Boston Celtics have officially unveiled a special St. Patrick's Day uniform that the team will don for a week-long NBA celebration. The Celtics will join the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls in wearing special uniforms and apparel beginning on March 12th when the Denver Nuggets visit the TD Banknorth Garden.

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"In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, we will be celebrating the unique heritage of the Celtics in a way that is fun for both our fans and players". said Executive Vice President Rich Gotham. "We look forward to wearing these special edition uniforms each year as a new franchise tradition."

The Celtics St. Patrick's Day uniforms will consist of their signature road green uniforms with gold and white striped trim and the wordmark "BOSTON" across the front of the jersey in gold letters with white trim. The NBA will unveil other special St. Patrick's Day apparel, including green socks, wristbands and headbands, as well as neck ties and team-specific hats. The accessories will feature one of the two new NBA/Shamrock logos.

"It seemed natural for the Celtics to be a part of the league's celebration of St. Patrick's Day," said Christopher Arena, Vice President, NBA Apparel, Sporting Goods & Basketball Partnerships. "The essence of the Celtics brand - their name, logo, colors and even their city - is at the very core of all things Irish. Celtics fans will enjoy seeing the team's regular road uniforms spiced up with a touch o' gold and the word BOSTON proudly positioned front and center on the jersey."

Fans will also be able to see the Celtics wear their special St. Patrick's Day uniforms when the team travels to Memphis to play the Grizzlies on March 14th, when the play the Miami Heat, nationally televised on TNT, on March 16th; the Orlando Magic on March 17th and the Indiana Pacers on March 19th. The new uniforms will be available beginning March 12th at the TD Banknorth Garden Pro Shop and on Celtics.com.

Seats for the Denver game on March 12th are available now and start at just $10 in the Brooks Pharmacy Family Section. To purchase tickets, click here, call 1-800-4NBA-TIX or visit the TD Banknorth Garden Box Office.