Boston Celtics: Jerseys

Celtics unveil 'Parquet Pride' jerseys

November, 6, 2014
Nov 6
The Boston Celtics debuted a new alternate home uniform dubbed "Parquet Pride" on Thursday.

Celtics on InstagramMarcus Smart models the new Parquet Pride uniforms.
The Adidas-made gray jerseys feature parquet-inspired piping down the sides. The shorts also feature the parquet piping along with the Celtics new Lucky alternate logo on the waistband.

The team will wear the jerseys six times this season with a goal of celebrating great moments in Celtics history that occurred on the parquet floor. Those six dates/moments from the team's press release:
• Nov. 28: 25th anniversary of Larry Bird scoring his 20,000 point on Nov. 30, 1990 against the Washington Bullets

• Dec. 7: 25th anniversary of Johnny Most announcing his retirement on Dec. 2, 1990

• Jan. 2: 30th anniversary of the number “2” retired in honor of Red Auerbach on Jan. 4, 1985

• Feb. 6: 55th anniversary of Bill Russell pulling down his career-best 51 rebounds against the Syracuse Nationals on Feb. 5, 1960; 55th anniversary of Bob Cousy tallying his career best 46 points against the New York Knicks on Feb. 7, 1960

• March 4: 30th anniversary of Kevin McHale scoring 56 points vs. the Detroit Pistons on March 3, 1985

• April 12: 50th anniversary of John Havlicek “stole the ball!” vs. the Philadelphia 76ers on April 15, 1965

The jerseys go on sale Nov. 24 in the team's online store and will feature other Parquet Pride clothing.

"We are proud to partner with Adidas on unveiling the Parquet Pride collection which honors significant moments in Celtics history and the iconic parquet floor,” Celtics team president Rich Gotham said in the team's press release. “Incorporating our franchise’s storied tradition into our alternate home uniform provides a contemporary new look our players and fans will enjoy, while embracing the history that makes the Celtics brand unique."

The Celtics had guards Marcus Smart and Avery Bradley model the jerseys on Thursday night at the Ritz Carlton on Boston Common.

A glimpse at the jersey reveal from the team's Instagram account:


C's going (really) green on Christmas

November, 12, 2012
NBAStore.comThe Celtics' alternate jerseys for Christmas.
The Celtics are set to sport a green-on-green alternate jersey for their Christmas Day matchup with the Nets in Brooklyn. From the NBA:
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and its official oncourt apparel partner adidas will celebrate 65 years of Christmas Day games in a BIG way with the unveiling of special “BIG Color” uniforms that all 10 teams will wear on Dec. 25...

The uniforms feature a monochromatic color scheme with solid color team logos, names, and numbers framed with minimal accent color and a shimmer finish for a bold statement.

“We worked with adidas to amplify our long-standing tradition of playing on Christmas Day,” said NBA Executive Vice President Global Merchandising Sal LaRocca. “BIG Color gives our players an enhanced look on the court and highlights one of the most visible dates during our season with a new and exciting range of products.”

BIG Color jerseys are part of the adidas Winter Court Collection, which also includes new warm-up jackets and shooting shirts. The jackets feature a tricot liner for comfort and team accent colors around the team logo and name while the shooting shirt features the team practice logo on the front in accent colors. Fans can purchase the Winter Court Collection for all NBA teams at, the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, Champs Sports, and team retailers on Nov. 15.

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C's are jersey sure

April, 15, 2011
Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesFive of the NBA's top 15 selling jerseys on the court here.
The Boston Celtics established a new NBA benchmark for jersey sales, placing five players -- the Big Four and Shaquille O'Neal -- in the top 15 selling jerseys of the 2010-11 season. Here's the full list:

1. LeBron James, Miami Heat
2. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
3. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics
4. Amar’e Stoudemire, New York Knicks
5. Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
6. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
7. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
8. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks
9. Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic
10. John Wall, Washington Wizards
11. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
12. Shaquille O’Neal, Boston Celtics
13. Ray Allen, Boston Celtics
14. Paul Pierce, Boston Celtics
15. Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics

What's more, the Celtics were the No. 2 selling team in the league behind only the Los Angeles Lakers. The NBA’s top-selling jerseys list is based on sales on since the start of the 2010-11 season.

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Jeff Green
18.4 2.0 1.2 35.2
ReboundsJ. Sullinger 8.4
AssistsR. Rondo 10.7
StealsR. Rondo 1.7
BlocksJ. Sullinger 0.9