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No. 2: Boston Celtics

Originally Published: June 11, 2009
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

2. BOSTON CELTICS: 73.98 POINTS PER SEASON (1946-2009)

Wins: 2,961 Playoff wins: 309 Series wins: 85 Titles: 17 All-Stars: 128

Best players: Larry Bird, Bill Russell Best coach: Red Auerbach Best team: 1985-86 (67-15, won NBA title) Intangibles: +50. Deepest tradition in the league.

Fans of the Boston Celtics have bragging rights over the fans of every other NBA team except one, and even that comes with an asterisk. While Boston trails the Lakers ...

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