Quiz: Are You a True NBA Fan? Tell Us How Much You Know About the Boston Celtics
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Are You a True NBA Fan? Tell Us How Much You Know About the Boston Celtics
By: Gavin Thagard
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About This Quiz

The Boston Celtics have set records, produced all-world players, and won multiple championships over the course of their storied history. Do you know all about that history, though? Could you ace a quiz on this franchise? Here's your chance to try!

Few franchises in the NBA have the prestige and honors of the Boston Celtics, a team that has been with the league since it was founded. Since then, the Celtics have pushed the boundaries of the league, becoming both innovators and teachers, as they have risen to the top of the NBA. To stay at the top, the team has drafted and traded for star players, gone after the best coaches and executives, and reinvented itself and its identity. All of this has helped the Celtics position themselves to compete in the biggest events and conquer some of the most glorious moments in NBA history, showing that, for the Celtics, mediocrity was never an option.

Are you a basketball historian with knowledge on all of the greatest franchises? Are you just simply a huge fan of the Celtics? Do you know all of the statistics from the best players or the championships won? If you think you do, then here's your chance to challenge yourself and prove you're a true NBA fan!

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When did the Celtics win their first NBA Championship?
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How many rings does Bill Russell have?
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What position did Bob Cousy play?
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When was Bob Cousy voted MVP?
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Which legendary Celtics coach was named NBA Coach of the Year in 1965?
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Who served as a player-coach for the Celtics?
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How many championships have the Celtics won?
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Where do the Celtics play?
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Which Western Conference Team is a rival of the Celtics?
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When did the franchise begin?
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When did Bill Russell retire from the Celtics?
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How many MVP awards did Bill Russell win?
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When did the Celtics draft Dave Cowens?
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With whom did Dave Cowens share the NBA Rookie of the Year award?
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How many titles did the Celtics win in the '70s?
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What number did the Celtics retire to honor Bob Cousy?
2
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In what year was Larry Bird drafted?
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What number did Larry Bird wear?
5
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When did Larry Bird win his first MVP award?
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When did Larry Bird and Magic Johnson first meet in the NBA Finals?
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Who is the all-time leading scorer for the Celtics?
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What position did Kevin McHale play?
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Which team traded Robert Parish to the Boston Celtics?
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When did Larry Bird retire?
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When did K.C. Jones leave the Boston Celtics head coaching position?
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Which former Celtics player died of a heart attack at the age of 27?
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Which future NBA star was drafted by the Celtics in 1997 only to be traded his rookie season?
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What was Paul Pierce's nickname?
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Who traded Kevin Garnett to the Boston Celtics?
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Aside from Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, who was the other member of the Celtics' "Big Three" in the late 2000s?
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When did the Celtics win their last NBA championship?
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Who was the NBA Finals MVP in 2008?
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Who was traded from the Cavaliers to the Celtics in 2017 in a deal that included Isaiah Thomas?
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