It has been 28 years since the Boston Celtics drafted Danny Ainge in the second round of the NBA draft from Brigham Young University.
Now, Ainge is in the driver’s seat yet again as the head of Boston Basketball Operations. And it is where he loves to be—driving a legacy.
The history of the Boston Celtics is long and filled with triumph and failure, heroes and paupers. Yet, the history of the Boston Celtics and the NBA draft reads like a soap opera in itself.
For better or worse, here is a portrait of a life in green.
Five significant milestones in the long and storied history of the Boston Celtics.