The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team. They play their home games in Boston, Massachusetts. They are a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and play in the Atlantic Division.
The Celtics were one of the first NBA teams. Since their start in 1946, they have been one of the most successful teams, winning seventeen NBA championships, including eight championships in a row at one point. The Celtics' seventeen championships is more than any other team.
The Celtics play their home games at the TD Garden.