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2006-07 Celtics Were Bad, But Not The Worst

Chuck - Red's Army September 2, 2009 Uncategorized 16 Comments

Kelly Dwyer of Ball Don't Lie ranks the 10 worst teams of the past ten years, and fortunately for us, the 2006-07 Celtics did not make the cut.

For those don't remember, that Celtics team:

  • finished 24-58
  • lost a franchise record 18 straight games
  • had Gerald Green, Allen Ray, Michael Olowokandi play major time
  • had Paul Pierce play just 47 games
  • won just 12 games at home
  • heard the home crowd chant "Fire Doc"

How times have changed….

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011571d4119a970b Lex

    Is Doc Rivers now the best coach in the NBA?
    Very possibly.

  • Paddy

    Def not.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f60396b970c ThatGuyOverTheOcean

    I still don’t like Doc’s coaching :)

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011570539554970b Ryan (UNH)

    That was also the last year I was able to buy $30 tickets 2 hours before the game on ticketmaster.
    And does any1 else remember this site from the 2007 season? Man times really have changed. Can’t believe that was only two years ago.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/redsarmy Red’s Army

    Were we still in that parquet background looking thing back then? That was forever ago.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f5d5d11970c Tim (FD)

    Yeah… that parquet was the background…. That background was awesome…. Also the photo-shopping was excellent back in the day.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/redsarmy Red’s Army

    Yeah… I’ve gotten away from a lot of the photoshopping. That’s more a
    matter of my life has changed and I don’t have as much time to dedicate to
    stuff like that.

  • joseph

    I believe that was the same year you bandwagon Suckdic fans were also chanting MVP, MVP, MVP for Kobe Bryant. HAHAHA. Suckers!

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011570a7fe06970b LA_Native_Celts_Fan

    Did you notice those “Celtic” fans were wearing Laker jerseys? Or do you think maybe they were Laker fans at that game?

  • PxFunk

    Operation Oden or Destination Durant anyone?

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011570539554970b Ryan (UNH)

    Who should start Telfair or Rondo??????????

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f5d5d11970c Tim (FD)

    I’d have to go with Delonte lol.

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f5ebb21970c JD

    Strangely enough, 06-07 was the year I became a bigtime fan of the Celtics. I guess I loved watching the young guys develop, particularly Big Al, Gerald, and my current favorite player, Rondo.

  • Lee in Oregon

    Painful year. I remember Tommy kept saying “give the ball to Gerald!”. I was never so pissed at Danny as when he traded the pick for Telfair, who looked completely lost with the Blazers. I admit, I loved Delonte & Ryan Gomes & Big Al….but nobody has ever won a championship with a bunch of kids.
    By the way, Doc has done a great job developing young guys, and out-coached the Zen Master in 08. An excellent coach.
    Is Gerald still unsigned?

  • Bas Rutten Jr.

    Despite their record, like JD, I loved this team.
    I had season tix in the nosebleeds; back wall (any seats we wanted) in section 311.
    It’s amazing, but Boston was a lot less green that year.

  • celdicks

    nope he isn’t the best coach, but u all also chanted mvp for kobe, don’t forget that one ;)