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Dear Celtics Fans: Thank You

Posted by GreenBanner18 on June 15, 2010 at 12:18 AM

 

I'd just like to take a quick moment to create a post thanking any fan that stepped foot into the Garden during the NBA Finals. I did not get to attend any of these games, but while watching them on tv I was amazed. From the tip of Game 3 to the final buzzer of Game 5, the Jungle was electric.

 

Many people like to complain (myself included) about the price of NBA Finals tickets. We like to look at it as, "Oh only the rich people can get in, and they don't really care about the team." Shame on me. Whether it be the rich people, or the people who basically sold their life to get into the game, every fan in the Garden brought their "A" game and gave the Lakers an extremely hostile environment to play in.

 

 

Maybe as corny as it may sound, the Garden during the NBA Finals made me proud to be a Celtics fan. It made me proud to know that I am a very small part of a huge group of people who care this much about the team that they will do anything in their power to will the team the victory.

 

Lets face it, the Celtics were getting hammered on pretty good a few times in these 3 games. Never did I ever hear one "Boo" come through my television during that time. Instead, after every basket the entire arena tried to lift the team to set them on track for a comeback. That's the way fans should react.

 

As the Celtics team will be able to say at the end of this series regardless to how it ends up, the fans as well can say, "We gave it everything we had."

 

So thank you Celtics fans, you brought it.. You created the atmosphere in what is, was, and always will be "The Jungle"!

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2 Comments

Reply KWAPT
1:00 AM on June 15, 2010 
I had a wonderful time at Game 4 of the Finals, & I had such a great time at the Garden this year and met some fantastic people. I really am grateful for the Boston Celtics-without them, I would never have met Brandon, Travis and Nubz of this site and many, many other people I now choose to call friends. I am glad I was part of the 2009-2010 season, and it's only fitting that is has a glorious ending sometime in the next 4 days. So keep your fingers crossed Celtics Nation and I am proud to be a Celtics fan no matter WHAT happens.
Reply LisaBabyLisa
4:14 PM on June 15, 2010 
I couldnt have said it better myself Jamey! I def attended the most Celtics games this season, 09-10, then I ever have in previous years and I met sooooo many great people at these games, like you said, who are now friends! I am very grateful to have had the means to do so this year....The Garden was rocking on most of the nights I was there and the playoff atmosphere was AMAZING!! I am soo happy the Celtics have made it this far this year and I'm sooo happy we have so many great loyal Celtics fans in the City of Boston as well as so many across the country now!! Def something to be proud of!! The perfect ending to this unbelievable rollercoaster of a season would be seeing these guys earn that ring and raise Banner 18 to the Garden Rafters on Opening Day later this year!! They deserve this title and I cant wait to see them get it!!