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1976 NBA Title Banner
The banner honoring the 1976 NBA World Championship title-winning Celtics hung proudly in Boston Garden. Boston won the series over the Phoenix Suns behind the effort of NBA Finals MVP Jo Jo White, wh ...
Drafting Jo Jo
Jo Jo White arrived in Boston with a gold medal from the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City, and a commitment to serve in the Marine Reserves. That military commitment scared some teams away fro ...
Havlicek Had Handles
John Havlicek brought up the ball against the Phoenix Suns in the 1976 NBA Finals, a series in which Havlicek averaged 15.5 points per game and won his eighth NBA World Championship title. Los Angeles ...
Home Sweet Home
(Left to right) Jo Jo White, Dave Cowens, Don Nelson and John Havlicek watched from the bench as their team took on the Phoenix Suns during the 1976 NBA Finals. Home court proved to be an advantage fo ...
Hondo and Jo Jo
Future Hall-of-Famers Jo Jo White and John Havlicek brought the ball up the court against the Phoenix Suns during the 1976 NBA Finals. Havlicek got his nickname “Hondo” from the 1953 John Wayne movie ...
Watch: Havlicek Banks on It
Watch and listen to Brent Musburger commentate on John Havlicek’s bank shot, which gave Boston the lead in double overtime against the Phoenix Suns in Game 5 of the 1976 NBA Finals. Celtics fans storm ...