Celtics fans were treated to giveaway shirts when they arrived for Opening Night of the 2008-09 season. The team raised their 17th NBA World Championship banner to the rafters that evening. On the court, the Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 90-85. “Sometimes you don’t know if this day will ever come. Dreams do come true,” Paul Pierce said.
( C ) NBA/Celtics (photo by Heritage Werks)