There is no more optimistic time in sports than the opening of a new season. Optimism was running high for the 2017-18 Celtics, who were fresh off an appearance in the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals. Accordingly, TD Garden celebrated the team’s success and pumped up Celtics fans with a pyrotechnic display and electronic green banners. We like being home.
( C ) NBA/Celtics, photo by Keith Sliney