The Case for the Greatest Boston Celtics Team of All Time (1985–1986) 

The energy on draft night betrayed one of the most anticipated rookie classes in recent NBA history. 

Unlike the Bulls, who were headed by Michael Jordan, they did not record a 72-win season. 

The 1985–86 Boston Celtics, with all due respect to the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls, 

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the 1986–87 Lakers, and the 2016–17 Warriors, are the finest NBA team that has ever played. 

When compared to Stephen Curry's Warriors, they were offensively weak.  

Having four future Hall of Famers in the starting lineup and another riding the bench made them the greatest team of all time.  

They dominated at Boston Garden and only lost once at home that entire season. 

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