Long has received an outpouring of love online — including an effusive statement of support from Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
“A decision about his future with the Celtics beyond this season will be made at a later date,” the Celtics said.
The rookie head coach guided the Boston Celtics to their first NBA Finals in 12 years.
Russell, an 11-time NBA champion, is the first player to have his jersey number retired across the league.
One of the greatest to ever step onto the hardwood, the former Celtic revolutionized basketball.
The NBA champion’s fashion choice says it all.
"Bush league Boston stealing another title. Classic," one fan wrote.
The actor celebrated Ime Udoka's first visit as head coach to the championship with gusto.
Jayson Tatum made a layup at the buzzer on a pass from Marcus Smart to give the Boston Celtics a dramatic 115-114 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in the Game 1 of their first-round playoff series
“Sam Jones was one of the most talented, versatile, and clutch shooters for the most successful and dominant teams in NBA history,” the Boston Celtics said in a statement.