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Back in Boston, Celtics honor John Havlicek

The Boston Celtics are honoring Hall of Famer John Havlicek, who died last week at the age of 79. The Celtics came out wearing T-shirts with Havlicek’s No. 17. The crowd observed a moment of silence before the national anthem. Havlicek played 16 years for the Celtics and is the franchise’s all-time leading scorer. He was an eight-time NBA champion and the 1974 finals MVP.

John Havlicek, Boston Celtics great, dies at 79

John Havlicek, the Boston Celtics great whose steal of Hal Green’s inbounds pass in the final seconds of the 1965 Eastern Conference final against the Philadelphia 76ers remains one of the most famous plays in NBA history, has died. He was 79.