Dynasty: The Rise of the Boston Celtics, Paperback/Lew Freedman

Brand: Lyons Press

Now in paperbackMore than half a century after the Boston Celtics legendary first championship, here is a riveting inside account of one of sports greatest franchises between 1957 and 1969, winners of eleven titles, including a record eight in a row starting in 1959. Lew Freedman, who grew up attending Celtics games and eventually befriended the players and team management, chronicles the team s glory years under coach Red Auerbach, star player Bill Russell, and a legendary lineup of other talents. Revealing how he was swept up in dramatic moments both on and off the court, Dynasty is a great book about a vibrant sports town, the greatest players in basketball, and an unprecedented run of championships rarely challenged before or since in team sports."