The world's greatest team by Jeff Greenfield
A portrait of the Boston Celtics, 1957-69

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review

unrated

Synopsis

The definitive history of the most dominant team in American sports historyNo superlatives are equal to the Boston Celtics of the 1960s. From 1959 to 1966 they won championship after championship, an eight-in-a-row streak that outshines any other in American sports. Led by coach Red Auerbach, center Bill Russell, and point guard Bob Cousy, they played a kind of basketball that seemed to come from an earlier era. Auerbach’s Celtics played clean, honest, and strong, winning time and again by working as a team in a sport that is too often dominated by superstars. This book is a season-by-season history of their dynasty, covering thirteen years of breathtaking success—a level of brilliance that may never be reached again.
 

About Jeff Greenfield

See more books from this Author
Greenfield is a senior analyst at CNN and an anchor of the show "Newsstand: CNN & Time
 
Published June 28, 2011 by Open Road Media. 208 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors.

Unrated Critic Reviews for The world's greatest team

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

An affable tribute to the Boston Celtics who won eleven championships in thirteen years.

Nov 01 1976 | Read Full Review of The world's greatest team: A ...

Rate this book!

Add Review