1985-1986 Boston (N) - BL team sheet This is for the Basketball Legends board game
The Celtics were coming off of an NBA Finals loss in six games to the Los Angeles Lakers, marking the first instance the Celtics were defeated by the Lakers in the NBA Finals.
Larry Bird won his third consecutive MVP award and Bill Walton won the Sixth Man of the Year Award. The frontcourt of Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish, was frequently ranked among the best frontcourts in NBA history.
In the NBA Finals, the Celtics faced off against the Houston Rockets in a rematch of the 1981 NBA Finals, which the Celtics won in six games. The Celtics would go on to win their 16th championship, defeating the Houston Rockets for the title.