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Team owner Walter Brown personally chose Celtics over Whirlwinds, Olympians, and Unicorns (yes, Unicorns) as the nickname for Boston's Basketball Association of America team in 1946. Despite the warnings of one of his publicity staffers, who told Brown, "No team with an Irish name has ever won a damned thing in Boston," Brown liked the winning tradition of the nickname; the New York Celtics were a successful franchise during the 1920s.
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Participating in our All-Star Charitable Golf Outing not only helps support cancer research at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. History Trees worked with this great organization and we are happy to say that we successfully raised a lot of funding for them during the 46th annual event!
Burton History Trees is in the process of putting together a series of "family trees" for each NBA team and has shared a preview of their tree for the Golden State Warriors.