Based in Boston, MA, the Boston Celtics are one of the major teams in the National Basketball Association.With over 17 championships to their name the Celtics account for 24.6% of all NBA championships.So far they are the most successful franchise to date and also one of the oldest, founded in 1946 and currently owned by the Boston Basketball Partners LLC. Four Boston Celtics players (Larry Bird, Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, and Dave Cowens) have so far won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award, 10 times in total. Currently housed at TD Garden in Boston the franchise competes in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the NBA. Coached by Brad Stevens the Boston Celtics are lead into battle by a calm, focused coach with a data-driven approach on refining tactics. Among the many star athletes in their ranks throughout history Bill Russell and Larry Bird are considered to be two of the best and most important players. The Boston Celtics current roster includes talented players including Isiah Thomas Jr. and Avery Bradley.