The umpteenth attempt to revive the Boston Celtics dynasty

The NBA finals will begin with the first of the games between the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks this next morning. The Finals will open at the Boston Garden with the first two games of the series and with the home team trying to finish off one of the longest streaks without titles in its history. Although they won’t have a difficult time against the Mavs of an old acquaintance like Luka Doncic.

These are the Interwetten odds for the first game Boston Celtics – Dallas Mavericks:

The umpteenth attempt to reestablish the Boston Celtics dynasty

What happened with the Boston Celtics between 1957 and 1969 was not normal. It is not usual that of the 13 NBA titles that you dispute in those thirteen years, you manage to win eleven of its. And although that was something exceptional, in the following years they were able to continue winning titles such as those achieved in 1974, 1976, 1981, 1984 and 1986. A dynasty that faded with that last ring.

Since then there have been many attempts to return to being the franchise that they once were, but Not even the 2008 title managed to restore it. In fact, since the last final they played in – and lost – in 1987, they have not played one again until that title against the Lakers of Kobe Bryan and Pau Gasol. A presence in finals that, despite its reappearance in 2010, is not more noticeable again until this beginning of the decade. It is the second in the years 2020, The first was the loss against the Golden State Warriors in 2022 and now it will be the one played against the Dallas Mavericks.

It is true that lifting the title of NBA champion will serve a lot to a franchise that seemed sunk just a few years ago when in 2021 they were unable to pass the first round against the Brooklyn Nets, although there would still be a long way to go to recover that dynasty status that they had in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s of the 20th century. A job that begins by regularly returning to the Finals and will end by winning them again.

Jayson Tatum and Luka Doncic, a total duel for the MVP

As in all NBA Finals, there will also be a duel that will be attractive to the average viewer: Who will be the MVP of the NBA Finals? In this shortlist there are several names that could be the most outstanding player in the series, but there are two that resonate even more strongly. Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics and Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks. Two players who have been decisive throughout the season so that their teams are one playoff away from adding a new NBA.

These are the NBA Finals MVP Interwetten odds:

  • Jason Tatum (Boston Celtics) 1.90
  • Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks) 3.10
  • Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics) 7.75
  • Kyrie Irving (Dallas Mavericks) 24.00
  • Derrick White (Boston Celtics) 37.00
  • Kristaps Porzingis (Dallas Mavericks) 37.00


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