The Celtics have fielded some great teams over their history that have brought 17 NBA championships to Boston.
But perhaps none of those teams was greater than the 1985-86 Celtics.
That C's squad had an incredibly talented roster that featured five eventual Basketball Hall of Famers in Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish, Bill Walton and Dennis Johnson -- and the results showed.
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They went 40-1 at home -- an NBA record until the San Antonio Spurs tied it in 2015-16 -- and finished with 67 regular-season wins en route to winning the 1986 NBA title.
The 1986 Celtics played a beautiful brand of basketball, and you can watch that brand all week on NBC Sports Boston, which continues its "Classic Celtics" series on Monday, June 8, with "Best of 1986 Week."
Our network will re-broadcast five games in five nights from that historic 1985-86 season, concluding with two of the Celtics' NBA Finals games against the Houston Rockets.
Here's the full lineup for "Best of 1986 Week," with each re-broadcast starting at 8 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Boston:
'Best of 1986' Week
Monday, June 8: Celtics vs. Lakers, Jan. 22, 1986
The Celtics dominate the Lakers in their first crack against their archrival after losing to Los Angeles in the 1985 NBA Finals.
Tuesday, June 9: Celtics vs. Trail Blazers, Feb. 2, 1986
The Celtics need overtime but squeak out a 1-point win in Portland to notch their 40th win of the season.
Wednesday, June 10: Celtics vs. Hawks, 1986 Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 5
The Celtics rout the Hawks in a 132-99 victory to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.
Thursday, June 11: Celtics vs. Rockets, 1986 NBA Finals Game 1
The Celtics set the tone in Game 1 of the 1986 NBA Finals with a 12-point win over Houston at the Boston Garden.
Friday, June 12: Celtics vs. Rockets, 1986 NBA Finals Game 4
The Celtics hand the Rockets their first home loss of the 1986 playoffs to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the Finals.
The action begins Monday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports Boston, where Brian Scalabrine will be joined by several key players in these games for additional color commentary.
Here's how to watch: