BOSTON (AP) -Boston is going green.
Fans began gathering Thursday morning along the route of a ``rolling rally'' to celebrate the Boston Celtics' first championship in 22 years. Trains headed into the city were jammed, as was the Garden's souvenir shop in anticipation of the parade kickoff.
Forty-nine-year-old Tim Spencer of Peabody brought his 17-year-old son Derek to show him some of the same excitement he grew up with during the Larry Bird era in 1980s. They milled around dressed in Celtics shirts and new championship hats.
Sixteen World War II-era amphibious ``duck boats'' will carry the Celtics players, owners and staff. The team's dancers, former Celtics greats and championship trophies from previous years will ride on two flatbed trucks.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Lakers vs. Kings Pick Are the Los Angeles Lakers going to win for a second straight night when they play at the Sacramento Kings tonight at...
Thumbnail Spurs vs. Pelicans Pick Are the San Antonio Spurs going to notch a win at the the host New Orleans Pelicans...
Thumbnail Warriors vs. Thunder Pick Are the Golden State Warriors going to waltz into the home arena of the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight and pick up a win against the spread? Game time is 8PM...
Thumbnail Raptors vs. Knicks Pick Are the visiting Toronto Raptors going to cover the spread tonight at 7:30PM ET when they play at the New York...

NBA Team Pages