Under Maintenance

We deeply apologize for interrupting your reading but Vendetta is currently undergoing some important maintenance! You may experience some layout shifts, slow loading times and dififculties in navigating.

Sports Media

Celtics may have made June 17th a Massachusetts Holiday

Celtics
(David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)

Celtics may have made June 17th a Massachusetts Holiday

June 17th should become a Holiday in the state of Massachusetts. Cemented with the fact that the Boston Celtics won the 2024 NBA Championship on Monday. 16 years to the day the 2008 squad hoisted the Franchise’s 17th Larry O’Brien Trophy. Many great milestones have occurred on this day in particular. Not to mention 617 is Boston’s area code I find it hard to see why we cannot make this happen.

Boston is a place that prides itself on tradition and celebrating history whether it is being made before our very eyes or in years past. Danny Ainge helped convince Al Horford to sign with the Celtics in 2016 by reiterating that you can win a title anywhere but there is nothing like winning a title in Boston. Making June 17th a holiday goes beyond merely commemorating the Celtics’ title wins in 2008 and now in 2024. It embodies the spirit of Boston—the dedication to sports, community, and history that makes the city as well as the state of Massachusetts so unique. Winning in Boston you are beloved forever, ask David Ortiz, Malcolm Butler, Kevin Garnett, Tom Brady, and so many more.

Establishing June 17th as a state holiday would be a fitting tribute to Boston’s sports heritage and community spirit. I believe in truly allowing the City of Champions to have that annual reminder of the remarkable moments that have shaped Boston and continue to push for even more title glory.

Like Tom Brady once said his favorite championship was always the next one. While it is important to celebrate accomplishments that will live on forever, let June 17th be a reminder for future Boston teams in any major sports that there’s nothing like winning in Boston. Regardless, June 17th will go down in Boston sports history forever.

***

Subscribe to Vendetta’s Twitch

Subscribe to Vendetta’s YouTube

Check out the Vendetta Shop

Click here for more NBA content

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Popular Past Stories

recommended stories

Ravens Training Camp

Baltimore Ravens 2024 Training Camp Preview

Baltimore Ravens 2024 Training Camp Preview NFL training camps are set to get underway in the coming weeks, and the…

Read More
Euro 2024 Final

UEFA Euro 2024 Final Preview

UEFA Euro 2024 Final Preview We started with 24 teams in Germany, and now we are down to two teams…

Read More
Adam Thielen

Adam Thielen Reveals This AFC Team Did Not ‘Want Me’

Adam Thielen Reveals This AFC Team Did Not ‘Want Me’ Adam Thielen hit free agency at 32-years-old after the 2022…

Read More
Mike Muscala

11-Year NBA Vet Mike Muscala Is Retiring

11-year NBA vet Mike Muscala is retiring Reports around the league today confirm that Oklahoma City Thunder center Mike Muscala…

Read More