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1980–81 Boston Celtics season

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Boston Celtics 1981 Title Celebration Interviews with Rick Barry

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1980-1981 NBA Season Summary

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Ray Williams (30pts/4asts) vs. Celtics (1980)

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1981 Boston Celtics Comeback Recap

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The Backboard Play - 1980-81 Houston Rockets

In 1980–81 the Boston Celtics went 62-20 under coach Bill Fitch. Despite losing center Dave Cowens to retirement late in training camp, the Celtics went on to capture the 1981 NBA Championship over the Houston Rockets. The highlight was that this championship was achieved just two years after Bird had been drafted. Cedric Maxwell was named NBA Finals MVP.
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