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The Celtics are back in Mass after a night in Miami celebrating an NBA title

The Boston Celtics are back in Massachusetts after spending a night in Miami to celebrate their NBA-record 18th championship. The Celtics flew to Miami around noon Tuesday, 13 hours after winning Game 5 of the NBA Finals to clinch the title. Monday night. The team’s return flight landed at Hanscom Field Airport in Bedford shortly after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla saw Larry O’Brien carry the championship trophy off the plane. He then placed the trophy in the back seat of his vehicle. Reporters then asked him questions about the group’s trip to Miami, Florida, a city known for its vibrant nightlife. “It was fun. We had a good time. Nice to be back in Boston,” Mazzulla said. “Thanks to the city.” Their biggest rivals in recent seasons. Boston has faced the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs four of the last five years, including three meetings in the Eastern Conference Finals. . The Celtics and Heat split those postseason series, with Boston winning the 2022 conference finals and the first round this year. Miami won the other two conference finals in 2020 and 2023.” “Whoever throws a Boston Celtics party in Miami should get out of Miami,” Miami-based rapper Mama Luke of 2 Live Crew fame wrote on Community Media Post Monday night. The Celtics returned home in plenty of time before the championship parade in Boston, which begins at 11 a.m. Friday. In 2022, the Golden State Warriors in Boston. The Denver Nuggets flew to Las Vegas to celebrate their 2023 NBA Finals victory after their championship parade in San Francisco last year.Previous coverage:

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The Boston Celtics are back in Massachusetts after spending a night in Miami celebrating their NBA-record 18th championship.

The Celtics flew to Miami at noon on Tuesday, 13 hours after clinching the title with a victory in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.

The team’s return flight landed at Hanscom Field Airport in Bedford shortly after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla was seen carrying the Larry O’Brien championship trophy from the plane. He placed the trophy in the backseat of his vehicle as reporters peppered him with questions about the team’s trip to Miami, a Florida city known for its vibrant nightlife.

“It was fun. We had a good time. It’s nice to be back in Boston,” Mazzulla said. “Thanks to the city.”

Mazzulla’s wife, Gamai, grabbed the cup from the back seat and held it as Mazzulla drove out of the airport parking lot.

Interestingly, the Celtics chose to celebrate their latest title in the hometown of one of their biggest rivals in recent seasons. Boston has faced the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs four of the last five years, including three meetings in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics and Heat have split those postseason series, with Boston winning the 2022 conference finals and this year’s first round. Miami won two other conference finals series in 2020 and 2023.

“Anybody who parties the Boston Celtics in Miami should get out of Miami,” says Uncle Luke, a Miami rapper of 2 Live Crew fame. wrote in a social media post Monday night.

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The Celtics return home with plenty of time ahead of the championship parade in Boston, which begins at 11 a.m. on Friday.

In 2022, the Golden State Warriors traveled from Boston Las Vegas to celebrate their NBA championship before a planned victory parade in San Francisco.

Last year, the Denver Nuggets flew in to celebrate their 2023 NBA Finals win In Las Vegas After their championship rally in Denver.

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