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30 Years, A Championship Banner and A Visit From Avery Bradley

Boston Celtics and New England Baptist Hospital celebrated their 30 year partnership

Patients at New England Baptist Hospital were visited by Boston Celtics Guard Avery Bradley today. His visit was to commemorate 30 years of New England Baptist Hospital being the official hospital and health provider to the Boston Celtics. Throughout his visit, Bradley raised spirits by posing for photos, signing autographs and visiting with patients.

“NEBH is very important to me, there is always someone there who puts a smile on my face and I was excited to be able to do that for the staff and patients today.” Bradley said. “Throughout our partnership the Celtics and New England Baptist have worked hard to do amazing things in the community and have helped a lot of people along the way.”

“It has been an honor to provide care to the Celtics organization for the past 30 years,” said Trish Hannon, President and CEO of New England Baptist Hospital. “We are looking forward to the next 30-plus years keeping the Celtics team strong and healthy as they continue to play for Banner 18 and beyond. We are also thrilled to be working with Avery Bradley who will be featured in our upcoming advertising campaign.”

In honor of the partnership, Bradley, Celtics CEO and Co-owner Wyc Grousbeck, and Lucky presented the hospital with a Championship banner to represent the 30 years the two have been affiliated.

For more information on Celtics team partners, visit www.celtics.com.

About The Boston Celtics

A charter member of the Basketball Association of America (which evolved into the National Basketball Association) since 1946, the Boston Celtics have won a record 17 NBA Championships, including eight (8) in a row from 1959-1966, and have won NBA titles in three different eras. In addition, 32 former Celtics players, management or staff have been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In December 2002, the team returned to local ownership for the first time since 1963. For more information on the Celtics, log on to www.celtics.com.

About New England Baptist Hospital

New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is the premier regional provider for orthopedic surgery and the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. NEBH has been nationally recognized for high patient satisfaction and leadership in quality and clinical outcomes. The Hospital is committed to improving the health and well-being of those living throughout its community by providing opportunities for people of all ages to be active, stay social and keep moving. NEBH is a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine and conducts teaching programs in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Medical School. NEBH is celebrating its 30th year as the official hospital of the Boston Celtics. 

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