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C's Hall of Fame ties run deep

The late Dennis Johnson will become 33rd inductee to have left a mark on the parquet

Updated: August 13, 2010, 10:23 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Celtics have always had a proprietary interest in the Basketball Hall of Fame. It may be partially due to geography; the team in Boston is the NBA's closest to the shrine in Springfield, Mass. It may be because the Hall and the Celtics' dynasty emerged at nearly the same time, the Hall inducting its first class in 1959 (despite the absence of a physical structure, which would come nine years later) while the Celtics were amassing titles with stunning regularity in the late 1950s and ...

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