Celtics And Sam Jones: Estranged Relationship?

Two fun facts about Sam Jones: He was almost a Laker (he was drafted by the Minneapolis Lakers, but completed his military service before entering the NBA); and he played on 10 championship Celtics teams. Yep. More than Larry Bird, John Havlicek, or any other Celtic, besides Bill Russell.

Sam Jones

So why, then, is Jones never seen at a Celtics game these days? Why doesn’t the franchise embrace him like they do Bird, Russell, and the other greats? For his part, Jones seems a little miffed about it. And he said so to FANHOUSE in a recent interview. Read more…