Larry Bird, Paul Pierce among best NBA All-Star performances in Celtics history

Nick Goss
NBC Sports Boston
The Celtics have not hosted an NBA All-Star Game since 1964, but many of their players have performed at a very high level in these matchups. Seven different Celtics have won All-Star Game MVP, including Bill Russell and Larry Bird. Multiple Celtics players also have won the Slam Dunk Contest and 3-Point Shootout during All-Star Saturday's events.

Larry Bird, Paul Pierce among best NBA All-Star performances in Celtics history

The Celtics have not hosted an NBA All-Star Game since 1964, but many of their players have performed at a very high level in these matchups. Seven different Celtics have won All-Star Game MVP, including Bill Russell and Larry Bird. Multiple Celtics players also have won the Slam Dunk Contest and 3-Point Shootout during All-Star Saturday's events.

Larry Bird, Paul Pierce among best NBA All-Star performances in Celtics history originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving will be the latest player in the team's storied history to represent it at the NBA All-Star Game this weekend in Charlotte. 

The Celtics have not hosted an All-Star Game since 1964, but many of their players have performed at a very high level in these matchups. Seven different Celtics have won All-Star Game MVP, including Bill Russell and Larry Bird. Multiple Celtics players also have won the Slam Dunk Contest and 3-Point Shootout during All-Star Saturday's events.

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With the 2019 All-Star festivities right around the corner, let's look back at the best Celtics moments in All-Star history.

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