Felger & Mazz

Felger & Mazz

Felger & Mazz

The Boston Celtics are going to need to dig themselves out of a 0-3 hole in the Eastern Conference Finals if they want to reach the 2023 NBA Finals. The good news for them? Boston sports teams have a history of making some big time comebacks!

  • Celtics vs Lakers – 2008 Game 4 NBA Finals

    NBA Finals Game 4:  Boston Celtics v Los Angeles Lakers

    LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 12: Paul Piece #34 of the Boston Celtics lays the ball up over Paul Gasol #16 and Vladimir Radmanovic #10 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Four of the 2008 NBA Finals on June 12, 2008 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

  • The Boston Celtics found themselves in a 24 point hole in Game 4 of the 2008 NBA Finals. They would go on to erase the deficit and take a 3-1 series lead over the Los Angeles Lakers. They ultimately won the series in Game 6.

  • Patriots vs Broncos – 2013 Regular Season Game

    Denver Broncos v New England Patriots

    FOXBORO, MA – NOVEMBER 24: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with wide receiver Julian Edelman #11 against the Denver Broncos during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

  • Another 24 point comeback, this time from the New England Patriots. The Pats were down 24-0 at halftime and came back to win 34-31.

  • Boston University – 2009 National Championship Game

    NCAA Men's Frozen Four:Boston Terriers v Miami Red Hawks

    WASHINGTON – APRIL 11: Nick Bonino #13 of the Boston Terriers is congratulated by Matt Gilroy #97, Zach Cohen #11 and David Warsofsky #5 after Bonino scored the goal that tied the game in the final minutes against the Miami Red Hawks during the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four Championship game on April 11, 2009 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

  • We’ve got to give the Terriers some love. They were down 3-1 in the National Championship game and scored twice in the final minute with the goalie pulled to force overtime. They’d go on to capture the title on a Colby Cohen goal in overtime.

  • Patriots vs Saints – 2013 Regular Season Game

    New Orleans Saints v New England Patriots

    FOXBORO, MA – OCTOBER 13: Wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins #85 of the New England Patriots catches the game winning touchdown in front of cornerback Jabari Greer #33 of the New Orleans Saints in the closing seconds of the Patriots 30-27 win at Gillette Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

  • Okay, this wasn’t a massive comeback, it was more of a last second winner. But we had to add it to the list so we could type out the words Scott Zolak used on the radio call…..”UNICORNS, SHOW PONIES, WHERE’S THE BEEF”

  • Red Sox vs Tigers – 2013 ALCS Game 2

    ALCS - Detroit Tigers v Boston Red Sox - Game Two

    BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 13: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

  • Just hours after the game above, the Boston Red Sox tied their American League Championship Series with the Detroit Tigers. It was a David Ortiz grand slam in the eighth inning that tied the game and ultimately helped the Red Sox tie the series.

  • Red Sox vs Indians – 2007 ALCS

    ALCS: Cleveland Indians v Boston Red Sox - Game 6

    BOSTON – OCTOBER 20: (L-R) David Ortiz #34, Kevin Youkilis #20 and Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox celebrate at home plate with teammate J.D. Drew #7 he hit a grand slam home run in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 20, 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

  • The Boston Red Sox once again found themselves in a hole in the American League Championship series. A 3-1 series comeback against the then Cleveland Indians was helped along by a big J.D. Drew grand slam in game 6.

  • Bruins vs Maple Leafs – 2013 Game 7

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Boston Bruins - Game Seven

    BOSTON, MA – MAY 13: Patrice Bergeron #37, Tyler Seguin #19, and Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins celebrate following Bergeron’s game-winning overtime goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 13, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

  • The Boston Bruins were down 4-1 with under 12 minutes to go in their game 7 matchup with the Toronto Maple Leafs. It didn’t matter. We all know how this one ended.

  • Patriots vs Falcons – Super Bowl 51

    SB 51

    HOUSTON, TX – FEBRUARY 05: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots raises the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

  • It was 28-3!

  • Red Sox vs Yankees – 2004 ALCS

    Red Sox v Yankees Game 7

    NEW YORK – OCTOBER 20: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees 10-3 to win game seven of the American League Championship Series on October 20, 2004 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

  • Every Boston fan, especially die-hard Red Sox fans, will remember this moment for the rest of their lives. Down 3-0 to the New York Yankees in the ALCS. Like everything else on this list, the deficit didn’t matter. The Sox shocked the world and went on to win their first World Series in 86 years.

  • Of course we have to add…..

  • Bruins vs Flyers – 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins - Game Seven

    BOSTON – MAY 14: The Philadelphia Flyers celebrate the win over the Boston Bruins in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on May 14, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Flyers defeated the Bruins 4-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

  • We couldn’t leave out the Boston Bruins choking away a 3-0 series lead and a 3-0 game 7 lead to the Philadelphia Flyers in 2010.

  • Listen to Felger and Mazz from 2-6 every Monday-Friday on 98.5 The Sports Hub, with hosts Mike Felger, Tony “Mazz” Massarotti, and Jim Murray “Big Jim”. You can listen live in the Sports Hub App and subscribe to their podcasts here. Follow @FelgerAndMazz on Twitter to keep up with the show!

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