Celtics fans at Fenway watch party didn’t take the Warriors win well

Sports // Warriors of the Golden State
Photo by Grant Marek

June 16, 2022

The frontage of Fenway Park, which hosted a Warriors Celtics Watch party on Thursday night for an estimated 10,000 fans who left very, very sad.

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The City of Boston hosted a Warriors-Celtics Game 6 Watch Party at Fenway Park Thursday night. A estimated 10,000 Celtics fans sadder than ever after watching the dubs win the NBA championship on an outfield screen over 400 feet away.

According to video posted by local media, fans left the watch party in the fourth quarterLeaving the stadium half empty long before the last buzzer. There was reports of fights After the loss, a Celtics fan walked in front of a live CBS Boston feed in front of Fenway and saltily shouted, “F—k Golden State! F—k Golden State!” before wandering off into the sad, cold Boston night.

CBS Boston then immediately cut to a b-roll montage of fans in Fenway from earlier in the night talking about what the Celtics were like definitely will win. The broadcaster has since removed the video from the internet.

Fans relentlessly poked fun at the watch party as the Warriors dominated virtually every 48 minutes on Thursday night.

“Curious if they played ‘Sweet Caroline’ at the Fenway watch party when the Celtics were late at 15,” one fan tweeted.

The loss Celtics fans witnessed Thursday night at Fenway was actually the second time Boston fans had watched their team lose to a Bay Area squad – the Oakland A’s toppled the Red Sox earlier in the day at 4: 3 despite being defeated by Boston 11-8.

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu was in attendance for the watch party and actually gave an opening speech shouting “Go Celtics!” to the assembled crowd. Unfortunately for the estimated 10,000 fans in attendance, the Celtics didn’t go.

Boston Celtics fans celebrate as they queue to enter Fenway Park for a watch party as the Boston Celtics play the Golden in game six of the NBA Finals on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts State Warriors compete.

Boston Celtics fans celebrate as they queue to enter Fenway Park for a watch party as the Boston Celtics play the Golden in game six of the NBA Finals on June 16, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts State Warriors compete.

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