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Team Name: Maine Red Claws

City: Portland, ME

NBA Affiliate: Boston Celtics

Year Founded: 2009

History of the Maine Red Claws

The Maine Red Claws are a professional basketball team located in Portland, Maine. They played their first season in 2009-2010 as part of the NBA Developmental League (D-League). The team’s first head coach was Austin Ainge, the son of famed Celtics player and GM Danny Ainge.

The Red Claws were later bought by the Boston Celtics in 2019. In 2021, they were renamed to the Maine Celtics.