Celtics, NBA Honoring Terrence Clarke With New Gym In Boston

The Boston Celtics and the NBA continue to honor the late Terrence Clarke — this time, with a brand new basketball gym at a community center featuring his name.

The newly renovated gym will be at the Boston Centers for Youth & Families Vine Street … which is where Clarke grew up playing basketball.

It’s an amazing tribute … featuring the former Kentucky guard’s initials and #5 jersey in a blue heart at center court and an honorary banner.

It also has a quote from Clarke on the sideline — saying,  “I want to be that guy for everyone in the city.”

There’s also a Terrence Clarke memorial inside the entrance with a wall mural and a locker.

The Clarke family — plus Celtics players, personnel, New Balance and BCYF — will unveil the TC gym on Nov. 21.

As we previously reported, the 19-year-old baller was killed in a car crash in Los Angeles on April 22 — just months before the 2021 NBA Draft.

Clarke — who averaged 9.6 points, 2 assists and 2 rebounds at UK — was projected to be drafted.

The NBA paid tribute to Clarke by making him an honorary pick at the Barclays Center during the draft … with commissioner Adam Silver saying, “His extraordinary talent, commitment and dedication to the game deserved to be recognized on this stage.”

L.A. Clippers’ Brandon Boston Jr. — who was there when the fatal crash happened — paid tribute to his Kentucky teammate by tatting a portrait of Clarke on his leg.


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