sports The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time  

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Big fan of Boston basketball? Then check out this list of Boston Celtics centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Boston Celtics history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best Celtics Cs include Bill Russell, Robert Parish, Dave Cowens, and Kendrick Perkins.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Boston Celtics starting Cs and backup Cs are Aron Baynes. 

Who are the best centers in Boston Celtics history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Boston Celtics center.

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1
64 7
Bill Russell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Bill Russell Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957

2
49 7
Robert Parish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Robert Parish Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

3
39 10
Dave Cowens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Dave Cowens Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971

4
36 11
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Kevin Garnett Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

5
31 10
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Al Horford Seasons: 2018, 2017

6
26 8
Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Bill Walton Seasons: 1987, 1986

7
24 12
Kendrick Perkins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Kendrick Perkins Seasons:  2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 

8
17 9
Dino Rađa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Dino Radja Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

9
13 7
Ed Macauley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Ed Macauley Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

10
16 11
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Bob McAdoo Seasons: 1979

11
10 6
Aron Baynes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Aron Baynes Seasons: 2018

12
8 5
Arnie Risen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Arnie Risen Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956

13
6 4
Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Brandon Bass Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

14
8 7
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Al Jefferson Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

The Best Boston Celtics of All Time

15
5 4
Rick Robey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Rick Robey Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

16
5 4
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Raef LaFrentz Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

17
7 9
Eric Montross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Eric Montross Seasons: 1996, 1995

18
6 8
Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Danny Fortson Seasons: 2000

19
7 11
Zaid Abdul-Aziz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Zaid Abdul-Aziz Seasons: 1978

20
6 10
Mel Counts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Mel Counts Seasons: 1966, 1965

21
2 6
Red Morrison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Red Morrison Seasons: 1956, 1955

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22
2 6
Pervis Ellison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Pervis Ellison Seasons: 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

23
2 6
Tony Battie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Tony Battie Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

24
2 7
Vitaly Potapenko is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Vitaly Potapenko Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999,

25
2 8
Amir Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Amir Johnson Seasons: 2017, 2016

26
1 7
Earl Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Earl Williams Seasons: 1979

27
1 9
Chris Mihm is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Chris Mihm Seasons: 2004

28
0 7
Travis Knight is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Travis Knight Seasons: 1998

29
0 7
Andrew DeClercq is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Andrew DeClercq Seasons: 1999, 1998

30
0 7
Nenad Krstić is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Nenad Krstić Seasons: 2011