basketball 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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 

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Ed Macauley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Ed Macauley Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

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

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Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Al Jefferson Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

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Arnie Risen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Arnie Risen Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956

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Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Bob McAdoo Seasons: 1979

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Eric Montross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Eric Montross Seasons: 1996, 1995

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Aron Baynes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Aron Baynes Seasons: 2018

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Danny Fortson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Danny Fortson Seasons: 2000

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Rick Robey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Rick Robey Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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Zaid Abdul-Aziz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Zaid Abdul-Aziz Seasons: 1978

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Tony Battie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Tony Battie Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

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Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Raef LaFrentz Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

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Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Brandon Bass Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

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Pervis Ellison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Pervis Ellison Seasons: 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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Red Morrison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Red Morrison Seasons: 1956, 1955

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Chris Mihm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Chris Mihm Seasons: 2004

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Earl Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Earl Williams Seasons: 1979

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Vitaly Potapenko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Vitaly Potapenko Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999,

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Travis Knight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Travis Knight Seasons: 1998

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0 1
Andrew DeClercq is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Andrew DeClercq Seasons: 1999, 1998

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0 1
Nenad Krstić is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Nenad Krstić Seasons: 2011

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Mel Counts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Mel Counts Seasons: 1966, 1965

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Amir Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Centers of All Time
Amir Johnson Seasons: 2017, 2016