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The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time 

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Updated April 14, 2020 1.6k votes 259 voters 5.8k views 30 items

List Rules Vote up the players who had the most success for the Boston Celtics

Big fan of Boston basketball? Then check out this list of Boston Celtics power forwards with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every power forward from throughout Boston Celtics history, including current power forwards and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA power forwards of all time, the best Celtics PFs include Kevin McHale, Larry Bird, Tom Heinsohn, and Kevin Garnett.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Boston Celtics starting PFs and backup PFs are Marcus Morris, Daniel Theis, and Guerschon Yabusele. 

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

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

2
Kevin McHale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

3
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons:  2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

4
Tom Heinsohn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957

5
Dave Cowens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971

6
Tom Sanders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time
Tom Sanders

Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

7
Antoine Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

8
Paul Silas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

9
Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

10
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1979

11
Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

12
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2010

13
Ed Macauley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

14
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

 

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Ed Pinckney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time
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Xavier McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

17
Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

18
Jared Sullinger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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Leon Powe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time
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Kelly Olynyk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

21
Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977

22
Bailey Howell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

23
Don Barksdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time
Don Barksdale

Seasons: 1955, 1954

24
Willie Naulls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1966, 1965, 1964

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Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004