Basketball The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time  

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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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54 19
Kevin McHale is listed (or ranked) 1 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

2
58 22
Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

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

3
51 17
Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 3 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

4
36 20
Dave Cowens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

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

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29 16
Tom Heinsohn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

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

6
30 18
Antoine Walker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

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

7
23 14
Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

8
19 11
Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

9
17 11
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1979

10
19 15
Tom Sanders is listed (or ranked) 10 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

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13 10
Brandon Bass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

12
14 15
Jared Sullinger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

13
16 18
Paul Silas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

14
10 11
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2010

15
12 14
Kelly Olynyk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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12 17
Ed Macauley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

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

17
13 19
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

 

18
8 14
Xavier McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

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9 16
Kermit Washington is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1978

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6 13
Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977

21
9 17
Bailey Howell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

22
5 12
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

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5 12
Don Barksdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1955, 1954

24
4 11
Ryan Gomes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006

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3 11
Connie Simmons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1948, 1947

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2 10
Willie Naulls is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1966, 1965, 1964

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1 11
Rodney Rogers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2002

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1 13
Nenad Krstić is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2011