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.

list ordered by

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66 23
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
61 21
Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 2 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

3
67 26
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
41 24
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

5
34 19
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
34 20
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 13
Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

8
25 17
Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

9
25 18
Tom Sanders is listed (or ranked) 9 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

10
20 14
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1979

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15 13
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
16 15
Kelly Olynyk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

13
13 12
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2010

14
20 21
Paul Silas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

15
16 17
Jared Sullinger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

16
16 19
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
16 20
Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

 

18
11 15
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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8 13
Raef LaFrentz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

20
8 14
Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977

21
8 14
Don Barksdale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1955, 1954

22
11 18
Kermit Washington is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1978

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6 12
Ryan Gomes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006

24
5 12
Connie Simmons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1948, 1947

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4 11
Willie Naulls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Power Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1966, 1965, 1964