Basketball The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time  

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Big fan of Boston basketball? Then check out this list of Boston Celtics small forwards with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every small forward from throughout Boston Celtics history, including current small forwards and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA small forwards of all time, the best Celtics SFs include Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, John Havlicek, and Cedric Maxwell.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Boston Celtics starting SFs and backup SFs are Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward, and Abdel Nader. 

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

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74 12
Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

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

2
57 15
Paul Pierce is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons:  2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

3
51 17
John Havlicek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

4
47 22
Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

5
33 15
Cedric Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

6
29 15
Reggie Lewis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

7
22 12
Don Nelson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966

8
25 15
Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

9
20 11
Jae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

10
24 15
Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1995

11
10 2
Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time
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12
20 15
Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

13
16 12
Frank Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1955

14
16 12
Evan Turner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

15
12 9
Kevin Gamble is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

16
9 10
Len Bias is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time
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17
11 14
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

18
11 15
Xavier McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

19
11 15
Bailey Howell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

20
9 14
Ricky Davis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

21
9 15
Ron Mercer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

22
11 18
Wally Szczerbiak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006

23
3 14
Ryan Gomes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006

24
3 15
Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1979

25
2 13
George Kaftan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time
George Kaftan

Seasons: 1950, 1949

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1 14
Willie Naulls is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1966, 1965, 1964

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1 14
Rodney Rogers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2002