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The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Updated April 14, 2020 2.1k votes 292 voters 4.2k views28 items

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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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  • 1
    190
    19

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

  • 2
    118
    41

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

  • 3
    124
    51

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

  • 4
    95
    56

    Seasons: 2018

  • 5
    52
    23

    Jaylen Brown

  • 6
    64
    42

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

  • 7
    58
    37

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

  • 8
    46
    40

    Seasons: 1995

  • 9
    40
    32

    Don Nelson

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

  • 10
    34
    28

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

  • 11
    36
    31

    Seasons: 2018

  • 12
    39
    37

    Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

  • 13
    31
    30

    Seasons: 1999, 1998

  • 14
    26
    23

    Frank Ramsey

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

  • 15
    24
    28

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

  • 16
    24
    28

    Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

  • 17
    25
    29

    Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

  • 18
    7
    5
  • 19
    20
    25

    Seasons: 2007, 2006

  • 20
    24
    32

    Seasons: 2016, 2015

  • 21
    20
    28

    Len Bias

  • 22
    19
    26

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

  • 23
    17
    28

    Seasons: 1979

  • 24
    16
    26

    Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

  • 25
    15
    26

    George Kaftan

    Seasons: 1950, 1949