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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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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
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
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

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

Seasons: 2018

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Reggie Lewis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

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

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Cedric Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

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

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Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time
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Don Nelson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

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

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Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1995

10
Jae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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

Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

12
Marcus Morris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2018

13
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

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Kevin Gamble is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

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

15
Evan Turner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

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Len Bias is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time
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Xavier McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

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Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

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

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

Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

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Wally Szczerbiak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006

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Ricky Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

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Ron Mercer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

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George Kaftan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time
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Seasons: 1950, 1949

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

Seasons: 2007, 2006

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Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Seasons: 1979