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The Best Boston Celtics Small Forwards of All Time

Updated April 14, 2020 2.1k votes 276 voters 3.8k 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
    Larry Bird
    190
    21

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

  • 2
    John Havlicek
    126
    42

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

  • 3
    Paul Pierce
    126
    54

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

  • 4
    Jayson Tatum
    100
    59

    Seasons: 2018

  • 5
    Jaylen Brown
    53
    24

    Jaylen Brown

  • 6
    Reggie Lewis
    70
    41

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

  • 7
    Cedric Maxwell
    65
    38

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

  • 8
    Dominique Wilkins
    50
    39

    Seasons: 1995

  • 9
    Don Nelson
    43
    35

    Don Nelson

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

  • 10
    Marcus Morris
    40
    33

    Seasons: 2018

  • 11
    Jae Crowder
    37
    30

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

  • 12
    Jeff Green
    43
    38

    Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2011

  • 13
    Frank Ramsey
    28
    25

    Frank Ramsey

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

  • 14
    Xavier McDaniel
    27
    32

    Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

  • 15
    Bailey Howell
    26
    31

    Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

  • 16
    Rick Fox
    26
    31

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

  • 17
    M. L. Carr
    7
    5
  • 18
    Len Bias
    22
    27

    Len Bias

  • 19
    Evan Turner
    26
    35

    Seasons: 2016, 2015

  • 20
    Kevin Gamble
    21
    29

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

  • 21
    Ricky Davis
    17
    29

    Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

  • 22
    George Kaftan
    15
    28

    George Kaftan

    Seasons: 1950, 1949

  • 23
    Wally Szczerbiak
    16
    37

    Wally Szczerbiak

    Seasons: 2007, 2006

  • 24
    Ron Mercer
    14
    34

    Seasons: 1999, 1998

  • 25
    Ryan Gomes
    9
    28

    Seasons: 2007, 2006