List of Boston Celtics accomplishments and records

The Celtics' NBA Championship banners are hanging from the rafters at TD Garden.

This is a comprehensive list of the accomplishments and records of the Boston Celtics. The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team currently playing in the National Basketball Association.

PlayoffsEdit

Championships (17)Edit

The Celtics' 17 NBA Championships are the most of any NBA franchise.[1]

Conference titles (21)Edit

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Division titles (22)Edit

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Hall of FameEdit

35 people were inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as players, 5 – as coaches, 6 – as contributors.[4]

Boston Celtics Hall of Famers
Players
No. Name Position Tenure Inducted No. Name Position Tenure Inducted
22 Ed Macauley F/C 1950–1956 1960 17 Andy Phillip G 1956–1958 1961
14 Bob Cousy G 1950–1963 1971 6 Bill Russell C 1956–1969 1975
21 Bill Sharman G 1951–1961 1976 23 Frank Ramsey G/F 1954–1964 1982
24 Sam Jones G/F 1957–1969 1984 17 John Havlicek G/F 1962–1978 1984
15 Tom Heinsohn 1 F 1956–1965 1986 20 Bob Houbregs C/F 1954–1955 1987
44 Pete Maravich G 1980 1987 4
34
Clyde Lovellette C 1962–1964 1988
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27
K. C. Jones G 1958–1967 1989 44 Dave Bing G 1977–1978 1990
18 Dave Cowens F/C 1970–1980 1991 7 Nate Archibald G 1979–1983 1991
5 Bill Walton C 1985–1987 1993 18 Bailey Howell F 1966–1970 1997
19 Arnie Risen C 1955–1958 1998 33 Larry Bird 2 F 1979–1992 1998
32 Kevin McHale F 1980–1993 1999 11 Bob McAdoo C/F 1979 2000
00 Robert Parish C 1980–1994 2003 12 Dominique Wilkins F 1994–1995 2006
3 Dennis Johnson G 1983–1990 2010 53 Artis Gilmore C 1988 2011
20 Gary Payton G 2004–2005 2013 10 Jo Jo White G 1969–1979 2015
36 Shaquille O'Neal C 2010–2011 2016 11 Charlie Scott G 1975–1977 2018
40 Dino Rađa F/C 1994–1997 2018 20 Ray Allen G 2007–2012 2018
11 Chuck Cooper F 1950–1954 2019 4 Carl Braun G 1961–1962 2019
44 Paul Westphal G 1972–1975 2019
Coaches
Name Position Tenure Inducted Name Position Tenure Inducted
Doggie Julian Head coach 1948–1950 1968 2 Red Auerbach Head coach
Executive
1950–1966
1966–2006
1969
Rick Pitino Head coach 1997–2001 2013 Tom Heinsohn 1 Head coach 1969–1978 2015
Bill Fitch Head coach 1979–1983 2019
Contributors
Name Position Tenure Inducted Name Position Tenure Inducted
1 Walter A. Brown Owner 1945–1964 1965 Bill Mokray Executive 1946–1969 1965
28 Wayne Embry C 1966–1968 1999 Dave Gavitt Executive 1990–1994 2006
16 Satch Sanders F
Head coach
1960–1973
1978
2011 17 Don Barksdale F 1953–1955 2012

Additionally, Johnny Most, longtime radio announcer for the Celtics, was honored with the Hall of Fame's Curt Gowdy Media Award in 1993.

Notes:

  • 1 In total, Heinsohn was inducted into the Hall of Fame twice – as player and as coach.
  • 2 In total, Bird was inducted into the Hall of Fame twice – as player and as a member of the 1992 Olympic team.

Retired numbersEdit

The Celtics have retired 22 numbers,[5] the most of any professional sports franchise in North America.[6]

  • 1 Also served as head coach (1966–69).
  • 2 Also served as head coach (1969–78); as broadcaster (1966–1969, 1980–present).
  • 3 Also served as head coach (1978).
  • 4 Also served as head coach (1978–79).
  • 5 Loscutoff, who wore #18, asked that his legacy be honored by allowing other Celtics to wear his number in the future. On one of the banners of retired numbers at the TD Garden, Loscutoff is represented by a square with the letters "LOSCY". #18 was later retired for Dave Cowens.
  • 6 Also served as head coach (1983–88).
  • 7 Also served as broadcaster (2001–present); briefly wore No. 30 in 1977–78.
  • 8 Died of a heart attack while still playing for the team; number retired posthumously.

Award winnersEdit

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NBA MVP

NBA Finals MVP

NBA Defensive Player of the Year

NBA Rookie of the Year

NBA Sixth Man of the Year

NBA Coach of the Year

NBA Executive of the Year

Community Assist Award

All-NBA First Team

All-NBA Second Team

All-NBA Third Team

NBA All-Rookie First Team

NBA All-Rookie Second Team

NBA All-Defensive First Team

NBA All-Defensive Second Team

NBA All-Star WeekendEdit

All-Star Game selections[8]

NBA All-Star Game head coaches

All-Star Most Valuable Player

Slam Dunk champion

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Championship Wins". NBA.com. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  2. ^ "NBA Season Recaps". NBA.com. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Team Index". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Celtics Hall of Famers". NBA.com. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  5. ^ "Retired Numbers - Celtics". NBA.com. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  6. ^ http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/celtics/celtics_insider/2017/08/celtics_will_retire_paul_pierces_number_on_feb_11_vs_cavs
  7. ^ "Award Winners – Celtics". NBA.com. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
  8. ^ "Boston Celtics All-Star Game Selections". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 17 February 2018.