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15 players were inducted based primarily or significantly upon their playing careers as Celtics:

  • Nate "Tiny" Archibald (1978-1983)
  • Larry Bird (1979-1992)
  • Bob Cousy (1950-1963)
  • Dave Cowens (1970-1980)
  • John Havlicek (1962-1978)
  • Tom Heinsohn (1956-1965)
  • Bailey Howell (1966-1970)
  • Ed Macauley (1950-1956)
  • K. C. Jones (1959-1967)
  • Sam Jones (1957-1969)
  • Kevin McHale (1980-1993)
  • Robert Parish (1980-1994)
  • Frank Ramsey (1954-1964)
  • Bill Russell (1956-1969)
  • Bill Sharman (1951-1961) Also inducted as a coach with other teams, primarily the Los Angeles Lakers

Nine Hall of Fame players more noted for their contributions with other teams also wore Celtic green for portions of their careers:

  • Dave Bing (1977-1978)
  • Bob Houbregs (1954-1955) Was on the roster, but did not play
  • Pete Maravich (1979-1980)
  • Clyde Lovellette (1962-1964)
  • Bob McAdoo (1979)
  • Andy Phillip (1956-1958)
  • Bill Walton (1985-1987) Though short, his time with the Celtics was memorable as he was a key contributor off the bench during their 1986 title run.
  • Arnie Risen (1955-1958)
  • Dominique Wilkins (1994-1995)
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