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Celtics

Celtics

On Friday night in Springfield, MA., Ray Allen becomes the latest person associated with the Boston Celtics to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Allen joined with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett before the 2007/08 season to help Boston win it's 17th NBA championship. Allen played 5 seasons in Boston before dramatically leaving via free-agency to join Lebron James and the Miami Heat. Allen averaged 16.7 points per game during his Celtics career. He curently is the NBA's career record holder for 3-pointers made with 2,973.

Also being inducted to the Hall on Friday is another former Celtics - Dino Radja - for his contributions to international basketball. Radja played 4 seasons in Boston from 1993-1997, averagin 16.7 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Charlie Scott, who played for Boston from 1975-77, is also being inducted by the veteran's committee.

The other members of the Celtics organization that have previously been inducted into the Hlla of Fame (BOLD = name/number retired):

PLAYERS

  • 2018
    • Ray Allen (2007-2012)
    • Dino Radja (1994-1997)
    • Charlie Scott (1975-1977)
  • 2016
    • Shaquille O'Neal (2010-2011)
  • 2015
    • Jo Jo White (1969-1979)
  • 2013
    • Gary Payton (2004-2005)
  • 2012¬†
    • Don Barksdale (1953-1955)
    • Don Nelson (1965-1976)
  • 2011
    • Artis Gilmore (1988)
    • Tom "Satch" Sanders (1960-1973)
  • 2010
    • Dennis Johnson (1983-1990)
  • 2006
    • Dominique Wilkins (1994-1995)
  • 2003
    • Robert Parish (1980-1994)
  • 2000
    • Bob McAdoo (1979)
  • 1999
    • Wayne Embry (1966-1968)
    • Kevin McHale (1980-1993)
    • John Thompson (1964-1966)
  • 1998
    • Larry Bird (1979-1992)
    • Arnie Risen (1955-1958)
  • 1997
    • Bailey Howell (1966-1970)
  • 1993
    • Bill Walton (1985-1987)
  • 1991
    • Dave Cowens (1970-1980)
    • Nate "Tiny" Archibald (1973-1983)
  • 1990
    • Dave Bing (1977-1978)
  • 1989
    • K.C. Jones (1968-1967)
  • 1988
    • Clyde Lovellette (1962-1964)
  • 1987
    • Pete Maravich (1980)
    • Bob Houbregs (1954-1955)
  • 1986
    • Tom Heinsohn (1956-1965)
  • 1984
    • John Havlicek (1962-1978)
    • Sam Jones (1957-1969)
  • 1982
    • Frank Ramsey (1954-1964)
  • 1976
    • Bill Sharman (1951-1961)
  • 1975
    • Bill Russell (1956-1969)
  • 1971
    • Bob Cousy (1950-1963)
  • 1961
    • Andy Phillip (1956-1958)
  • 1960
    • Ed Macauley (1950-1956)

COACHES

  • 1964 - John "Honey" Russell
  • 1968 - Alvin "Doggie" Julian
  • 1969 - Red Auerbach
  • 2013 - Rick Pitino
  • 2015 - Tom Heinsohn¬†

CONTRIBUTORS

 
  • 1965 - Walter Brown, William Mokray
  • 2006 - Dave Gavitt