The Boston Celtics have more retired jerseys than any other NBA team, but that doesn’t mean the rest of their jerseys are of little interest.
In fact, with 17 titles under their belt and decades of competitive basketball, their unretired jersey numbers are among the most important in history and hang from the rafters of any team in the league. To that end, we’ve launched our accounting of this story, with every player in every jersey worn by more than one Celtics player in the legendary franchise’s history.
Today’s episode focuses on the seven players who have worn No 16 over the years as of September 2022.
The NBA great was best known for his long-range shooting (hence the nickname “The Pistol”), but he was also among the best and most creative ground generals of his time. https://t.co/Ex5VjeWqdA
— The Celtics Wire (@TheCelticsWire) September 16, 2022