In fact, with 17 titles to their name and decades of competitive basketball played in them, their unretired jersey numbers pack some of the most history not hanging from the rafters of any team in the league. To that end, we have launched our accounting of that history, with every player in every jersey worn by more than one Celtics player in the storied franchise’s history accounted for.
Today’s installment focuses on the 16 players who wore No. 8 over the years as of September 2023.
These are all of the Boston Celtics’ draft picks since 2000 as of September 2022. https://t.co/9HpGGa7NWa
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1947 - Al Brightman - forward
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1949 - Phil Farbman - forward
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1949-50 - Howie Shannon - wing
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1983-87 - Scott Wedman - forward
1993 - Kenny Battle - guard
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