In fact, with 17 titles to their name and decades of competitive basketball played in them, their unretired jersey numbers pack in 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 four players who wore No. 33 over the years as of August 2023.
How would their skills would translate to the modern game? https://t.co/tynTOe8XKn
— The Celtics Wire (@TheCelticsWire) August 15, 2023
1970-72 - Garfield Smith - center
— Honest☘️Larry (@HonestLarry1) November 18, 2020
1974-75 - Ben Clyde - forward
Happy birthday to the guy Bob Ryan called: "the most physically gifted forward the Celtics drafted since John Havlicek. Happy birthday Ben Clyde. pic.twitter.com/4plyx1AZ2D
— Honest☘️Larry (@HonestLarry1) June 10, 2021
1975-77 - Steve Kuberski - forward
1979-92 - Larry Bird - forward
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