Some of the best players in the NBA have donned Boston Celtics jerseys in the team's 67-year history. Over nearly seven decades, all-time greats like Bill Russell, Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Sam Jones, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett have all embodied Celtic pride and led the franchise to championships.
However, in that time, the franchise has also featured its share of embarrassments. Particularly in the last 20 years, when Boston has experienced its share of turbulent times, the organization has brought in a number of players who would have Red Auerbach rolling over in his grave.
Whether they simply failed to live up to expectations, let their attitude keep them from succeeding or could not stay on the court, plenty of Boston players have made the Celtics faithful want to forget they ever played.
With the franchise entering a new era and some potentially rough rebuilding years ahead, let’s take a moment to look at some of the most embarrassing Celtics of the last 20 years.
And don’t worry Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace, there’s always room for a couple more.
Players are listed alphabetically.