12 is one of the few numbers that has not yet been retired by the Boston Celtics. Here's an idea of why.
In alphabetical order - my comments added in italics to the right.
- Leandro Barbosa - Guard - 2012-present - The Brazilian Blur!
- Otis Birdsong - Guard - 1988-1989 - "Wait till Otis sees us! He loves us!"
- Bruce Bowen - Forward - 1997-1999 - I often forget that he was a Celtic
- Don Chaney - Guard - 1968-1975/1977-1980 - played all 40 min. of the game of the century
- Bimbo Coles - Point Guard - 2002-2003
- Chris Corchiani - Point Guard - 1993-1994
- Ricky Davis - Guard/Forward - 2003-2006 - Get Buckets
- Bob Donham - Point Guard - 1950-1954
- Chris Herren - Point Guard - 2000-2001 - From wash out to inspiring speaker.
- JaJuan Johnson - Power forward - 2011-2012 - Now in the D-League
- Bart Kofoed - Guard - 1992-1993
- Marcus Landry - Forward - 2009-2010
- Willie Naulls - F-C - 1963-1966
- Togo Palazzi - Guard - 1954-1957
- Kevin Pritchard - Point Guard - 1991-1992
- Allan Ray - Guard - 2006-2007 - not to be confused with Ray Allen
- Jerry Sichting - Point Guard - 1985-1988 - Ralph Sampson's bane
- Art Spector - Guard - 1946-1950
- Dan Swartz - Guard - 1962-1963
- Tom Thacker - G - 1967-1968
- Von Wafer - Shooting Guard - 2010-2011 - once fought Delonte West in the locker room
- Bill Walker - Small Forward - 2008-2010 - why doesn't Doc play rookies???
- Ron Watts - Guard - 1965-1967
- Sidney Wicks - Power Forward - 1976-1978 - traded for Tiny Archibald and a pick that became Danny Ainge
- Dominique Wilkins - Forward - 1994-1995 - Forgot that this happened.
- A.J. Wynder - Point Guard - 1990-1991
Enjoy 12/12/12 day.