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PHOTOS: Complete list of Boston Celtics in the Basketball Hall of Fame

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A couple hours down the Mass Pike in Springfield, no fewer than four dozen players, coaches and contributors with ties to the Celtics franchise have been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Below, Celtics Wire celebrates the 49 members of the Hall of Fame with Celtics connections in a photo gallery.

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Ed Macauley

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Ed Macauley

Induction year: 1960

Celtics credentials: Macauley played six of his 10 NBA seasons with the Celtics, and he earned All-Star status each of those six seasons with Boston. A five-time All-Star with the Hawks and Jazz, he wrapped up his NBA career with the Celtics in 1979-80.

” Clyde Lovellette

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Clyde Lovellette

Induction year: 1988

Celtics credentials: A four-time All-Star with the Minneapolis Lakers and St. Louis Hawks, Lovellette concluded his career with two seasons as a Celtic.

” Chuck Cooper

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Chuck Cooper

Induction year: 2019

Celtics credentials: Cooper became the first Black player selected in the NBA draft when the Celtics identified him in the second round in 1950.

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