Boston Celtics top pick in the NBA Draft for each season.

The team has selected 9 times one of the top 3 picks and twice the first overall draft pick. Last time it took one of the top 3 picks was in 2017.

Franchise preferred NCAA teams or countries of origin for players selected in the first 3 rounds: Providence (7 times), Holy Cross (6), Kansas (5).

Boston Celtics top NBA draft pick for each season

YEARROUNDPOS.PLAYERCOLLEGE1
2019114Romeo LangfordIndiana
2018127Robert WilliamsTexas A&M
201713Jayson TatumDuke
201613Jaylen BrownCalifornia
2015116Terry RozierLouisville
201416Marcus SmartOklahoma State
2013116Lucas NogueiraSpain
2012121Jared SullingerOhio State
2011125Marshon BrooksProvidence
2010119Avery BradleyTexas
2009258Lester HudsonUT Martin
2008130J.R. GiddensNew Mexico
200715Jeff GreenGeorgetown
200617Randy FoyeVillanova
2005118Gerald GreenGulf Shores Acad (TX)
2004115Al JeffersonPrentiss HS (MS)
2003116Troy BellBoston College
2002249Darius SongailaWake Forest
2001110Joe JohnsonArkansas
2000111Jerome MoisoUCLA
1999255Kris ClackTexas
1998110Paul PierceKansas
199713Chauncey BillupsColorado
199616Antoine WalkerKentucky
1995114Eric WilliamsProvidence
199419Eric MontrossNorth Carolina
1993119Acie EarlIowa
1992121Jon BarryGeorgia Tech
1991124Rick FoxNorth Carolina
1990119Dee BrownJacksonville
1989113Michael SmithBYU
1988124Brian ShawUC Santa Barbara
1987122Reggie LewisNortheastern
198612Len BiasMaryland
1985120Sam VincentMichigan State
1984124Michael YoungHouston
1983121Greg KiteBYU
1982123Darren TillisCleveland State
1981123Charles BradleyWyoming
198013Kevin McHaleMinnesota
1979353Wayne KreklowDrake
197816Larry BirdIndiana State
1977112Cedric MaxwellCharlotte
1976116Norman CookKansas
1975117Tom BoswellSouth Carolina
1974117Glenn McDonaldLong Beach State
1973117Steve DowningIndiana
1972110Paul WestphalUSC
1971110Clarence GloverWestern Kentucky
197014Dave CowensFlorida State
196919Jo Jo WhiteKansas
1968112Don ChaneyHouston
1967111Mal GrahamNew York University
196618Jim BarnettOregon
1965111Ollie JohnsonSan Francisco
196419Mel CountsOregon State
196319Bill GreenColorado State
196219John HavlicekOhio State
196119Gary PhillipsHouston
196018Tom SandersNew York University
195918John RichterNC State
195818Bennie SwainTexas Southern
195718Sam JonesNorth Carolina Central
1956T1Tom HeinsohnHoly Cross
195515Jim LoscutoffOregon
195415Togo PalazziHoly Cross
195317Frank RamseyKentucky
195217Bob StaufferMissouri
195117Ernie BarrettKansas State
195011Charlie ShareBowling Green
194914Tony LavelliYale
194813George HauptfuhrerHarvard
194713Ed EhlersPurdue
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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