Jones finished in the top 10 in NBA MVP voting three times, and at the time of his retirement in '69 he ranked second to Russell in alltime postseason game appearances, with 154.
The onetime Centenary star is still the alltime franchise leader in career blocked shots, with 1,703.
In a steal of a deal, the Celtics acquired Robert Parish and the third pick in the 1980 draft from the Warriors for the first overall pick. Golden State took Joe Barry Carroll. Boston got McHale.
Heinsohn's teams made the Finals in all nine of his seasons, winning eight titles. He won two more championships as a coach in the 1970s.
His steal that iced the 1965 Eastern finals, prompted Celtics broadcaster Johnny Most to make one of the most famous calls in sports history: "Havlicek stole the ball! It's all over!"
Before coming to Boston, DJ was the MVP of the NBA Finals for the Seattle Supersonics in 1979.
Sharman became just the second guard in NBA history to shoot higher than 43% from the floor, in 1952-53.
White was named MVP of the '76 Finals after scoring 33 points in the Celtics' triple OT win over the Suns in Game 5.
Despite eight straight NBA titles and setting a record for career victories by a coach, Auerbach was honored as Coach of the Year just once, in 1964-65.