Robert Parish

Robert Lee Parish ( born August 30, 1953 in Shreveport, Louisiana ) is a retired American professional basketball player.

He played from 1977 to 1997 in the U.S. professional league NBA and is mainly known for his time with the Boston Celtics. The 2.16 m wide Parish played on the position of the center and power forward Kevin McHale made ​​with small forward Larry Bird and one of the best front courts in the NBA history. Parish won three NBA championships with the Celtics and the end of his NBA career in 1997 yet another championship with the Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan. Robert Parish was elected during his 21- year career, 9 times in the All- Star team. With 1,611 completed games in the regular season, he holds the NBA record in this category. In 2003, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.


  • 4x NBA Champion ( 1981, 1984, 1986, 1997)
  • 9x NBA All-Star
  • 1x All- NBA Second Team
  • 1x All- NBA Third Team
  • # 00 retired for the Boston Celtics ( retired )
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2003)
  • 50 Greatest Players in NBA History ( 1996)