Tyler Zeller will wear No. 44 for Boston, joining other greats who donned that number
Some sad news to report today. Tyler Zeller will wear No. 44 for the Celtics.
Why is this sad? Because Zeller will always be remembered as "the other 44." The first, and foremost, player who will be enshrined in that number in Boston lore is the incomparable Brian Scalabrine.
Even if Zeller turns into an All-Star, he'll always be in Scal's shadow.
Jokes aside, there have been some pretty good players to wear that number in green, such as Danny Ainge, Paul Westphal and Pete Maravich.
Here's to hoping Zeller adds his name to that list and not the list of "other guys" like Jiri Welch and Adrian Griffin.