Career Playoff Stats: 10.9 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.9 APG
Finals Stats: 11.7 PPG 2.8 RPG 2.3 APG
Finals Appearances: 3
Championships: 2
Finals MVPs Won: 1 (1981)
Cedric Maxwell quietly won Finals MVP for the '81 Celtics. In the 1984 Finals, he scored 24 points in a decisive Game 7 victory over the Lakers. Although he was overshadowed by teammates Larry Bird and Robert Parish, it wasn't for lack of trying. The outspoken big man once mocked the Lakers' James Worthy by walking across the lane gripping his throat between free throws to suggest Worthy would crack under the pressure.