Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 556
2. Bill Russell* • BOS 496
3. Slick Leonard* • MNL 467
4. Bob Cousy* • BOS 460
5. Dick GarmakerMNL 439
6. Larry FoustMNL 404
7. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 371
8. Larry CostelloSYR 361
9. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 351
10. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 348
Field Goals
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 122
2. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 95
3. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 91
4. George Yardley* • SYR 83
5. Bill Sharman* • BOS 82
6. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 78
7. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 73
8. Bob Cousy* • BOS 72
9. Dick GarmakerMNL 70
10. Bill Russell* • BOS 65
Field Goal Attempts
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 303
2. Bob Cousy* • BOS 221
3. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 220
4. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 195
5. Bill Sharman* • BOS 193
6. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 192
7. George Yardley* • SYR 189
8. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 177
9. Slick Leonard* • MNL 173
10. Dick GarmakerMNL 165
2-Pt Field Goals
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 122
2. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 95
3. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 91
4. George Yardley* • SYR 83
5. Bill Sharman* • BOS 82
6. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 78
7. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 73
8. Bob Cousy* • BOS 72
9. Dick GarmakerMNL 70
10. Bill Russell* • BOS 65
2-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 303
2. Bob Cousy* • BOS 221
3. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 220
4. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 195
5. Bill Sharman* • BOS 193
6. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 192
7. George Yardley* • SYR 189
8. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 177
9. Slick Leonard* • MNL 173
10. Dick GarmakerMNL 165
Field Goals Missed
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 181
2. Bob Cousy* • BOS 149
3. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 129
4. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 117
5. Bill Sharman* • BOS 111
6. Slick Leonard* • MNL 110
7. George Yardley* • SYR 106
8. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 104
9. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 97
10. Dick GarmakerMNL 95
Free Throws
1. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 98
2. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 87
3. Bob Cousy* • BOS 70
4. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 65
5. George Yardley* • SYR 60
6. Bill Sharman* • BOS 57
7. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 56
8. Bob Pettit* • STL 51
Larry CostelloSYR 51
10. Dick GarmakerMNL 49
Free Throw Attempts
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 113
2. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 107
3. Bob Cousy* • BOS 94
4. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 81
5. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 73
6. George Yardley* • SYR 70
7. Bill Russell* • BOS 67
8. Bob Pettit* • STL 65
9. Dick GarmakerMNL 63
10. Larry CostelloSYR 61
Total Rebounds
1. Bill Russell* • BOS 305
2. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 156
3. Larry FoustMNL 136
4. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 117
5. Red KerrSYR 108
6. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 98
7. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 93
Boo EllisMNL 93
9. George Yardley* • SYR 87
10. Jim KrebsMNL 77
Assists
1. Bob Cousy* • BOS 119
2. Slick Leonard* • MNL 70
3. Larry CostelloSYR 54
4. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 43
5. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 41
6. Bill Russell* • BOS 40
7. Dick GarmakerMNL 39
8. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 32
Jack McMahonSTL 32
10. Bill Sharman* • BOS 28
Personal Fouls
1. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 54
2. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 52
Elgin Baylor* • MNL 52
4. Jim LoscutoffBOS 49
5. Larry FoustMNL 47
6. Dick GarmakerMNL 44
7. Al BianchiSYR 41
Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 41
9. Gene ConleyBOS 40
Larry CostelloSYR 40
Points
1. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 331
2. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 255
3. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 254
4. George Yardley* • SYR 226
5. Bill Sharman* • BOS 221
6. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 219
7. Bob Cousy* • BOS 214
8. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 202
9. Dick GarmakerMNL 189
10. Cliff Hagan* • STL 171
Bill Russell* • BOS 171
Field Goal Pct
1. Dick McGuire* • DET .625
2. Cliff Hagan* • STL .512
3. Clyde Lovellette* • STL .500
4. Frank Ramsey* • BOS .495
5. Gene ShueDET .467
6. Al BianchiSYR .460
7. Larry CostelloSYR .446
8. George Yardley* • SYR .439
9. Boo EllisMNL .438
10. Bill Sharman* • BOS .425
2-Pt Field Goal Pct
1. Dick McGuire* • DET .625
2. Cliff Hagan* • STL .512
3. Clyde Lovellette* • STL .500
4. Frank Ramsey* • BOS .495
5. Gene ShueDET .467
6. Al BianchiSYR .460
7. Larry CostelloSYR .446
8. George Yardley* • SYR .439
9. Boo EllisMNL .438
10. Bill Sharman* • BOS .425
Free Throw Pct
1. Bill Sharman* • BOS .966
2. Jim KrebsMNL .957
3. Dolph Schayes* • SYR .916
4. Red KerrSYR .909
5. Ed FlemingMNL .880
6. Kenny SearsNYK .867
7. Richie Guerin* • NYK .857
Hot Rod HundleyMNL .857
George Yardley* • SYR .857
10. Sam Jones* • BOS .846
Minutes Per Game
1. Bill Russell* • BOS 45.1
2. Cliff Hagan* • STL 43.2
3. Bob Pettit* • STL 42.8
4. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 42.8
5. Bob Cousy* • BOS 41.8
6. Jack McMahonSTL 41.7
7. Larry CostelloSYR 40.1
8. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 39.0
9. George Yardley* • SYR 37.0
10. Slick Leonard* • MNL 35.9
Points Per Game
1. Cliff Hagan* • STL 28.5
2. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 28.2
3. Bob Pettit* • STL 27.8
4. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 25.5
5. George Yardley* • SYR 25.1
6. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 23.2
7. Bill Sharman* • BOS 20.1
8. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 19.9
9. Bob Cousy* • BOS 19.5
10. Larry CostelloSYR 17.7
Rebounds Per Game
1. Bill Russell* • BOS 27.7
2. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 13.0
3. Bob Pettit* • STL 12.5
4. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 12.0
Cliff Hagan* • STL 12.0
Red KerrSYR 12.0
7. Larry FoustMNL 10.5
8. Clyde Lovellette* • STL 9.8
9. George Yardley* • SYR 9.7
10. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 8.9
Assists Per Game
1. Bob Cousy* • BOS 10.8
2. Larry CostelloSYR 6.0
3. Slick Leonard* • MNL 5.4
4. Jack McMahonSTL 5.3
5. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 4.6
6. Bill Russell* • BOS 3.6
7. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 3.3
8. Dick GarmakerMNL 3.0
9. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 2.9
10. Al BianchiSYR 2.8
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Cliff Hagan* • STL 26.2
2. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 23.9
3. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 23.4
4. Bob Pettit* • STL 22.9
5. Clyde Lovellette* • STL 22.7
6. George Yardley* • SYR 19.8
7. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 19.3
8. Bill Russell* • BOS 18.8
9. Sam Jones* • BOS 17.9
10. Bill Sharman* • BOS 17.5
True Shooting Pct
1. Cliff Hagan* • STL .583
2. Frank Ramsey* • BOS .560
3. Clyde Lovellette* • STL .559
4. Gene ShueDET .557
5. Larry CostelloSYR .538
6. Dolph Schayes* • SYR .525
7. George Yardley* • SYR .514
8. Bill Sharman* • BOS .505
9. Bob Pettit* • STL .504
10. Larry FoustMNL .490
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Dick McGuire* • DET .625
2. Cliff Hagan* • STL .512
3. Clyde Lovellette* • STL .500
4. Frank Ramsey* • BOS .495
5. Gene ShueDET .467
6. Al BianchiSYR .459
7. Larry CostelloSYR .446
8. George Yardley* • SYR .439
9. Boo EllisMNL .438
10. Bill Sharman* • BOS .425
Assist Pct
1. Bob Cousy* • BOS 31.6
2. Slick Leonard* • MNL 22.0
3. Larry CostelloSYR 20.6
4. Jack McMahonSTL 18.8
5. Al BianchiSYR 18.6
6. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 17.8
7. Hot Rod HundleyMNL 16.3
8. Ed FlemingMNL 15.2
9. Dick GarmakerMNL 13.5
10. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 12.9
Offensive Win Shares
1. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 1.5
2. Cliff Hagan* • STL 1.3
3. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 1.2
4. George Yardley* • SYR 0.9
5. Larry CostelloSYR 0.9
6. Bill Sharman* • BOS 0.8
7. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 0.8
8. Bob Pettit* • STL 0.7
9. Dick GarmakerMNL 0.7
10. Vern Mikkelsen* • MNL 0.6
Defensive Win Shares
1. Bill Russell* • BOS 1.6
2. Bob Cousy* • BOS 1.2
3. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 0.7
4. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 0.5
5. Jim LoscutoffBOS 0.5
6. Bill Sharman* • BOS 0.5
7. Sam Jones* • BOS 0.4
8. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 0.4
9. Gene ConleyBOS 0.4
10. Larry FoustMNL 0.3
Win Shares
1. Frank Ramsey* • BOS 2.0
2. Bill Russell* • BOS 1.9
3. Cliff Hagan* • STL 1.6
4. Bill Sharman* • BOS 1.3
5. Dolph Schayes* • SYR 1.3
6. Elgin Baylor* • MNL 1.2
7. Bob Cousy* • BOS 1.0
8. Bob Pettit* • STL 1.0
9. George Yardley* • SYR 1.0
10. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS 0.9
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Frank Ramsey* • BOS .323
2. Cliff Hagan* • STL .298
3. Clyde Lovellette* • STL .247
4. Bill Sharman* • BOS .194
5. Bob Pettit* • STL .188
6. Bill Russell* • BOS .184
7. Dolph Schayes* • SYR .174
8. Sam Jones* • BOS .144
9. George Yardley* • SYR .141
10. Tom Heinsohn* • BOS .130
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