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1950-51 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 39-30, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (39-30)

PTS/G: 85.2 (4th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 85.5 (7th of 11)
SRS: -0.41 (6th of 11) ▪ Pace: 95.9 (8th of 11)
Off Rtg: 87.3 (3rd of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 87.6 (10th of 11)
Expected W-L: 34-35 (6th of 11)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1951 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-0) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
24 Harry Boykoff C 6-10 225 July 24, 1922 1 St. John's University
11 Chuck Cooper F 6-5 210 September 29, 1926 R Duquesne University
14 Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 August 9, 1928 R College of the Holy Cross
12 Bob Donham SG 6-2 190 October 11, 1926 R Ohio State University
21 Andy Duncan F-C 6-6 195 April 17, 1922 2 College of William & Mary
13-18 Bob Harris F-C 6-7 195 March 16, 1927 1 Oklahoma State University
10 Kleggie Hermsen C-F 6-9 225 March 12, 1923 4 University of Minnesota
4 Sonny Hertzberg G 5-10 175 July 29, 1922 4 City College of New York
21 Frank Kudelka G-F 6-2 193 June 25, 1925 1 Saint Mary's College of California
5 Ed Leede F-G 6-3 185 July 17, 1927 1 Dartmouth College
22 Ed Macauley C-F 6-8 185 March 22, 1928 1 Saint Louis University
16 John Mahnken C 6-8 220 June 16, 1922 4 Georgetown University
17 Bones McKinney SF 6-6 185 January 1, 1919 4 University of North Carolina
Dick Mehen PF 6-5 195 May 20, 1922 1 University of Tennessee
13 Kenny Sailors G 5-10 175 January 14, 1922 4 University of Wyoming
19-21 Ed Stanczak F 6-1 185 August 15, 1921 1
13 Brady Walker PF 6-6 205 March 15, 1921 2 Brigham Young University

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 69 2065 5607 .368 2065 5607 .368 1751 2415 .725 3499 1579 1881 5881 85.2
Lg Rank 3 5 4 3 3 7 4 1 4 1 4
Opponent 69 5899 85.5
Lg Rank 10 7

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 34 35 -0.26 -0.15 -0.41 87.3 87.6 95.9 .431 .368 .312 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 6 7 6 8 6 3 10 8 2 4 4

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Brady Walker 29 17 13 33 .394 13 33 .394 5 9 .556 31 8 11 31
2 Chuck Cooper 24 66 207 601 .344 207 601 .344 201 267 .753 562 174 219 615
3 Bob Cousy 22 69 401 1138 .352 401 1138 .352 276 365 .756 474 341 185 1078
4 Bob Donham 24 68 151 298 .507 151 298 .507 114 229 .498 235 139 179 416
5 Andy Duncan 28 14 7 40 .175 7 40 .175 15 22 .682 30 8 32 29
6 Bob Harris 23 44 85 238 .357 85 238 .357 71 107 .664 247 56 138 241
7 Sonny Hertzberg 28 65 206 651 .316 206 651 .316 223 270 .826 260 244 156 635
8 Ed Leede 23 57 119 370 .322 119 370 .322 140 189 .741 118 95 144 378
9 Ed Macauley 22 68 459 985 .466 459 985 .466 466 614 .759 616 252 205 1384
10 John Mahnken 28 46 102 298 .342 102 298 .342 35 54 .648 184 67 152 239
11 Bones McKinney 32 34 90 284 .317 90 284 .317 55 74 .743 179 79 122 235
12 Dick Mehen 28 7 17 52 .327 17 52 .327 10 15 .667 26 11 14 44
13 Kenny Sailors 29 10 4 25 .160 4 25 .160 10 16 .625 3 8 14 18
14 Ed Stanczak 29 19 12 50 .240 12 50 .240 36 45 .800 36 7 48 60
15 Harry Boykoff 28 32 78 203 .384 78 203 .384 45 63 .714 135 40 130 201
16 Kleggie Hermsen 27 23 60 191 .314 29 49 .592 20 70 149
17 Frank Kudelka 25 27 54 150 .360 20 27 .741 30 62 128

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Brady Walker 29 17 0.8 1.9 .394 0.8 1.9 .394 0.3 0.5 .556 1.8 0.5 0.6 1.8
2 Chuck Cooper 24 66 3.1 9.1 .344 3.1 9.1 .344 3.0 4.0 .753 8.5 2.6 3.3 9.3
3 Bob Cousy 22 69 5.8 16.5 .352 5.8 16.5 .352 4.0 5.3 .756 6.9 4.9 2.7 15.6
4 Bob Donham 24 68 2.2 4.4 .507 2.2 4.4 .507 1.7 3.4 .498 3.5 2.0 2.6 6.1
5 Andy Duncan 28 14 0.5 2.9 .175 0.5 2.9 .175 1.1 1.6 .682 2.1 0.6 2.3 2.1
6 Bob Harris 23 44 1.9 5.4 .357 1.9 5.4 .357 1.6 2.4 .664 5.6 1.3 3.1 5.5
7 Sonny Hertzberg 28 65 3.2 10.0 .316 3.2 10.0 .316 3.4 4.2 .826 4.0 3.8 2.4 9.8
8 Ed Leede 23 57 2.1 6.5 .322 2.1 6.5 .322 2.5 3.3 .741 2.1 1.7 2.5 6.6
9 Ed Macauley 22 68 6.8 14.5 .466 6.8 14.5 .466 6.9 9.0 .759 9.1 3.7 3.0 20.4
10 John Mahnken 28 46 2.2 6.5 .342 2.2 6.5 .342 0.8 1.2 .648 4.0 1.5 3.3 5.2
11 Bones McKinney 32 34 2.6 8.4 .317 2.6 8.4 .317 1.6 2.2 .743 5.3 2.3 3.6 6.9
12 Dick Mehen 28 7 2.4 7.4 .327 2.4 7.4 .327 1.4 2.1 .667 3.7 1.6 2.0 6.3
13 Kenny Sailors 29 10 0.4 2.5 .160 0.4 2.5 .160 1.0 1.6 .625 0.3 0.8 1.4 1.8
14 Ed Stanczak 29 19 0.6 2.6 .240 0.6 2.6 .240 1.9 2.4 .800 1.9 0.4 2.5 3.2
15 Harry Boykoff 28 32 2.4 6.3 .384 2.4 6.3 .384 1.4 2.0 .714 4.2 1.3 4.1 6.3
16 Kleggie Hermsen 27 23 2.6 8.3 .314 1.3 2.1 .592 0.9 3.0 6.5
17 Frank Kudelka 25 27 2.0 5.6 .360 0.7 1.0 .741 1.1 2.3 4.7

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Brady Walker 29 17 .394 .394 .556
2 Chuck Cooper 24 66 .344 .344 .753
3 Bob Cousy 22 69 .352 .352 .756
4 Bob Donham 24 68 .507 .507 .498
5 Andy Duncan 28 14 .175 .175 .682
6 Bob Harris 23 44 .357 .357 .664
7 Sonny Hertzberg 28 65 .316 .316 .826
8 Ed Leede 23 57 .322 .322 .741
9 Ed Macauley 22 68 .466 .466 .759
10 John Mahnken 28 46 .342 .342 .648
11 Bones McKinney 32 34 .317 .317 .743
12 Dick Mehen 28 7 .327 .327 .667
13 Kenny Sailors 29 10 .160 .160 .625
14 Ed Stanczak 29 19 .240 .240 .800
15 Harry Boykoff 28 32 .384 .384 .714
16 Kleggie Hermsen 27 23 .314 .592
17 Frank Kudelka 25 27 .360 .741

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Brady Walker 29 17 .419 .394 .273 0.1 0.1 0.1
2 Chuck Cooper 24 66 .428 .344 .444 1.9 1.4 3.3
3 Bob Cousy 22 69 .415 .352 .321 2.2 1.8 3.9
4 Bob Donham 24 68 .522 .507 .768 3.8 0.7 4.5
5 Andy Duncan 28 14 .292 .175 .550 -0.4 0.1 -0.3
6 Bob Harris 23 44 .423 .357 .450 0.6 0.6 1.2
7 Sonny Hertzberg 28 65 .412 .316 .415 1.4 1.1 2.5
8 Ed Leede 23 57 .417 .322 .511 0.8 0.5 1.3
9 Ed Macauley 22 68 .551 .466 .623 14.1 1.8 15.9
10 John Mahnken 28 46 .371 .342 .181 -0.6 0.5 0.0
11 Bones McKinney 32 34 .371 .317 .261 -0.5 0.5 0.0
12 Dick Mehen 28 7 .375 .327 .288 -0.1 0.1 0.0
13 Kenny Sailors 29 10 .281 .160 .640 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
14 Ed Stanczak 29 19 .430 .240 .900 0.2 0.1 0.3
15 Harry Boykoff 28 32 .436 .384 .310 0.6 0.4 1.0
16 Kleggie Hermsen 27 23 .350 .314
17 Frank Kudelka 25 27 .395 .360

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bones McKinney 32 2 11 25 .440 11 25 .440 4 5 .800 10 8 9 26
2 Bob Cousy 22 2 9 42 .214 9 42 .214 10 12 .833 15 12 8 28
3 Bob Donham 24 2 4 9 .444 4 9 .444 5 12 .417 8 2 9 13
4 Bob Harris 23 2 1 10 .100 1 10 .100 5 7 .714 4 2 4 7
5 Sonny Hertzberg 28 2 3 13 .231 3 13 .231 4 5 .800 2 3 8 10
6 Kleggie Hermsen 27 2 1 6 .167 1 6 .167 0 0 3 0 6 2
7 Frank Kudelka 25 1 2 4 .500 2 4 .500 0 3 .000 5 2 3 4
8 Ed Leede 23 2 1 7 .143 1 7 .143 1 1 1.000 0 2 3 3
9 Ed Macauley 22 2 17 36 .472 17 36 .472 10 16 .625 18 8 4 44
10 Chuck Cooper 24 2 4 12 .333 4 12 .333 2 5 .400 13 3 8 10

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bones McKinney 32 2 5.5 12.5 .440 5.5 12.5 .440 2.0 2.5 .800 5.0 4.0 4.5 13.0
2 Bob Cousy 22 2 4.5 21.0 .214 4.5 21.0 .214 5.0 6.0 .833 7.5 6.0 4.0 14.0
3 Bob Donham 24 2 2.0 4.5 .444 2.0 4.5 .444 2.5 6.0 .417 4.0 1.0 4.5 6.5
4 Bob Harris 23 2 0.5 5.0 .100 0.5 5.0 .100 2.5 3.5 .714 2.0 1.0 2.0 3.5
5 Sonny Hertzberg 28 2 1.5 6.5 .231 1.5 6.5 .231 2.0 2.5 .800 1.0 1.5 4.0 5.0
6 Kleggie Hermsen 27 2 0.5 3.0 .167 0.5 3.0 .167 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 3.0 1.0
7 Frank Kudelka 25 1 2.0 4.0 .500 2.0 4.0 .500 0.0 3.0 .000 5.0 2.0 3.0 4.0
8 Ed Leede 23 2 0.5 3.5 .143 0.5 3.5 .143 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 1.0 1.5 1.5
9 Ed Macauley 22 2 8.5 18.0 .472 8.5 18.0 .472 5.0 8.0 .625 9.0 4.0 2.0 22.0
10 Chuck Cooper 24 2 2.0 6.0 .333 2.0 6.0 .333 1.0 2.5 .400 6.5 1.5 4.0 5.0

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bones McKinney 32 2 .440 .440 .800
2 Bob Cousy 22 2 .214 .214 .833
3 Bob Donham 24 2 .444 .444 .417
4 Bob Harris 23 2 .100 .100 .714
5 Sonny Hertzberg 28 2 .231 .231 .800
6 Kleggie Hermsen 27 2 .167 .167
7 Frank Kudelka 25 1 .500 .500 .000
8 Ed Leede 23 2 .143 .143 1.000
9 Ed Macauley 22 2 .472 .472 .625
10 Chuck Cooper 24 2 .333 .333 .400

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Bones McKinney 32 2 .478 .440 .200 0.1 0.1 0.2
2 Bob Cousy 22 2 .296 .214 .286 -0.4 0.1 -0.3
3 Bob Donham 24 2 .455 .444 1.333 0.0 0.0 0.1
4 Bob Harris 23 2 .268 .100 .700 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
5 Sonny Hertzberg 28 2 .329 .231 .385 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
6 Kleggie Hermsen 27 2 .167 .167 .000 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
7 Frank Kudelka 25 1 .376 .500 .750 0.0 0.0 0.0
8 Ed Leede 23 2 .202 .143 .143 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
9 Ed Macauley 22 2 .511 .472 .444 0.3 0.1 0.4
10 Chuck Cooper 24 2 .352 .333 .417 -0.1 0.1 0.0