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1953-54 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 42-30, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (42-30)

PTS/G: 87.7 (1st of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 85.4 (9th of 9)
SRS: 1.97 (4th of 9) ▪ Pace: 93.0 (3rd of 9)
Off Rtg: 92.5 (1st of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 90.0 (8th of 9)
Expected W-L: 43-29 (4th of 9)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1954 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (0-2) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)
Advanced from Eastern Division Round Robin

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
17 Don Barksdale PF 6-6 200 March 31, 1923 2 University of California, Los Angeles
23 Ernie Barrett SG 6-3 180 August 27, 1929 R Kansas State University
18 Bob Brannum PF 6-5 215 May 28, 1925 3 Michigan State University
11 Chuck Cooper SF 6-5 210 September 29, 1926 3 Duquesne University
14 Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 August 9, 1928 3 College of the Holy Cross
12 Bob Donham SG 6-2 190 October 11, 1926 3 Ohio State University
13 Bob Harris SF 6-7 195 March 16, 1927 4 Oklahoma State University
22 Ed Macauley C 6-8 185 March 22, 1928 4 Saint Louis University
15 Ed Mikan C 6-8 230 October 20, 1925 5 DePaul University
16 Jack Nichols PF 6-7 222 April 9, 1926 4 University of Washington
21 Bill Sharman SG 6-1 175 May 25, 1926 3 University of Southern California

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 72 2232 5580 .400 2232 5580 .400 1851 2550 .726 3867 1773 1969 6315
Team/G 31.0 77.5 .400 31.0 77.5 .400 25.7 35.4 .726 53.7 24.6 27.3 87.7
Lg Rank 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 3 1 1 9 1
Year/Year 1.1% -0.9% +0.008 1.1% -0.9% +0.008 -4.1% -3.9% -0.002 -1.3% 4.9% 1.6% -0.5%
Opponent 72 6147
Opponent/G 85.4
Lg Rank 9
Year/Year -0.5%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

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 43 29 2.33 -0.32 1.97 92.5 90.0 93.0 .457 .400 .332 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 4 4 4 7 4 1 8 3 4 1 3

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 Bob Cousy 25 72 2857 486 1262 .385 486 1262 .385 411 522 .787 394 518 201 1383
2 Ed Macauley 25 71 2792 462 950 .486 462 950 .486 420 554 .758 571 271 168 1344
3 Bill Sharman 27 72 2467 412 915 .450 412 915 .450 331 392 .844 255 229 211 1155
4 Bob Harris 26 71 1898 156 409 .381 156 409 .381 108 172 .628 517 94 224 420
5 Bob Brannum 28 71 1729 140 453 .309 140 453 .309 129 206 .626 509 144 280 409
6 Bob Donham 27 68 1451 141 315 .448 141 315 .448 118 213 .554 267 186 235 400
7 Don Barksdale 30 63 1358 156 415 .376 156 415 .376 149 225 .662 345 117 213 461
8 Chuck Cooper 27 70 1101 78 261 .299 78 261 .299 78 116 .672 304 74 150 234
9 Ernie Barrett 24 59 641 60 191 .314 60 191 .314 14 25 .560 100 55 116 134
10 Ed Mikan 28 9 71 8 24 .333 8 24 .333 5 9 .556 20 3 15 21
11 Jack Nichols 27 60 1251 133 385 .345 88 116 .759 81 156 354

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 Bob Cousy 25 72 39.7 6.8 17.5 .385 6.8 17.5 .385 5.7 7.3 .787 5.5 7.2 2.8 19.2
2 Ed Macauley 25 71 39.3 6.5 13.4 .486 6.5 13.4 .486 5.9 7.8 .758 8.0 3.8 2.4 18.9
3 Bill Sharman 27 72 34.3 5.7 12.7 .450 5.7 12.7 .450 4.6 5.4 .844 3.5 3.2 2.9 16.0
4 Bob Harris 26 71 26.7 2.2 5.8 .381 2.2 5.8 .381 1.5 2.4 .628 7.3 1.3 3.2 5.9
5 Bob Brannum 28 71 24.4 2.0 6.4 .309 2.0 6.4 .309 1.8 2.9 .626 7.2 2.0 3.9 5.8
6 Don Barksdale 30 63 21.6 2.5 6.6 .376 2.5 6.6 .376 2.4 3.6 .662 5.5 1.9 3.4 7.3
7 Bob Donham 27 68 21.3 2.1 4.6 .448 2.1 4.6 .448 1.7 3.1 .554 3.9 2.7 3.5 5.9
8 Chuck Cooper 27 70 15.7 1.1 3.7 .299 1.1 3.7 .299 1.1 1.7 .672 4.3 1.1 2.1 3.3
9 Ernie Barrett 24 59 10.9 1.0 3.2 .314 1.0 3.2 .314 0.2 0.4 .560 1.7 0.9 2.0 2.3
10 Ed Mikan 28 9 7.9 0.9 2.7 .333 0.9 2.7 .333 0.6 1.0 .556 2.2 0.3 1.7 2.3
11 Jack Nichols 27 60 20.9 2.2 6.4 .345 1.5 1.9 .759 1.4 2.6 5.9

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 Bob Cousy 25 72 2857 6.1 15.9 .385 6.1 15.9 .385 5.2 6.6 .787 5.0 6.5 2.5 17.4
2 Ed Macauley 25 71 2792 6.0 12.2 .486 6.0 12.2 .486 5.4 7.1 .758 7.4 3.5 2.2 17.3
3 Bill Sharman 27 72 2467 6.0 13.4 .450 6.0 13.4 .450 4.8 5.7 .844 3.7 3.3 3.1 16.9
4 Bob Harris 26 71 1898 3.0 7.8 .381 3.0 7.8 .381 2.0 3.3 .628 9.8 1.8 4.2 8.0
5 Bob Brannum 28 71 1729 2.9 9.4 .309 2.9 9.4 .309 2.7 4.3 .626 10.6 3.0 5.8 8.5
6 Bob Donham 27 68 1451 3.5 7.8 .448 3.5 7.8 .448 2.9 5.3 .554 6.6 4.6 5.8 9.9
7 Don Barksdale 30 63 1358 4.1 11.0 .376 4.1 11.0 .376 3.9 6.0 .662 9.1 3.1 5.6 12.2
8 Chuck Cooper 27 70 1101 2.6 8.5 .299 2.6 8.5 .299 2.6 3.8 .672 9.9 2.4 4.9 7.7
9 Ernie Barrett 24 59 641 3.4 10.7 .314 3.4 10.7 .314 0.8 1.4 .560 5.6 3.1 6.5 7.5
10 Ed Mikan 28 9 71 4.1 12.2 .333 4.1 12.2 .333 2.5 4.6 .556 10.1 1.5 7.6 10.6
11 Jack Nichols 27 60 1251 3.8 11.1 .345 2.5 3.3 .759 2.3 4.5 10.2

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 Bob Cousy 25 72 2857 .385 .385 .787
2 Ed Macauley 25 71 2792 .486 .486 .758
3 Bill Sharman 27 72 2467 .450 .450 .844
4 Bob Harris 26 71 1898 .381 .381 .628
5 Bob Brannum 28 71 1729 .309 .309 .626
6 Bob Donham 27 68 1451 .448 .448 .554
7 Don Barksdale 30 63 1358 .376 .376 .662
8 Chuck Cooper 27 70 1101 .299 .299 .672
9 Ernie Barrett 24 59 641 .314 .314 .560
10 Ed Mikan 28 9 71 .333 .333 .556
11 Jack Nichols 27 60 1251 .345 .759

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 Bob Cousy 25 72 2857 21.0 .464 .385 .414 6.5 1.6 8.1 .137
2 Ed Macauley 25 71 2792 23.4 .563 .486 .583 13.1 1.5 14.6 .252
3 Bill Sharman 27 72 2467 18.6 .531 .450 .428 9.4 1.0 10.4 .202
4 Bob Harris 26 71 1898 11.0 .433 .381 .421 0.8 1.1 1.9 .048
5 Bob Brannum 28 71 1729 10.5 .376 .309 .455 -1.1 1.1 0.0 .000
6 Bob Donham 27 68 1451 13.6 .489 .448 .676 2.7 0.8 3.5 .115
7 Don Barksdale 30 63 1358 14.2 .448 .376 .542 1.5 0.8 2.3 .082
8 Chuck Cooper 27 70 1101 9.6 .375 .299 .444 -0.7 0.7 0.0 -0.001
9 Ernie Barrett 24 59 641 4.7 .332 .314 .131 -1.1 0.3 -0.8 -0.058
10 Ed Mikan 28 9 71 8.2 .376 .333 .375 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.023
11 Jack Nichols 27 60 1251 .406 .345

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 Bob Cousy 25 6 260 33 116 .284 33 116 .284 60 75 .800 32 38 20 126
2 Jack Nichols 27 6 211 35 72 .486 35 72 .486 30 38 .789 62 31 24 100
3 Bill Sharman 27 6 206 35 81 .432 35 81 .432 43 50 .860 25 10 29 113
4 Bob Harris 26 6 150 16 25 .640 16 25 .640 16 23 .696 35 3 25 48
5 Bob Brannum 28 6 136 11 38 .289 11 38 .289 6 11 .545 45 10 29 28
6 Ed Macauley 25 5 127 8 22 .364 8 22 .364 9 13 .692 21 21 14 25
7 Chuck Cooper 27 6 108 8 16 .500 8 16 .500 8 11 .727 31 4 21 24
8 Don Barksdale 30 6 106 11 36 .306 11 36 .306 8 11 .727 27 7 23 30
9 Bob Donham 27 6 98 7 15 .467 7 15 .467 6 19 .316 12 6 32 20
10 Ernie Barrett 24 6 63 3 20 .150 3 20 .150 2 2 1.000 6 4 14 8

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 Bob Cousy 25 6 43.3 5.5 19.3 .284 5.5 19.3 .284 10.0 12.5 .800 5.3 6.3 3.3 21.0
2 Jack Nichols 27 6 35.2 5.8 12.0 .486 5.8 12.0 .486 5.0 6.3 .789 10.3 5.2 4.0 16.7
3 Bill Sharman 27 6 34.3 5.8 13.5 .432 5.8 13.5 .432 7.2 8.3 .860 4.2 1.7 4.8 18.8
4 Ed Macauley 25 5 25.4 1.6 4.4 .364 1.6 4.4 .364 1.8 2.6 .692 4.2 4.2 2.8 5.0
5 Bob Harris 26 6 25.0 2.7 4.2 .640 2.7 4.2 .640 2.7 3.8 .696 5.8 0.5 4.2 8.0
6 Bob Brannum 28 6 22.7 1.8 6.3 .289 1.8 6.3 .289 1.0 1.8 .545 7.5 1.7 4.8 4.7
7 Chuck Cooper 27 6 18.0 1.3 2.7 .500 1.3 2.7 .500 1.3 1.8 .727 5.2 0.7 3.5 4.0
8 Don Barksdale 30 6 17.7 1.8 6.0 .306 1.8 6.0 .306 1.3 1.8 .727 4.5 1.2 3.8 5.0
9 Bob Donham 27 6 16.3 1.2 2.5 .467 1.2 2.5 .467 1.0 3.2 .316 2.0 1.0 5.3 3.3
10 Ernie Barrett 24 6 10.5 0.5 3.3 .150 0.5 3.3 .150 0.3 0.3 1.000 1.0 0.7 2.3 1.3

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 Bob Cousy 25 6 260 4.6 16.1 .284 4.6 16.1 .284 8.3 10.4 .800 4.4 5.3 2.8 17.4
2 Jack Nichols 27 6 211 6.0 12.3 .486 6.0 12.3 .486 5.1 6.5 .789 10.6 5.3 4.1 17.1
3 Bill Sharman 27 6 206 6.1 14.2 .432 6.1 14.2 .432 7.5 8.7 .860 4.4 1.7 5.1 19.7
4 Bob Harris 26 6 150 3.8 6.0 .640 3.8 6.0 .640 3.8 5.5 .696 8.4 0.7 6.0 11.5
5 Bob Brannum 28 6 136 2.9 10.1 .289 2.9 10.1 .289 1.6 2.9 .545 11.9 2.6 7.7 7.4
6 Ed Macauley 25 5 127 2.3 6.2 .364 2.3 6.2 .364 2.6 3.7 .692 6.0 6.0 4.0 7.1
7 Chuck Cooper 27 6 108 2.7 5.3 .500 2.7 5.3 .500 2.7 3.7 .727 10.3 1.3 7.0 8.0
8 Don Barksdale 30 6 106 3.7 12.2 .306 3.7 12.2 .306 2.7 3.7 .727 9.2 2.4 7.8 10.2
9 Bob Donham 27 6 98 2.6 5.5 .467 2.6 5.5 .467 2.2 7.0 .316 4.4 2.2 11.8 7.3
10 Ernie Barrett 24 6 63 1.7 11.4 .150 1.7 11.4 .150 1.1 1.1 1.000 3.4 2.3 8.0 4.6

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 Bob Cousy 25 6 260 .284 .284 .800
2 Jack Nichols 27 6 211 .486 .486 .789
3 Bill Sharman 27 6 206 .432 .432 .860
4 Bob Harris 26 6 150 .640 .640 .696
5 Bob Brannum 28 6 136 .289 .289 .545
6 Ed Macauley 25 5 127 .364 .364 .692
7 Chuck Cooper 27 6 108 .500 .500 .727
8 Don Barksdale 30 6 106 .306 .306 .727
9 Bob Donham 27 6 98 .467 .467 .316
10 Ernie Barrett 24 6 63 .150 .150 1.000

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 Bob Cousy 25 6 260 16.6 .423 .284 .647 33.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .015
2 Jack Nichols 27 6 211 25.6 .564 .486 .528 36.4 0.8 0.2 1.0 .234
3 Bill Sharman 27 6 206 18.7 .549 .432 .617 12.1 0.8 0.1 0.9 .208
4 Bob Harris 26 6 150 15.1 .683 .640 .920 4.3 0.6 0.1 0.7 .222
5 Bob Brannum 28 6 136 7.5 .327 .289 .289 15.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.071
6 Ed Macauley 25 5 127 12.7 .451 .364 .591 32.6 0.1 0.1 0.2 .063
7 Chuck Cooper 27 6 108 11.6 .576 .500 .688 7.5 0.2 0.1 0.3 .127
8 Don Barksdale 30 6 106 7.7 .367 .306 .306 14.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.053
9 Bob Donham 27 6 98 2.2 .428 .467 1.267 12.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 .020
10 Ernie Barrett 24 6 63 -4.8 .192 .150 .100 12.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 -0.249