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1957-58 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 49-23, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (49-23)

PTS/G: 109.9 (2nd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.4 (3rd of 8)
SRS: 5.01 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 124.8 (1st of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.0 (7th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 83.6 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 48-24 (1st of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1958 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (2-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (1-4) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (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
14 Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 August 9, 1928 7 College of the Holy Cross
15 Tom Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 August 26, 1934 1 College of the Holy Cross
24 Sam Jones SG 6-4 198 June 24, 1933 R North Carolina Central University
18 Jim Loscutoff SF 6-5 220 February 4, 1930 2 University of Oregon
16 Jack Nichols PF 6-7 222 April 9, 1926 8 University of Washington
17 Andy Phillip PG 6-2 195 March 7, 1922 10 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
23 Frank Ramsey SG 6-3 190 July 13, 1931 2 University of Kentucky
19 Arnie Risen C 6-9 200 October 9, 1924 9 Ohio State University
6 Bill Russell C 6-10 215 February 12, 1934 1 University of San Francisco
21 Bill Sharman SG 6-1 175 May 25, 1926 7 University of Southern California
20 Lou Tsioropoulos SF 6-5 190 August 31, 1930 1 University of Kentucky

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 3006 7759 .387 3006 7759 .387 1904 2585 .737 5402 1508 1723 7916
Team/G 41.8 107.8 .387 41.8 107.8 .387 26.4 35.9 .737 75.0 20.9 23.9 109.9
Lg Rank 1 1 3 1 1 3 7 7 6 2 3 1 2
Year/Year 7.1% 5.9% +0.004 7.1% 5.9% +0.004 -4.0% -2.2% -0.013 8.8% 3.0% -6.9% 4.2%
Opponent 72 7520
Opponent/G 104.4
Lg Rank 3
Year/Year 4.3%

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 48 24 5.50 -0.47 5.02 88.0 83.6 124.8 .333 .387 .245 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 1 1 1 7 1 7 1 1 7 3 7

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 Bill Russell 23 69 2640 456 1032 .442 456 1032 .442 230 443 .519 1564 202 181 1142
2 Bob Cousy 29 65 2222 445 1262 .353 445 1262 .353 277 326 .850 322 463 136 1167
3 Bill Sharman 31 63 2214 550 1297 .424 550 1297 .424 302 338 .893 295 167 156 1402
4 Tom Heinsohn 23 69 2206 468 1226 .382 468 1226 .382 294 394 .746 705 125 274 1230
5 Frank Ramsey 26 69 2047 377 900 .419 377 900 .419 383 472 .811 504 167 245 1137
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 70 1819 198 624 .317 198 624 .317 142 207 .686 434 112 242 538
7 Jack Nichols 31 69 1224 170 484 .351 170 484 .351 59 80 .738 302 63 123 399
8 Andy Phillip 35 70 1164 97 273 .355 97 273 .355 42 71 .592 158 121 121 236
9 Arnie Risen 33 63 1119 134 397 .338 134 397 .338 114 167 .683 360 50 195 382
10 Sam Jones 24 56 594 100 233 .429 100 233 .429 60 84 .714 160 37 42 260
11 Jim Loscutoff 27 5 56 11 31 .355 11 31 .355 1 3 .333 20 1 8 23

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 Bill Russell 23 69 38.3 6.6 15.0 .442 6.6 15.0 .442 3.3 6.4 .519 22.7 2.9 2.6 16.6
2 Bill Sharman 31 63 35.1 8.7 20.6 .424 8.7 20.6 .424 4.8 5.4 .893 4.7 2.7 2.5 22.3
3 Bob Cousy 29 65 34.2 6.8 19.4 .353 6.8 19.4 .353 4.3 5.0 .850 5.0 7.1 2.1 18.0
4 Tom Heinsohn 23 69 32.0 6.8 17.8 .382 6.8 17.8 .382 4.3 5.7 .746 10.2 1.8 4.0 17.8
5 Frank Ramsey 26 69 29.7 5.5 13.0 .419 5.5 13.0 .419 5.6 6.8 .811 7.3 2.4 3.6 16.5
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 70 26.0 2.8 8.9 .317 2.8 8.9 .317 2.0 3.0 .686 6.2 1.6 3.5 7.7
7 Arnie Risen 33 63 17.8 2.1 6.3 .338 2.1 6.3 .338 1.8 2.7 .683 5.7 0.8 3.1 6.1
8 Jack Nichols 31 69 17.7 2.5 7.0 .351 2.5 7.0 .351 0.9 1.2 .738 4.4 0.9 1.8 5.8
9 Andy Phillip 35 70 16.6 1.4 3.9 .355 1.4 3.9 .355 0.6 1.0 .592 2.3 1.7 1.7 3.4
10 Jim Loscutoff 27 5 11.2 2.2 6.2 .355 2.2 6.2 .355 0.2 0.6 .333 4.0 0.2 1.6 4.6
11 Sam Jones 24 56 10.6 1.8 4.2 .429 1.8 4.2 .429 1.1 1.5 .714 2.9 0.7 0.8 4.6

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 Bill Russell 23 69 2640 6.2 14.1 .442 6.2 14.1 .442 3.1 6.0 .519 21.3 2.8 2.5 15.6
2 Bob Cousy 29 65 2222 7.2 20.4 .353 7.2 20.4 .353 4.5 5.3 .850 5.2 7.5 2.2 18.9
3 Bill Sharman 31 63 2214 8.9 21.1 .424 8.9 21.1 .424 4.9 5.5 .893 4.8 2.7 2.5 22.8
4 Tom Heinsohn 23 69 2206 7.6 20.0 .382 7.6 20.0 .382 4.8 6.4 .746 11.5 2.0 4.5 20.1
5 Frank Ramsey 26 69 2047 6.6 15.8 .419 6.6 15.8 .419 6.7 8.3 .811 8.9 2.9 4.3 20.0
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 70 1819 3.9 12.3 .317 3.9 12.3 .317 2.8 4.1 .686 8.6 2.2 4.8 10.6
7 Jack Nichols 31 69 1224 5.0 14.2 .351 5.0 14.2 .351 1.7 2.4 .738 8.9 1.9 3.6 11.7
8 Andy Phillip 35 70 1164 3.0 8.4 .355 3.0 8.4 .355 1.3 2.2 .592 4.9 3.7 3.7 7.3
9 Arnie Risen 33 63 1119 4.3 12.8 .338 4.3 12.8 .338 3.7 5.4 .683 11.6 1.6 6.3 12.3
10 Sam Jones 24 56 594 6.1 14.1 .429 6.1 14.1 .429 3.6 5.1 .714 9.7 2.2 2.5 15.8
11 Jim Loscutoff 27 5 56 7.1 19.9 .355 7.1 19.9 .355 0.6 1.9 .333 12.9 0.6 5.1 14.8

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 Bill Russell 23 69 2640 .442 .442 .519
2 Bob Cousy 29 65 2222 .353 .353 .850
3 Bill Sharman 31 63 2214 .424 .424 .893
4 Tom Heinsohn 23 69 2206 .382 .382 .746
5 Frank Ramsey 26 69 2047 .419 .419 .811
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 70 1819 .317 .317 .686
7 Jack Nichols 31 69 1224 .351 .351 .738
8 Andy Phillip 35 70 1164 .355 .355 .592
9 Arnie Risen 33 63 1119 .338 .338 .683
10 Sam Jones 24 56 594 .429 .429 .714
11 Jim Loscutoff 27 5 56 .355 .355 .333

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 Bill Russell 23 69 2640 22.8 .465 .442 .429 3.7 7.7 11.3 .206
2 Bob Cousy 29 65 2222 17.9 .415 .353 .258 0.8 4.6 5.4 .116
3 Bill Sharman 31 63 2214 18.8 .485 .424 .261 5.8 2.9 8.7 .189
4 Tom Heinsohn 23 69 2206 16.9 .439 .382 .321 1.9 4.1 6.0 .130
5 Frank Ramsey 26 69 2047 19.5 .513 .419 .524 6.4 3.6 10.0 .234
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 70 1819 7.9 .376 .317 .332 -1.5 2.9 1.4 .038
7 Jack Nichols 31 69 1224 9.3 .384 .351 .165 -0.9 1.9 1.0 .040
8 Andy Phillip 35 70 1164 6.9 .388 .355 .260 -0.3 1.7 1.5 .060
9 Arnie Risen 33 63 1119 9.9 .406 .338 .421 -0.2 2.0 1.8 .076
10 Sam Jones 24 56 594 16.3 .482 .429 .361 1.0 1.0 2.1 .167
11 Jim Loscutoff 27 5 56 9.2 .356 .355 .097 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.017

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 29 11 457 67 196 .342 67 196 .342 64 75 .853 71 82 20 198
2 Bill Sharman 31 11 406 90 221 .407 90 221 .407 52 56 .929 54 25 28 232
3 Bill Russell 23 9 355 48 133 .361 48 133 .361 40 66 .606 221 24 24 136
4 Frank Ramsey 26 11 352 74 174 .425 74 174 .425 54 59 .915 90 16 50 202
5 Tom Heinsohn 23 11 349 68 194 .351 68 194 .351 56 72 .778 119 18 52 192
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 11 239 25 85 .294 25 85 .294 19 29 .655 64 14 40 69
7 Arnie Risen 33 10 168 12 52 .231 12 52 .231 22 33 .667 62 9 32 46
8 Jack Nichols 31 11 148 23 66 .348 23 66 .348 7 10 .700 45 8 21 53
9 Andy Phillip 35 10 91 5 21 .238 5 21 .238 7 9 .778 14 7 20 17
10 Sam Jones 24 8 75 10 22 .455 10 22 .455 11 16 .688 24 4 7 31

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 29 11 41.5 6.1 17.8 .342 6.1 17.8 .342 5.8 6.8 .853 6.5 7.5 1.8 18.0
2 Bill Russell 23 9 39.4 5.3 14.8 .361 5.3 14.8 .361 4.4 7.3 .606 24.6 2.7 2.7 15.1
3 Bill Sharman 31 11 36.9 8.2 20.1 .407 8.2 20.1 .407 4.7 5.1 .929 4.9 2.3 2.5 21.1
4 Frank Ramsey 26 11 32.0 6.7 15.8 .425 6.7 15.8 .425 4.9 5.4 .915 8.2 1.5 4.5 18.4
5 Tom Heinsohn 23 11 31.7 6.2 17.6 .351 6.2 17.6 .351 5.1 6.5 .778 10.8 1.6 4.7 17.5
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 11 21.7 2.3 7.7 .294 2.3 7.7 .294 1.7 2.6 .655 5.8 1.3 3.6 6.3
7 Arnie Risen 33 10 16.8 1.2 5.2 .231 1.2 5.2 .231 2.2 3.3 .667 6.2 0.9 3.2 4.6
8 Jack Nichols 31 11 13.5 2.1 6.0 .348 2.1 6.0 .348 0.6 0.9 .700 4.1 0.7 1.9 4.8
9 Sam Jones 24 8 9.4 1.3 2.8 .455 1.3 2.8 .455 1.4 2.0 .688 3.0 0.5 0.9 3.9
10 Andy Phillip 35 10 9.1 0.5 2.1 .238 0.5 2.1 .238 0.7 0.9 .778 1.4 0.7 2.0 1.7

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 29 11 457 5.3 15.4 .342 5.3 15.4 .342 5.0 5.9 .853 5.6 6.5 1.6 15.6
2 Bill Sharman 31 11 406 8.0 19.6 .407 8.0 19.6 .407 4.6 5.0 .929 4.8 2.2 2.5 20.6
3 Bill Russell 23 9 355 4.9 13.5 .361 4.9 13.5 .361 4.1 6.7 .606 22.4 2.4 2.4 13.8
4 Frank Ramsey 26 11 352 7.6 17.8 .425 7.6 17.8 .425 5.5 6.0 .915 9.2 1.6 5.1 20.7
5 Tom Heinsohn 23 11 349 7.0 20.0 .351 7.0 20.0 .351 5.8 7.4 .778 12.3 1.9 5.4 19.8
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 11 239 3.8 12.8 .294 3.8 12.8 .294 2.9 4.4 .655 9.6 2.1 6.0 10.4
7 Arnie Risen 33 10 168 2.6 11.1 .231 2.6 11.1 .231 4.7 7.1 .667 13.3 1.9 6.9 9.9
8 Jack Nichols 31 11 148 5.6 16.1 .348 5.6 16.1 .348 1.7 2.4 .700 10.9 1.9 5.1 12.9
9 Andy Phillip 35 10 91 2.0 8.3 .238 2.0 8.3 .238 2.8 3.6 .778 5.5 2.8 7.9 6.7
10 Sam Jones 24 8 75 4.8 10.6 .455 4.8 10.6 .455 5.3 7.7 .688 11.5 1.9 3.4 14.9

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 29 11 457 .342 .342 .853
2 Bill Sharman 31 11 406 .407 .407 .929
3 Bill Russell 23 9 355 .361 .361 .606
4 Frank Ramsey 26 11 352 .425 .425 .915
5 Tom Heinsohn 23 11 349 .351 .351 .778
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 11 239 .294 .294 .655
7 Arnie Risen 33 10 168 .231 .231 .667
8 Jack Nichols 31 11 148 .348 .348 .700
9 Andy Phillip 35 10 91 .238 .238 .778
10 Sam Jones 24 8 75 .455 .455 .688

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 29 11 457 17.6 .432 .342 .383 27.5 0.5 0.9 1.5 .156
2 Bill Sharman 31 11 406 17.3 .472 .407 .253 10.7 1.0 0.5 1.5 .175
3 Bill Russell 23 9 355 21.6 .420 .361 .496 10.2 0.2 1.0 1.2 .162
4 Frank Ramsey 26 11 352 19.2 .505 .425 .339 7.7 1.2 0.6 1.7 .235
5 Tom Heinsohn 23 11 349 16.7 .425 .351 .371 8.5 0.3 0.7 0.9 .127
6 Lou Tsioropoulos 27 11 239 7.1 .353 .294 .341 8.4 -0.3 0.4 0.1 .023
7 Arnie Risen 33 10 168 8.1 .346 .231 .635 7.4 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .033
8 Jack Nichols 31 11 148 10.3 .376 .348 .152 8.4 -0.1 0.3 0.1 .046
9 Andy Phillip 35 10 91 2.6 .341 .238 .429 10.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .026
10 Sam Jones 24 8 75 18.4 .534 .455 .727 8.0 0.2 0.1 0.4 .232