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1960-61 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 57-22, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (57-22)

PTS/G: 119.7 (3rd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.1 (2nd of 8)
SRS: 4.93 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 134.4 (1st of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.7 (8th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 84.5 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 52-27 (1st of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1961 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (1-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (1-4) versus Syracuse Nationals  (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
17 Gene Conley PF 6-8 225 November 10, 1930 3 Washington State University
14 Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 August 9, 1928 10 College of the Holy Cross
20 Gene Guarilia SF 6-5 220 September 13, 1937 1 George Washington University
15 Tom Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 August 26, 1934 4 College of the Holy Cross
25 K.C. Jones PG 6-1 200 May 25, 1932 2 University of San Francisco
24 Sam Jones SG 6-4 198 June 24, 1933 3 North Carolina Central University
18 Jim Loscutoff SF 6-5 220 February 4, 1930 5 University of Oregon
23 Frank Ramsey SG 6-3 190 July 13, 1931 5 University of Kentucky
6 Bill Russell C 6-10 215 February 12, 1934 4 University of San Francisco
16 Tom Sanders SF 6-6 210 November 8, 1938 R New York University
21 Bill Sharman SG 6-1 175 May 25, 1926 10 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 79 3699 9295 .398 3699 9295 .398 2062 2804 .735 6131 1872 2032 9460
Team/G 46.8 117.7 .398 46.8 117.7 .398 26.1 35.5 .735 77.6 23.7 25.7 119.7
Lg Rank 2 1 8 2 1 8 6 7 5 1 4 2 3
Year/Year -6.2% -1.6% -0.019 -6.2% -1.6% -0.019 5.9% 5.7% +0.001 -3.2% -3.9% 3.9% -3.8%
Opponent 79 9013
Opponent/G 114.1
Lg Rank 2
Year/Year -1.8%

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 52 27 5.66 -0.72 4.93 88.7 84.5 134.4 .302 .398 .222 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 1 1 1 8 1 8 1 1 8 8 8

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 26 78 3458 532 1250 .426 532 1250 .426 258 469 .550 1868 268 155 1322
2 Bob Cousy 32 76 2468 513 1382 .371 513 1382 .371 352 452 .779 331 587 196 1378
3 Tom Heinsohn 26 74 2256 627 1566 .400 627 1566 .400 325 424 .767 732 141 260 1579
4 Sam Jones 27 78 2028 480 1069 .449 480 1069 .449 211 268 .787 421 217 148 1171
5 Frank Ramsey 29 79 2019 448 1100 .407 448 1100 .407 295 354 .833 431 146 284 1191
6 K.C. Jones 28 78 1605 203 601 .338 203 601 .338 186 280 .664 279 253 190 592
7 Bill Sharman 34 61 1538 383 908 .422 383 908 .422 210 228 .921 223 146 127 976
8 Gene Conley 30 75 1242 183 495 .370 183 495 .370 106 153 .693 550 40 275 472
9 Jim Loscutoff 30 76 1153 144 478 .301 144 478 .301 49 76 .645 291 25 238 337
10 Tom Sanders 22 68 1084 148 352 .420 148 352 .420 67 100 .670 385 44 131 363
11 Gene Guarilia 23 25 209 38 94 .404 38 94 .404 3 10 .300 71 5 28 79

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 26 78 44.3 6.8 16.0 .426 6.8 16.0 .426 3.3 6.0 .550 23.9 3.4 2.0 16.9
2 Bob Cousy 32 76 32.5 6.8 18.2 .371 6.8 18.2 .371 4.6 5.9 .779 4.4 7.7 2.6 18.1
3 Tom Heinsohn 26 74 30.5 8.5 21.2 .400 8.5 21.2 .400 4.4 5.7 .767 9.9 1.9 3.5 21.3
4 Sam Jones 27 78 26.0 6.2 13.7 .449 6.2 13.7 .449 2.7 3.4 .787 5.4 2.8 1.9 15.0
5 Frank Ramsey 29 79 25.6 5.7 13.9 .407 5.7 13.9 .407 3.7 4.5 .833 5.5 1.8 3.6 15.1
6 Bill Sharman 34 61 25.2 6.3 14.9 .422 6.3 14.9 .422 3.4 3.7 .921 3.7 2.4 2.1 16.0
7 K.C. Jones 28 78 20.6 2.6 7.7 .338 2.6 7.7 .338 2.4 3.6 .664 3.6 3.2 2.4 7.6
8 Gene Conley 30 75 16.6 2.4 6.6 .370 2.4 6.6 .370 1.4 2.0 .693 7.3 0.5 3.7 6.3
9 Tom Sanders 22 68 15.9 2.2 5.2 .420 2.2 5.2 .420 1.0 1.5 .670 5.7 0.6 1.9 5.3
10 Jim Loscutoff 30 76 15.2 1.9 6.3 .301 1.9 6.3 .301 0.6 1.0 .645 3.8 0.3 3.1 4.4
11 Gene Guarilia 23 25 8.4 1.5 3.8 .404 1.5 3.8 .404 0.1 0.4 .300 2.8 0.2 1.1 3.2

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 26 78 3458 5.5 13.0 .426 5.5 13.0 .426 2.7 4.9 .550 19.4 2.8 1.6 13.8
2 Bob Cousy 32 76 2468 7.5 20.2 .371 7.5 20.2 .371 5.1 6.6 .779 4.8 8.6 2.9 20.1
3 Tom Heinsohn 26 74 2256 10.0 25.0 .400 10.0 25.0 .400 5.2 6.8 .767 11.7 2.3 4.1 25.2
4 Sam Jones 27 78 2028 8.5 19.0 .449 8.5 19.0 .449 3.7 4.8 .787 7.5 3.9 2.6 20.8
5 Frank Ramsey 29 79 2019 8.0 19.6 .407 8.0 19.6 .407 5.3 6.3 .833 7.7 2.6 5.1 21.2
6 K.C. Jones 28 78 1605 4.6 13.5 .338 4.6 13.5 .338 4.2 6.3 .664 6.3 5.7 4.3 13.3
7 Bill Sharman 34 61 1538 9.0 21.3 .422 9.0 21.3 .422 4.9 5.3 .921 5.2 3.4 3.0 22.8
8 Gene Conley 30 75 1242 5.3 14.3 .370 5.3 14.3 .370 3.1 4.4 .693 15.9 1.2 8.0 13.7
9 Jim Loscutoff 30 76 1153 4.5 14.9 .301 4.5 14.9 .301 1.5 2.4 .645 9.1 0.8 7.4 10.5
10 Tom Sanders 22 68 1084 4.9 11.7 .420 4.9 11.7 .420 2.2 3.3 .670 12.8 1.5 4.4 12.1
11 Gene Guarilia 23 25 209 6.5 16.2 .404 6.5 16.2 .404 0.5 1.7 .300 12.2 0.9 4.8 13.6

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 26 78 3458 .426 .426 .550
2 Bob Cousy 32 76 2468 .371 .371 .779
3 Tom Heinsohn 26 74 2256 .400 .400 .767
4 Sam Jones 27 78 2028 .449 .449 .787
5 Frank Ramsey 29 79 2019 .407 .407 .833
6 K.C. Jones 28 78 1605 .338 .338 .664
7 Bill Sharman 34 61 1538 .422 .422 .921
8 Gene Conley 30 75 1242 .370 .370 .693
9 Jim Loscutoff 30 76 1153 .301 .301 .645
10 Tom Sanders 22 68 1084 .420 .420 .670
11 Gene Guarilia 23 25 209 .404 .404 .300

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 26 78 3458 18.1 .454 .426 .375 1.7 11.3 13.0 .181
2 Bob Cousy 32 76 2468 17.4 .436 .371 .327 0.9 6.3 7.2 .140
3 Tom Heinsohn 26 74 2256 18.4 .450 .400 .271 1.4 5.2 6.6 .141
4 Sam Jones 27 78 2028 17.7 .493 .449 .251 3.9 4.2 8.1 .191
5 Frank Ramsey 29 79 2019 15.2 .474 .407 .322 2.7 3.8 6.5 .155
6 K.C. Jones 28 78 1605 11.0 .409 .338 .466 -0.6 3.6 3.0 .089
7 Bill Sharman 34 61 1538 17.0 .484 .422 .251 2.7 2.7 5.4 .169
8 Gene Conley 30 75 1242 11.0 .420 .370 .309 -0.5 3.2 2.8 .107
9 Jim Loscutoff 30 76 1153 3.3 .329 .301 .159 -2.9 2.0 -0.9 -0.036
10 Tom Sanders 22 68 1084 11.7 .458 .420 .284 0.5 2.5 3.0 .132
11 Gene Guarilia 23 25 209 9.7 .401 .404 .106 -0.2 0.4 0.3 .060

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 Bill Russell 26 10 462 73 171 .427 73 171 .427 45 86 .523 299 48 24 191
2 Bob Cousy 32 10 337 50 147 .340 50 147 .340 67 88 .761 43 91 33 167
3 Frank Ramsey 29 10 300 55 136 .404 55 136 .404 61 75 .813 64 23 40 171
4 Tom Heinsohn 26 10 291 82 201 .408 82 201 .408 33 43 .767 99 20 36 197
5 Bill Sharman 34 10 261 68 133 .511 68 133 .511 32 36 .889 27 17 22 168
6 Sam Jones 27 10 258 50 112 .446 50 112 .446 31 35 .886 54 22 22 131
7 Tom Sanders 22 10 216 37 75 .493 37 75 .493 15 24 .625 84 7 42 89
8 Jim Loscutoff 30 10 116 15 54 .278 15 54 .278 7 9 .778 35 3 34 37
9 K.C. Jones 28 9 103 9 30 .300 9 30 .300 7 14 .500 19 15 17 25
10 Gene Conley 30 9 56 12 33 .364 12 33 .364 7 12 .583 31 1 20 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 Bill Russell 26 10 46.2 7.3 17.1 .427 7.3 17.1 .427 4.5 8.6 .523 29.9 4.8 2.4 19.1
2 Bob Cousy 32 10 33.7 5.0 14.7 .340 5.0 14.7 .340 6.7 8.8 .761 4.3 9.1 3.3 16.7
3 Frank Ramsey 29 10 30.0 5.5 13.6 .404 5.5 13.6 .404 6.1 7.5 .813 6.4 2.3 4.0 17.1
4 Tom Heinsohn 26 10 29.1 8.2 20.1 .408 8.2 20.1 .408 3.3 4.3 .767 9.9 2.0 3.6 19.7
5 Bill Sharman 34 10 26.1 6.8 13.3 .511 6.8 13.3 .511 3.2 3.6 .889 2.7 1.7 2.2 16.8
6 Sam Jones 27 10 25.8 5.0 11.2 .446 5.0 11.2 .446 3.1 3.5 .886 5.4 2.2 2.2 13.1
7 Tom Sanders 22 10 21.6 3.7 7.5 .493 3.7 7.5 .493 1.5 2.4 .625 8.4 0.7 4.2 8.9
8 Jim Loscutoff 30 10 11.6 1.5 5.4 .278 1.5 5.4 .278 0.7 0.9 .778 3.5 0.3 3.4 3.7
9 K.C. Jones 28 9 11.4 1.0 3.3 .300 1.0 3.3 .300 0.8 1.6 .500 2.1 1.7 1.9 2.8
10 Gene Conley 30 9 6.2 1.3 3.7 .364 1.3 3.7 .364 0.8 1.3 .583 3.4 0.1 2.2 3.4

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 Bill Russell 26 10 462 5.7 13.3 .427 5.7 13.3 .427 3.5 6.7 .523 23.3 3.7 1.9 14.9
2 Bob Cousy 32 10 337 5.3 15.7 .340 5.3 15.7 .340 7.2 9.4 .761 4.6 9.7 3.5 17.8
3 Frank Ramsey 29 10 300 6.6 16.3 .404 6.6 16.3 .404 7.3 9.0 .813 7.7 2.8 4.8 20.5
4 Tom Heinsohn 26 10 291 10.1 24.9 .408 10.1 24.9 .408 4.1 5.3 .767 12.2 2.5 4.5 24.4
5 Bill Sharman 34 10 261 9.4 18.3 .511 9.4 18.3 .511 4.4 5.0 .889 3.7 2.3 3.0 23.2
6 Sam Jones 27 10 258 7.0 15.6 .446 7.0 15.6 .446 4.3 4.9 .886 7.5 3.1 3.1 18.3
7 Tom Sanders 22 10 216 6.2 12.5 .493 6.2 12.5 .493 2.5 4.0 .625 14.0 1.2 7.0 14.8
8 Jim Loscutoff 30 10 116 4.7 16.8 .278 4.7 16.8 .278 2.2 2.8 .778 10.9 0.9 10.6 11.5
9 K.C. Jones 28 9 103 3.1 10.5 .300 3.1 10.5 .300 2.4 4.9 .500 6.6 5.2 5.9 8.7
10 Gene Conley 30 9 56 7.7 21.2 .364 7.7 21.2 .364 4.5 7.7 .583 19.9 0.6 12.9 19.9

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 Bill Russell 26 10 462 .427 .427 .523
2 Bob Cousy 32 10 337 .340 .340 .761
3 Frank Ramsey 29 10 300 .404 .404 .813
4 Tom Heinsohn 26 10 291 .408 .408 .767
5 Bill Sharman 34 10 261 .511 .511 .889
6 Sam Jones 27 10 258 .446 .446 .886
7 Tom Sanders 22 10 216 .493 .493 .625
8 Jim Loscutoff 30 10 116 .278 .278 .778
9 K.C. Jones 28 9 103 .300 .300 .500
10 Gene Conley 30 9 56 .364 .364 .583

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 Bill Russell 26 10 462 22.0 .457 .427 .503 13.3 0.4 1.6 1.9 .201
2 Bob Cousy 32 10 337 17.8 .450 .340 .599 34.1 0.4 0.8 1.2 .166
3 Frank Ramsey 29 10 300 16.7 .506 .404 .551 10.1 0.7 0.5 1.2 .196
4 Tom Heinsohn 26 10 291 18.6 .448 .408 .214 10.4 0.2 0.6 0.8 .135
5 Bill Sharman 34 10 261 18.8 .564 .511 .271 9.6 1.1 0.3 1.4 .257
6 Sam Jones 27 10 258 16.6 .514 .446 .313 11.4 0.6 0.4 1.0 .194
7 Tom Sanders 22 10 216 14.2 .520 .493 .320 4.2 0.4 0.5 0.9 .192
8 Jim Loscutoff 30 10 116 2.5 .319 .278 .167 3.2 -0.4 0.2 -0.1 -0.061
9 K.C. Jones 28 9 103 6.6 .346 .300 .467 17.1 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .029
10 Gene Conley 30 9 56 12.4 .405 .364 .364 2.5 -0.1 0.1 0.1 .077