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1961-62 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 60-20, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (60-20)

PTS/G: 121.1 (3rd of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.8 (1st of 9)
SRS: 8.25 (1st of 9) ▪ Pace: 130.8 (2nd of 9)
Off Rtg: 92.1 (7th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 85.1 (1st of 9)
Expected W-L: 60-20 (1st of 9)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1962 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (3-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-4) 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
4 Carl Braun PG 6-5 180 September 25, 1927 12 Colgate University
22 Al Butler PG 6-2 175 July 9, 1938 R Niagara University
14 Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 August 9, 1928 11 College of the Holy Cross
20 Gene Guarilia SF 6-5 220 September 13, 1937 2 George Washington University
15 Tom Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 August 26, 1934 5 College of the Holy Cross
25 K.C. Jones PG 6-1 200 May 25, 1932 3 University of San Francisco
24 Sam Jones SG 6-4 198 June 24, 1933 4 North Carolina Central University
18 Jim Loscutoff SF 6-5 220 February 4, 1930 6 University of Oregon
21 Gary Phillips PG 6-3 189 December 7, 1939 R University of Houston
23 Frank Ramsey SG 6-3 190 July 13, 1931 6 University of Kentucky
6 Bill Russell C 6-10 215 February 12, 1934 5 University of San Francisco
16 Tom Sanders SF 6-6 210 November 8, 1938 1 New York University

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 80 3855 9109 .423 3855 9109 .423 1977 2715 .728 6080 2049 1909 9687
Team/G 48.2 113.9 .423 48.2 113.9 .423 24.7 33.9 .728 76.0 25.6 23.9 121.1
Lg Rank 2 1 5 2 1 5 7 8 6 1 3 1 3
Year/Year 2.9% -3.2% +0.025 2.9% -3.2% +0.025 -5.3% -4.4% -0.007 -2.1% 8.1% -7.2% 1.1%
Opponent 80 8948
Opponent/G 111.9
Lg Rank 1
Year/Year -2.0%

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 60 20 9.24 -0.98 8.25 92.1 85.1 130.8 .298 .423 .217 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 1 1 1 9 1 7 1 2 9 5 9

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 27 76 3433 575 1258 .457 575 1258 .457 286 481 .595 1790 341 207 1436
2 Sam Jones 28 78 2388 596 1284 .464 596 1284 .464 243 297 .818 458 232 149 1435
3 Tom Heinsohn 27 79 2383 692 1613 .429 692 1613 .429 358 437 .819 747 165 280 1742
4 Tom Sanders 23 80 2325 350 804 .435 350 804 .435 197 263 .749 762 74 279 897
5 Bob Cousy 33 75 2114 462 1181 .391 462 1181 .391 251 333 .754 261 584 135 1175
6 K.C. Jones 29 80 2054 294 724 .406 294 724 .406 147 232 .634 298 343 206 735
7 Frank Ramsey 30 79 1913 436 1019 .428 436 1019 .428 334 405 .825 387 109 245 1206
8 Jim Loscutoff 31 79 1146 188 519 .362 188 519 .362 45 84 .536 329 51 185 421
9 Gary Phillips 22 67 713 110 310 .355 110 310 .355 50 86 .581 107 64 109 270
10 Carl Braun 34 48 414 78 207 .377 78 207 .377 20 27 .741 50 71 49 176
11 Gene Guarilia 24 45 367 61 161 .379 61 161 .379 41 64 .641 124 11 56 163
12 Al Butler 23 5 47 13 29 .448 13 29 .448 5 6 .833 13 4 9 31

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 27 76 45.2 7.6 16.6 .457 7.6 16.6 .457 3.8 6.3 .595 23.6 4.5 2.7 18.9
2 Sam Jones 28 78 30.6 7.6 16.5 .464 7.6 16.5 .464 3.1 3.8 .818 5.9 3.0 1.9 18.4
3 Tom Heinsohn 27 79 30.2 8.8 20.4 .429 8.8 20.4 .429 4.5 5.5 .819 9.5 2.1 3.5 22.1
4 Tom Sanders 23 80 29.1 4.4 10.1 .435 4.4 10.1 .435 2.5 3.3 .749 9.5 0.9 3.5 11.2
5 Bob Cousy 33 75 28.2 6.2 15.7 .391 6.2 15.7 .391 3.3 4.4 .754 3.5 7.8 1.8 15.7
6 K.C. Jones 29 80 25.7 3.7 9.1 .406 3.7 9.1 .406 1.8 2.9 .634 3.7 4.3 2.6 9.2
7 Frank Ramsey 30 79 24.2 5.5 12.9 .428 5.5 12.9 .428 4.2 5.1 .825 4.9 1.4 3.1 15.3
8 Jim Loscutoff 31 79 14.5 2.4 6.6 .362 2.4 6.6 .362 0.6 1.1 .536 4.2 0.6 2.3 5.3
9 Gary Phillips 22 67 10.6 1.6 4.6 .355 1.6 4.6 .355 0.7 1.3 .581 1.6 1.0 1.6 4.0
10 Al Butler 23 5 9.4 2.6 5.8 .448 2.6 5.8 .448 1.0 1.2 .833 2.6 0.8 1.8 6.2
11 Carl Braun 34 48 8.6 1.6 4.3 .377 1.6 4.3 .377 0.4 0.6 .741 1.0 1.5 1.0 3.7
12 Gene Guarilia 24 45 8.2 1.4 3.6 .379 1.4 3.6 .379 0.9 1.4 .641 2.8 0.2 1.2 3.6

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 27 76 3433 6.0 13.2 .457 6.0 13.2 .457 3.0 5.0 .595 18.8 3.6 2.2 15.1
2 Sam Jones 28 78 2388 9.0 19.4 .464 9.0 19.4 .464 3.7 4.5 .818 6.9 3.5 2.2 21.6
3 Tom Heinsohn 27 79 2383 10.5 24.4 .429 10.5 24.4 .429 5.4 6.6 .819 11.3 2.5 4.2 26.3
4 Tom Sanders 23 80 2325 5.4 12.4 .435 5.4 12.4 .435 3.1 4.1 .749 11.8 1.1 4.3 13.9
5 Bob Cousy 33 75 2114 7.9 20.1 .391 7.9 20.1 .391 4.3 5.7 .754 4.4 9.9 2.3 20.0
6 K.C. Jones 29 80 2054 5.2 12.7 .406 5.2 12.7 .406 2.6 4.1 .634 5.2 6.0 3.6 12.9
7 Frank Ramsey 30 79 1913 8.2 19.2 .428 8.2 19.2 .428 6.3 7.6 .825 7.3 2.1 4.6 22.7
8 Jim Loscutoff 31 79 1146 5.9 16.3 .362 5.9 16.3 .362 1.4 2.6 .536 10.3 1.6 5.8 13.2
9 Gary Phillips 22 67 713 5.6 15.7 .355 5.6 15.7 .355 2.5 4.3 .581 5.4 3.2 5.5 13.6
10 Carl Braun 34 48 414 6.8 18.0 .377 6.8 18.0 .377 1.7 2.3 .741 4.3 6.2 4.3 15.3
11 Gene Guarilia 24 45 367 6.0 15.8 .379 6.0 15.8 .379 4.0 6.3 .641 12.2 1.1 5.5 16.0
12 Al Butler 23 5 47 10.0 22.2 .448 10.0 22.2 .448 3.8 4.6 .833 10.0 3.1 6.9 23.7

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 27 76 3433 .457 .457 .595
2 Sam Jones 28 78 2388 .464 .464 .818
3 Tom Heinsohn 27 79 2383 .429 .429 .819
4 Tom Sanders 23 80 2325 .435 .435 .749
5 Bob Cousy 33 75 2114 .391 .391 .754
6 K.C. Jones 29 80 2054 .406 .406 .634
7 Frank Ramsey 30 79 1913 .428 .428 .825
8 Jim Loscutoff 31 79 1146 .362 .362 .536
9 Gary Phillips 22 67 713 .355 .355 .581
10 Carl Braun 34 48 414 .377 .377 .741
11 Gene Guarilia 24 45 367 .379 .379 .641
12 Al Butler 23 5 47 .448 .448 .833

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 27 76 3433 19.4 .489 .457 .382 3.9 11.6 15.5 .217
2 Sam Jones 28 78 2388 17.9 .507 .464 .231 4.9 4.7 9.6 .193
3 Tom Heinsohn 27 79 2383 20.0 .482 .429 .271 3.7 5.5 9.3 .187
4 Tom Sanders 23 80 2325 12.4 .488 .435 .327 2.2 5.1 7.2 .149
5 Bob Cousy 33 75 2114 18.3 .443 .391 .282 0.7 5.6 6.3 .144
6 K.C. Jones 29 80 2054 11.6 .445 .406 .320 0.5 4.4 4.9 .115
7 Frank Ramsey 30 79 1913 16.3 .504 .428 .397 3.9 3.4 7.3 .183
8 Jim Loscutoff 31 79 1146 7.7 .379 .362 .162 -1.9 2.4 0.5 .019
9 Gary Phillips 22 67 713 7.1 .388 .355 .277 -1.0 1.2 0.3 .018
10 Carl Braun 34 48 414 10.7 .402 .377 .130 -0.4 0.9 0.5 .053
11 Gene Guarilia 24 45 367 11.3 .431 .379 .398 -0.1 0.8 0.7 .089
12 Al Butler 23 5 47 17.4 .490 .448 .207 0.1 0.1 0.2 .189

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 27 14 672 116 253 .458 116 253 .458 82 113 .726 370 70 49 314
2 Sam Jones 28 14 504 123 277 .444 123 277 .444 42 60 .700 99 44 30 288
3 Bob Cousy 33 14 474 86 241 .357 86 241 .357 52 76 .684 64 123 43 224
4 Tom Heinsohn 27 14 445 116 291 .399 116 291 .399 58 76 .763 115 34 58 290
5 Tom Sanders 23 14 439 56 130 .431 56 130 .431 29 36 .806 115 14 65 141
6 K.C. Jones 29 14 329 44 102 .431 44 102 .431 38 53 .717 56 55 50 126
7 Jim Loscutoff 31 14 212 31 86 .360 31 86 .360 4 10 .400 59 6 59 66
8 Frank Ramsey 30 13 210 39 104 .375 39 104 .375 41 45 .911 38 10 38 119
9 Carl Braun 34 6 42 11 28 .393 11 28 .393 3 4 .750 7 2 3 25
10 Gary Phillips 22 6 32 1 16 .063 1 16 .063 8 11 .727 3 1 6 10
11 Gene Guarilia 24 5 26 2 8 .250 2 8 .250 2 5 .400 4 1 6 6

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 27 14 48.0 8.3 18.1 .458 8.3 18.1 .458 5.9 8.1 .726 26.4 5.0 3.5 22.4
2 Sam Jones 28 14 36.0 8.8 19.8 .444 8.8 19.8 .444 3.0 4.3 .700 7.1 3.1 2.1 20.6
3 Bob Cousy 33 14 33.9 6.1 17.2 .357 6.1 17.2 .357 3.7 5.4 .684 4.6 8.8 3.1 16.0
4 Tom Heinsohn 27 14 31.8 8.3 20.8 .399 8.3 20.8 .399 4.1 5.4 .763 8.2 2.4 4.1 20.7
5 Tom Sanders 23 14 31.4 4.0 9.3 .431 4.0 9.3 .431 2.1 2.6 .806 8.2 1.0 4.6 10.1
6 K.C. Jones 29 14 23.5 3.1 7.3 .431 3.1 7.3 .431 2.7 3.8 .717 4.0 3.9 3.6 9.0
7 Frank Ramsey 30 13 16.2 3.0 8.0 .375 3.0 8.0 .375 3.2 3.5 .911 2.9 0.8 2.9 9.2
8 Jim Loscutoff 31 14 15.1 2.2 6.1 .360 2.2 6.1 .360 0.3 0.7 .400 4.2 0.4 4.2 4.7
9 Carl Braun 34 6 7.0 1.8 4.7 .393 1.8 4.7 .393 0.5 0.7 .750 1.2 0.3 0.5 4.2
10 Gary Phillips 22 6 5.3 0.2 2.7 .063 0.2 2.7 .063 1.3 1.8 .727 0.5 0.2 1.0 1.7
11 Gene Guarilia 24 5 5.2 0.4 1.6 .250 0.4 1.6 .250 0.4 1.0 .400 0.8 0.2 1.2 1.2

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 27 14 672 6.2 13.6 .458 6.2 13.6 .458 4.4 6.1 .726 19.8 3.7 2.6 16.8
2 Sam Jones 28 14 504 8.8 19.8 .444 8.8 19.8 .444 3.0 4.3 .700 7.1 3.1 2.1 20.6
3 Bob Cousy 33 14 474 6.5 18.3 .357 6.5 18.3 .357 3.9 5.8 .684 4.9 9.3 3.3 17.0
4 Tom Heinsohn 27 14 445 9.4 23.5 .399 9.4 23.5 .399 4.7 6.1 .763 9.3 2.8 4.7 23.5
5 Tom Sanders 23 14 439 4.6 10.7 .431 4.6 10.7 .431 2.4 3.0 .806 9.4 1.1 5.3 11.6
6 K.C. Jones 29 14 329 4.8 11.2 .431 4.8 11.2 .431 4.2 5.8 .717 6.1 6.0 5.5 13.8
7 Jim Loscutoff 31 14 212 5.3 14.6 .360 5.3 14.6 .360 0.7 1.7 .400 10.0 1.0 10.0 11.2
8 Frank Ramsey 30 13 210 6.7 17.8 .375 6.7 17.8 .375 7.0 7.7 .911 6.5 1.7 6.5 20.4
9 Carl Braun 34 6 42 9.4 24.0 .393 9.4 24.0 .393 2.6 3.4 .750 6.0 1.7 2.6 21.4
10 Gary Phillips 22 6 32 1.1 18.0 .063 1.1 18.0 .063 9.0 12.4 .727 3.4 1.1 6.8 11.3
11 Gene Guarilia 24 5 26 2.8 11.1 .250 2.8 11.1 .250 2.8 6.9 .400 5.5 1.4 8.3 8.3

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 27 14 672 .458 .458 .726
2 Sam Jones 28 14 504 .444 .444 .700
3 Bob Cousy 33 14 474 .357 .357 .684
4 Tom Heinsohn 27 14 445 .399 .399 .763
5 Tom Sanders 23 14 439 .431 .431 .806
6 K.C. Jones 29 14 329 .431 .431 .717
7 Jim Loscutoff 31 14 212 .360 .360 .400
8 Frank Ramsey 30 13 210 .375 .375 .911
9 Carl Braun 34 6 42 .393 .393 .750
10 Gary Phillips 22 6 32 .063 .063 .727
11 Gene Guarilia 24 5 26 .250 .250 .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 Bill Russell 27 14 672 22.8 .519 .458 .447 13.9 1.4 2.2 3.6 .257
2 Sam Jones 28 14 504 16.6 .475 .444 .217 12.9 0.7 0.9 1.5 .143
3 Bob Cousy 33 14 474 15.5 .408 .357 .315 35.0 -0.2 1.1 0.8 .083
4 Tom Heinsohn 27 14 445 16.4 .447 .399 .261 11.5 0.2 0.8 1.0 .111
5 Tom Sanders 23 14 439 9.7 .483 .431 .277 4.0 0.4 0.7 1.1 .123
6 K.C. Jones 29 14 329 13.7 .503 .431 .520 21.2 0.5 0.6 1.2 .173
7 Jim Loscutoff 31 14 212 3.9 .365 .360 .116 3.6 -0.4 0.4 0.0 .002
8 Frank Ramsey 30 13 210 13.2 .481 .375 .433 6.5 0.3 0.3 0.6 .139
9 Carl Braun 34 6 42 12.6 .420 .393 .143 7.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 .033
10 Gary Phillips 22 6 32 -4.6 .240 .063 .688 3.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.285
11 Gene Guarilia 24 5 26 -0.6 .294 .250 .625 4.5 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.084