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1961-62 Boston Celtics Transactions

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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 (4-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (4-3) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1961 to June 30, 1962.
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December 11, 1961

Sold Al Butler to the New York Knicks.

March 26, 1962

Drafted John Havlicek in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jack Foley in the 2nd round (18th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Hadnot in the 3rd round (27th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Roger Strickland in the 4th round (36th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Gary Daniels in the 5th round (45th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Hooley in the 6th round (54th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Clyde Arnold in the 7th round (62nd pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chuck Chevalier in the 8th round (71st pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

Drafted Mike Cingiser in the 9th round (80th pick) of the 1962 NBA Draft.

June, 1962

Purchased Clyde Lovellette from the St. Louis Hawks.