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1965-66 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 54-26, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (54-26)

PTS/G: 112.7 (7th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.8 (1st of 9)
SRS: 4.34 (1st of 9) ▪ Pace: 122.0 (5th of 9)
Off Rtg: 92.3 (8th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 88.3 (1st of 9)
Expected W-L: 52-28 (1st of 9)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: 246,189 (2nd of 2)

NBA 1966 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (4-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (4-1) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (3-2) versus Cincinnati Royals  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1965 to June 30, 1966.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
September 15, 1965 Sale

Sold Joe Strawder to the Detroit Pistons.

October 10, 1965 Trade

Traded a 1966 5th round draft pick (John Jones was later selected) to the Baltimore Bullets for Si Green.

October 28, 1965 Signing

Signed Don Nelson as a free agent.

December 13, 1965 Signing

Signed Woody Sauldsberry as a free agent.

April 18, 1966 Hiring

Hired Bill Russell as Head Coach.

May 1, 1966 Draft

Lost Ron Bonham to the Chicago Bulls in the NBA expansion draft.

May 1, 1966 Draft

Lost John Thompson to the Chicago Bulls in the NBA expansion draft.

May 11, 1966 Draft

Drafted Jim Barnett in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

May 11, 1966 Draft

Drafted Leon Clark in the 2nd round (18th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

May 11, 1966 Draft

Drafted Gary Turner in the 3rd round (28th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

May 11, 1966 Draft

Drafted Johnny Austin in the 4th round (38th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

May 11, 1966 Draft

Drafted Charlie Hunter in the 6th round (58th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

May 11, 1966 Draft

Drafted Jerry Ward in the 7th round (67th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

May 11, 1966 Draft

Drafted Russ Gumina in the 8th round (76th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.