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1967-68 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 54-28, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Russell (54-28)

PTS/G: 116.1 (9th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.0 (2nd of 12)
SRS: 3.87 (3rd of 12) ▪ Pace: 121.1 (7th of 12)
Off Rtg: 95.7 (8th of 12) ▪ Def Rtg: 92.4 (2nd of 12)
Expected W-L: 51-31 (3rd of 12)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1968 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (2-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-4) versus Detroit Pistons  (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
28 Wayne Embry C 6-8 240 March 26, 1937 9 Miami University
11 Mal Graham PG 6-1 185 February 23, 1945 R New York University
17 John Havlicek SG 6-5 203 April 8, 1940 5 Ohio State University
18 Bailey Howell PF 6-7 210 January 20, 1937 8 Mississippi State University
27 Johnny Jones SF 6-7 205 March 12, 1943 R California State University, Los Angeles
24 Sam Jones PG 6-4 198 June 24, 1933 10 North Carolina Central University
19 Don Nelson SF 6-6 210 May 15, 1940 5 University of Iowa
6 Bill Russell C 6-10 215 February 12, 1934 11 University of San Francisco
16 Tom Sanders SF 6-6 210 November 8, 1938 7 New York University
20 Larry Siegfried PG 6-3 190 May 22, 1939 4 Ohio State University
12 Tom Thacker SG 6-2 170 November 2, 1939 3 University of Cincinnati
26 Rick Weitzman SG 6-2 175 April 30, 1946 R Northeastern 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 82 19705 3686 8371 .440 3686 8371 .440 2151 2983 .721 5666 1798 2147 9523
Team/G 240.3 45.0 102.1 .440 45.0 102.1 .440 26.2 36.4 .721 69.1 21.9 26.2 116.1
Lg Rank 12 6 7 7 6 7 7 9 9 7 3 9 6 8
Year/Year -0.8% -2.2% -0.7% -0.007 -2.2% -0.7% -0.007 -4.1% -0.6% -0.027 -1.9% -9.5% -0.8% -2.7%
Opponent 82 19705 9186
Opponent/G 240.3 112.0
Lg Rank 12 2
Year/Year -0.8% 0.7%

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 51 31 4.11 -0.24 3.87 95.7 92.4 121.1 .356 .440 .257 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 3 3 3 9 3 8 2 7 8 7 8

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bill Russell 33 78 2953 365 858 .425 365 858 .425 .425 247 460 .537 1451 357 242 977
2 John Havlicek 27 82 2921 666 1551 .429 666 1551 .429 .429 368 453 .812 546 384 237 1700
3 Bailey Howell 31 82 2801 643 1336 .481 643 1336 .481 .481 335 461 .727 805 133 285 1621
4 Sam Jones 34 73 2408 621 1348 .461 621 1348 .461 .461 311 376 .827 357 216 181 1553
5 Tom Sanders 29 78 1981 296 691 .428 296 691 .428 .428 200 255 .784 454 100 300 792
6 Larry Siegfried 28 62 1937 261 629 .415 261 629 .415 .415 236 272 .868 215 289 194 758
7 Don Nelson 27 82 1498 312 632 .494 312 632 .494 .494 195 268 .728 431 103 178 819
8 Wayne Embry 30 78 1088 193 483 .400 193 483 .400 .400 109 185 .589 321 52 174 495
9 Mal Graham 22 48 786 117 272 .430 117 272 .430 .430 56 88 .636 94 61 123 290
10 Tom Thacker 28 65 782 114 272 .419 114 272 .419 .419 43 84 .512 161 69 165 271
11 Johnny Jones 24 51 475 86 253 .340 86 253 .340 .340 42 68 .618 114 26 60 214
12 Rick Weitzman 21 25 75 12 46 .261 12 46 .261 .261 9 13 .692 10 8 8 33

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 33 78 37.9 4.7 11.0 .425 4.7 11.0 .425 3.2 5.9 .537 18.6 4.6 3.1 12.5
2 John Havlicek 27 82 35.6 8.1 18.9 .429 8.1 18.9 .429 4.5 5.5 .812 6.7 4.7 2.9 20.7
3 Bailey Howell 31 82 34.2 7.8 16.3 .481 7.8 16.3 .481 4.1 5.6 .727 9.8 1.6 3.5 19.8
4 Sam Jones 34 73 33.0 8.5 18.5 .461 8.5 18.5 .461 4.3 5.2 .827 4.9 3.0 2.5 21.3
5 Larry Siegfried 28 62 31.2 4.2 10.1 .415 4.2 10.1 .415 3.8 4.4 .868 3.5 4.7 3.1 12.2
6 Tom Sanders 29 78 25.4 3.8 8.9 .428 3.8 8.9 .428 2.6 3.3 .784 5.8 1.3 3.8 10.2
7 Don Nelson 27 82 18.3 3.8 7.7 .494 3.8 7.7 .494 2.4 3.3 .728 5.3 1.3 2.2 10.0
8 Mal Graham 22 48 16.4 2.4 5.7 .430 2.4 5.7 .430 1.2 1.8 .636 2.0 1.3 2.6 6.0
9 Wayne Embry 30 78 13.9 2.5 6.2 .400 2.5 6.2 .400 1.4 2.4 .589 4.1 0.7 2.2 6.3
10 Tom Thacker 28 65 12.0 1.8 4.2 .419 1.8 4.2 .419 0.7 1.3 .512 2.5 1.1 2.5 4.2
11 Johnny Jones 24 51 9.3 1.7 5.0 .340 1.7 5.0 .340 0.8 1.3 .618 2.2 0.5 1.2 4.2
12 Rick Weitzman 21 25 3.0 0.5 1.8 .261 0.5 1.8 .261 0.4 0.5 .692 0.4 0.3 0.3 1.3

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 33 78 2953 4.4 10.5 .425 4.4 10.5 .425 3.0 5.6 .537 17.7 4.4 3.0 11.9
2 John Havlicek 27 82 2921 8.2 19.1 .429 8.2 19.1 .429 4.5 5.6 .812 6.7 4.7 2.9 21.0
3 Bailey Howell 31 82 2801 8.3 17.2 .481 8.3 17.2 .481 4.3 5.9 .727 10.3 1.7 3.7 20.8
4 Sam Jones 34 73 2408 9.3 20.2 .461 9.3 20.2 .461 4.6 5.6 .827 5.3 3.2 2.7 23.2
5 Tom Sanders 29 78 1981 5.4 12.6 .428 5.4 12.6 .428 3.6 4.6 .784 8.3 1.8 5.5 14.4
6 Larry Siegfried 28 62 1937 4.9 11.7 .415 4.9 11.7 .415 4.4 5.1 .868 4.0 5.4 3.6 14.1
7 Don Nelson 27 82 1498 7.5 15.2 .494 7.5 15.2 .494 4.7 6.4 .728 10.4 2.5 4.3 19.7
8 Wayne Embry 30 78 1088 6.4 16.0 .400 6.4 16.0 .400 3.6 6.1 .589 10.6 1.7 5.8 16.4
9 Mal Graham 22 48 786 5.4 12.5 .430 5.4 12.5 .430 2.6 4.0 .636 4.3 2.8 5.6 13.3
10 Tom Thacker 28 65 782 5.2 12.5 .419 5.2 12.5 .419 2.0 3.9 .512 7.4 3.2 7.6 12.5
11 Johnny Jones 24 51 475 6.5 19.2 .340 6.5 19.2 .340 3.2 5.2 .618 8.6 2.0 4.5 16.2
12 Rick Weitzman 21 25 75 5.8 22.1 .261 5.8 22.1 .261 4.3 6.2 .692 4.8 3.8 3.8 15.8

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Bill Russell 33 78 2953 .425 .425 .537
2 John Havlicek 27 82 2921 .429 .429 .812
3 Bailey Howell 31 82 2801 .481 .481 .727
4 Sam Jones 34 73 2408 .461 .461 .827
5 Tom Sanders 29 78 1981 .428 .428 .784
6 Larry Siegfried 28 62 1937 .415 .415 .868
7 Don Nelson 27 82 1498 .494 .494 .728
8 Wayne Embry 30 78 1088 .400 .400 .589
9 Mal Graham 22 48 786 .430 .430 .636
10 Tom Thacker 28 65 782 .419 .419 .512
11 Johnny Jones 24 51 475 .340 .340 .618
12 Rick Weitzman 21 25 75 .261 .261 .692

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Bill Russell 33 78 2953 17.0 .461 .536 14.9 0.4 7.8 8.2 .133
2 John Havlicek 27 82 2921 17.7 .486 .292 18.6 2.7 4.9 7.6 .125
3 Bailey Howell 31 82 2801 18.1 .527 .345 6.7 5.6 4.5 10.1 .174
4 Sam Jones 34 73 2408 18.3 .513 .279 13.2 4.5 3.2 7.7 .154
5 Tom Sanders 29 78 1981 11.4 .493 .369 6.4 1.5 2.9 4.3 .105
6 Larry Siegfried 28 62 1937 13.1 .506 .432 18.6 2.2 2.9 5.1 .126
7 Don Nelson 27 82 1498 18.2 .546 .424 9.5 3.6 2.6 6.1 .197
8 Wayne Embry 30 78 1088 11.7 .439 .383 6.3 -0.7 1.8 1.1 .050
9 Mal Graham 22 48 786 8.8 .467 .324 9.9 0.2 0.9 1.1 .067
10 Tom Thacker 28 65 782 8.6 .439 .309 11.2 -0.3 1.2 0.9 .055
11 Johnny Jones 24 51 475 9.0 .378 .269 7.3 -1.3 0.7 -0.5 -0.055
12 Rick Weitzman 21 25 75 5.6 .319 .283 13.8 -0.4 0.1 -0.3 -0.184

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bill Russell 33 19 869 99 242 .409 99 242 .409 .409 76 130 .585 434 99 73 274
2 John Havlicek 27 19 862 184 407 .452 184 407 .452 .452 125 151 .828 164 142 67 493
3 Sam Jones 34 19 685 162 367 .441 162 367 .441 .441 66 84 .786 64 50 58 390
4 Bailey Howell 31 19 597 135 264 .511 135 264 .511 .511 74 107 .692 146 22 84 344
5 Larry Siegfried 28 19 535 78 201 .388 78 201 .388 .388 77 85 .906 50 56 75 233
6 Don Nelson 27 19 468 91 175 .520 91 175 .520 .520 55 74 .743 143 32 49 237
7 Tom Sanders 29 14 289 50 99 .505 50 99 .505 .505 16 21 .762 63 12 53 116
8 Wayne Embry 30 16 162 23 59 .390 23 59 .390 .390 13 29 .448 45 6 36 59
9 Tom Thacker 28 17 81 7 24 .292 7 24 .292 .292 2 7 .286 17 8 23 16
10 Mal Graham 22 5 22 2 5 .400 2 5 .400 .400 1 3 .333 4 1 3 5
11 Johnny Jones 24 5 10 3 6 .500 3 6 .500 .500 0 0 4 0 2 6
12 Rick Weitzman 21 3 5 2 3 .667 2 3 .667 .667 0 0 1 1 0 4

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 33 19 45.7 5.2 12.7 .409 5.2 12.7 .409 4.0 6.8 .585 22.8 5.2 3.8 14.4
2 John Havlicek 27 19 45.4 9.7 21.4 .452 9.7 21.4 .452 6.6 7.9 .828 8.6 7.5 3.5 25.9
3 Sam Jones 34 19 36.1 8.5 19.3 .441 8.5 19.3 .441 3.5 4.4 .786 3.4 2.6 3.1 20.5
4 Bailey Howell 31 19 31.4 7.1 13.9 .511 7.1 13.9 .511 3.9 5.6 .692 7.7 1.2 4.4 18.1
5 Larry Siegfried 28 19 28.2 4.1 10.6 .388 4.1 10.6 .388 4.1 4.5 .906 2.6 2.9 3.9 12.3
6 Don Nelson 27 19 24.6 4.8 9.2 .520 4.8 9.2 .520 2.9 3.9 .743 7.5 1.7 2.6 12.5
7 Tom Sanders 29 14 20.6 3.6 7.1 .505 3.6 7.1 .505 1.1 1.5 .762 4.5 0.9 3.8 8.3
8 Wayne Embry 30 16 10.1 1.4 3.7 .390 1.4 3.7 .390 0.8 1.8 .448 2.8 0.4 2.3 3.7
9 Tom Thacker 28 17 4.8 0.4 1.4 .292 0.4 1.4 .292 0.1 0.4 .286 1.0 0.5 1.4 0.9
10 Mal Graham 22 5 4.4 0.4 1.0 .400 0.4 1.0 .400 0.2 0.6 .333 0.8 0.2 0.6 1.0
11 Johnny Jones 24 5 2.0 0.6 1.2 .500 0.6 1.2 .500 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.4 1.2
12 Rick Weitzman 21 3 1.7 0.7 1.0 .667 0.7 1.0 .667 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 1.3

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 33 19 869 4.1 10.0 .409 4.1 10.0 .409 3.1 5.4 .585 18.0 4.1 3.0 11.4
2 John Havlicek 27 19 862 7.7 17.0 .452 7.7 17.0 .452 5.2 6.3 .828 6.8 5.9 2.8 20.6
3 Sam Jones 34 19 685 8.5 19.3 .441 8.5 19.3 .441 3.5 4.4 .786 3.4 2.6 3.0 20.5
4 Bailey Howell 31 19 597 8.1 15.9 .511 8.1 15.9 .511 4.5 6.5 .692 8.8 1.3 5.1 20.7
5 Larry Siegfried 28 19 535 5.2 13.5 .388 5.2 13.5 .388 5.2 5.7 .906 3.4 3.8 5.0 15.7
6 Don Nelson 27 19 468 7.0 13.5 .520 7.0 13.5 .520 4.2 5.7 .743 11.0 2.5 3.8 18.2
7 Tom Sanders 29 14 289 6.2 12.3 .505 6.2 12.3 .505 2.0 2.6 .762 7.8 1.5 6.6 14.4
8 Wayne Embry 30 16 162 5.1 13.1 .390 5.1 13.1 .390 2.9 6.4 .448 10.0 1.3 8.0 13.1
9 Tom Thacker 28 17 81 3.1 10.7 .292 3.1 10.7 .292 0.9 3.1 .286 7.6 3.6 10.2 7.1
10 Mal Graham 22 5 22 3.3 8.2 .400 3.3 8.2 .400 1.6 4.9 .333 6.5 1.6 4.9 8.2
11 Johnny Jones 24 5 10 10.8 21.6 .500 10.8 21.6 .500 0.0 0.0 14.4 0.0 7.2 21.6
12 Rick Weitzman 21 3 5 14.4 21.6 .667 14.4 21.6 .667 0.0 0.0 7.2 7.2 0.0 28.8

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Bill Russell 33 19 869 .409 .409 .585
2 John Havlicek 27 19 862 .452 .452 .828
3 Sam Jones 34 19 685 .441 .441 .786
4 Bailey Howell 31 19 597 .511 .511 .692
5 Larry Siegfried 28 19 535 .388 .388 .906
6 Don Nelson 27 19 468 .520 .520 .743
7 Tom Sanders 29 14 289 .505 .505 .762
8 Wayne Embry 30 16 162 .390 .390 .448
9 Tom Thacker 28 17 81 .292 .292 .286
10 Mal Graham 22 5 22 .400 .400 .333
11 Johnny Jones 24 5 10 .500 .500
12 Rick Weitzman 21 3 5 .667 .667

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Bill Russell 33 19 869 16.7 .458 .537 14.3 0.1 1.6 1.6 .091
2 John Havlicek 27 19 862 19.9 .521 .371 23.6 1.8 1.1 2.8 .157
3 Sam Jones 34 19 685 14.0 .483 .229 10.8 0.6 0.5 1.1 .074
4 Bailey Howell 31 19 597 17.2 .553 .405 5.4 1.6 0.6 2.2 .176
5 Larry Siegfried 28 19 535 11.6 .489 .423 13.7 0.5 0.4 0.9 .080
6 Don Nelson 27 19 468 18.5 .571 .423 9.5 1.3 0.6 1.9 .191
7 Tom Sanders 29 14 289 11.6 .536 .212 5.6 0.5 0.3 0.7 .121
8 Wayne Embry 30 16 162 7.9 .411 .492 4.8 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.005
9 Tom Thacker 28 17 81 2.2 .295 .292 12.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.088
10 Mal Graham 22 5 22 5.3 .396 .600 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.006
11 Johnny Jones 24 5 10 16.9 .500 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .119
12 Rick Weitzman 21 3 5 32.3 .667 .000 39.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 .401