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1968-69 Boston Celtics Roster and Stats

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Record: 48-34, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Russell (48-34)

PTS/G: 111.0 (10th of 14) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.4 (2nd of 14)
SRS: 5.35 (2nd of 14) ▪ Pace: 117.5 (5th of 14)
Off Rtg: 93.8 (10th of 14) ▪ Def Rtg: 89.1 (1st of 14)
Expected W-L: 55-27 (2nd of 14)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1969 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (3-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (2-4) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (1-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (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 Jim Barnes C 6-8 210 April 13, 1941 4 University of Texas at El Paso
7 Em Bryant PG 6-1 175 November 4, 1938 4 DePaul University
12 Don Chaney SG 6-5 210 March 22, 1946 R University of Houston
11 Mal Graham PG 6-1 185 February 23, 1945 1 New York University
17 John Havlicek SG 6-5 203 April 8, 1940 6 Ohio State University
18 Bailey Howell PF 6-7 210 January 20, 1937 9 Mississippi State University
26 Rich Johnson C 6-7 210 December 18, 1946 R Grambling State University
24 Sam Jones SG 6-4 198 June 24, 1933 11 North Carolina Central University
19 Don Nelson SF 6-6 210 May 15, 1940 6 University of Iowa
29 Bud Olsen PF 6-8 220 July 25, 1940 6 University of Louisville
6 Bill Russell C 6-10 215 February 12, 1934 12 University of San Francisco
16 Tom Sanders SF 6-6 210 November 8, 1938 8 New York University
20 Larry Siegfried PG 6-3 190 May 22, 1939 5 Ohio State 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 19830 3583 8316 .431 3583 8316 .431 1936 2657 .729 4840 1953 2073 9102
Team/G 241.8 43.7 101.4 .431 43.7 101.4 .431 23.6 32.4 .729 59.0 23.8 25.3 111.0
Lg Rank 3 7 3 9 7 3 9 11 11 5 4 5 5 10
Year/Year 0.6% -2.8% -0.7% -0.009 -2.8% -0.7% -0.009 -10.0% -10.9% +0.008 -14.6% 8.6% -3.4% -4.4%
Opponent 82 19830 8645
Opponent/G 241.8 105.4
Lg Rank 3 2
Year/Year 0.6% -5.9%

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 55 27 5.57 -0.23 5.35 93.8 89.1 117.5 .320 .431 .233 Boston Garden
Lg Rank 2 2 2 11 2 10 1 5 12 9 14

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 34 77 3291 279 645 .433 279 645 .433 .433 204 388 .526 1484 374 231 762
2 John Havlicek 28 82 3174 692 1709 .405 692 1709 .405 .405 387 496 .780 570 441 247 1771
3 Larry Siegfried 29 79 2560 392 1031 .380 392 1031 .380 .380 336 389 .864 282 370 222 1120
4 Bailey Howell 32 78 2527 612 1257 .487 612 1257 .487 .487 313 426 .735 685 137 285 1537
5 Tom Sanders 30 82 2184 364 847 .430 364 847 .430 .430 187 255 .733 574 110 293 915
6 Sam Jones 35 70 1820 496 1103 .450 496 1103 .450 .450 148 189 .783 265 182 121 1140
7 Don Nelson 28 82 1773 374 771 .485 374 771 .485 .485 201 259 .776 458 92 198 949
8 Em Bryant 30 80 1388 197 488 .404 197 488 .404 .404 65 100 .650 192 176 264 459
9 Jim Barnes 27 49 595 92 202 .455 92 202 .455 .455 65 92 .707 194 27 107 249
10 Don Chaney 22 20 209 36 113 .319 36 113 .319 .319 8 20 .400 46 19 32 80
11 Rich Johnson 22 31 163 29 76 .382 29 76 .382 .382 11 23 .478 52 7 40 69
12 Mal Graham 23 22 103 13 55 .236 13 55 .236 .236 11 14 .786 24 14 27 37
13 Bud Olsen 28 7 43 7 19 .368 7 19 .368 .368 0 6 .000 14 4 6 14

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 34 77 42.7 3.6 8.4 .433 3.6 8.4 .433 2.6 5.0 .526 19.3 4.9 3.0 9.9
2 John Havlicek 28 82 38.7 8.4 20.8 .405 8.4 20.8 .405 4.7 6.0 .780 7.0 5.4 3.0 21.6
3 Larry Siegfried 29 79 32.4 5.0 13.1 .380 5.0 13.1 .380 4.3 4.9 .864 3.6 4.7 2.8 14.2
4 Bailey Howell 32 78 32.4 7.8 16.1 .487 7.8 16.1 .487 4.0 5.5 .735 8.8 1.8 3.7 19.7
5 Tom Sanders 30 82 26.6 4.4 10.3 .430 4.4 10.3 .430 2.3 3.1 .733 7.0 1.3 3.6 11.2
6 Sam Jones 35 70 26.0 7.1 15.8 .450 7.1 15.8 .450 2.1 2.7 .783 3.8 2.6 1.7 16.3
7 Don Nelson 28 82 21.6 4.6 9.4 .485 4.6 9.4 .485 2.5 3.2 .776 5.6 1.1 2.4 11.6
8 Em Bryant 30 80 17.4 2.5 6.1 .404 2.5 6.1 .404 0.8 1.3 .650 2.4 2.2 3.3 5.7
9 Jim Barnes 27 49 12.1 1.9 4.1 .455 1.9 4.1 .455 1.3 1.9 .707 4.0 0.6 2.2 5.1
10 Don Chaney 22 20 10.5 1.8 5.7 .319 1.8 5.7 .319 0.4 1.0 .400 2.3 1.0 1.6 4.0
11 Bud Olsen 28 7 6.1 1.0 2.7 .368 1.0 2.7 .368 0.0 0.9 .000 2.0 0.6 0.9 2.0
12 Rich Johnson 22 31 5.3 0.9 2.5 .382 0.9 2.5 .382 0.4 0.7 .478 1.7 0.2 1.3 2.2
13 Mal Graham 23 22 4.7 0.6 2.5 .236 0.6 2.5 .236 0.5 0.6 .786 1.1 0.6 1.2 1.7

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 34 77 3291 3.1 7.1 .433 3.1 7.1 .433 2.2 4.2 .526 16.2 4.1 2.5 8.3
2 John Havlicek 28 82 3174 7.8 19.4 .405 7.8 19.4 .405 4.4 5.6 .780 6.5 5.0 2.8 20.1
3 Larry Siegfried 29 79 2560 5.5 14.5 .380 5.5 14.5 .380 4.7 5.5 .864 4.0 5.2 3.1 15.8
4 Bailey Howell 32 78 2527 8.7 17.9 .487 8.7 17.9 .487 4.5 6.1 .735 9.8 2.0 4.1 21.9
5 Tom Sanders 30 82 2184 6.0 14.0 .430 6.0 14.0 .430 3.1 4.2 .733 9.5 1.8 4.8 15.1
6 Sam Jones 35 70 1820 9.8 21.8 .450 9.8 21.8 .450 2.9 3.7 .783 5.2 3.6 2.4 22.5
7 Don Nelson 28 82 1773 7.6 15.7 .485 7.6 15.7 .485 4.1 5.3 .776 9.3 1.9 4.0 19.3
8 Em Bryant 30 80 1388 5.1 12.7 .404 5.1 12.7 .404 1.7 2.6 .650 5.0 4.6 6.8 11.9
9 Jim Barnes 27 49 595 5.6 12.2 .455 5.6 12.2 .455 3.9 5.6 .707 11.7 1.6 6.5 15.1
10 Don Chaney 22 20 209 6.2 19.5 .319 6.2 19.5 .319 1.4 3.4 .400 7.9 3.3 5.5 13.8
11 Rich Johnson 22 31 163 6.4 16.8 .382 6.4 16.8 .382 2.4 5.1 .478 11.5 1.5 8.8 15.2
12 Mal Graham 23 22 103 4.5 19.2 .236 4.5 19.2 .236 3.8 4.9 .786 8.4 4.9 9.4 12.9
13 Bud Olsen 28 7 43 5.9 15.9 .368 5.9 15.9 .368 0.0 5.0 .000 11.7 3.3 5.0 11.7

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Bill Russell 34 77 3291 .433 .433 .526
2 John Havlicek 28 82 3174 .405 .405 .780
3 Larry Siegfried 29 79 2560 .380 .380 .864
4 Bailey Howell 32 78 2527 .487 .487 .735
5 Tom Sanders 30 82 2184 .430 .430 .733
6 Sam Jones 35 70 1820 .450 .450 .783
7 Don Nelson 28 82 1773 .485 .485 .776
8 Em Bryant 30 80 1388 .404 .404 .650
9 Jim Barnes 27 49 595 .455 .455 .707
10 Don Chaney 22 20 209 .319 .319 .400
11 Rich Johnson 22 31 163 .382 .382 .478
12 Mal Graham 23 22 103 .236 .236 .786
13 Bud Olsen 28 7 43 .368 .368 .000

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 34 77 3291 15.2 .467 .602 13.9 1.0 9.9 10.9 .159
2 John Havlicek 28 82 3174 17.0 .459 .290 20.3 1.0 6.3 7.3 .110
3 Larry Siegfried 29 79 2560 13.6 .466 .377 19.3 1.2 4.4 5.6 .106
4 Bailey Howell 32 78 2527 19.4 .532 .339 8.2 6.4 4.9 11.3 .215
5 Tom Sanders 30 82 2184 12.8 .477 .301 6.8 1.3 4.1 5.4 .119
6 Sam Jones 35 70 1820 17.6 .481 .171 15.9 1.9 3.0 4.9 .128
7 Don Nelson 28 82 1773 17.5 .536 .336 7.5 4.2 3.3 7.5 .203
8 Em Bryant 30 80 1388 8.8 .431 .205 16.7 -0.5 2.4 1.9 .066
9 Jim Barnes 27 49 595 14.0 .513 .455 6.1 0.8 1.3 2.1 .169
10 Don Chaney 22 20 209 6.3 .328 .177 12.4 -0.9 0.4 -0.5 -0.107
11 Rich Johnson 22 31 163 9.0 .401 .303 5.9 -0.3 0.3 0.1 .022
12 Mal Graham 23 22 103 4.6 .302 .255 17.5 -0.5 0.2 -0.3 -0.135
13 Bud Olsen 28 7 43 7.8 .323 .316 12.6 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.065

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 John Havlicek 28 18 850 170 382 .445 170 382 .445 .445 118 138 .855 179 100 58 458
2 Bill Russell 34 18 829 77 182 .423 77 182 .423 .423 41 81 .506 369 98 65 195
3 Em Bryant 30 18 607 79 193 .409 79 193 .409 .409 40 53 .755 88 54 75 198
4 Bailey Howell 32 18 551 112 229 .489 112 229 .489 .489 46 64 .719 118 19 84 270
5 Sam Jones 35 18 514 124 296 .419 124 296 .419 .419 55 69 .797 58 37 45 303
6 Larry Siegfried 29 18 392 72 172 .419 72 172 .419 .419 55 70 .786 38 46 60 199
7 Don Nelson 28 18 348 87 168 .518 87 168 .518 .518 50 60 .833 83 21 51 224
8 Tom Sanders 30 15 197 32 73 .438 32 73 .438 .438 23 31 .742 48 7 40 87
9 Don Chaney 22 7 25 1 6 .167 1 6 .167 .167 3 4 .750 4 0 7 5
10 Rich Johnson 22 2 4 1 1 1.000 1 1 1.000 1.000 0 0 2 0 0 2
11 Mal Graham 23 2 3 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0

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 John Havlicek 28 18 47.2 9.4 21.2 .445 9.4 21.2 .445 6.6 7.7 .855 9.9 5.6 3.2 25.4
2 Bill Russell 34 18 46.1 4.3 10.1 .423 4.3 10.1 .423 2.3 4.5 .506 20.5 5.4 3.6 10.8
3 Em Bryant 30 18 33.7 4.4 10.7 .409 4.4 10.7 .409 2.2 2.9 .755 4.9 3.0 4.2 11.0
4 Bailey Howell 32 18 30.6 6.2 12.7 .489 6.2 12.7 .489 2.6 3.6 .719 6.6 1.1 4.7 15.0
5 Sam Jones 35 18 28.6 6.9 16.4 .419 6.9 16.4 .419 3.1 3.8 .797 3.2 2.1 2.5 16.8
6 Larry Siegfried 29 18 21.8 4.0 9.6 .419 4.0 9.6 .419 3.1 3.9 .786 2.1 2.6 3.3 11.1
7 Don Nelson 28 18 19.3 4.8 9.3 .518 4.8 9.3 .518 2.8 3.3 .833 4.6 1.2 2.8 12.4
8 Tom Sanders 30 15 13.1 2.1 4.9 .438 2.1 4.9 .438 1.5 2.1 .742 3.2 0.5 2.7 5.8
9 Don Chaney 22 7 3.6 0.1 0.9 .167 0.1 0.9 .167 0.4 0.6 .750 0.6 0.0 1.0 0.7
10 Rich Johnson 22 2 2.0 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0
11 Mal Graham 23 2 1.5 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0

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 John Havlicek 28 18 850 7.2 16.2 .445 7.2 16.2 .445 5.0 5.8 .855 7.6 4.2 2.5 19.4
2 Bill Russell 34 18 829 3.3 7.9 .423 3.3 7.9 .423 1.8 3.5 .506 16.0 4.3 2.8 8.5
3 Em Bryant 30 18 607 4.7 11.4 .409 4.7 11.4 .409 2.4 3.1 .755 5.2 3.2 4.4 11.7
4 Bailey Howell 32 18 551 7.3 15.0 .489 7.3 15.0 .489 3.0 4.2 .719 7.7 1.2 5.5 17.6
5 Sam Jones 35 18 514 8.7 20.7 .419 8.7 20.7 .419 3.9 4.8 .797 4.1 2.6 3.2 21.2
6 Larry Siegfried 29 18 392 6.6 15.8 .419 6.6 15.8 .419 5.1 6.4 .786 3.5 4.2 5.5 18.3
7 Don Nelson 28 18 348 9.0 17.4 .518 9.0 17.4 .518 5.2 6.2 .833 8.6 2.2 5.3 23.2
8 Tom Sanders 30 15 197 5.8 13.3 .438 5.8 13.3 .438 4.2 5.7 .742 8.8 1.3 7.3 15.9
9 Don Chaney 22 7 25 1.4 8.6 .167 1.4 8.6 .167 4.3 5.8 .750 5.8 0.0 10.1 7.2
10 Rich Johnson 22 2 4 9.0 9.0 1.000 9.0 9.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
11 Mal Graham 23 2 3 0.0 24.0 .000 0.0 24.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 0.0

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 John Havlicek 28 18 850 .445 .445 .855
2 Bill Russell 34 18 829 .423 .423 .506
3 Em Bryant 30 18 607 .409 .409 .755
4 Bailey Howell 32 18 551 .489 .489 .719
5 Sam Jones 35 18 514 .419 .419 .797
6 Larry Siegfried 29 18 392 .419 .419 .786
7 Don Nelson 28 18 348 .518 .518 .833
8 Tom Sanders 30 15 197 .438 .438 .742
9 Don Chaney 22 7 25 .167 .167 .750
10 Rich Johnson 22 2 4 1.000 1.000
11 Mal Graham 23 2 3 .000 .000

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 John Havlicek 28 18 850 19.5 .517 .361 17.5 2.0 0.8 2.8 .161
2 Bill Russell 34 18 829 15.3 .448 .445 15.1 0.2 1.2 1.4 .082
3 Em Bryant 30 18 607 10.1 .458 .275 12.0 0.2 0.5 0.7 .056
4 Bailey Howell 32 18 551 14.7 .525 .279 5.1 1.2 0.4 1.6 .142
5 Sam Jones 35 18 514 15.0 .464 .233 11.4 0.4 0.3 0.7 .069
6 Larry Siegfried 29 18 392 14.4 .491 .407 17.0 0.6 0.3 0.9 .110
7 Don Nelson 28 18 348 21.6 .576 .357 9.7 1.5 0.3 1.8 .250
8 Tom Sanders 30 15 197 12.8 .502 .425 5.0 0.3 0.2 0.5 .112
9 Don Chaney 22 7 25 -0.1 .322 .667 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.079
10 Rich Johnson 22 2 4 28.9 1.000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .445
11 Mal Graham 23 2 3 -11.1 .000 .000 38.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.748