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Boston Celtics

1955-56 Boston Celtics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-33
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 1-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Syracuse Nationals 2-1

Coach: Red Auerbach (39-33)

1955-56 Boston Celtics Roster
1955-56 Boston Celtics Game-by-Game Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1955-56 season with a record of 39 wins and 33 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-2. Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1955-56 Boston Celtics lost in the division semi-finals.


Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Bill SharmanG7226981229538413358002593390001971434
Bob CousyG7227671223440564476004926420002061356
Ed MacauleyC-F712354995420504400004222110001581240
Jack NicholsC-F60196479933025320000625160000228860
Jim LoscutoffF7115826282262071390062265000213591
Arnie RisenC-F6815974931892401700055388000300548
Ernie BarrettG-F7214515332071189300243174000184507
Dick HemricF7113294001612731770039960000142499
Togo PalazziF-G6370337314512485001824200087375
Red MorrisonF-C719102408989440034553000159222
Totals691017355691327450027852142004142183400018747632

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Bill SharmanG7237.5.438.000.8670.00.03.64.70.00.00.02.719.9
Bob CousyG7238.4.360.000.8440.00.06.88.90.00.00.02.918.8
Ed MacauleyC-F7133.2.422.000.7940.00.05.93.00.00.00.02.217.5
Jack NicholsC-F6032.7.413.000.7910.00.010.42.70.00.00.03.814.3
Jim LoscutoffF7122.3.360.000.6720.00.08.80.90.00.00.03.08.3
Arnie RisenC-F6823.5.383.000.7080.00.08.11.30.00.00.04.48.1
Dick HemricF7118.7.403.000.6480.00.05.60.80.00.00.02.07.0
Ernie BarrettG-F7220.2.388.000.7880.00.03.42.40.00.00.02.67.0
Togo PalazziF-G6311.2.389.000.6860.00.02.90.70.00.00.01.46.0
Red MorrisonF-C7112.8.371.000.4940.00.04.90.70.00.00.02.23.1
Totals691025.1.397.000.7690.00.057.525.50.00.00.026.0106.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Bob CousyG312456282523002426000479
Bill SharmanG31194618171600712000752
Jack NicholsC-F310043161090036100001341
Arnie RisenC-F38834121813004420001537
Ed MacauleyC-F373301211700155000631
Jim LoscutoffF38931119700264000829
Dick HemricF35424516900221000719
Ernie BarrettG-F343134330074000711
Red MorrisonF-C32372400011000054
Togo PalazziF-G275100002000012
Totals2907202891090011387001946400073305

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Bob CousyG341.3.500.000.9200.00.08.08.70.00.00.01.326.3
Bill SharmanG339.7.391.000.9410.00.02.34.00.00.00.02.317.3
Jack NicholsC-F333.3.372.000.9000.00.012.03.30.00.00.04.313.7
Arnie RisenC-F329.3.353.000.7220.00.014.70.70.00.00.05.012.3
Ed MacauleyC-F324.3.400.000.6360.00.05.01.70.00.00.02.010.3
Jim LoscutoffF329.7.355.000.7780.00.08.71.30.00.00.02.79.7
Dick HemricF318.0.208.000.5630.00.07.30.30.00.00.02.36.3
Ernie BarrettG-F314.3.308.0001.0000.00.02.31.30.00.00.02.33.7
Red MorrisonF-C37.7.286.000.0000.00.03.70.00.00.00.01.71.3
Togo PalazziF-G23.5.200.000.0000.00.01.00.00.00.00.00.51.0
Totals29024.8.377.000.7700.00.064.721.30.00.00.024.3101.7