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Boston Celtics

1961-62 Boston Celtics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 60-20
Finished 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 8-6
Won NBA championship

Division Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Warriors 4-3

Finals - Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 4-3

Coach: Red Auerbach (60-20)

1961-62 Boston Celtics Roster
1961-62 Boston Celtics Game-by-Game Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1961-62 season with a record of 60 wins and 20 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 8-6. Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1961-62 Boston Celtics won the NBA championship.


Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Tom HeinsohnF-C7923831613692437358007471650002801742
Bill RussellC76343312585754812860017903410002071436
Sam JonesG-F7823881284596297243004582320001491435
Frank RamseyF-G7919131019436405334003871090002451206
Bob CousyG7521161181462333251002615840001351175
Tom SandersF8023258043502631970076274000279897
K.C. JonesG80205472429423214700298343000206735
Jim LoscutoffF79114651918884450032951000185421
Gary PhillipsG6769331011086500010764000109270
Carl BraunG-F4841420778272000507100049176
Gene GuariliaF45367161616441001241100056163
Al ButlerG54729136500134000931
Totals791019279910938550027151977005326204900019099687

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Tom HeinsohnF-C7930.2.429.000.8190.00.09.52.10.00.00.03.522.1
Bill RussellC7645.2.457.000.5950.00.023.64.50.00.00.02.718.9
Sam JonesG-F7830.6.464.000.8180.00.05.93.00.00.00.01.918.4
Bob CousyG7528.2.391.000.7540.00.03.57.80.00.00.01.815.7
Frank RamseyF-G7924.2.428.000.8250.00.04.91.40.00.00.03.115.3
Tom SandersF8029.1.435.000.7490.00.09.50.90.00.00.03.511.2
K.C. JonesG8025.7.406.000.6340.00.03.74.30.00.00.02.69.2
Al ButlerG59.4.448.000.8330.00.02.60.80.00.00.01.86.2
Jim LoscutoffF7914.5.362.000.5360.00.04.20.60.00.00.02.35.3
Gary PhillipsG6710.3.355.000.5810.00.01.61.00.00.00.01.64.0
Carl BraunG-F488.6.377.000.7410.00.01.01.50.00.00.01.03.7
Gene GuariliaF458.2.379.000.6410.00.02.80.20.00.00.01.23.6
Totals791024.4.423.000.7280.00.066.625.60.00.00.023.9121.1

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Bill RussellC1467225311611382003707000049314
Tom HeinsohnF-C144452911167658001153400058290
Sam JonesG-F145042771236042001014400030288
Bob CousyG14474241867652006412300043224
Tom SandersF14439130563629001151400065141
K.C. JonesG1432910244533800565500050126
Frank RamseyF-G1321010439454100381000038119
Jim LoscutoffF142128631104005960005966
Carl BraunG-F6422811430072000325
Gary PhillipsG6321611180031000610
Gene GuariliaF5268252004100066
Totals12803385153662500489359009323600004071609

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
PlayerPosGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
Bill RussellC1448.0.459.000.7260.00.026.45.00.00.00.03.522.4
Tom HeinsohnF-C1431.8.399.000.7630.00.08.22.40.00.00.04.120.7
Sam JonesG-F1436.0.444.000.7000.00.07.23.10.00.00.02.120.6
Bob CousyG1433.9.357.000.6840.00.04.68.80.00.00.03.116.0
Tom SandersF1431.4.431.000.8060.00.08.21.00.00.00.04.610.1
Frank RamseyF-G1316.2.375.000.9110.00.02.90.80.00.00.02.99.2
K.C. JonesG1423.5.431.000.7170.00.04.03.90.00.00.03.69.0
Jim LoscutoffF1415.1.361.000.4000.00.04.20.40.00.00.04.24.7
Carl BraunG-F67.0.393.000.7500.00.01.20.30.00.00.00.54.2
Gary PhillipsG65.3.063.000.7270.00.00.50.20.00.00.01.01.7
Gene GuariliaF55.2.250.000.4000.00.00.80.20.00.00.01.21.2
Totals128026.4.407.000.7340.00.066.625.70.00.00.029.1114.9