Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters
1953-1954 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Don Barksdale||F||6-6||200||2||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Ernie Barrett||GF||6-3||180||0||Kansas State||1951 Rnd 1 Pick 7||United States|
|Bob Brannum||FC||6-5||215||3||Michigan State||1948 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Chuck Cooper||GF||6-5||210||3||Duquesne||1950 Rnd 2 Pick 1||United States|
|Bob Cousy||PG||6-1||175||3||Holy Cross||1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Bob Donham||G||6-2||190||3||Ohio State||1950 Rnd 3 Pick 1||United States|
|Bob A. Harris||F||6-7||195||4||Oklahoma State||1949 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Ed Macauley||FC||6-8||185||4||Saint Louis||1949 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Ed Mikan||FC||6-8||229||5||DePaul||1948 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Jack Nichols||F||6-7||222||4||Washington||1948 Rnd 1 Pick 12||United States|
|Fred Scolari||PG||5-10||180||7||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Bill Sharman||G||6-1||175||3||USC||1950 Rnd 2 Pick 5||United States|
1953-1954 Boston Depth Chart
|Starters||B. Cousy||B. Sharman||B. Harris||B. Brannum||E. Macauley|
|Rotation||B. Donham||C. Cooper|
|Lim PT||J. Nichols||E. Mikan|
1953-1954 Eastern Division Standings
|1||New York Knicks||44-28||-|
|4||San Francisco Warriors||29-43||15|
|5||Baltimore Bullets (BAA)||16-56||28|
1953-1954 Boston Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Bob Cousy||All-NBA First Team (1954)
|Ed Macauley||All-NBA Second Team (1954)
|Bob Cousy||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1954)
|Ed Macauley||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1954)
|Bill Sharman||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1954)
|Bob Cousy||All-Star MVP (1954)
1953-1954 Boston Season Stat Leaders
|Bob A. Harris||71||26.7||5.9||7.3||1.3|
1953-1954 Boston Celtics Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Bob Cousy, the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1950 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Chicago Stags from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on September 1, 1950. Bob Cousy signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on November 1, 1950.
|Acquired via Trade
Don Barksdale was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on August 28, 1953.
Bob Brannum was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Sheboygan Red Skins on September 23, 1950.
Bob A. Harris was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Fort Wayne Pistons on December 20, 1950.
Jack Nichols was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Milwaukee Hawks on November 29, 1953.
Bill Sharman was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Fort Wayne Pistons on April 26, 1951.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Ed Macauley signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1950.
Ed Mikan signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 7, 1953.
1953-1954 Boston Celtics Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Red Auerbach||Head Coach, General Manager||1950-1951||Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1949 to 1950)|
|Johnny Most||Radio Broadcaster||1953-1954||N/A|