Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters
1955-1956 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Ernie Barrett||GF||6-3||180||1||Kansas State||1951 Rnd 1 Pick 7||United States|
|Bob Cousy||PG||6-1||175||5||Holy Cross||1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Dick Hemric||F||6-6||220||0||Wake Forest||1955 Rnd 2 Pick 4||United States|
|Jim Loscutoff||F||6-5||200||0||Oregon||1955 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Ed Macauley||FC||6-8||185||6||Saint Louis||1949 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Red Morrison||FC||6-8||220||1||Idaho||1954 Rnd 2 Pick 5||United States|
|Jack Nichols||F||6-7||222||6||Washington||1948 Rnd 1 Pick 12||United States|
|Togo Palazzi||F||6-4||205||1||Holy Cross||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Arnie Risen||C||6-9||200||7||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Bill Sharman||G||6-1||175||5||USC||1950 Rnd 2 Pick 5||United States|
1955-1956 Boston Depth Chart
|Starters||B. Cousy||B. Sharman||J. Loscutoff||J. Nichols||A. Risen|
|Rotation||D. Hemric||E. Macauley|
|Rotation||E. Barrett||R. Morrison|
|Lim PT||T. Palazzi|
1955-1956 Eastern Division Standings
|1||San Francisco Warriors||45-27||-|
|4||New York Knicks||35-37||10|
1955-1956 Boston Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Bill Sharman||All-NBA First Team (1956)
|Bob Cousy||All-NBA First Team (1956)
|Bob Cousy||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1956)
|Ed Macauley||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1956)
|Bill Sharman||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1956)
1955-1956 Boston Season Stat Leaders
1955-1956 Boston Celtics Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Ernie Barrett was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1951 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Ernie Barrett signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1953. Ernie Barrett re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1955.
|Acquired via Draft Rights Trade
Draft Rights to Bob Cousy, the #3 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
Jack Nichols was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Milwaukee Hawks on November 29, 1953.
Arnie Risen was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Rochester Royals on October 26, 1955.
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.
1955-1956 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|