Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters
1956-1957 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Bob Cousy||PG||6-1||175||6||Holy Cross||1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Tommy Heinsohn||PF||6-7||218||0||Holy Cross||1956 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Dick Hemric||F||6-6||220||1||Wake Forest||1955 Rnd 2 Pick 4||United States|
|Jim Loscutoff||F||6-5||200||1||Oregon||1955 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Jack Nichols||F||6-7||222||7||Washington||1948 Rnd 1 Pick 12||United States|
|Togo Palazzi||F||6-4||205||2||Holy Cross||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Andy Phillip||GF||6-2||195||9||Illinois||1947 Rnd 5 Pick 7||United States|
|Frank Ramsey||F||6-3||190||1||Kentucky||1953 Rnd 1 Pick 5||United States|
|Arnie Risen||C||6-9||200||8||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Bill Russell||C||6-10||215||0||San Francisco||1956 Rnd 1 Pick 2||United States|
|Bill Sharman||G||6-1||175||6||USC||1950 Rnd 2 Pick 5||United States|
|Lou Tsioropoulos||SF||6-5||190||0||Kentucky||1953 Rnd 7 Pick 6||United States|
1956-1957 Boston Depth Chart
|Starters||B. Cousy||B. Sharman||J. Loscutoff||T. Heinsohn||B. Russell|
|Rotation||F. Ramsey||A. Risen|
|Lim PT||L. Tsioropoulos|
1956-1957 Eastern Division Standings
|3||San Francisco Warriors||37-35||7|
|4||New York Knicks||36-36||8|
1956-1957 Boston Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Bob Cousy||Most Valuable Player (1957)
|Bill Sharman||All-NBA First Team (1957)
|Bob Cousy||All-NBA First Team (1957)
|Tommy Heinsohn||Rookie Of The Year (1957)
|Bob Cousy||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1957)
|Bill Sharman||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1957)
|Tommy Heinsohn||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1957)
|Bob Cousy||All-Star MVP (1957)
1956-1957 Boston Season Stat Leaders
1956-1957 Boston Celtics Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Frank Ramsey was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Frank Ramsey signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1954. Frank Ramsey re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1956.
|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.
Draft Rights to Bill Russell, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1956 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Boston Celtics from the St. Louis Hawks on April 30, 1956. Bill Russell signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on December 20, 1956.
|Acquired via Trade
Jack Nichols was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Milwaukee Hawks on November 29, 1953.
Andy Phillip was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Fort Wayne Pistons on July 1, 1956.
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.
1956-1957 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|