Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1966-1967 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jim Barnett GF 6-4 170 0 Oregon 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Wayne Embry C 6-8 240 8 Miami (OH) 1958 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 2 Ohio State 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Bailey Howell SF 6-7 210 7 Mississippi State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
K.C. Jones G 6-1 200 8 San Francisco 1955 Rnd 11 Pick 5 United States
Sam Jones GF 6-4 198 9 North Carolina Central 1956 Rnd 8 Pick 3 United States
Toby Kimball PF 6-6 220 0 Connecticut 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
Don Nelson F 6-6 210 4 Iowa 1962 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Bill Russell C 6-10 215 10 San Francisco 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Satch Sanders PF 6-6 210 6 NYU 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Larry Siegfried G 6-3 190 3 Ohio State 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Ronnie Watts SF 6-6 210 1 Wake Forest 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States

1966-1967 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Jones L. Siegfried S. Jones J. Havlicek B. Russell
Rotation     B. Howell S. Sanders W. Embry
Rotation     D. Nelson    
Rotation     J. Barnett    
Lim PT     R. Watts T. Kimball  

1966-1967 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers68-13-
2Boston Celtics60-218
3Cincinnati Royals39-4229
4New York Knicks36-4532
5Baltimore Bullets20-6148

1966-1967 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bill Russell All-NBA Second Team (1967)
Sam Jones All-NBA Second Team (1967)
Bailey Howell Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1967)
John Havlicek Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1967)
Bill Russell Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1967)

1966-1967 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
John Havlicek 81 32.1 21.4 6.6 3.4
Bailey Howell 81 30.9 20.0 8.4 1.3
Sam Jones 72 32.3 22.1 4.7 3.0
Bill Russell 81 40.7 13.3 21.0 5.8
Larry Siegfried 73 25.9 14.1 3.1 3.4
Satch Sanders 81 23.8 10.2 5.4 1.1
Don Nelson 79 15.2 7.5 3.7 0.8
K.C. Jones 78 31.4 6.2 3.1 5.0
Wayne Embry 72 10.1 5.2 4.1 0.6
Jim Barnett 48 8.0 4.1 1.1 0.9
Toby Kimball 38 5.8 2.6 3.8 0.3
Ronnie Watts 27 3.3 1.4 1.4 0.0

1966-1967 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Jim Barnett was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Jim Barnett signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1966.

John Havlicek was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1962 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. John Havlicek signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1962.

K.C. Jones was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1956 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. K.C. Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1958.

Sam Jones was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Sam Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1957.

Toby Kimball was selected as the #9 pick in the 3 Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Toby Kimball signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1966.

Satch Sanders was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Satch Sanders signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1960.

Ronnie Watts was selected as the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Ronnie Watts signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1965.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

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

Wayne Embry was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Cincinnati Royals on September 15, 1966.

Bailey Howell was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Washington Wizards on September 1, 1966.

Acquired via Free Agency

Don Nelson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 28, 1965.

Larry Siegfried signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 14, 1963.

1966-1967 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jack Waldron Owner 1971-1972 Owner (Boston Celtics, 1968 to 1969)
Marvin Kratter Owner 1965-1966 N/A
Bill Russell Head Coach 1966-1967 N/A
Red Auerbach General Manager 1950-1951 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1949 to 1950)
Johnny Most Radio Broadcaster 1953-1954 N/A