Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1967-1968 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Wayne Embry C 6-8 240 9 Miami (OH) 1958 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Mal Graham G 6-1 185 0 New York 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 3 Ohio State 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Bailey Howell SF 6-7 210 8 Mississippi State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Johnny Jones SF 6-7 205 0 Cal State Los Angeles 1967 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Sam Jones GF 6-4 198 10 North Carolina Central 1956 Rnd 8 Pick 3 United States
Don Nelson F 6-6 210 5 Iowa 1962 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Bill Russell C 6-10 215 11 San Francisco 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Satch Sanders PF 6-6 210 7 NYU 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Larry Siegfried G 6-3 190 4 Ohio State 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Tom Thacker G 6-2 170 3 Cincinnati 1963 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Rick Weitzman G 6-2 175 0 Northeastern 1967 Rnd 10 Pick 8 United States

1967-1968 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Siegfried S. Jones J. Havlicek B. Howell B. Russell
Rotation   T. Thacker D. Nelson S. Sanders W. Embry
Rotation   M. Graham J. Jones    
Lim PT   R. Weitzman      

1967-1968 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers62-20-
2Boston Celtics54-288
3New York Knicks43-3919
4Detroit Pistons40-4222
5Cincinnati Royals39-4323
6Baltimore Bullets36-4626

1967-1968 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
John Havlicek All-NBA Second Team (1968)
Bill Russell All-NBA Second Team (1968)
John Havlicek Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1968)
Bill Russell Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1968)
Sam Jones Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1968)

1967-1968 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
John Havlicek 82 35.6 20.7 6.7 4.7
Bailey Howell 82 34.2 19.8 9.8 1.6
Sam Jones 73 33.0 21.3 4.9 3.0
Bill Russell 78 37.9 12.5 18.6 4.6
Don Nelson 82 18.3 10.0 5.3 1.3
Satch Sanders 78 25.4 10.2 5.8 1.3
Larry Siegfried 62 31.2 12.2 3.5 4.7
Wayne Embry 78 13.9 6.3 4.1 0.7
Mal Graham 48 16.4 6.0 2.0 1.3
Tom Thacker 65 12.0 4.2 2.5 1.1
Johnny Jones 51 9.3 4.2 2.2 0.5
Rick Weitzman 25 3.0 1.3 0.4 0.3

1967-1968 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mal Graham was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Mal Graham signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1967.

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.

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.

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.

Rick Weitzman was selected as the #8 pick in the 10 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Rick Weitzman signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1967.

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

Johnny Jones signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 1, 1967.

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.

Tom Thacker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 11, 1967.

1967-1968 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
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