Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1974-1975 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jim Ard PF 6-8 215 0 Cincinnati 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Don Chaney G 6-5 210 6 Houston 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Ben Clyde SF 6-7 198 0 Florida State 1974 Rnd 5 Pick 17 United States
Dave Cowens FC 6-9 230 4 Florida State 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Steve Downing C 6-8 225 1 Indiana 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
Hank Finkel C 7-0 240 8 Dayton 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
Phil Hankinson PF 6-8 195 1 Pennsylvania 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 10 Ohio State 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Glenn McDonald GF 6-6 190 0 Long Beach State 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
Don Nelson F 6-6 210 12 Iowa 1962 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Charlie Scott SG 6-5 175 3 North Carolina 1970 Rnd 7 Pick 4 United States
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 10 Creighton 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Kevin Stacom SG 6-3 185 0 Providence 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Paul Westphal G 6-4 195 2 USC 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Jo Jo White G 6-3 190 5 Kansas 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States

1974-1975 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. White D. Chaney J. Havlicek P. Silas D. Cowens
Rotation   P. Westphal D. Nelson J. Ard H. Finkel
Rotation     G. McDonald    
Lim PT   K. Stacom   P. Hankinson  

1974-1975 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics60-22-
2Buffalo Braves49-3311
3New York Knicks40-4220
4Philadelphia Sixers34-4826

1974-1975 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jo Jo White All-NBA Second Team (1975)
Dave Cowens All-NBA Second Team (1975)
John Havlicek All-NBA Second Team (1975)
John Havlicek All-NBA Defensive First Team (1975)
Paul Silas All-NBA Defensive First Team (1975)
Don Chaney All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1975)
Dave Cowens All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1975)
John Havlicek Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1975)
Jo Jo White Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1975)
Paul Silas Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1975)
Dave Cowens Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1975)

1974-1975 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
John Havlicek 82 38.2 19.2 5.9 5.3 1.3 0.2
Jo Jo White 82 39.3 18.3 3.8 5.6 1.6 0.2
Dave Cowens 65 40.5 20.4 14.7 4.6 1.3 1.1
Don Nelson 79 26.0 14.0 5.9 2.3 0.4 0.2
Paul Silas 82 32.5 10.6 12.5 2.7 0.7 0.3
Paul Westphal 82 19.3 9.8 2.0 2.9 1.0 0.4
Don Chaney 82 26.9 9.5 4.5 2.2 1.5 0.8
Jim Ard 59 12.2 3.8 3.4 0.7 0.2 0.5
Kevin Stacom 61 7.3 2.8 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.0
Glenn McDonald 62 6.4 2.7 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.1
Hank Finkel 62 8.4 2.0 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.0
Ben Clyde 25 6.3 2.8 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.1
Phil Hankinson 3 8.0 4.0 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.0
Steve Downing 3 3.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0

1974-1975 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Don Chaney was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Don Chaney signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1968.

Dave Cowens was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Dave Cowens signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on March 26, 1970.

Phil Hankinson was selected as the #17 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Phil Hankinson signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1973.

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.

Glenn McDonald was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Glenn McDonald signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1974.

Kevin Stacom was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Kevin Stacom signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 25, 1974.

Paul Westphal was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1972 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Paul Westphal signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 21, 1972.

Jo Jo White was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Jo Jo White signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on October 13, 1969. Jo Jo White re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on July 12, 1972.

Acquired via Trade

Hank Finkel was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the San Diego Rockets on August 22, 1969. Hank Finkel re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 12, 1972.

Paul Silas was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns on September 18, 1972.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jim Ard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 3, 1974.

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

1974-1975 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Robert Schmertz Owner 1972-1973 N/A
Harold Lipton Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Irv Levin Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Tom Heinsohn Head Coach 1969-1970 N/A
Red Auerbach General Manager 1950-1951 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1949 to 1950)
Johnny Most Radio Broadcaster 1953-1954 N/A