Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1984-1985 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
44 Danny Ainge G 6-4 175 3 Brigham Young 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
33 Larry Bird SF 6-9 220 5 Indiana State 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
28 Quinn Buckner G 6-3 190 8 Indiana 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
34 Rick Carlisle G 6-5 210 0 Virginia 1984 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
30 M.L. Carr GF 6-6 205 10 Guilford 1973 Rnd 5 Pick 7 United States
40 Carlos Clark G 6-4 210 1 Ole Miss 1983 Rnd 4 Pick 21 United States
3 Dennis Johnson PG 6-4 185 8 Pepperdine 1976 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
50 Greg Kite C 6-11 250 1 Brigham Young 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
31 Cedric Maxwell F 6-8 205 7 Charlotte 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
32 Kevin McHale PF 6-10 210 4 Minnesota 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
00 Robert Parish C 7-0 230 7 Centenary 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
8 Scott Wedman GF 6-7 215 10 Colorado 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
20 Ray Williams G 6-3 188 7 Minnesota 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States

1984-1985 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Johnson D. Ainge L. Bird K. McHale R. Parish
Rotation   R. Williams S. Wedman   G. Kite
Rotation   Q. Buckner C. Maxwell    
Rotation   C. Clark M. Carr    
Lim PT   R. Carlisle      

1984-1985 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics63-19-
2Philadelphia Sixers58-245
3New Jersey Nets42-4021
4Washington Bullets40-4223
5New York Knicks24-5839

1984-1985 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Larry Bird Most Valuable Player (1985)
Larry Bird All-NBA First Team (1985)
Larry Bird Player Of The Month (Dec 84, Mar 85)
Larry Bird Player Of The Week (03/17/85)
Dennis Johnson All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1985)
Kevin McHale Sixth Man Of The Year (1985)
Larry Bird Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1985)
Dennis Johnson Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1985)
Robert Parish Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1985)

1984-1985 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Larry Bird 80 39.5 28.7 10.5 6.6 1.6 1.2 3.1
Kevin McHale 79 33.6 19.8 9.0 1.8 0.4 1.5 2.0
Robert Parish 79 36.1 17.6 10.6 1.6 0.7 1.3 2.4
Dennis Johnson 80 37.2 15.7 4.0 6.8 1.2 0.5 2.6
Danny Ainge 75 34.2 12.9 3.6 5.3 1.6 0.1 2.0
Cedric Maxwell 57 26.2 11.1 4.2 1.8 0.6 0.3 1.7
Scott Wedman 78 14.4 6.4 2.0 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.6
Quinn Buckner 75 11.4 2.4 1.2 2.0 0.8 0.0 0.9
Carlos Clark 62 9.1 2.7 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.7
M.L. Carr 47 8.4 3.2 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.5
Ray Williams 23 20.0 6.4 2.5 3.9 1.3 0.2 1.8
Greg Kite 55 7.7 1.6 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5
Rick Carlisle 38 4.7 1.8 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.5

1984-1985 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Danny Ainge was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1981 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Danny Ainge signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on November 1, 1981.

Larry Bird was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Larry Bird signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1979. Larry Bird re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1984.

Rick Carlisle was selected as the #23 pick in the 3 Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Rick Carlisle signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1984.

Carlos Clark was selected as the #21 pick in the 4 Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Carlos Clark signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1983.

Greg Kite was selected as the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Greg Kite signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1983.

Cedric Maxwell was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Cedric Maxwell signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on July 18, 1977. Cedric Maxwell re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 1, 1984.

Kevin McHale was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Kevin McHale signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1980. Kevin McHale re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1984.

Acquired via Trade

Quinn Buckner was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Milwaukee Bucks on September 9, 1982.

Dennis Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns on June 27, 1983.

Robert Parish was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Golden State Warriors on June 9, 1980. Robert Parish signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on April 9, 1981.

Scott Wedman was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 14, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

M.L. Carr signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on July 24, 1979.

Ray Williams signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on February 21, 1985.

1984-1985 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Alan Cohen Owner 1983-1984 Owner (Brooklyn Nets, 1978 to 1983)
Don Gaston Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Paul Dupee Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Jan Volk General Manager 1984-1985 N/A
K.C. Jones Head Coach 1983-1984 Assistant Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1976 to 1977)
Johnny Most Radio Broadcaster 1953-1954 N/A