Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1996-1997 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
13 Dana Barros PG 5-11 165 7 Boston College 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
34 Frank Brickowski PF 6-9 240 12 Penn State 1981 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
7 Dee Brown PG 6-1 160 6 Jacksonville 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
30 Marty Conlon F-C 6-10 224 6 Providence 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
13 Todd Day GF 6-6 188 4 Arkansas 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
27 Nate Driggers SF 6-5 215 1 Montevallo 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
29 Pervis Ellison C 6-9 210 7 Louisville 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
44 Rick Fox SF 6-7 230 5 North Carolina 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 24 Canada / Bahamas
42 Steve Hamer C 7-0 245 0 Tennessee 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
5 Michael Hawkins G 6-0 178 0 Xavier 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
41 Stacey King PF 6-11 250 7 Oklahoma 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
53 Alton Lister FC 7-0 240 15 Arizona State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
9 Greg Minor F 6-6 210 2 Louisville 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
00 Julius Nwosu F 6-10 255 2 Liberty 1993 NBA Draft, Undrafted Nigeria
40 Dino Radja PF 6-11 255 3 KK Split (Croatia) 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 13 Croatia
43 Brett Szabo C 6-11 230 1 Augustana College 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
88 Antoine Walker F 6-9 265 0 Kentucky 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
4 David Wesley G 6-0 190 3 Baylor 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
55 Eric Williams F 6-8 220 1 Providence 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States

1996-1997 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Wesley T. Day R. Fox E. Williams A. Walker
Rotation D. Barros G. Minor N. Driggers M. Conlon D. Radja
Rotation D. Brown     F. Brickowski P. Ellison
Rotation M. Hawkins       A. Lister
Rotation         B. Szabo
Lim PT         S. Hamer

1996-1997 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Miami Heat61-21-
2New York Knicks57-254
3Orlando Magic45-3716
4Washington Bullets44-3817
5New Jersey Nets26-5635
6Philadelphia Sixers22-6039
7Boston Celtics15-6746

1996-1997 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Antoine Walker All-Rookie First Team (1997)
Antoine Walker Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1997)

1996-1997 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Antoine Walker 82 36.2 17.5 9.0 3.2 1.3 0.6 2.8
David Wesley 74 40.4 16.8 3.6 7.3 2.2 0.2 2.9
Todd Day 81 28.1 14.5 4.1 1.4 1.3 0.6 1.6
Rick Fox 76 34.9 15.4 5.2 3.8 2.2 0.5 2.3
Eric Williams 72 33.8 15.0 4.6 1.8 1.0 0.2 1.9
Marty Conlon 74 21.8 7.8 4.4 1.4 0.6 0.2 1.5
Dino Radja 25 35.0 14.0 8.4 1.9 0.9 1.9 2.8
Dana Barros 24 29.5 12.5 2.0 3.4 1.1 0.2 1.6
Greg Minor 23 23.8 9.6 3.5 1.5 0.7 0.1 1.0
Dee Brown 21 24.9 7.6 2.3 3.2 1.5 0.3 1.1
Brett Szabo 70 9.5 2.2 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.6
Alton Lister 53 9.7 1.6 3.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.6
Frank Brickowski 17 15.0 4.8 2.0 0.9 0.3 0.2 1.1
Michael Hawkins 29 11.2 2.8 1.1 2.2 0.6 0.0 1.0
Steve Hamer 35 7.7 2.2 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4
Nate Driggers 15 8.8 2.4 1.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4
Pervis Ellison 6 20.8 2.5 4.3 0.7 0.8 1.5 1.2
Stacey King 5 6.6 2.4 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2

1996-1997 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dee Brown was selected as the #19 pick in the First Round of the 1990 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Dee Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on October 6, 1990. Dee Brown signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on June 14, 1994.

Rick Fox was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 1991 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Rick Fox signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on July 1, 1991. Rick Fox re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 6, 1994.

Steve Hamer was selected as the #9 pick in the Second Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Steve Hamer signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on October 1, 1996.

Dino Radja was selected as the #13 pick in the Second Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Dino Radja signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on July 9, 1993. Dino Radja signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on November 8, 1994.

Antoine Walker was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Antoine Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 2, 1996.

Eric Williams was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Eric Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on October 15, 1995.

Acquired via Trade

Todd Day was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Milwaukee Bucks on November 26, 1995.

Alton Lister was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Milwaukee Bucks on November 26, 1995. Alton Lister re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 6, 1996.

Acquired via Free Agency

Dana Barros signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 21, 1995.

Frank Brickowski signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on July 31, 1996.

Marty Conlon signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on November 2, 1996.

Nate Driggers signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on April 4, 1997. Nate Driggers re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on April 14, 1997.

Pervis Ellison signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1994.

Michael Hawkins signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on February 8, 1997. Michael Hawkins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on February 18, 1997. Michael Hawkins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on March 7, 1997.

Greg Minor signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on October 19, 1994. Greg Minor re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 2, 1996.

Brett Szabo signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on January 10, 1997. Brett Szabo re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on January 20, 1997. Brett Szabo re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on January 30, 1997.

David Wesley signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on July 20, 1994.

1996-1997 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Paul Gaston Owner, Principal Owner 1991-1992 N/A
M.L. Carr Head Coach, General Manager 1995-1996 General Manager (Boston Celtics, 1994 to 1997)
Dennis Johnson Assistant Coach 1993-1994 Scout (Boston Celtics, 1990 to 1991)
Frank Vogel Video Coordinator 1996-1997 N/A
Ed Lacerte Head Athletic Trainer 1987-1988 N/A