Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

1961-1962 Boston Celtics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Carl Braun SG 6-5 180 Sep 25, 1927 34 Colgate 12 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 Aug 9, 1928 33 Holy Cross 11 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 4, Tri-Cities Blackhawks
1950 Chicago Stags Dispersal Draft, Boston Celtics
Gene Guarilia SF 6-6 215 Sep 13, 1937 24 George Washington 2 1959 Rnd 2, Pick 8, Boston Celtics
Tommy Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 Aug 26, 1934 27 Holy Cross 5 1956 Territorial Pick, Boston Celtics
K.C. Jones PG 6-1 200 May 25, 1932 29 San Francisco 3 1956 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Boston Celtics
Sam Jones GF 6-4 198 Jun 24, 1933 28 North Carolina Central 4 1957 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Boston Celtics
Jim Loscutoff SF 6-5 200 Feb 4, 1930 32 Oregon 6 1955 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Boston Celtics
Gary Phillips PG 6-3 189 Dec 7, 1939 22 Houston 0 1961 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Boston Celtics
Frank Ramsey SF 6-3 190 Jul 13, 1931 30 Kentucky 6 1953 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 5, Boston Celtics
Bill Russell C 6-10 215 Feb 12, 1934 28 San Francisco 5 1956 Rnd 1, Pick 2, St. Louis Hawks
Satch Sanders PF 6-6 210 Nov 8, 1938 23 NYU 1 1960 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Boston Celtics

1961-1962 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #2 San Francisco Warriors #3 Syracuse Nationals PHI in 5
Second Round W2 Cincinnati Royals W3 Detroit Pistons DET in 4
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 San Francisco Warriors BOS in 7
Conference Finals W1 Los Angeles Lakers W3 Detroit Pistons LAL in 6
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics W1 Los Angeles Lakers BOS in 7

1961-1962 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bill Russell 14 48.0 22.4 26.4 5.0
Tommy Heinsohn 14 31.8 20.7 8.2 2.4
Sam Jones 14 36.0 20.6 7.1 3.1
Bob Cousy 14 33.9 16.0 4.6 8.8
Satch Sanders 14 31.4 10.1 8.2 1.0
K.C. Jones 14 23.5 9.0 4.0 3.9
Frank Ramsey 13 16.2 9.2 2.9 0.8
Jim Loscutoff 14 15.1 4.7 4.2 0.4
Carl Braun 6 7.0 4.2 1.2 0.3
Gary Phillips 6 5.3 1.7 0.5 0.2
Gene Guarilia 5 5.2 1.2 0.8 0.2

1961-1962 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Philadelphia Leaders
Mar 24, 1962
v.
Philadelphia
W, 117-89 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 20. Sam Jones
PTS: 33. W. Chamberlain
Mar 27, 1962
@
Philadelphia
L, 113-106 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 24. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 42. W. Chamberlain
Mar 28, 1962
v.
Philadelphia
W, 129-114 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 31. Bill Russell
PTS: 35. W. Chamberlain
Mar 31, 1962
@
Philadelphia
L, 110-106 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 31. Bill Russell
PTS: 41. W. Chamberlain
Apr 1, 1962
v.
Philadelphia
W, 119-104 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
3-2 PTS: 29. Bill Russell
PTS: 30. W. Chamberlain
Apr 3, 1962
@
Philadelphia
L, 109-99 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Finals
3-3 PTS: 22. Bob Cousy
PTS: 32. W. Chamberlain
Apr 5, 1962
v.
Philadelphia
W, 109-107 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
4-3 PTS: 28. Sam Jones
PTS: 32. Tom Meschery

1961-1962 Boston Celtics NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders L.A. Lakers Leaders
Apr 7, 1962
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 122-108 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 24. Sam Jones
PTS: 35. Elgin Baylor
Apr 8, 1962
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 122-129 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 27. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 40. Jerry West
Apr 10, 1962
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 117-115 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
NBA Finals
1-2 PTS: 26. Bill Russell
PTS: 39. Elgin Baylor
Apr 11, 1962
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 103-115 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 21. Bill Russell
PTS: 38. Elgin Baylor
Apr 14, 1962
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 121-126 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-3 PTS: 30. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 61. Elgin Baylor
Apr 16, 1962
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 105-119 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 35. Sam Jones
PTS: 34. Jerry West
Apr 18, 1962
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 110-107 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
4-3 PTS: 30. Bill Russell
PTS: 41. Elgin Baylor