Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

1972-1973 Boston Celtics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Don Chaney SG 6-5 210 Mar 22, 1946 27 Houston 4 1968 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Boston Celtics
Dave Cowens FC 6-9 230 Oct 25, 1948 24 Florida State 2 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Boston Celtics
Hank Finkel C 7-0 240 Apr 20, 1942 30 Dayton 6 1964 Rnd 4, Pick 5, Los Angeles Lakers
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 Apr 8, 1940 32 Ohio State 8 1962 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Boston Celtics
Steve Kuberski FC 6-8 215 Nov 6, 1947 25 Bradley 3 1969 Rnd 4, Pick 9, Boston Celtics
Don Nelson SF 6-6 210 May 15, 1940 32 Iowa 10 1962 Rnd 3, Pick 1, Chicago Zephyrs
Satch Sanders PF 6-6 210 Nov 8, 1938 34 NYU 12 1960 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Boston Celtics
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 Jul 12, 1943 29 Creighton 8 1964 Rnd 2, Pick 3, St. Louis Hawks
Paul Westphal SG 6-4 195 Nov 30, 1950 22 USC 0 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Boston Celtics
Jo Jo White PG 6-3 190 Nov 16, 1946 26 Kansas 3 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Boston Celtics
Art Williams PG 6-1 180 Sep 29, 1939 33 Cal Poly - Pomona 5 1967 NBA Draft, Undrafted

1972-1973 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Atlanta Hawks BOS in 6
Second Round #2 New York Knicks #3 Baltimore Bullets NYK in 5
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 New York Knicks NYK in 7

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Milwaukee Bucks #4 Golden State Warriors GSW in 6
Second Round #2 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Chicago Bulls LAL in 7
Conference Finals #2 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Golden State Warriors LAL in 5

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #2 Los Angeles Lakers #2 New York Knicks NYK in 5

1972-1973 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Jo Jo White 13 44.8 24.5 4.2 6.4
Dave Cowens 13 46.0 21.9 16.6 3.7
John Havlicek 12 39.9 23.8 5.2 5.4
Don Nelson 13 23.3 11.0 2.9 1.2
Paul Silas 13 39.4 9.6 15.1 3.0
Don Chaney 12 24.0 7.5 3.3 2.1
Art Williams 10 15.6 4.8 2.7 4.1
Steve Kuberski 12 7.9 3.8 1.2 0.2
Paul Westphal 11 9.9 3.9 0.6 0.8
Hank Finkel 7 3.3 1.7 0.9 0.4
Satch Sanders 5 4.8 2.0 1.0 0.2

1972-1973 Boston Celtics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Atlanta Leaders
Apr 1, 1973
v.
Atlanta
W, 134-109 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 54. J. Havlicek
PTS: 28. Lou Hudson
Apr 4, 1973
@
Atlanta
W, 113-126 Omni Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 29. J. Havlicek
PTS: 34. P. Maravich
Apr 6, 1973
v.
Atlanta
L, 105-118 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 23. Jo Jo White
PTS: 37. Lou Hudson
Apr 8, 1973
@
Atlanta
L, 97-94 Omni Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 21. J. Havlicek
PTS: 37. P. Maravich
Apr 11, 1973
v.
Atlanta
W, 108-101 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 32. J. Havlicek
PTS: 34. P. Maravich
Apr 13, 1973
@
Atlanta
W, 103-121 Omni Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
4-2 PTS: 33. Jo Jo White
PTS: 35. Lou Hudson

1972-1973 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders New York Leaders
Apr 15, 1973
v.
New York
W, 134-108 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 30. Jo Jo White
PTS: 24. Walt Frazier
Apr 18, 1973
@
New York
L, 129-96 Madison Square Garden
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 21. J. Havlicek
PTS: 24. Walt Frazier
Apr 20, 1973
v.
New York
L, 91-98 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 29. J. Havlicek
PTS: 23. Walt Frazier
Apr 22, 1973
@
New York
L, 117-110 Madison Square Garden
Conference Finals
1-3 PTS: 34. Jo Jo White
PTS: 37. Walt Frazier
Apr 25, 1973
v.
New York
W, 98-97 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 32. Dave Cowens
PTS: 21. Walt Frazier
Apr 27, 1973
@
New York
W, 100-110 Madison Square Garden
Conference Finals
3-3 PTS: 26. Dave Cowens
PTS: 29. Walt Frazier
Apr 29, 1973
v.
New York
L, 78-94 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
3-4 PTS: 24. Dave Cowens
PTS: 25. Walt Frazier