Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

1974-1975 Boston Celtics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Jim Ard PF 6-8 215 Sep 19, 1948 26 Cincinnati 0 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Don Chaney SG 6-5 210 Mar 22, 1946 29 Houston 6 1968 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Boston Celtics
Dave Cowens FC 6-9 230 Oct 25, 1948 26 Florida State 4 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Boston Celtics
Hank Finkel C 7-0 240 Apr 20, 1942 32 Dayton 8 1964 Rnd 4, Pick 5, Los Angeles Lakers
Phil Hankinson PF 6-8 195 Jul 26, 1951 23 Pennsylvania 1 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 17, Boston Celtics
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 Apr 8, 1940 35 Ohio State 10 1962 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Boston Celtics
Glenn McDonald GF 6-6 190 Mar 18, 1952 23 Long Beach State 0 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Boston Celtics
Don Nelson SF 6-6 210 May 15, 1940 34 Iowa 12 1962 Rnd 3, Pick 1, Chicago Zephyrs
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 Jul 12, 1943 31 Creighton 10 1964 Rnd 2, Pick 3, St. Louis Hawks
Kevin Stacom SG 6-3 185 Sep 4, 1951 23 Providence 0 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Chicago Bulls
Paul Westphal SG 6-4 195 Nov 30, 1950 24 USC 2 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Boston Celtics
Jo Jo White PG 6-3 190 Nov 16, 1946 28 Kansas 5 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Boston Celtics

1974-1975 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Houston Rockets #5 New York Knicks HOU in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Houston Rockets BOS in 5
Second Round #2 Washington Bullets #3 Buffalo Braves WAS in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Washington Bullets WAS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Seattle SuperSonics #5 Detroit Pistons SEA in 3
Second Round #1 Golden State Warriors #4 Seattle SuperSonics GSW in 6
Second Round #2 Chicago Bulls #3 Kansas City Kings CHI in 6
Conference Finals #1 Golden State Warriors #2 Chicago Bulls GSW in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #2 Washington Bullets #1 Golden State Warriors GSW in 4

1974-1975 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
John Havlicek 11 42.2 21.1 5.2 4.6 1.5 0.1
Jo Jo White 11 42.0 20.6 4.5 5.7 1.0 0.4
Dave Cowens 11 43.5 20.5 16.5 4.2 1.6 0.5
Don Nelson 11 24.9 15.4 4.1 2.4 0.2 0.2
Don Chaney 11 26.7 10.8 3.5 1.9 1.9 0.5
Paul Silas 11 36.8 9.1 11.8 3.6 1.1 0.2
Paul Westphal 11 16.6 8.0 1.2 2.9 0.5 0.2
Hank Finkel 7 3.6 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.0
Glenn McDonald 6 5.0 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.0
Jim Ard 5 2.8 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.2
Phil Hankinson 2 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kevin Stacom 4 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

1974-1975 Boston Celtics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Houston Leaders
Apr 14, 1975
v.
Houston
W, 123-106 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 30. J. Havlicek
PTS: 30. R. Tomjanovich
Apr 16, 1975
v.
Houston
W, 112-100 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 28. Dave Cowens
PTS: 30. C. Murphy
Apr 19, 1975
@
Houston
L, 117-102 Fertitta Center
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 21. Don Nelson
PTS: 28. R. Tomjanovich
Apr 22, 1975
@
Houston
W, 117-122 Fertitta Center
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 31. Dave Cowens
PTS: 35. C. Murphy
Apr 24, 1975
v.
Houston
W, 128-115 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
4-1 PTS: 29. Jo Jo White
PTS: 27. C. Murphy

1974-1975 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Washington Leaders
Apr 27, 1975
v.
Washington
L, 95-100 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 27. Jo Jo White
PTS: 34. Elvin Hayes
Apr 30, 1975
@
Washington
L, 117-92 US Airways Arena
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 23. Don Nelson
PTS: 29. Elvin Hayes
May 3, 1975
v.
Washington
W, 101-90 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 26. J. Havlicek
PTS: 23. Elvin Hayes
May 7, 1975
@
Washington
L, 119-108 US Airways Arena
Conference Finals
1-3 PTS: 32. Jo Jo White
PTS: 27. Phil Chenier
May 9, 1975
v.
Washington
W, 103-99 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 27. Dave Cowens
PTS: 32. Phil Chenier
May 11, 1975
@
Washington
L, 98-92 US Airways Arena
Conference Finals
2-4 PTS: 23. Dave Cowens
PTS: 24. Phil Chenier