Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

1975-1976 Boston Celtics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Jerome Anderson SG 6-5 195 Oct 9, 1953 22 West Virginia 0 1975 Rnd 3, Pick 17, Boston Celtics
Jim Ard PF 6-8 215 Sep 19, 1948 27 Cincinnati 1 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Seattle SuperSonics
Tom Boswell FC 6-9 220 Oct 2, 1953 22 South Carolina 0 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Boston Celtics
Dave Cowens FC 6-9 230 Oct 25, 1948 27 Florida State 5 1970 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Boston Celtics
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 Apr 8, 1940 36 Ohio State 11 1962 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Boston Celtics
Steve Kuberski FC 6-8 215 Nov 6, 1947 28 Bradley 6 1969 Rnd 4, Pick 9, Boston Celtics
Glenn McDonald GF 6-6 190 Mar 18, 1952 24 Long Beach State 1 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Boston Celtics
Don Nelson SF 6-6 210 May 15, 1940 35 Iowa 13 1962 Rnd 3, Pick 1, Chicago Zephyrs
Charlie Scott SG 6-5 175 Dec 15, 1948 27 North Carolina 4 1970 Rnd 7, Pick 4, Boston Celtics
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 Jul 12, 1943 32 Creighton 11 1964 Rnd 2, Pick 3, St. Louis Hawks
Kevin Stacom SG 6-3 185 Sep 4, 1951 24 Providence 1 1973 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Chicago Bulls
Jo Jo White PG 6-3 190 Nov 16, 1946 29 Kansas 6 1969 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Boston Celtics

1975-1976 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Philadelphia Sixers #5 Buffalo Braves BUF in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #5 Buffalo Braves BOS in 6
Second Round #2 Cleveland Cavaliers #3 Washington Bullets CLE in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Cleveland Cavaliers BOS in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #4 Milwaukee Bucks #5 Detroit Pistons DET in 3
Second Round #1 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 6
Second Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 6
Conference Finals #1 Golden State Warriors #3 Phoenix Suns PHX in 7

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Phoenix Suns BOS in 6

1975-1976 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Jo Jo White 18 43.9 22.7 3.9 5.4 1.3 0.1
Dave Cowens 18 44.3 21.0 16.4 4.6 1.2 0.7
Charlie Scott 18 35.1 15.4 4.2 3.9 1.2 0.4
John Havlicek 15 33.7 13.2 3.7 3.4 0.8 0.3
Paul Silas 18 41.2 10.8 13.7 2.3 1.3 0.3
Don Nelson 18 17.5 9.1 2.9 0.9 0.2 0.1
Steve Kuberski 18 12.9 5.4 2.8 0.9 0.0 0.2
Jim Ard 16 6.9 2.3 1.6 0.5 0.1 0.2
Kevin Stacom 17 11.5 2.0 1.0 0.9 0.3 0.0
Glenn McDonald 13 5.2 1.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.0
Jerome Anderson 4 1.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Tom Boswell 3 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

1975-1976 Boston Celtics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Buffalo Leaders
Apr 21, 1976
v.
Buffalo
W, 107-98 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 30. Dave Cowens
PTS: 27. Randy Smith
Apr 23, 1976
v.
Buffalo
W, 101-96 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 27. Dave Cowens
PTS: 40. Bob McAdoo
Apr 25, 1976
@
Buffalo
L, 98-93 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 26. Jo Jo White
PTS: 29. Randy Smith
Apr 28, 1976
@
Buffalo
L, 124-122 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 29. Dave Cowens
PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
Apr 30, 1976
v.
Buffalo
W, 99-88 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 30. Dave Cowens
PTS: 23. Bob McAdoo
May 2, 1976
@
Buffalo
W, 100-104 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Conference Semi Finals
4-2 PTS: 31. C. Scott
PTS: 28. Bob McAdoo

1975-1976 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Cleveland Leaders
May 6, 1976
v.
Cleveland
W, 111-99 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 26. J. Havlicek
PTS: 21. Dick Snyder
May 9, 1976
v.
Cleveland
W, 94-89 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 24. Jo Jo White
PTS: 16. Bingo Smith
May 11, 1976
@
Cleveland
L, 83-78 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 22. Jo Jo White
PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
May 14, 1976
@
Cleveland
L, 106-87 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 23. Jo Jo White
PTS: 27. Bingo Smith
May 16, 1976
v.
Cleveland
W, 99-94 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
3-2 PTS: 26. Dave Cowens
PTS: 18. Jim Cleamons
May 18, 1976
@
Cleveland
W, 87-94 Richfield Coliseum
Conference Finals
4-2 PTS: 29. Jo Jo White
PTS: 26. Austin Carr

1975-1976 Boston Celtics NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Phoenix Leaders
May 23, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 98-87 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 25. Dave Cowens
PTS: 26. Alvan Adams
May 27, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 105-90 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-0 PTS: 23. J. Havlicek
PTS: 28. P. Westphal
May 30, 1976
@
Phoenix
L, 105-98 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 24. Jo Jo White
PTS: 33. Alvan Adams
Jun 2, 1976
@
Phoenix
L, 109-107 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 25. Jo Jo White
PTS: 28. P. Westphal
Jun 4, 1976
v.
Phoenix
W, 128-126 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
3-2 PTS: 33. Jo Jo White
PTS: 25. P. Westphal
Jun 6, 1976
@
Phoenix
W, 80-87 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
NBA Finals
4-2 PTS: 25. C. Scott
PTS: 20. Alvan Adams