Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1957-1958 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 7 Holy Cross 1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tommy Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 1 Holy Cross 1956 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Sam Jones GF 6-4 198 0 North Carolina Central 1956 Rnd 8 Pick 3 United States
Jim Loscutoff F 6-5 200 2 Oregon 1955 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Jack Nichols F 6-7 222 8 Washington 1948 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
Andy Phillip GF 6-2 195 10 Illinois 1947 Rnd 5 Pick 7 United States
Frank Ramsey F 6-3 190 2 Kentucky 1953 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Arnie Risen C 6-9 200 9 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bill Russell C 6-10 215 1 San Francisco 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Bill Sharman G 6-1 175 7 USC 1950 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Lou Tsioropoulos SF 6-5 190 1 Kentucky 1953 Rnd 7 Pick 6 United States

1957-1958 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Cousy B. Sharman F. Ramsey T. Heinsohn B. Russell
Rotation     L. Tsioropoulos   A. Risen
Rotation     J. Nichols    
Rotation     S. Jones    
Rotation     A. Phillip    
Lim PT     J. Loscutoff    

1957-1958 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics49-23-
2Syracuse Nationals41-318
3San Francisco Warriors37-3512
4New York Knicks35-3714

1957-1958 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bill Russell Most Valuable Player (1958)
Bill Sharman All-NBA First Team (1958)
Bob Cousy All-NBA First Team (1958)
Bill Russell All-NBA Second Team (1958)
Bob Cousy Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1958)
Bill Sharman Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1958)
Bill Russell Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1958)

1957-1958 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bill Sharman 63 35.1 22.3 4.7 2.7
Tommy Heinsohn 69 32.0 17.8 10.2 1.8
Bob Cousy 65 34.2 18.0 5.0 7.1
Bill Russell 69 38.3 16.6 22.7 2.9
Frank Ramsey 69 29.7 16.5 7.3 2.4
Lou Tsioropoulos 70 26.0 7.7 6.2 1.6
Jack Nichols 69 17.7 5.8 4.4 0.9
Arnie Risen 63 17.8 6.1 5.7 0.8
Sam Jones 56 10.6 4.6 2.9 0.7
Andy Phillip 70 16.6 3.4 2.3 1.7
Jim Loscutoff 5 11.2 4.6 4.0 0.2

1957-1958 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Sam Jones was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1957 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Sam Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1957.

Jim Loscutoff was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1955 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Jim Loscutoff signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1955.

Frank Ramsey was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Frank Ramsey signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1954. Frank Ramsey re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1956.

Lou Tsioropoulos was selected as the #1 pick in the 7 Round of the 1953 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Lou Tsioropoulos signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1956.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Bob Cousy, the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1950 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Chicago Stags from the Tri-Cities Blackhawks on September 1, 1950. Bob Cousy signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on November 1, 1950.

Tommy Heinsohn with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1955. Tommy Heinsohn signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1956.

Draft Rights to Bill Russell, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1956 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Boston Celtics from the St. Louis Hawks on April 30, 1956. Bill Russell signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on December 20, 1956.

Acquired via Trade

Jack Nichols was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Milwaukee Hawks on November 29, 1953.

Andy Phillip was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Fort Wayne Pistons on July 1, 1956.

Arnie Risen was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Rochester Royals on October 26, 1955.

Bill Sharman was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Fort Wayne Pistons on April 26, 1951.

1957-1958 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Walter Brown Owner 1946-1947 N/A
Lou Pieri Owner 1950-1951 N/A
Red Auerbach Head Coach, General Manager 1950-1951 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1949 to 1950)
Johnny Most Radio Broadcaster 1953-1954 N/A