Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1962-1963 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 12 Holy Cross 1950 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Jack Foley G 6-3 170 0 Holy Cross 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Gene Guarilia F 6-6 215 3 George Washington 1959 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 0 Ohio State 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Tommy Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 6 Holy Cross 1956 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
K.C. Jones G 6-1 200 4 San Francisco 1956 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Sam Jones GF 6-4 198 5 North Carolina Central 1957 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Jim Loscutoff F 6-5 200 7 Oregon 1955 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Clyde Lovellette FC 6-10 234 9 Kansas 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Frank Ramsey F 6-3 190 7 Kentucky 1953 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Bill Russell C 6-10 215 6 San Francisco 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Satch Sanders PF 6-6 210 2 NYU 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Dan Swartz F 6-4 205 0 Morehead State 1956 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States

1962-1963 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Cousy S. Jones S. Sanders T. Heinsohn B. Russell
Rotation   K. Jones J. Havlicek C. Lovellette  
Rotation     F. Ramsey    
Rotation     J. Loscutoff    
Lim PT     D. Swartz    
Lim PT     G. Guarilia    

1962-1963 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics58-22-
2Syracuse Nationals48-3210
3Cincinnati Royals42-3816
4New York Knicks21-5937

1962-1963 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bill Russell Most Valuable Player (1963)
Bill Russell All-NBA First Team (1963)
Tommy Heinsohn All-NBA Second Team (1963)
Bob Cousy All-NBA Second Team (1963)
John Havlicek All-Rookie First Team (1963)
Bill Russell Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1963)
Bob Cousy Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1963)
Tommy Heinsohn Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1963)
Bill Russell All-Star MVP (1963)

1962-1963 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Sam Jones 76 30.6 19.7 5.2 3.2
Tommy Heinsohn 76 26.4 18.9 7.5 1.2
Bill Russell 78 44.9 16.8 23.6 4.5
John Havlicek 80 27.5 14.2 6.7 2.2
Bob Cousy 76 26.0 13.2 2.5 6.8
Satch Sanders 80 26.9 10.8 7.2 1.2
Frank Ramsey 77 20.0 10.9 3.7 1.2
K.C. Jones 79 24.6 7.2 3.3 4.0
Clyde Lovellette 61 9.3 6.5 2.9 0.4
Jim Loscutoff 63 9.6 3.3 2.5 0.4
Dan Swartz 39 8.6 4.5 2.3 0.5
Jack Foley 5 9.2 6.4 1.4 0.0
Gene Guarilia 11 7.5 2.4 1.3 0.2

1962-1963 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Gene Guarilia was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1959 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Gene Guarilia signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1959.

John Havlicek was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1962 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. John Havlicek signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1962.

Tommy Heinsohn with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1958. Tommy Heinsohn re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 16, 1962.

K.C. Jones was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1956 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. K.C. Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1958.

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.

Satch Sanders was selected as the #8 pick in the First Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Satch Sanders signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1960.

Dan Swartz was selected as the #6 pick in the 4 Round of the 1956 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Dan Swartz signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on August 28, 1962.

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.

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

Clyde Lovellette was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the St. Louis Hawks on October 15, 1962.

1962-1963 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