Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1963-1964 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 0 Ohio State 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Tommy Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 7 Holy Cross 1956 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
K.C. Jones G 6-1 200 5 San Francisco 1956 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Sam Jones GF 6-4 198 6 North Carolina Central 1957 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Jim Loscutoff F 6-5 200 8 Oregon 1955 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Clyde Lovellette FC 6-10 234 10 Kansas 1952 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Johnny McCarthy G 6-0 170 5 Canisius 1956 Rnd 4 Pick 1 United States
Willie Naulls F 6-6 225 7 UCLA 1956 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Frank Ramsey F 6-3 190 8 Kentucky 1953 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Bill Russell C 6-10 215 7 San Francisco 1956 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Satch Sanders PF 6-6 210 3 NYU 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Larry Siegfried G 6-3 190 0 Ohio State 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States

1963-1964 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Jones S. Jones S. Sanders T. Heinsohn B. Russell
Rotation   L. Siegfried J. Havlicek C. Lovellette  
Rotation     W. Naulls    
Rotation     F. Ramsey    
Lim PT   J. McCarthy J. Loscutoff    

1963-1964 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics59-21-
2Cincinnati Royals55-254
3Philadelphia Sixers34-4625
4New York Knicks22-5837

1963-1964 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bill Russell All-NBA Second Team (1964)
John Havlicek All-NBA Second Team (1964)
Tommy Heinsohn All-NBA Second Team (1964)
Tommy Heinsohn Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1964)
Bill Russell Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1964)
Sam Jones Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1964)

1963-1964 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
John Havlicek 80 32.3 19.9 5.3 3.0
Sam Jones 76 31.3 19.4 4.6 2.7
Tommy Heinsohn 76 26.8 16.5 6.1 2.4
Bill Russell 78 44.6 15.0 24.7 4.7
Satch Sanders 80 29.6 11.4 8.3 1.3
Willie Naulls 78 18.1 9.8 4.6 0.8
K.C. Jones 80 30.3 8.2 4.7 5.1
Frank Ramsey 75 16.4 8.6 3.0 1.1
Clyde Lovellette 45 9.7 6.7 2.8 0.5
Jim Loscutoff 53 8.5 2.5 2.5 0.5
Larry Siegfried 31 8.4 3.3 1.6 1.3
Johnny McCarthy 28 7.4 1.3 1.2 0.9

1963-1964 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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, 1960. 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.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

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.

Willie Naulls was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Golden State Warriors on September 4, 1963.

Acquired via Free Agency

Johnny McCarthy signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on July 1, 1963.

Larry Siegfried signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 14, 1963.

1963-1964 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