Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1975-1976 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jerome Anderson SG 6-5 195 0 West Virginia 1975 Rnd 3 Pick 17 United States
Jim Ard PF 6-8 215 1 Cincinnati 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Tom Boswell FC 6-9 220 0 South Carolina 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
Dave Cowens FC 6-9 230 5 Florida State 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Hank Finkel C 7-0 240 9 Dayton 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
John Havlicek GF 6-5 200 11 Ohio State 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Steve Kuberski FC 6-8 215 6 Bradley 1969 Rnd 4 Pick 9 United States
Glenn McDonald GF 6-6 190 1 Long Beach State 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
Don Nelson F 6-6 210 13 Iowa 1962 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Fred Saunders SF 6-7 210 1 Syracuse 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
Charlie Scott SG 6-5 175 4 North Carolina 1970 Rnd 7 Pick 4 United States
Ed Searcy SF 6-6 210 1 St. John's 1974 Rnd 5 Pick 10 United States
Paul Silas PF 6-7 225 11 Creighton 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Kevin Stacom SG 6-3 185 1 Providence 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Jo Jo White G 6-3 190 6 Kansas 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States

1975-1976 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. White C. Scott J. Havlicek P. Silas D. Cowens
Rotation   K. Stacom D. Nelson J. Ard  
Rotation     G. McDonald    
Lim PT   J. Anderson F. Saunders T. Boswell  
Lim PT       S. Kuberski  

1975-1976 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics54-28-
2Philadelphia Sixers46-368
3Buffalo Braves46-368
4New York Knicks38-4416

1975-1976 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jo Jo White Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP (1976)
John Havlicek All-NBA Second Team (1976)
Dave Cowens All-NBA Second Team (1976)
Dave Cowens All-NBA Defensive First Team (1976)
John Havlicek All-NBA Defensive First Team (1976)
Paul Silas All-NBA Defensive First Team (1976)
John Havlicek Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1976)
Dave Cowens Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1976)
Jo Jo White Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1976)

1975-1976 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Jo Jo White 82 39.7 18.9 3.8 5.4 1.3 0.2
Dave Cowens 78 39.8 19.0 16.0 4.2 1.2 0.9
Charlie Scott 82 35.5 17.6 4.4 4.2 1.3 0.3
John Havlicek 76 34.2 17.0 4.1 3.7 1.3 0.4
Paul Silas 81 32.9 10.7 12.7 2.5 0.7 0.4
Don Nelson 75 12.6 6.4 2.4 1.0 0.2 0.1
Glenn McDonald 75 13.6 5.6 1.8 0.9 0.5 0.3
Kevin Stacom 77 14.5 5.3 2.1 1.7 0.3 0.1
Steve Kuberski 60 14.7 5.4 3.9 0.7 0.2 0.2
Jim Ard 81 10.5 3.5 3.6 0.6 0.1 0.4
Tom Boswell 35 7.9 2.7 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.0
Jerome Anderson 22 5.7 2.8 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.1
Ed Searcy 4 3.0 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

1975-1976 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Tom Boswell was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Tom Boswell signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on July 23, 1975.

Dave Cowens was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Dave Cowens signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on March 26, 1970.

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.

Glenn McDonald was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Glenn McDonald signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1974.

Kevin Stacom was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Kevin Stacom signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 25, 1974.

Jo Jo White was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Jo Jo White signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on October 13, 1969. Jo Jo White re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on July 12, 1972.

Acquired via Trade

Charlie Scott was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns on May 23, 1975.

Paul Silas was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns on September 18, 1972.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jerome Anderson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on December 11, 1975.

Jim Ard signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 3, 1974.

Steve Kuberski signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on December 11, 1975.

Don Nelson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 28, 1965.

1975-1976 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Harold Lipton Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Irv Levin Owner 1974-1975 N/A
Tom Heinsohn Head Coach 1969-1970 N/A
Red Auerbach General Manager 1950-1951 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1949 to 1950)
Johnny Most Radio Broadcaster 1953-1954 N/A