Boston Celtics Regular Season Rosters

1990-1991 Boston Celtics Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
5 John Bagley G 6-0 185 8 Boston College 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
33 Larry Bird SF 6-9 220 11 Indiana State 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
7 Dee Brown PG 6-1 160 0 Jacksonville 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
34 Kevin Gamble SF 6-5 210 3 Iowa 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 17 United States
53 Joe Kleine C 6-11 255 5 Arkansas 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
35 Reggie Lewis SF 6-7 195 3 Northeastern 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
32 Kevin McHale PF 6-10 210 10 Minnesota 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
00 Robert Parish C 7-0 230 13 Centenary 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
54 Ed Pinckney F 6-9 195 5 Villanova 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
42 Dave Popson FC 6-10 220 2 North Carolina 1987 Rnd 4 Pick 19 United States
20 Brian Shaw PG 6-6 190 1 UC Santa Barbara 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
13 Charles Edward Smith G 6-1 160 1 Georgetown 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
43 Derek Smith SG 6-6 205 8 Louisville 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
11 Michael Smith F 6-10 225 1 Brigham Young 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Stojko Vrankovic C 7-1 254 0 KK Zadar (Croatia) 1986 NBA Draft, Undrafted Croatia
12 A.J. Wynder G 6-2 180 0 Fairfield 1987 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1990-1991 Boston Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Shaw K. Gamble R. Lewis L. Bird R. Parish
Rotation D. Brown   D. Smith K. McHale J. Kleine
Rotation       E. Pinckney  
Lim PT A. Wynder J. Bagley     S. Vrankovic
Lim PT         M. Smith
Lim PT         D. Popson

1990-1991 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics56-26-
2Philadelphia Sixers44-3812
3New York Knicks39-4317
4Washington Bullets30-5226
5New Jersey Nets26-5630
6Miami Heat24-5832

1990-1991 Boston Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Dee Brown All-Rookie First Team (1991)
Larry Bird Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1991)
Robert Parish Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1991)
Kevin McHale Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1991)
Dee Brown Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1991)
Dee Brown Slam Dunk Champion (1991)

1990-1991 Boston Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Reggie Lewis 79 36.4 18.7 5.2 2.5 1.2 1.1 1.9
Kevin Gamble 82 33.0 15.6 3.3 3.1 1.2 0.4 1.8
Kevin McHale 68 30.4 18.4 7.1 1.9 0.4 2.1 2.1
Robert Parish 81 30.1 14.9 10.6 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.9
Larry Bird 60 38.0 19.4 8.5 7.2 1.8 1.0 3.1
Brian Shaw 79 35.1 13.8 4.7 7.6 1.3 0.4 2.8
Dee Brown 82 23.7 8.7 2.2 4.2 1.0 0.2 1.7
Ed Pinckney 70 16.6 5.2 4.9 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.6
Joe Kleine 72 11.8 3.6 3.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.7
Michael Smith 47 8.3 4.6 1.2 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.8
Stojko Vrankovic 31 5.4 1.9 1.6 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.8
Dave Popson 19 3.4 1.8 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3
A.J. Wynder 6 6.5 2.0 0.5 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.7
Charles Edward Smith 5 6.0 1.8 0.4 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.6
Derek Smith 2 8.0 2.5 0.0 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

1990-1991 Boston Celtics Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Larry Bird was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Larry Bird signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1979. Larry Bird re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1984. Larry Bird re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on September 1, 1989.

Dee Brown was selected as the #19 pick in the First Round of the 1990 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Dee Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on October 6, 1990.

Reggie Lewis was selected as the #22 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Reggie Lewis signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1987. Reggie Lewis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1988. Reggie Lewis signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on April 1, 1990.

Kevin McHale was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Kevin McHale signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1980. Kevin McHale re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 1, 1984.

Brian Shaw was selected as the #24 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Brian Shaw signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on October 1, 1988. Brian Shaw re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on February 27, 1990.

Michael Smith was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. Michael Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics on August 24, 1989.

Acquired via Trade

John Bagley was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the New Jersey Nets on October 5, 1989.

Joe Kleine was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Sacramento Kings on February 23, 1989. Joe Kleine signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on June 1, 1989.

Robert Parish was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Golden State Warriors on June 9, 1980. Robert Parish signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on April 9, 1981. Robert Parish signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on May 16, 1986. Robert Parish signed a multi-year extension with the Boston Celtics on November 21, 1989.

Ed Pinckney was acquired in a trade by the Boston Celtics from the Sacramento Kings on February 23, 1989. Ed Pinckney re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on August 18, 1989.

Acquired via Free Agency

Kevin Gamble signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on December 15, 1988. Kevin Gamble re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on July 12, 1989. Kevin Gamble re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 4, 1990.

Dave Popson signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on December 27, 1990.

Derek Smith signed a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on December 2, 1990.

Stojko Vrankovic signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on October 2, 1990.

A.J. Wynder signed a contract with the Boston Celtics on March 25, 1991. A.J. Wynder re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Boston Celtics on April 12, 1991.

1990-1991 Boston Celtics Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Alan Cohen Owner 1983-1984 Owner (Brooklyn Nets, 1978 to 1983)
Don Gaston Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Paul Dupee Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Chris Ford Head Coach 1990-1991 N/A
Dave Gavitt General Manager 1990-1991 N/A
Dennis Johnson Scout 1990-1991 N/A
Ed Lacerte Head Athletic Trainer 1987-1988 N/A
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