Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Rosters

1963-1964 Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jay Arnette G 6-2 175 0 Texas 1960 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Bucky Bockhorn G 6-4 195 5 Dayton 1958 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Bob Boozer PF 6-8 215 3 Kansas State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Wayne Embry C 6-8 240 5 Miami (OH) 1958 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Tom Hawkins F 6-5 210 4 Notre Dame 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Jerry Lucas FC 6-8 230 0 Ohio State 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Bud Olsen PF 6-8 220 1 Louisville 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Oscar Robertson G 6-5 220 3 Cincinnati 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Adrian Smith PG 6-1 180 2 Kentucky 1958 Rnd 15 Pick 1 United States
Larry Staverman PF 6-7 205 4 Thomas More 1958 Rnd 9 Pick 2 United States
Tom Thacker G 6-2 170 0 Cincinnati 1963 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jack Twyman F 6-6 210 8 Cincinnati 1955 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States

1963-1964 Cincinnati Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Bockhorn O. Robertson J. Twyman J. Lucas W. Embry
Rotation A. Smith J. Arnette T. Hawkins B. Olsen  
Rotation   T. Thacker      
Lim PT       L. Staverman  

1963-1964 Eastern Division Standings

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

1963-1964 Cincinnati Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Oscar Robertson Most Valuable Player (1964)
Oscar Robertson All-NBA First Team (1964)
Jerry Lucas All-NBA Second Team (1964)
Jerry Lucas Rookie Of The Year (1964)
Jerry Lucas All-Rookie First Team (1964)
Oscar Robertson Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1964)
Jerry Lucas Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1964)
Wayne Embry Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1964)
Oscar Robertson All-Star MVP (1964)

1963-1964 Cincinnati Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Oscar Robertson 79 45.1 31.4 9.9 11.0
Jerry Lucas 79 41.4 17.7 17.4 2.6
Wayne Embry 80 36.4 17.3 11.6 1.4
Jack Twyman 68 29.4 15.9 5.4 2.0
Tom Hawkins 73 24.2 8.6 6.0 1.0
Adrian Smith 66 23.1 9.4 2.2 2.2
Bucky Bockhorn 70 23.9 8.3 2.9 2.5
Bob Boozer 32 22.7 11.0 5.6 1.0
Bud Olsen 49 10.5 4.1 3.0 0.6
Jay Arnette 48 10.4 3.8 1.1 1.5
Larry Staverman 34 9.4 4.0 2.8 0.5
Tom Thacker 48 9.5 2.8 2.4 1.1

1963-1964 Cincinnati Royals Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Jay Arnette was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Jay Arnette signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1963.

Bucky Bockhorn was selected as the #2 pick in the 3 Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Bucky Bockhorn signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1958.

Bud Olsen was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1962 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Bud Olsen signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1962.

Oscar Robertson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Oscar Robertson signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1960.

Adrian Smith was selected as the #1 pick in the 15 Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Adrian Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on March 27, 1961.

Jack Twyman was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1955 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals. Jack Twyman signed a multi-year contract with the Rochester Royals on September 1, 1955.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Wayne Embry, the #7 pick in the 3 Round of the 1958 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Cincinnati Royals from the St. Louis Hawks on August 16, 1958. Wayne Embry signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1958.

Acquired via Trade

Tom Hawkins was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Los Angeles Lakers on September 14, 1962.

Jerry Lucas with the Cincinnati Royals on March 27, 1961. Jerry Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1963.

Larry Staverman was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Detroit Pistons on December 16, 1963.

Tom Thacker with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1955. Tom Thacker signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1963.