Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1964-1965 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Al Bianchi G 6-3 185 8 Bowling Green 1954 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
Wilt Chamberlain C 7-1 265 5 Kansas 1959 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Larry Costello PG 6-1 186 9 Niagara 1954 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Steve Courtin G 6-1 188 0 Saint Joseph's 1964 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Connie Dierking C 6-9 222 3 Cincinnati 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Dave Gambee F 6-6 215 6 Oregon State 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Jerry Greenspan F 6-6 220 1 Maryland 1963 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Hal Greer G 6-2 175 6 Marshall 1958 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Luke Jackson FC 6-9 240 0 Texas-RGV 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Larry Jones SG 6-2 180 0 Toledo 1963 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
Red Kerr FC 6-9 230 10 Illinois 1954 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Paul Neumann PG 6-1 170 3 Stanford 1959 Rnd 4 Pick 5 United States
Lee Shaffer SF 6-7 220 3 North Carolina 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Chet Walker F 6-6 212 2 Bradley 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Ben Warley F 6-5 200 2 Tennessee State 1960 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States

1964-1965 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Costello H. Greer A. Bianchi C. Walker L. Jackson
Rotation   L. Jones D. Gambee R. Kerr  
Lim PT   S. Courtin B. Warley   W. Chamberlain

1964-1965 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics62-18-
2Cincinnati Royals48-3214
3Philadelphia Sixers40-4022
4New York Knicks31-4931

1964-1965 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Hal Greer All-NBA Second Team (1965)
Wilt Chamberlain All-NBA Second Team (1965)
Luke Jackson All-Rookie First Team (1965)
Luke Jackson Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1965)
Hal Greer Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1965)
Larry Costello Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1965)

1964-1965 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Hal Greer 70 37.1 20.2 5.1 4.5
Luke Jackson 76 34.1 14.8 12.9 1.2
Wilt Chamberlain 35 44.5 30.1 22.3 3.8
Chet Walker 79 27.7 13.2 6.7 1.7
Dave Gambee 80 24.9 12.6 5.8 1.4
Larry Costello 64 30.7 13.5 2.6 4.3
Red Kerr 80 22.6 8.2 6.9 2.5
Paul Neumann 40 27.5 14.3 2.5 3.5
Al Bianchi 60 18.6 6.7 1.6 2.3
Ben Warley 64 14.1 4.9 4.3 0.8
Connie Dierking 38 19.2 7.8 6.3 1.1
Larry Jones 23 15.6 5.7 2.5 1.7
Steve Courtin 24 13.2 4.2 0.9 0.9
Jerry Greenspan 5 9.8 4.8 2.2 0.0

1964-1965 Philadelphia Sixers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Hal Greer was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1958 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Hal Greer signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1958.

Luke Jackson was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1964 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Luke Jackson signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 1, 1964.

Red Kerr was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1954 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Red Kerr signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1954.

Chet Walker was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1962 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Chet Walker signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1962.

Ben Warley was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals. Ben Warley signed a multi-year contract with the Syracuse Nationals on September 1, 1962.

Acquired via Trade

Al Bianchi was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Minneapolis Lakers on October 24, 1956.

Wilt Chamberlain was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Golden State Warriors on January 15, 1965.

Larry Costello was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the Philadelphia Warriors on October 10, 1957.

Dave Gambee was acquired in a trade by the Syracuse Nationals from the St. Louis Hawks on September 22, 1960.

Acquired via Free Agency

Steve Courtin signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on January 22, 1965.

Larry Jones signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 2, 1965.

1964-1965 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ike Richman Owner 1963-1964 N/A
Dolph Schayes Head Coach 1963-1964 N/A
Irv Kosloff Owner, General Manager 1963-1964 N/A
Dave Zinkoff Public Address Announcer 1950-1951 N/A