1959-60 Boston Celtics Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 59-16
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 8-5 Won NBA championship
Division Finals - Defeated Philadelphia Warriors 4-2
Finals - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 4-3
Coach: Red Auerbach (59-16)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 209,374, Avg. 7,755 in 27 home dates
1959-60 Boston Celtics Statistics
1959-60 Boston Celtics Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1959-60 season with a record of 59 wins and 16 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-5.

The Celtics led the circuit with 9,337 points. Boston surrendered 8,713 points. Tom Heinsohn tossed in a team-best 1,629 points for the squad, and Bill Russell contributed 1,778 boards. Bob Cousy dished out 715 assists for the team.

Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1959-60 Boston Celtics won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Gene ConleyC-FNovember 10, 19306'8"215Washington StateMuskogee, OK USA
Bob CousyGAugust 9, 19286'1"175Holy CrossNew York, NY USA
Gene GuariliaFSeptember 13, 19376'5"220George WashingtonDuryea, PA USA
Tom HeinsohnF-CAugust 26, 19346'7"218Holy CrossUnion City, NJ USA
K.C. JonesGMay 25, 19326'1"200San FranciscoTaylor, TX USA
Sam JonesG-FJune 24, 19336'4"198North Carolina CollegeWilmington, NC USA
Maury KingGMarch 12, 19356'2"184KansasKansas City, KS USA
Jim LoscutoffFFebruary 4, 19306'5"220OregonSan Francisco, CA USA
Frank RamseyF-GJuly 13, 19316'3"185KentuckyCorydon, KY USA
John RichterFMarch 12, 19376'8"225North Carolina State
Bill RussellCFebruary 12, 19346'9"215San FranciscoMonroe, LA USA
Bill SharmanGMay 25, 19266'1"175USCAbilene, TX USA