1964-65 Boston Celtics Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 62-18
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 8-4 Won NBA championship
Division Finals - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 4-3
Finals - Defeated Los Angeles Lakers 4-1
Coach: Red Auerbach (62-18)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 246,529, Avg. 8,218 in 30 home dates
1964-65 Boston Celtics Statistics
1964-65 Boston Celtics Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1964-65 season with a record of 62 wins and 18 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-4.

The Celtics led the league with just 8,351 points allowed. Boston tossed in 9,024 points. Sam Jones scored a team-best 2,070 points for the squad, while John Havlicek netted 18 or more per game, too. Bill Russell contributed 1,878 boards. K.C. Jones dished out 437 assists for the team.

Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1964-65 Boston Celtics won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Ron BonhamFMay 31, 19426'4"192CincinnatiMuncie, IN USA
Mel CountsC-FOctober 16, 19417'0"230Oregon StateCoos Bay, OR USA
John HavlicekF-GApril 8, 19406'5"203Ohio StateMartins Ferry, OH 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
Willie NaullsF-COctober 7, 19346'6"225UCLADallas, TX USA
Bevo NordmannCDecember 11, 19396'10"225St. LouisSt. Louis, MO USA
Bill RussellCFebruary 12, 19346'9"215San FranciscoMonroe, LA USA
Tom SandersFNovember 8, 19386'6"210NYUBrooklyn, NY USA
Larry SiegfriedFMay 22, 19396'1"190Ohio StateShelby, OH USA
John ThompsonFSeptember 2, 19416'10"225ProvidenceWashington, DC USA
Gerry WardGSeptember 6, 19416'4"188Boston CollegeNew York, NY USA