1972-73 Boston Celtics Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 68-14
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 7-6 Lost conference finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Atlanta Hawks 4-2
Conference Finals - Lost to New York Knicks 4-3
Coach: Tom Heinsohn (68-14)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 423,234, Avg. 10,852 in 39 home dates
1972-73 Boston Celtics Statistics
1972-73 Boston Celtics Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 68 wins and 14 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-6.

Boston netted 9,238 points and yielded 8,566. John Havlicek tossed in a team-best 1,902 points for the Celtics, while Dave Cowens and Jo Jo White scored 18 or more per game also. Dave Cowens contributed 1,329 boards. John Havlicek dished out 529 assists for the squad.

Tom Heinsohn coached the team. The 1972-73 Boston Celtics lost in the conference finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Don ChaneyGMarch 22, 19466'5"210HoustonBaton Rouge, LA USA
Dave CowensC-FOctober 25, 19486'8"225Florida StateNewport, KY USA
Hank FinkelCApril 20, 19427'0"240DaytonUnion City, NJ USA
John HavlicekF-GApril 8, 19406'5"203Ohio StateMartins Ferry, OH USA
Steve KuberskiF-CNovember 6, 19476'8"215BradleyMoline, IL USA
Mark MinorFMay 14, 19506'6"210Ohio State
Don NelsonFMay 15, 19406'6"210IowaMuskegon, MI USA
Tom SandersFNovember 8, 19386'6"210NYUBrooklyn, NY USA
Paul SilasF-CJuly 12, 19436'7"215CreightonPrescott, AZ USA
Paul WestphalGNovember 30, 19506'4"192USCTorrance, CA USA
Jo Jo WhiteGNovember 16, 19466'3"190KansasSt. Louis, MO USA
Art WilliamsGSeptember 29, 19396'1"180California PolyBonham, TX USA