1952-53 Boston Celtics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 46-25
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 3-3 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 2-0
Division Finals - Lost to New York Knicks 3-1
Coach: Red Auerbach (46-25)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 161,808, Avg. 6,742 in 24 home dates
1952-53 Boston Celtics Roster
1952-53 Boston Celtics Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1952-53 season with a record of 46 wins and 25 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-3. Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1952-53 Boston Celtics lost in the division finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob CousyG7129451320464587479004495470002271407
Ed MacauleyC-F692902997451667500006292800001881402
Bill SharmanG712333925403401341002881910002401147
Bob HarrisF-C7019714591922261330048595000238517
Bob BrannumF-C71190054118818511000537147000287486
Chuck CooperF70199446615719014400439112000258458
Bob DonhamG-F71143535316924011300239153000213451
John MahnkenC697712527656390018275000110191
Kenny RollinsG434261153827220045460006398
Gene ConleyC-F3946110835311800171190007488
Mo MahoneyF634104540071000712
Totals65017172554621770026151903003471166600019056257


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob CousyG7141.535.281.60.00.06.37.70.00.00.03.219.8
Ed MacauleyC-F6942.145.275.00.00.09.14.10.00.00.02.720.3
Bill SharmanG7132.943.685.00.00.04.12.70.00.00.03.416.2
Bob HarrisF-C7028.241.858.80.00.06.91.40.00.00.03.47.4
Bob BrannumF-C7126.834.859.50.00.07.62.10.00.00.04.06.8
Chuck CooperF7028.533.775.80.00.06.31.60.00.00.03.76.5
Bob DonhamG-F7120.247.947.10.00.03.42.20.00.00.03.06.4
John MahnkenC6911.230.269.60.00.02.61.10.00.00.01.62.8
Kenny RollinsG439.933.081.50.00.01.01.10.00.00.01.52.3
Gene ConleyC-F3911.832.458.10.00.04.40.50.00.00.01.92.3
Mo MahoneyF65.740.080.00.00.01.20.20.00.00.01.22.0
Averages65026.439.372.80.00.05.32.60.00.00.02.99.6

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob CousyG627012046736100253700021153
Ed MacauleyC-F62787131543900582100023101
Bill SharmanG6201602032300015150002670
Chuck CooperF6195481927220039140002760
Bob HarrisF-C6193351624180056120002850
Bob DonhamG-F6138381127110021130002433
Bob BrannumF-C68323121170021100002331
Kenny RollinsG6651568800870001420
Mo MahoneyF445143530072000149
John MahnkenC6721005500196000165
Totals5815404341640026620400269137000216532

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob CousyG645.038.383.60.00.04.26.20.00.00.03.525.5
Ed MacauleyC-F646.343.772.20.00.09.73.50.00.00.03.816.8
Bill SharmanG633.533.393.80.00.02.52.50.00.00.04.311.7
Chuck CooperF632.539.681.50.00.06.52.30.00.00.04.510.0
Bob HarrisF-C632.245.775.00.00.09.32.00.00.00.04.78.3
Bob DonhamG-F623.028.940.70.00.03.52.20.00.00.04.05.5
Bob BrannumF-C613.852.263.60.00.03.51.70.00.00.03.85.2
Kenny RollinsG610.840.0100.00.00.01.31.20.00.00.02.33.3
Mo MahoneyF411.321.460.00.00.01.80.50.00.00.03.52.3
John MahnkenC612.00.0100.00.00.03.21.00.00.00.02.70.8
Averages65026.637.876.70.00.04.62.40.00.00.03.79.2


Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Fri, Apr 3 MIA at DET 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 BRK at IND 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 PHI at WAS 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 CHA at ATL 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 ORL at BOS 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 MIN at NY 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 MIL at TOR 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 DAL at MEM 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 GS at SA 8:30 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 CHI at DEN 9:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 3 CLE at PHO 10:00 p.m.
Sat, Apr 4 OKC at LAC 3:30 p.m.
Sat, Apr 4 LAL at SAC 10:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 ORL at PHI 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 ATL at CHA 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 MIL at BOS 3:30 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 WAS at IND 5:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 MIA at NY 5:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 CHI at PHO 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 UTA at DEN 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 DAL at BRK 6:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 TOR at HOU 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 DET at MIN 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 NO at SA 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 MEM at POR 9:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 CLE at SAC 9:00 p.m.
Sun, Apr 5 OKC at LAL 9:30 p.m.
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