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Boston Celtics

1958-59 Boston Celtics Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 52-20
Finished 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 8-3
Won NBA championship

Division Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 4-3

Finals - Defeated Minneapolis Lakers 4-0

Coach: Red Auerbach (52-20)

1958-59 Statistics
1958-59 Game-by-Game Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1958-59 season with a record of 52 wins and 20 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 8-3. Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1958-59 Boston Celtics won the NBA championship.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Gene ConleyC-FNovember 10, 19306'8"215Washington State
Bob CousyGAugust 9, 19286'1"175Holy Cross
Tom HeinsohnF-CAugust 26, 19346'7"218Holy Cross
K.C. JonesGMay 25, 19326'1"200San Francisco
Sam JonesG-FJune 24, 19336'4"198North Carolina College
Jim LoscutoffFFebruary 4, 19306'5"220Oregon
Frank RamseyF-GJuly 13, 19316'3"185Kentucky
Bill RussellCFebruary 12, 19346'9"215San Francisco
Bill SharmanGMay 25, 19266'1"175USC
Bennie SwainFDecember 16, 19306'8"220Texas Southern
Lou TsioropoulosFAugust 31, 19306'5"190Kentucky