1973–74 Boston Celtics season

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1973–74 Boston Celtics season
Twelfth NBA Championship
Head coach Tom Heinsohn
General manager Red Auerbach
Arena Boston Garden
Results
Record 56–26 (.683)
Place Division: 1st (Atlantic)
Conference: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish NBA Champions

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television WBZ-TV
Radio WBZ Radio
< 1972–73 1974–75 >

The 1973–74 Boston Celtics season was their 28th in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Offseason

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster

Depth chart

Pos. Starter Bench Reserve Inactive
C Dave Cowens Hank Finkel Steve Downing
PF Paul Silas Steve Kuberski Phil Hankinson
SF John Havlicek Don Nelson
SG Don Chaney Paul Westphal
PG Jo Jo White Art Williams

Regular season

Season standings

Atlantic Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Boston Celtics C 56 26 .683 -
New York Knicks 49 33 .598 7
Buffalo Braves 42 40 .512 14
Philadelphia 76ers 25 57 .305 31

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Game log

Playoffs

East Conference Semifinals

  • (1) Boston Celtics vs. (4) Buffalo Braves: Boston win series 4-2
  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 107, Buffalo 97
  • Game 2 @ Buffalo: Buffalo 115, Boston 105
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 120, Buffalo 107
  • Game 4 @ Buffalo: Buffalo 104, Boston 102
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 100, Buffalo 97
  • Game 6 @ Buffalo: Boston 106, Buffalo 104

East Conference Finals

  • (1) Boston Celtics vs. (2) New York Knicks: Celtics win series 4-1
  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 113, New York 88
  • Game 2 @ New York: Boston 111, New York 99
  • Game 3 @ Boston: New York 103, Boston 100
  • Game 4 @ New York: Boston 98, New York 91
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 105, New York 94

NBA Finals

(1) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (1) Boston Celtics: Celtics win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ Milwaukee: Boston 95, Milwaukee 83
  • Game 2 @ Milwaukee: Milwaukee 105, Boston 96 (OT)
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 95, Milwaukee 83
  • Game 4 @ Boston: Milwaukee 97, Boston 89
  • Game 5 @ Milwaukee: Boston 96, Milwaukee 87
  • Game 6 @ Boston: Milwaukee 102, Boston 101 (2OT0
  • Game 7 @ Milwaukee: Boston 102, Milwaukee 87

Player statistics

Legend
 GP  Games played  GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3FG%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Playoffs

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

Records

Milestones

Transactions

Trades

References








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