1969–70 Boston Celtics season

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1969–70 Boston Celtics season
Head coach Tom Heinsohn
General manager Red Auerbach
Arena Boston Garden
Results
Record 34–48 (.415)
Place Division: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1968–69 1970–71 >

The 1969–70 NBA season was the Celtics' 24th season in the NBA.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 9 Jo Jo White Guard  United States Kansas
4 52 Steve Kuberski Forward / Center  United States Bradley
5 66 George Thompson Guard  United States Marquette

Roster[edit]

Boston Celtics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
C 28 United States Barnes, Jim 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) ‹See Tfd›UTEP
PG 7 United States Bryant, Em 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) ‹See Tfd›DePaul
SG 12 United States Chaney, Don 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) ‹See Tfd›Houston
C 29 United States Finkel, Hank 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) ‹See Tfd›Dayton
G/F 17 United States Havlicek, John 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 203 lb (92 kg) ‹See Tfd›Ohio State
SF 18 United States Howell, Bailey 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) ‹See Tfd›Mississippi State
F/C 11 United States Kuberski, Steve 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) ‹See Tfd›Bradley
F 19 United States Nelson, Don 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) ‹See Tfd›Iowa
SF 16 United States Sanders, Satch 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) ‹See Tfd›New York
C/G 20 United States Siegfried, Larry 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) ‹See Tfd›Ohio State
G 10 United States White, Jo Jo 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) ‹See Tfd›Kansas
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Eastern Division W L PCT GB
x-New York Knicks 60 22 .732
x-Milwaukee Bucks 56 26 .683 4
x-Baltimore Bullets 50 32 .610 10
x-Philadelphia 76ers 42 40 .512 18
Cincinnati Royals 36 46 .439 24
Boston Celtics 34 48 .415 26
Detroit Pistons 31 51 .378 29
x = clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1969–70 NBA Records
Team ATL BAL BOS CHI CIN DET LAL MIL NYK PHI PHO SDR SFW SEA
Atlanta 2–4 6–0 5–2 3–3 3–3 4–3 3–3 4–2 3–3 2–4 4–2 5–2 4–2
Baltimore 4–2 5–2 5–1 4–3 5–2 4–2 3–3 1–5 3–4 3–3 6–0 2–4 5–1
Boston 0–6 2–5 3–3 3–3 4–3 2–4 1–6 4–3 2–4 2–4 4–2 5–1 2–4
Chicago 2–5 1–5 3–3 3–3 3–3 4–2 4–2 0–6 3–3 5–2 3–4 4–2 4–3
Cincinnati 3–3 3–4 3–3 3–3 4–2 2–4 2–5 2–5 4–3 3–3 4–2 2–4 1–5
Detroit 3–3 2–5 3–4 3–3 2–4 3–3 1–6 1–6 1–5 3–3 3–3 3–3 3–3
Los Angeles 3–4 2–4 4–2 2–4 4–2 3–3 3–3 2–4 4–2 3–4 5–2 5–2 6–0
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 6–1 2–4 5–2 6–1 3–3 2–4 5–2 6–0 6–0 4–2 5–1
New York 2–4 5–1 3–4 6–0 5–2 6–1 4–2 4–2 5–2 6–0 5–1 5–1 4–2
Philadelphia 3–3 4–3 4–2 3–3 3–4 5–1 2–4 2–5 2–5 4–2 4–2 6–0 0–6
Phoenix 4–2 3–3 4–2 2–5 3–3 3–3 4–3 0–6 0–6 2–4 7–0 3–3 4–3
San Diego 2–4 0–6 2–4 4–3 2–4 3–3 2–5 0–6 1–5 2–4 0–7 5–2 4–2
San Francisco 2–5 4–2 1–5 2–4 4–2 3–3 2–5 2–4 1–5 0–6 3–3 2–5 3–4
Seattle 2–4 1–5 4–2 3–4 5–1 3–3 0–6 1–5 2–4 6–0 3–4 2–4 4–3

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  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

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]