1949–50 Boston Celtics season

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1949–50 Boston Celtics season
Head coach Doggie Julian
Arena Boston Arena
Boston Garden
Results
Record 22–46 (.324)
Place Division: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Radio WMEX
< 1948–49 1950–51 >

The 1949–50 Boston Celtics season was the fourth season of the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1949 BAA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 4 Tony Lavelli F  United States Yale
2 - George Kaftan F  United States Holy Cross
3 - Joe Mullaney G  United States Holy Cross
8 - Duane Klueh G  United States Indiana State

Roster[edit]

Boston Celtics 1949–50 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F/C 19 United States Doll, Bob 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Colorado
F/C 10 United States Englund, Gene 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Wisconsin
G/F 16 United States Ezersky, Johnny 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Rhode Island
F/C 10 United States Gibson, Ward 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 198 lb (90 kg) Creighton
G 4 United States Hertzberg, Sidney 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 175 lb (79 kg) City College of New York
F 9 United States Kaftan, George 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Holy Cross
F/C 22 United States Kinney, Bob 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Rice
F 4/11 United States Lavelli, Tony 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Yale
G/F 5 United States Leede, Ed 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Dartmouth College
C 16 United States Mahnken, John 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Georgetown
G 17 United States Mullaney, Joe 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Holy Cross
F/C 3 United States Nostrand, George 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Wyoming
G 7 United States O'Connell, Dermie 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 174 lb (79 kg) Holy Cross
G/F 15 United States Seminoff, Jim 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Southern California
G/F 8 United States Shannon, Howie 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Kansas State
F 12 United States Spector, Art 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Villanova
F/C 13 United States Walker, Brady 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Brigham Young
Head coach




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


Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Syracuse Nationals 51 13 .797 - 31-1 15-12 5-0 9-1
x-New York Knicks 40 28 .588 13 19-10 18-16 3-2 20-6
x-Washington Capitols 32 36 .471 21 21-13 10-20 1-3 13-13
x-Philadelphia Warriors 26 42 .382 25 15-15 8–23 3-4 9-17
Baltimore Bullets 25 43 .368 26 16-15 8–25 1-3 8-18
Boston Celtics 22 46 .324 29 12-14 5–28 5-4 11-15


References[edit]