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  • Owner: Wycliffe Grousbeck
  • General Manager: Danny Ainge
  • Head Coach: Doc Rivers
  • Assistant Coach: Armond Hill, Kevin Eastman, Clifford Ray, Tom Thibodeau, Mike Longabardi


Current roster

Name Num Pos Height Wgt College Acquired 10-11 Status
Ray Allen 20 SG 6 ft 5 in 205 Connecticut Draft Day Trade with Seattle / 2007 UFA
Tony Allen 42 SG 6 ft 4 in 213 Oklahoma State 2004 Draft / 24th Pick Overall UFA
Semih Erden - C 6 ft 11 in 240 Fenerbahçe Ülker* 2008 Draft N/A
Kevin Garnett 5 PF 6 ft 11 in 220 Farragut Academy HS (IL) Trade with Minnesota / 2007 Unchanged
J.R. Giddens 4 S6 6 ft 5 in 215 New Mexico 2008 Draft RFA
Eddie House 50 PG 6 ft 1 in 175 Arizona State Free Agent / 2007 UFA
Kendrick Perkins 43 C 6 ft 10 in 264 Clifton J. Ozen HS (TX) Draft Day Trade with Memphis / 2003 Unchanged
Paul Pierce 34 SF 6 ft 7 in 235 Kansas 1998 Draft / 10th Pick Overall Unchanged
Gabe Pruitt 13 PG 6 ft 4 in 170 Southern California 2007 Draft / 32 Overall UFA
Rajon Rondo 9 PG 6 ft 1 in 171 Kentucky Draft Day Trade with Phoenix / 2006 Unchanged
Brian Scalabrine 44 PF-C 6 ft 9 in 235 Southern California Free Agent / 2005 UFA
Bill Walker 12 SG-SF 6 ft 6 in 220 Kansas State 2008 Draft RFA


History

Head Coaches

1940s

John Russell (1947–1948)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 42-66, Playoffs 1-2


Alvin Julian (1948–1950)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 47-81

1950s & 60s

Red Auerbach (1950–1966) (9) Championships: 1956-1957, 1958–1959, 1959–1960, 1960–1961, 1961–1962,
1962-1963, 1963–1964, 1964–1965, 1965–1966
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 795-397, Playoffs 90-58

Bill Russell (1966–1969) (2) Championships as Player-Coach: 1967-1968, 1968-1969
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 162-83, Playoffs 28-18

1970s

Tom Heinsohn (1969–1978) (2) Championships: 1973-1974, 1975–1976
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 427-263, Playoffs 47-33

Tom Sanders (1978)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 23-39

Dave Cowens (1978–1979)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 27-41

1980s

Bill Fitch (1979–1983) (1) Championship: 1980-1981
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 242-86, Playoffs 26-19

K.C. Jones (1983–1988) (2) Championships: 1983-1984, 1985–1986
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 308-102, Playoffs 65-37

Jim Rodgers (1988–1990)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 94-70, Playoffs 2-6

1990s

Chris Ford (1990–1995)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 222-188, Playoffs 13-16

M.L. Carr (1995–1997)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 48-116

Rick Pitino (1997–2001)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 102-146

2000s

Jim O'Brien (2001–2004)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 139-119, Playoffs 13-13

John Carroll (2004)
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 14-22, Playoffs 0-4

Doc Rivers (2004–Present) (1) Championship: 2007-2008
Coaching Record:
Regular Season 230-180, Playoffs 26-21


Awards

NBA MVP of the Year

Bob Cousy (1957)
Bill Russell (1958,1961,1962,1963,1965)
Dave Cowens (1973)
Larry Bird (1984,1985,1986)

NBA Finals MVP

John Havlicek (1974)
Jo Jo White (1976)
Cedric Maxwell (1981)
Larry Bird (1984, 1986)
Paul Pierce (2008)

Rookie of the Year

Tom Heinsohn (1957)
Dave Cowens (1971)
Larry Bird (1980)

NBA Sixth Man of the Year

Kevin McHale (1984, 1985)
Bill Walton (1986)

NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Kevin Garnett (2008)


Coach of the Year

Red Auerbach (1965)
Tom Heinsohn (1973)
Bill Fitch (1980)


Team Records

Career

Most Career Games - John Havlicek, (1,270)
Most Career Points - John Havlicek, (26,395)
Most Career Points Per Game - Larry Bird, (24.29)
Most Career Rebounds - Bill Russell, (21,620)
Most Career Rebounds Per Game - Bill Russell, (22.45)
Most Career Assists - Bob Cousy, (6,945)
Most Career Assists Per Game - Bob Cousy, (7.57)
Most Career Steals - Larry Bird, (1,556)
Most Career Steals Per Game - Larry Bird, (1.735)
Most Career Blocks - Robert Parish, (1,703)
Most Career Blocks Per Game - Kevin McHale, (1.74)

Season

Highest Single Season Points Scored - John Havlicek, 2,338 (1970–1971)
Highest Single Season Points Per Game - Larry Bird, 29.93 (1987–88)
Highest Single Season Rebounds - Bill Russell, 1,930 (1963–1964)
Highest Single Season Rebounds Per Game - Bill Russell, 24.7 (1963–64)
Highest Single Season Assists - Bob Cousy, 715 (1959–1960)
Highest Single Season Assists Per Game - Bob Cousy, 9.5 (1960–61)
Highest Single Season Steals - Rick Fox, 167 (1996–1997)
Highest Single Season Steals Per Game - Rick Fox, 2.197 (1996–1997)
Highest Single Season Blocks - Robert Parish, 214 (1980–1981)
Highest Single Season Blocks Per Game - Robert Parish, 2.610 (1980–1981)


Game

Most Points in a Single Game - Larry Bird, 60 (3/15/1985 vs. Atlanta)
Most Rebounds in a Single Game - Bill Russell, 51 (3/5/1960 vs. Syracuse)
Most Assists in a Single Game - Bob Cousy, 28 (2/27/1959 vs. Minneapolis)
Most Steals in a Single Game:

  • Larry Bird, 9 (2/18/1985 vs. Utah)
  • Paul Pierce, 9 (12/03/2000 vs. Miami)


Most Blocks in a Single Game:

  • Robert Parish 9 (3/17/1982 vs. Atlanta)
  • Kevin McHale, 9 (04/16/1982 vs. New Jersey) (1/21/1983 vs. Chicago)

Playoff Records

Career

Most Games - John Havlicek, 172
Most Points - Larry Bird, 3,897
Most Points Per Game - Larry Bird, 24.3)
Most Rebounds - Bill Russell, 4,104
Most Rebounds Per Game - Bill Russell, 24.87**
Most Assists - Larry Bird, 1,062
Most Assists Per Game - Bob Cousey, 7.6**
Most Steals - Larry Bird, 1556
Most Steals Per Game - Larry Bird, 1.805**
Most Blocks - Robert Parish, 1703
Most Blocks Per Game - Kevin McHale, 1.74**


(**Minimum of 10 Games Played)

Game

Most Points in a Game - John Havlicek, 54 (4/1/1973 vs. Atlanta)
Most Rebounds in a Game - Bill Russell, 40 (3/23/1958 vs. Philadelphia) (3/29/1960 vs. St. Louis) (4/18/1962 vs. Los Angeles)
Most Assists in a Game -

  • Bob Cousey, 19 (4/9/1957 vs. St. Louis) (4/7/1959 vs. Minneapolis)
  • Rajon Rondo, 19 (4/30/2009 vs. Chicago)


Most Blocks in a Game -
Most Steals in a Game - Dennis Johnson, 7 (4/29/1986 vs. Atlanta )

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