1953 Boston Celtics: Season and Playoffs

NBA Teams: 1952-53 Celtics regular season and Playoffs performances with records, stats, awards, players and more.

1953 Boston Celtics Summary

NBA Playoffs

Playoff Performance
Lost Eastern Division Finals
Playoff Record: 3-3 (.500)
Playoffs Series
Celtics 2-0 Nationals
Celtics 1-3 Knicks
Players Used
10 players
(at least 1 game)

NBA Regular Season

Season Record
46-25 (.648)
Standings
3º in Eastern Division
Players Used
12 players
(at least 1 game)
Longest Streaks
Winning Streak: 8 games
Losing Streak: 4 games
Win / Loss Progression
W :  / L :

1
71

Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points:
20.3 ppg
Rebounds:
9.1 rpg
Assists:
7.7 apg
Steals:
n/a this year
Blocks:
n/a this year

NBA Playoffs

Points:
25.5 ppg
Rebounds:
9.7 rpg
Assists:
6.2 apg
Steals:
n/a this year
Blocks:
n/a this year

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Ed Macauley
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bill Sharman
NBA Leaders
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats G ORb DRb TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 71 - - 54.4 23.5 - - - 26.9 88.1 85.8
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 30.7 78.2 .392 - - - 26.8 36.9 .728

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NBA Playoffs

Stats G ORb DRb TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 6 - - 50.0 22.8 - - - 36.0 88.7 89.0
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 27.3 72.3 .378 - - - 34.0 44.3 .767

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