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1981 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Finals MVP: Cedric Maxwell (17.7/9.5/2.8)

1981 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Moses Malone (562)
TRB: Moses Malone (305)
AST: Maurice Cheeks (116)
WS: Moses Malone (3.5)

2 Series

Click matchup for composite box score
2 vs. 3 Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers PHILADELPHIA 76ERS win 4-3
1 vs. 5 Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls BOSTON CELTICS win 4-0

#3.Philadelphia 76ers (4) vs. #2.Milwaukee Bucks (3)

Game 1
MIL
PHI
122
125
Game 2
MIL
PHI
109
99
Game 3
PHI
MIL
108
103
Game 4
PHI
MIL
98
109
Game 5
MIL
PHI
99
116
Game 6
PHI
MIL
86
109
Game 7
MIL
PHI
98
99

Philadelphia 76ers (3-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Julius Erving 30 7 66 0 41 53 173 .774 24.7
2 Maurice Cheeks 24 7 43 0 19 22 105 .864 15.0
3 Bobby Jones 29 7 31 0 35 42 97 .833 13.9
4 Darryl Dawkins 24 7 33 0 14 24 80 .583 11.4
5 Caldwell Jones 30 7 25 0 24 27 74 .889 10.6
6 Lionel Hollins 27 7 26 0 17 23 69 .739 9.9
7 Andrew Toney 23 7 22 0 18 26 62 .692 8.9
8 Steve Mix 33 7 14 0 14 15 42 .933 6.0
9 Clint Richardson 24 6 7 0 5 7 19 .714 3.2
10 Earl Cureton 23 5 4 0 0 0 8 1.6
11 Ollie Johnson 31 4 1 0 0 0 2 0.5
Team Totals 7 1680 272 0 187 239 175 731 .782 240.0 104.4

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Julius Erving 30 7
2 Maurice Cheeks 24 7
3 Bobby Jones 29 7
4 Darryl Dawkins 24 7
5 Caldwell Jones 30 7
6 Lionel Hollins 27 7
7 Andrew Toney 23 7
8 Steve Mix 33 7
9 Clint Richardson 24 6
10 Earl Cureton 23 5
11 Ollie Johnson 31 4
Team Totals 7 1680

Milwaukee Bucks (3-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Marques Johnson 24 7 75 0 23 32 173 .719 24.7
2 Bob Lanier 32 7 50 0 23 32 123 .719 17.6
3 Junior Bridgeman 27 7 42 1 13 16 98 .813 14.0
4 Sidney Moncrief 23 7 30 0 38 51 98 .745 14.0
5 Mickey Johnson 28 7 26 0 30 35 82 .857 11.7
6 Brian Winters 28 7 28 2 12 16 70 .750 10.0
7 Quinn Buckner 26 7 26 0 11 16 63 .688 9.0
8 Mike Evans 25 4 9 0 7 8 25 .875 6.3
9 Pat Cummings 24 5 3 0 3 4 9 .750 1.8
10 Harvey Catchings 29 7 3 0 2 2 8 1.000 1.1
11 Len Elmore 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 7 1680 292 3 162 212 195 749 .764 240.0 107.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Marques Johnson 24 7
2 Bob Lanier 32 7
3 Junior Bridgeman 27 7
4 Sidney Moncrief 23 7
5 Mickey Johnson 28 7
6 Brian Winters 28 7
7 Quinn Buckner 26 7
8 Mike Evans 25 4
9 Pat Cummings 24 5
10 Harvey Catchings 29 7
11 Len Elmore 28 4
Team Totals 7 1680

#1.Boston Celtics (4) vs. #5.Chicago Bulls (0)

Game 1
CHI
BOS
109
121
Game 2
CHI
BOS
97
106
Game 3
BOS
CHI
113
107
Game 4
BOS
CHI
109
103

Boston Celtics (0-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Larry Bird 24 4 36 1 21 22 94 .955 23.5
2 Tiny Archibald 32 4 25 0 21 26 71 .808 17.8
3 Robert Parish 27 4 31 0 6 8 68 .750 17.0
4 Cedric Maxwell 25 4 20 0 19 22 59 .864 14.8
5 Kevin McHale 23 4 21 0 12 17 54 .706 13.5
6 Chris Ford 32 4 15 5 2 4 37 .500 9.3
7 M.L. Carr 30 4 11 0 1 2 23 .500 5.8
8 Gerald Henderson 25 4 11 0 0 0 22 5.5
9 Rick Robey 25 4 9 0 1 2 19 .500 4.8
10 Terry Duerod 24 3 1 0 0 0 2 0.7
11 Eric Fernsten 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 4 960 180 6 83 103 93 449 .806 240.0 112.3

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Larry Bird 24 4
2 Tiny Archibald 32 4
3 Robert Parish 27 4
4 Cedric Maxwell 25 4
5 Kevin McHale 23 4
6 Chris Ford 32 4
7 M.L. Carr 30 4
8 Gerald Henderson 25 4
9 Rick Robey 25 4
10 Terry Duerod 24 3
11 Eric Fernsten 27 1
Team Totals 4 960

Chicago Bulls (0-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Reggie Theus 23 4 26 2 18 21 72 .857 18.0
2 Dave Greenwood 23 4 34 0 3 8 71 .375 17.8
3 Artis Gilmore 31 4 22 0 26 40 70 .650 17.5
4 Ricky Sobers 28 4 22 1 5 5 50 1.000 12.5
5 Dwight Jones 28 4 19 0 10 10 48 1.000 12.0
6 Bob Wilkerson 26 4 19 0 3 3 41 1.000 10.3
7 Larry Kenon 28 4 13 0 4 8 30 .500 7.5
8 Coby Dietrick 32 4 7 0 3 4 17 .750 4.3
9 Ronnie Lester 22 4 7 0 3 5 17 .600 4.3
10 James Wilkes 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
11 Sam Worthen 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Team Totals 4 960 169 3 75 104 100 416 .721 240.0 104.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Reggie Theus 23 4
2 Dave Greenwood 23 4
3 Artis Gilmore 31 4
4 Ricky Sobers 28 4
5 Dwight Jones 28 4
6 Bob Wilkerson 26 4
7 Larry Kenon 28 4
8 Coby Dietrick 32 4
9 Ronnie Lester 22 4
10 James Wilkes 22 2
11 Sam Worthen 23 1
Team Totals 4 960