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1956-57 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-28, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (44-28)

PTS/G: 105.5 (1st of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 100.2 (5th of 8)
SRS: 4.79 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 118.0 (1st of 8)
Off Rtg: 88.5 (5th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 84.0 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 49-23 (1st of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1957 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (3-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (0-3) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 27, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 115 112 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 3, 1956 Box Score New York Knicks L 107 113 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Nov 10, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 117 110 2 1 W 1
4 Sun, Nov 11, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 94 83 3 1 W 2
5 Wed, Nov 14, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 97 113 3 2 L 1 at Rochester, NY
6 Thu, Nov 15, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 95 98 3 3 L 2
7 Sat, Nov 17, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals W 108 86 4 3 W 1
8 Sun, Nov 18, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 101 87 5 3 W 2
9 Wed, Nov 21, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 95 83 6 3 W 3
10 Thu, Nov 22, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 101 78 7 3 W 4
11 Sat, Nov 24, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 114 99 8 3 W 5
12 Tue, Nov 27, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 102 90 9 3 W 6
13 Wed, Nov 28, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 105 93 10 3 W 7 at Louisville, KY
14 Fri, Nov 30, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 104 102 11 3 W 8 at Philadelphia, PA
15 Sat, Dec 1, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 108 93 12 3 W 9
16 Tue, Dec 4, 1956 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 108 107 13 3 W 10 at New York, NY
17 Thu, Dec 6, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 111 113 13 4 L 1
18 Fri, Dec 7, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 121 114 14 4 W 1
19 Sun, Dec 9, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 110 116 14 5 L 1
20 Tue, Dec 11, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 113 97 15 5 W 1 at New York, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 12, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals L 93 103 15 6 L 1
22 Sat, Dec 15, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 102 99 16 6 W 1
23 Sun, Dec 16, 1956 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 104 116 16 7 L 1 at Camden, NJ
24 Tue, Dec 18, 1956 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 110 16 8 L 2
25 Sat, Dec 22, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 95 93 17 8 W 1
26 Sun, Dec 23, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 87 95 17 9 L 1
27 Tue, Dec 25, 1956 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 82 89 17 10 L 2 at New York, NY
28 Wed, Dec 26, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 120 97 18 10 W 1
29 Thu, Dec 27, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 97 92 19 10 W 2 at Philadelphia, PA
30 Sun, Dec 30, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 105 92 20 10 W 3 at Providence, RI
31 Tue, Jan 1, 1957 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 100 87 21 10 W 4 at Syracuse, NY
32 Fri, Jan 4, 1957 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 106 116 21 11 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
33 Sun, Jan 6, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 118 92 22 11 W 1
34 Tue, Jan 8, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 102 113 22 12 L 1
35 Thu, Jan 10, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 98 81 23 12 W 1
36 Sat, Jan 12, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 98 100 23 13 L 1
37 Sun, Jan 13, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 87 104 23 14 L 2
38 Fri, Jan 18, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 126 117 24 14 W 1
39 Sat, Jan 19, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 97 83 25 14 W 2
40 Sun, Jan 20, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks W 114 78 26 14 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 23, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 140 108 27 14 W 4
42 Fri, Jan 25, 1957 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 115 106 28 14 W 5
43 Sun, Jan 27, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 107 87 29 14 W 6
44 Mon, Jan 28, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 105 95 30 14 W 7
45 Tue, Jan 29, 1957 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 103 91 31 14 W 8 at New York, NY
46 Wed, Jan 30, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 116 119 31 15 L 1
47 Thu, Jan 31, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 104 105 31 16 L 2
48 Sat, Feb 2, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 114 111 32 16 W 1
49 Sun, Feb 3, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks W 116 98 33 16 W 2
50 Tue, Feb 5, 1957 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 105 101 34 16 W 3 at New York, NY
51 Wed, Feb 6, 1957 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 108 93 35 16 W 4
52 Fri, Feb 8, 1957 Box Score N New York Knicks L 90 92 35 17 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
53 Sat, Feb 9, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 102 103 35 18 L 2
54 Sun, Feb 10, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W OT 103 98 36 18 W 1
55 Wed, Feb 13, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 114 115 36 19 L 1
56 Thu, Feb 14, 1957 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 106 112 36 20 L 2
57 Fri, Feb 15, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 2OT 123 116 37 20 W 1
58 Sun, Feb 17, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 106 116 37 21 L 1
59 Tue, Feb 19, 1957 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 112 110 38 21 W 1
60 Thu, Feb 21, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 125 112 39 21 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 22, 1957 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 109 117 39 22 L 1
62 Sun, Feb 24, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks W 97 85 40 22 W 1 at Providence, RI
63 Tue, Feb 26, 1957 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 92 77 41 22 W 2 at New York, NY
64 Thu, Feb 28, 1957 Box Score N New York Knicks L OT 121 122 41 23 L 1 at Syracuse, NY
65 Fri, Mar 1, 1957 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 90 80 42 23 W 1
66 Sat, Mar 2, 1957 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 87 96 42 24 L 1
67 Sun, Mar 3, 1957 Box Score Rochester Royals W 111 102 43 24 W 1
68 Tue, Mar 5, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 102 104 43 25 L 1
69 Thu, Mar 7, 1957 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 104 109 43 26 L 2
70 Sat, Mar 9, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 102 104 43 27 L 3
71 Sun, Mar 10, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 92 94 43 28 L 4
72 Wed, Mar 13, 1957 Box Score New York Knicks W 122 91 44 28 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Mar 21, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 108 90 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Mar 23, 1957 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 120 105 2 0 W 2
3 Sun, Mar 24, 1957 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 83 80 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Sat, Mar 30, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 2OT 123 125 3 1 L 1
5 Sun, Mar 31, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 119 99 4 1 W 1
6 Sat, Apr 6, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 98 100 4 2 L 1
7 Sun, Apr 7, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 123 118 5 2 W 1
8 Tue, Apr 9, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 124 109 6 2 W 2
9 Thu, Apr 11, 1957 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 94 96 6 3 L 1
10 Sat, Apr 13, 1957 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 2OT 125 123 7 3 W 1