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1958-59 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 52-20, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (52-20)

PTS/G: 116.4 (1st of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 109.9 (6th of 8)
SRS: 5.84 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 128.7 (1st of 8)
Off Rtg: 89.5 (5th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 84.5 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 50-22 (1st of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1959 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (0-4) versus Minneapolis Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-4) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 25, 1958 Box Score @ New York Knicks L OT 125 127 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1958 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 112 98 1 1 W 1
3 Wed, Nov 5, 1958 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 117 115 2 1 W 2
4 Sat, Nov 8, 1958 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 84 87 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, Nov 9, 1958 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 133 136 2 3 L 2
6 Tue, Nov 11, 1958 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W OT 116 113 3 3 W 1
7 Sat, Nov 15, 1958 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 130 105 4 3 W 2
8 Tue, Nov 18, 1958 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 115 102 5 3 W 3 at St. Louis, MO
9 Wed, Nov 19, 1958 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 103 119 5 4 L 1
10 Fri, Nov 21, 1958 Box Score N New York Knicks L 106 112 5 5 L 2 at Philadelphia, PA
11 Sat, Nov 22, 1958 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 105 100 6 5 W 1
12 Mon, Nov 24, 1958 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 123 104 7 5 W 2 at Charlotte, NC
13 Wed, Nov 26, 1958 Box Score New York Knicks W 121 109 8 5 W 3
14 Thu, Nov 27, 1958 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 107 94 9 5 W 4
15 Sat, Nov 29, 1958 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 110 96 10 5 W 5
16 Tue, Dec 2, 1958 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 109 90 11 5 W 6
17 Wed, Dec 3, 1958 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 110 119 11 6 L 1
18 Thu, Dec 4, 1958 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 116 114 12 6 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
19 Sat, Dec 6, 1958 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 92 101 12 7 L 1
20 Sun, Dec 7, 1958 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 104 108 12 8 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 10, 1958 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 100 97 13 8 W 1
22 Thu, Dec 11, 1958 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 123 114 14 8 W 2
23 Fri, Dec 12, 1958 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W OT 125 115 15 8 W 3
24 Tue, Dec 16, 1958 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 108 104 16 8 W 4 at New York, NY
25 Wed, Dec 17, 1958 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 102 95 17 8 W 5
26 Thu, Dec 18, 1958 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 104 90 18 8 W 6
27 Sat, Dec 20, 1958 Box Score New York Knicks W 135 106 19 8 W 7
28 Thu, Dec 25, 1958 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 129 120 20 8 W 8
29 Fri, Dec 26, 1958 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 107 99 21 8 W 9 at Detroit, MI
30 Sat, Dec 27, 1958 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 112 94 22 8 W 10
31 Mon, Dec 29, 1958 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 107 105 23 8 W 11
32 Tue, Dec 30, 1958 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 105 112 23 9 L 1
33 Sat, Jan 3, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 110 116 23 10 L 2
34 Sun, Jan 4, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 111 108 24 10 W 1
35 Mon, Jan 5, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 118 106 25 10 W 2
36 Tue, Jan 6, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 109 95 26 10 W 3 at Philadelphia, PA
37 Wed, Jan 7, 1959 Box Score N New York Knicks W 109 78 27 10 W 4 at Syracuse, NY
38 Fri, Jan 9, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 103 90 28 10 W 5
39 Sun, Jan 11, 1959 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W OT 109 106 29 10 W 6 at San Francisco, CA
40 Mon, Jan 12, 1959 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 117 108 30 10 W 7 at Seattle, WA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 14, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 123 112 31 10 W 8
42 Fri, Jan 16, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 98 105 31 11 L 1
43 Sun, Jan 18, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 139 117 32 11 W 1
44 Tue, Jan 20, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 114 119 32 12 L 1
45 Wed, Jan 21, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 112 134 32 13 L 2
46 Sat, Jan 24, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 132 104 33 13 W 1
47 Sun, Jan 25, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W OT 119 118 34 13 W 2
48 Wed, Jan 28, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W OT 120 111 35 13 W 3
49 Sat, Jan 31, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 137 102 36 13 W 4
50 Sun, Feb 1, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W OT 139 137 37 13 W 5
51 Tue, Feb 3, 1959 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 104 97 38 13 W 6 at New York, NY
52 Wed, Feb 4, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks L 126 129 38 14 L 1
53 Fri, Feb 6, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 122 95 39 14 W 1
54 Sat, Feb 7, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 124 116 40 14 W 2
55 Sun, Feb 8, 1959 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 136 117 41 14 W 3
56 Mon, Feb 9, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 113 121 41 15 L 1
57 Wed, Feb 11, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 120 118 42 15 W 1
58 Sat, Feb 14, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 124 121 43 15 W 2
59 Sun, Feb 15, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 120 94 44 15 W 3
60 Tue, Feb 17, 1959 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 95 84 45 15 W 4 at New York, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Feb 19, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 105 113 45 16 L 1
62 Fri, Feb 20, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W OT 111 106 46 16 W 1
63 Sun, Feb 22, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 129 112 47 16 W 2
64 Tue, Feb 24, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 122 134 47 17 L 1
65 Thu, Feb 26, 1959 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors W 125 109 48 17 W 1 at Syracuse, NY
66 Fri, Feb 27, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 173 139 49 17 W 2
67 Sun, Mar 1, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 102 104 49 18 L 1
68 Tue, Mar 3, 1959 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 119 112 50 18 W 1 at Providence, RI
69 Wed, Mar 4, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 120 114 51 18 W 2
70 Thu, Mar 5, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 118 142 51 19 L 1
71 Sun, Mar 8, 1959 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 141 131 52 19 W 1
72 Tue, Mar 10, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks L 116 138 52 20 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 18, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 131 109 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Mar 21, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 118 120 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Mar 22, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 133 111 2 1 W 1
4 Wed, Mar 25, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 107 119 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Mar 28, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 129 108 3 2 W 1
6 Sun, Mar 29, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 121 133 3 3 L 1
7 Wed, Apr 1, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 130 125 4 3 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Sat, Apr 4, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 118 115 5 3 W 2
9 Sun, Apr 5, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 128 108 6 3 W 3
10 Tue, Apr 7, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 123 110 7 3 W 4 at Saint Paul, MN
11 Thu, Apr 9, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 118 113 8 3 W 5