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1959-60 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 59-16, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (59-16)

PTS/G: 124.5 (1st of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 116.2 (5th of 8)
SRS: 7.62 (1st of 8) ▪ Pace: 136.3 (1st of 8)
Off Rtg: 91.0 (5th of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 84.9 (1st of 8)
Expected W-L: 54-21 (1st of 8)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1960 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (3-4) versus St. Louis Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (2-4) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 17, 1959 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 129 125 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 24, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 121 109 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Oct 31, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 123 109 3 0 W 3
4 Sun, Nov 1, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 124 109 4 0 W 4
5 Tue, Nov 3, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 103 98 5 0 W 5
6 Sat, Nov 7, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 115 106 6 0 W 6
7 Sun, Nov 8, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 115 136 6 1 L 1
8 Tue, Nov 10, 1959 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 128 109 7 1 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
9 Wed, Nov 11, 1959 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 151 118 8 1 W 2
10 Sat, Nov 14, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 113 111 9 1 W 3
11 Sun, Nov 15, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 134 128 10 1 W 4
12 Tue, Nov 17, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 2OT 132 129 11 1 W 5
13 Wed, Nov 18, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 103 138 11 2 L 1
14 Fri, Nov 20, 1959 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 114 101 12 2 W 1
15 Sat, Nov 21, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 128 127 13 2 W 2
16 Wed, Nov 25, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 113 123 13 3 L 1
17 Thu, Nov 26, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 130 143 13 4 L 2
18 Sat, Nov 28, 1959 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 136 110 14 4 W 1
19 Sun, Nov 29, 1959 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 109 93 15 4 W 2 at Saint Paul, MN
20 Thu, Dec 3, 1959 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 114 111 16 4 W 3 at Philadelphia, PA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 4, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 122 107 17 4 W 4
22 Sun, Dec 6, 1959 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 121 104 18 4 W 5
23 Tue, Dec 8, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 121 105 19 4 W 6
24 Wed, Dec 9, 1959 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 137 116 20 4 W 7
25 Fri, Dec 11, 1959 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 122 99 21 4 W 8
26 Sat, Dec 12, 1959 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 126 117 22 4 W 9
27 Thu, Dec 17, 1959 Box Score N New York Knicks W 137 126 23 4 W 10 at Providence, RI
28 Sat, Dec 19, 1959 Box Score New York Knicks W 119 116 24 4 W 11
29 Sun, Dec 20, 1959 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 132 127 25 4 W 12
30 Tue, Dec 22, 1959 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 136 104 26 4 W 13
31 Fri, Dec 25, 1959 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 123 119 27 4 W 14
32 Sun, Dec 27, 1959 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 122 111 28 4 W 15
33 Mon, Dec 28, 1959 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 107 104 29 4 W 16
34 Wed, Dec 30, 1959 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 96 82 30 4 W 17
35 Fri, Jan 1, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 115 128 30 5 L 1 at Detroit, MI
36 Sat, Jan 2, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 117 118 30 6 L 2
37 Sun, Jan 3, 1960 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 113 114 30 7 L 3
38 Mon, Jan 4, 1960 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 127 120 31 7 W 1
39 Tue, Jan 5, 1960 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L OT 143 145 31 8 L 1 at Providence, RI
40 Sat, Jan 9, 1960 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 126 103 32 8 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 10, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 111 121 32 9 L 1
42 Tue, Jan 12, 1960 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 120 127 32 10 L 2 at Philadelphia, PA
43 Wed, Jan 13, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 134 112 33 10 W 1
44 Fri, Jan 15, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 124 112 34 10 W 2
45 Sun, Jan 17, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 129 123 35 10 W 3
46 Wed, Jan 20, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks W 144 126 36 10 W 4
47 Sat, Jan 23, 1960 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 130 121 37 10 W 5
48 Sun, Jan 24, 1960 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 131 110 38 10 W 6
49 Wed, Jan 27, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 127 114 39 10 W 7
50 Fri, Jan 29, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 116 124 39 11 L 1
51 Sat, Jan 30, 1960 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 129 107 40 11 W 1 at Providence, RI
52 Sun, Jan 31, 1960 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 146 128 41 11 W 2
53 Tue, Feb 2, 1960 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 113 114 41 12 L 1 at New York, NY
54 Wed, Feb 3, 1960 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 128 108 42 12 W 1
55 Fri, Feb 5, 1960 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 124 100 43 12 W 2
56 Sat, Feb 6, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 143 117 44 12 W 3
57 Sun, Feb 7, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks L 135 142 44 13 L 1
58 Tue, Feb 9, 1960 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 129 90 45 13 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
59 Wed, Feb 10, 1960 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 153 121 46 13 W 2 at Providence, RI
60 Sat, Feb 13, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 122 120 47 13 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 14, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 125 115 48 13 W 4
62 Tue, Feb 16, 1960 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 130 122 49 13 W 5 at New York, NY
63 Thu, Feb 18, 1960 Box Score N New York Knicks W 109 104 50 13 W 6 at Syracuse, NY
64 Fri, Feb 19, 1960 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 136 116 51 13 W 7
65 Sat, Feb 20, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 105 121 51 14 L 1
66 Sun, Feb 21, 1960 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 115 108 52 14 W 1
67 Tue, Feb 23, 1960 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 108 126 52 15 L 1 at New York, NY
68 Wed, Feb 24, 1960 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 131 110 53 15 W 1 at College Park, MD
69 Thu, Feb 25, 1960 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 121 107 54 15 W 2 at Providence, RI
70 Fri, Feb 26, 1960 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 128 111 55 15 W 3
71 Sun, Feb 28, 1960 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 129 125 56 15 W 4
72 Wed, Mar 2, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 133 119 57 15 W 5
73 Thu, Mar 3, 1960 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 108 149 57 16 L 1
74 Sun, Mar 6, 1960 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 126 117 58 16 W 1
75 Wed, Mar 9, 1960 Box Score New York Knicks W 148 128 59 16 W 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 16, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 111 105 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Mar 18, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 110 115 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Mar 19, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 120 90 2 1 W 1
4 Sun, Mar 20, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 112 104 3 1 W 2
5 Tue, Mar 22, 1960 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 107 128 3 2 L 1
6 Thu, Mar 24, 1960 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 119 117 4 2 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
7 Sun, Mar 27, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 140 122 5 2 W 2
8 Tue, Mar 29, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 103 113 5 3 L 1
9 Sat, Apr 2, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 102 86 6 3 W 1
10 Sun, Apr 3, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 96 106 6 4 L 1
11 Tue, Apr 5, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 127 102 7 4 W 1
12 Thu, Apr 7, 1960 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 102 105 7 5 L 1
13 Sat, Apr 9, 1960 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 122 103 8 5 W 1