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1961-62 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 60-20, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (60-20)

PTS/G: 121.1 (3rd of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.8 (1st of 9)
SRS: 8.25 (1st of 9) ▪ Pace: 130.8 (2nd of 9)
Off Rtg: 92.1 (7th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 85.1 (1st of 9)
Expected W-L: 60-20 (1st of 9)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1962 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (4-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (4-3) versus Philadelphia Warriors  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 21, 1961 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 137 102 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 28, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks W 132 102 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Nov 3, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 112 98 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Nov 4, 1961 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 127 107 4 0 W 4
5 Thu, Nov 9, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 110 116 4 1 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
6 Sat, Nov 11, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 128 125 5 1 W 1
7 Sun, Nov 12, 1961 Box Score @ Chicago Packers W 112 96 6 1 W 2
8 Tue, Nov 14, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 119 117 7 1 W 3
9 Thu, Nov 16, 1961 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 127 121 8 1 W 4
10 Fri, Nov 17, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 104 100 9 1 W 5
11 Sat, Nov 18, 1961 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 101 103 9 2 L 1
12 Wed, Nov 22, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 141 121 10 2 W 1
13 Thu, Nov 23, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 119 106 11 2 W 2
14 Sat, Nov 25, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks W 116 96 12 2 W 3
15 Sun, Nov 26, 1961 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 107 101 13 2 W 4
16 Tue, Nov 28, 1961 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 116 108 14 2 W 5 at New York, NY
17 Thu, Nov 30, 1961 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 130 133 14 3 L 1 at Providence, RI
18 Fri, Dec 1, 1961 Box Score Chicago Packers W 140 121 15 3 W 1
19 Sun, Dec 3, 1961 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 119 96 16 3 W 2
20 Wed, Dec 6, 1961 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 103 102 17 3 W 3 at Philadelphia, PA
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 8, 1961 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 123 111 18 3 W 4
22 Sat, Dec 9, 1961 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 106 102 19 3 W 5
23 Wed, Dec 13, 1961 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 123 113 20 3 W 6
24 Thu, Dec 14, 1961 Box Score N Chicago Packers W 123 108 21 3 W 7 at Philadelphia, PA
25 Sat, Dec 16, 1961 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 130 113 22 3 W 8
26 Sun, Dec 17, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 117 109 23 3 W 9
27 Tue, Dec 19, 1961 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 101 104 23 4 L 1
28 Thu, Dec 21, 1961 Box Score N New York Knicks W 122 103 24 4 W 1 at Providence, RI
29 Sat, Dec 23, 1961 Box Score New York Knicks W 122 111 25 4 W 2
30 Mon, Dec 25, 1961 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 127 122 26 4 W 3
31 Tue, Dec 26, 1961 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 129 117 27 4 W 4
32 Thu, Dec 28, 1961 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 117 109 28 4 W 5
33 Fri, Dec 29, 1961 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 110 28 5 L 1
34 Sat, Dec 30, 1961 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W OT 116 111 29 5 W 1
35 Tue, Jan 2, 1962 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 136 99 30 5 W 2 at New York, NY
36 Wed, Jan 3, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 103 112 30 6 L 1
37 Fri, Jan 5, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 124 103 31 6 W 1
38 Sun, Jan 7, 1962 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 118 95 32 6 W 2
39 Wed, Jan 10, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Packers L 90 103 32 7 L 1
40 Fri, Jan 12, 1962 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 141 125 33 7 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 13, 1962 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 117 127 33 8 L 1 at Rochester, NY
42 Sun, Jan 14, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 145 136 34 8 W 1
43 Wed, Jan 17, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 126 116 35 8 W 2
44 Fri, Jan 19, 1962 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 128 103 36 8 W 3
45 Sat, Jan 20, 1962 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 107 101 37 8 W 4
46 Sun, Jan 21, 1962 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 120 124 37 9 L 1
47 Tue, Jan 23, 1962 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 118 103 38 9 W 1 at New York, NY
48 Wed, Jan 24, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 123 135 38 10 L 1
49 Fri, Jan 26, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 121 129 38 11 L 2
50 Sat, Jan 27, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 106 131 38 12 L 3
51 Sun, Jan 28, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L OT 129 133 38 13 L 4
52 Wed, Jan 31, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Packers W 122 115 39 13 W 1
53 Thu, Feb 1, 1962 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 130 115 40 13 W 2 at College Park, MD
54 Fri, Feb 2, 1962 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 143 124 41 13 W 3
55 Sun, Feb 4, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks W 130 114 42 13 W 4
56 Mon, Feb 5, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Packers W 127 111 43 13 W 5
57 Tue, Feb 6, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 129 114 44 13 W 6
58 Thu, Feb 8, 1962 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 110 122 44 14 L 1
59 Fri, Feb 9, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 124 126 44 15 L 2
60 Sat, Feb 10, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 106 107 44 16 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 11, 1962 Box Score Chicago Packers W 148 115 45 16 W 1
62 Tue, Feb 13, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Packers W 138 117 46 16 W 2 at Providence, RI
63 Wed, Feb 14, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 112 125 46 17 L 1
64 Fri, Feb 16, 1962 Box Score N New York Knicks W 127 104 47 17 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
65 Sun, Feb 18, 1962 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 125 47 18 L 1
66 Tue, Feb 20, 1962 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 115 96 48 18 W 1
67 Thu, Feb 22, 1962 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 134 106 49 18 W 2 at Providence, RI
68 Fri, Feb 23, 1962 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 121 107 50 18 W 3
69 Sat, Feb 24, 1962 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 109 86 51 18 W 4
70 Sun, Feb 25, 1962 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 110 106 52 18 W 5
71 Tue, Feb 27, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Packers W 115 100 53 18 W 6 at St. Louis, MO
72 Wed, Feb 28, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W OT 129 123 54 18 W 7
73 Fri, Mar 2, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 120 138 54 19 L 1
74 Sun, Mar 4, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 123 120 55 19 W 1
75 Tue, Mar 6, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 106 113 55 20 L 1
76 Wed, Mar 7, 1962 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 153 102 56 20 W 1
77 Thu, Mar 8, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Packers W 108 102 57 20 W 2
78 Fri, Mar 9, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 130 111 58 20 W 3
79 Sun, Mar 11, 1962 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 119 105 59 20 W 4
80 Tue, Mar 13, 1962 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 142 110 60 20 W 5

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