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1962-63 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 58-22, Finished 1st in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (58-22)

PTS/G: 118.8 (3rd of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.6 (2nd of 9)
SRS: 6.38 (1st of 9) ▪ Pace: 127.3 (1st of 9)
Off Rtg: 93.0 (9th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 87.4 (1st of 9)
Expected W-L: 56-24 (1st of 9)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1963 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (2-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (3-4) versus Cincinnati Royals  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 20, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks W 149 116 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Oct 26, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 133 108 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Oct 27, 1962 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 118 98 3 0 W 3 Dolph Schayes of Syracuse scored a field goal for Boston
4 Tue, Oct 30, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 97 98 3 1 L 1
5 Wed, Oct 31, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 115 100 4 1 W 1
6 Fri, Nov 2, 1962 Box Score @ Chicago Zephyrs W 107 97 5 1 W 2
7 Sat, Nov 3, 1962 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 125 114 6 1 W 3
8 Wed, Nov 7, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 106 105 7 1 W 4
9 Fri, Nov 9, 1962 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 120 133 7 2 L 1
10 Sun, Nov 11, 1962 Box Score N New York Knicks W 117 98 8 2 W 1 at St. Louis, MO
11 Mon, Nov 12, 1962 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 137 126 9 2 W 2
12 Tue, Nov 13, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 116 102 10 2 W 3
13 Fri, Nov 16, 1962 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 105 113 10 3 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 17, 1962 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 127 109 11 3 W 1
15 Tue, Nov 20, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs W 113 106 12 3 W 2 at New York, NY
16 Wed, Nov 21, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 115 106 13 3 W 3
17 Thu, Nov 22, 1962 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 120 130 13 4 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
18 Fri, Nov 23, 1962 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs W 116 104 14 4 W 1 at Providence, RI
19 Sat, Nov 24, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 95 97 14 5 L 1
20 Tue, Nov 27, 1962 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 125 115 15 5 W 1 at New York, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 1, 1962 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 129 110 16 5 W 2
22 Sun, Dec 2, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W OT 128 127 17 5 W 3
23 Wed, Dec 5, 1962 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 106 93 18 5 W 4
24 Fri, Dec 7, 1962 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 126 112 19 5 W 5
25 Sat, Dec 8, 1962 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 97 102 19 6 L 1
26 Tue, Dec 11, 1962 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 87 95 19 7 L 2
27 Wed, Dec 12, 1962 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 111 98 20 7 W 1
28 Thu, Dec 13, 1962 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 103 93 21 7 W 2 at Providence, RI
29 Sat, Dec 15, 1962 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 120 124 21 8 L 1
30 Sat, Dec 22, 1962 Box Score New York Knicks L 106 120 21 9 L 2
31 Wed, Dec 26, 1962 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 116 113 22 9 W 1
32 Thu, Dec 27, 1962 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors W 108 102 23 9 W 2 at Syracuse, NY
33 Fri, Dec 28, 1962 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 121 113 24 9 W 3
34 Sat, Dec 29, 1962 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 100 102 24 10 L 1
35 Wed, Jan 2, 1963 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W OT 135 120 25 10 W 1
36 Fri, Jan 4, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 123 125 25 11 L 1
37 Sat, Jan 5, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 104 106 25 12 L 2
38 Tue, Jan 8, 1963 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 118 112 26 12 W 1
39 Wed, Jan 9, 1963 Box Score @ Chicago Zephyrs L 123 131 26 13 L 1
40 Thu, Jan 10, 1963 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 121 130 26 14 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 11, 1963 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 134 117 27 14 W 1
42 Sun, Jan 13, 1963 Box Score Chicago Zephyrs W 143 99 28 14 W 2
43 Thu, Jan 17, 1963 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs W 110 93 29 14 W 3 at Baltimore, MD
44 Fri, Jan 18, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 122 114 30 14 W 4
45 Sat, Jan 19, 1963 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L OT 148 149 30 15 L 1
46 Sun, Jan 20, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 133 121 31 15 W 1
47 Tue, Jan 22, 1963 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 124 100 32 15 W 2
48 Wed, Jan 23, 1963 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 133 138 32 16 L 1
49 Thu, Jan 24, 1963 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 111 109 33 16 W 1 at Providence, RI
50 Fri, Jan 25, 1963 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 113 98 34 16 W 2
51 Sun, Jan 27, 1963 Box Score New York Knicks W 123 110 35 16 W 3
52 Tue, Jan 29, 1963 Box Score N Chicago Zephyrs W 100 99 36 16 W 4 at New York, NY
53 Wed, Jan 30, 1963 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 125 111 37 16 W 5
54 Thu, Jan 31, 1963 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 128 125 38 16 W 6 at College Park, MD
55 Fri, Feb 1, 1963 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 111 125 38 17 L 1
56 Sun, Feb 3, 1963 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 137 128 39 17 W 1
57 Tue, Feb 5, 1963 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 106 96 40 17 W 2
58 Wed, Feb 6, 1963 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 109 126 40 18 L 1
59 Fri, Feb 8, 1963 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 129 97 41 18 W 1
60 Sat, Feb 9, 1963 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 118 112 42 18 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 10, 1963 Box Score New York Knicks W 129 123 43 18 W 3
62 Tue, Feb 12, 1963 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 120 93 44 18 W 4 at Detroit, MI
63 Wed, Feb 13, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 128 134 44 19 L 1
64 Fri, Feb 15, 1963 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals W 123 114 45 19 W 1 at Providence, RI
65 Sat, Feb 16, 1963 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 114 94 46 19 W 2
66 Sun, Feb 17, 1963 Box Score @ Chicago Zephyrs W 110 107 47 19 W 3
67 Tue, Feb 19, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 129 126 48 19 W 4
68 Wed, Feb 20, 1963 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 117 113 49 19 W 5
69 Thu, Feb 21, 1963 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 135 118 50 19 W 6
70 Fri, Feb 22, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 105 113 50 20 L 1
71 Sun, Feb 24, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 119 109 51 20 W 1
72 Tue, Feb 26, 1963 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors L 112 128 51 21 L 1
73 Sat, Mar 2, 1963 Box Score New York Knicks W 122 117 52 21 W 1
74 Sun, Mar 3, 1963 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 102 95 53 21 W 2
75 Thu, Mar 7, 1963 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 115 104 54 21 W 3
76 Fri, Mar 8, 1963 Box Score @ Chicago Zephyrs L 109 110 54 22 L 1
77 Sun, Mar 10, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 149 117 55 22 W 1
78 Wed, Mar 13, 1963 Box Score Chicago Zephyrs W 121 108 56 22 W 2
79 Sat, Mar 16, 1963 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 125 121 57 22 W 3
80 Sun, Mar 17, 1963 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 125 116 58 22 W 4

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Mar 28, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 132 135 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Mar 29, 1963 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 125 102 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Mar 31, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 116 121 1 2 L 1
4 Wed, Apr 3, 1963 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 128 110 2 2 W 1
5 Sat, Apr 6, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 125 120 3 2 W 2
6 Sun, Apr 7, 1963 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 99 109 3 3 L 1
7 Wed, Apr 10, 1963 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 142 131 4 3 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Sun, Apr 14, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 117 114 5 3 W 2
9 Tue, Apr 16, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 113 106 6 3 W 3
10 Wed, Apr 17, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 119 6 4 L 1
11 Fri, Apr 19, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 108 105 7 4 W 1
12 Sun, Apr 21, 1963 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 119 126 7 5 L 1
13 Wed, Apr 24, 1963 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 112 109 8 5 W 1