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1965-66 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 54-26, Finished 2nd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Auerbach (54-26)

PTS/G: 112.7 (7th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.8 (1st of 9)
SRS: 4.34 (1st of 9) ▪ Pace: 122.0 (5th of 9)
Off Rtg: 92.3 (8th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 88.3 (1st of 9)
Expected W-L: 52-28 (1st of 9)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1966 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (3-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Finals (1-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-3) versus Cincinnati Royals  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Oct 16, 1965 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 102 98 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Oct 20, 1965 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 100 96 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Oct 23, 1965 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 110 120 2 1 L 1
4 Thu, Oct 28, 1965 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 108 113 2 2 L 2
5 Fri, Oct 29, 1965 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 106 108 2 3 L 3
6 Sun, Oct 31, 1965 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 105 100 3 3 W 1
7 Fri, Nov 5, 1965 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 129 118 4 3 W 2
8 Sat, Nov 6, 1965 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 101 91 5 3 W 3
9 Tue, Nov 9, 1965 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets W 130 116 6 3 W 4 at Providence, RI
10 Thu, Nov 11, 1965 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 87 83 7 3 W 5
11 Fri, Nov 12, 1965 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 114 123 7 4 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 13, 1965 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 122 93 8 4 W 1
13 Tue, Nov 16, 1965 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 108 105 9 4 W 2
14 Wed, Nov 17, 1965 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 115 125 9 5 L 1
15 Fri, Nov 19, 1965 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 129 103 10 5 W 1
16 Sat, Nov 20, 1965 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 122 108 11 5 W 2
17 Wed, Nov 24, 1965 Box Score New York Knicks W 125 110 12 5 W 3
18 Fri, Nov 26, 1965 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 134 114 13 5 W 4 at Providence, RI
19 Sat, Nov 27, 1965 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 101 95 14 5 W 5
20 Fri, Dec 3, 1965 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 103 119 14 6 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 4, 1965 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 100 94 15 6 W 1
22 Sun, Dec 5, 1965 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 99 108 15 7 L 1
23 Tue, Dec 7, 1965 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 112 96 16 7 W 1 at New York, NY
24 Wed, Dec 8, 1965 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 108 106 17 7 W 2
25 Sat, Dec 11, 1965 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 143 106 18 7 W 3
26 Wed, Dec 15, 1965 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 110 117 18 8 L 1
27 Fri, Dec 17, 1965 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 114 112 19 8 W 1
28 Wed, Dec 22, 1965 Box Score New York Knicks W OT 123 120 20 8 W 2
29 Sat, Dec 25, 1965 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 113 99 21 8 W 3
30 Sun, Dec 26, 1965 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 120 99 22 8 W 4
31 Tue, Dec 28, 1965 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 93 102 22 9 L 1
32 Wed, Dec 29, 1965 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 99 96 23 9 W 1
33 Thu, Dec 30, 1965 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors W 116 113 24 9 W 2 at Providence, RI
34 Sat, Jan 1, 1966 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 98 100 24 10 L 1
35 Sun, Jan 2, 1966 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 124 113 25 10 W 1
36 Wed, Jan 5, 1966 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 113 120 25 11 L 1
37 Fri, Jan 7, 1966 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 115 114 26 11 W 1
38 Sat, Jan 8, 1966 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 124 96 27 11 W 2
39 Wed, Jan 12, 1966 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 114 102 28 11 W 3
40 Fri, Jan 14, 1966 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 100 112 28 12 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 16, 1966 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 137 122 29 12 W 1
42 Tue, Jan 18, 1966 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 115 116 29 13 L 1 at Philadelphia, PA
43 Wed, Jan 19, 1966 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 129 89 30 13 W 1
44 Fri, Jan 21, 1966 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 113 96 31 13 W 2
45 Sat, Jan 22, 1966 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 107 132 31 14 L 1
46 Tue, Jan 25, 1966 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 101 113 31 15 L 2
47 Thu, Jan 27, 1966 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 131 112 32 15 W 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
48 Fri, Jan 28, 1966 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 105 108 32 16 L 1
49 Sat, Jan 29, 1966 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 119 107 33 16 W 1
50 Sun, Jan 30, 1966 Box Score New York Knicks W 118 115 34 16 W 2
51 Tue, Feb 1, 1966 Box Score N Detroit Pistons W 100 81 35 16 W 3 at New York, NY
52 Wed, Feb 2, 1966 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 93 99 35 17 L 1
53 Fri, Feb 4, 1966 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 117 95 36 17 W 1
54 Sat, Feb 5, 1966 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 94 113 36 18 L 1
55 Sun, Feb 6, 1966 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 100 99 37 18 W 1
56 Mon, Feb 7, 1966 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors W 112 107 38 18 W 2 at Philadelphia, PA
57 Wed, Feb 9, 1966 Box Score New York Knicks W 121 117 39 18 W 3
58 Thu, Feb 10, 1966 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors L 117 128 39 19 L 1 at Providence, RI
59 Fri, Feb 11, 1966 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 99 96 40 19 W 1
60 Sat, Feb 12, 1966 Box Score N Philadelphia 76ers W 85 83 41 19 W 2 at Syracuse, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 13, 1966 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 110 120 41 20 L 1
62 Tue, Feb 15, 1966 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 123 136 41 21 L 2
63 Fri, Feb 18, 1966 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors L 106 128 41 22 L 3
64 Sat, Feb 19, 1966 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 115 111 42 22 W 1
65 Mon, Feb 21, 1966 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 115 108 43 22 W 2
66 Tue, Feb 22, 1966 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 116 108 44 22 W 3
67 Thu, Feb 24, 1966 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 134 106 45 22 W 4
68 Sat, Feb 26, 1966 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 100 95 46 22 W 5
69 Sun, Feb 27, 1966 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 92 132 46 23 L 1
70 Tue, Mar 1, 1966 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 120 95 47 23 W 1
71 Wed, Mar 2, 1966 Box Score New York Knicks W 140 104 48 23 W 2
72 Fri, Mar 4, 1966 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks L 112 132 48 24 L 1 at Providence, RI
73 Sat, Mar 5, 1966 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 85 102 48 25 L 2
74 Sun, Mar 6, 1966 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 110 113 48 26 L 3
75 Mon, Mar 7, 1966 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 106 104 49 26 W 1 at Memphis, TN
76 Thu, Mar 10, 1966 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 124 120 50 26 W 2
77 Sun, Mar 13, 1966 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 129 98 51 26 W 3
78 Thu, Mar 17, 1966 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 128 103 52 26 W 4
79 Sat, Mar 19, 1966 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 126 113 53 26 W 5
80 Sun, Mar 20, 1966 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 121 104 54 26 W 6

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 23, 1966 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 103 107 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Mar 26, 1966 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 132 125 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Mar 27, 1966 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 107 113 1 2 L 1
4 Wed, Mar 30, 1966 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 120 103 2 2 W 1
5 Fri, Apr 1, 1966 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 112 103 3 2 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Sun, Apr 3, 1966 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 115 96 4 2 W 3
7 Wed, Apr 6, 1966 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 114 93 5 2 W 4
8 Thu, Apr 7, 1966 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 105 111 5 3 L 1
9 Sun, Apr 10, 1966 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W OT 114 108 6 3 W 1
10 Tue, Apr 12, 1966 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 120 112 7 3 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
11 Sun, Apr 17, 1966 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L OT 129 133 7 4 L 1
12 Tue, Apr 19, 1966 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 129 109 8 4 W 1
13 Wed, Apr 20, 1966 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 120 106 9 4 W 2
14 Fri, Apr 22, 1966 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 122 117 10 4 W 3
15 Sun, Apr 24, 1966 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 117 121 10 5 L 1
16 Tue, Apr 26, 1966 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 115 123 10 6 L 2
17 Thu, Apr 28, 1966 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 95 93 11 6 W 1