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1971-72 Boston Celtics Team Game Log

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Record: 56-26, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Heinsohn (56-26)

PTS/G: 115.6 (3rd of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.8 (9th of 17)
SRS: 4.38 (5th of 17) ▪ Pace: 116.1 (2nd of 17)
Off Rtg: 99.3 (5th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.2 (5th of 17)
Expected W-L: 53-29 (5th of 17)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1972 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (1-4) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

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Regular Season

Turnovers do not include team turnovers
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1 1 1971-10-15 GSW L 75 97 34 7 14 .500 40 17 23 .739
2 2 1971-10-19 BAL W 134 114 57 20 25 .800 40 34 45 .756
3 3 1971-10-22 @ ATL W 115 108 44 27 34 .794 39 30 39 .769
4 4 1971-10-23 @ BUF W 103 98 37 29 40 .725 35 28 29 .966
5 5 1971-10-25 ATL W 136 116 56 24 31 .774 44 28 37 .757
6 6 1971-10-26 @ NYK L 101 106 40 21 30 .700 43 20 30 .667
7 7 1971-10-27 HOU W 108 97 47 14 16 .875 38 21 28 .750
8 8 1971-10-29 MIL W 125 114 54 17 23 .739 43 28 37 .757
9 9 1971-11-05 DET W 103 102 37 29 41 .707 41 20 21 .952
10 10 1971-11-06 POR W 124 109 49 26 34 .765 41 27 35 .771
11 11 1971-11-08 N CIN W 120 109 48 24 28 .857 44 21 29 .724
12 12 1971-11-10 @ HOU W 142 103 57 28 35 .800 35 33 53 .623
13 13 1971-11-12 @ PHO L 119 128 47 25 30 .833 47 34 45 .756
14 14 1971-11-13 @ SEA L 112 116 44 24 35 .686 37 42 53 .792
15 15 1971-11-14 @ LAL L 115 128 46 23 27 .852 49 30 37 .811
16 16 1971-11-17 PHO W 140 121 58 24 31 .774 45 31 42 .738
17 17 1971-11-19 CIN L 106 110 42 22 30 .733 40 30 42 .714
18 18 1971-11-20 @ CHI L 106 123 44 18 23 .783 46 31 40 .775
19 19 1971-11-21 @ CLE W 128 105 57 14 21 .667 44 17 21 .810
20 20 1971-11-24 BUF W 108 100 42 24 33 .727 41 18 29 .621
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
21 21 1971-11-26 NYK L 89 104 35 19 23 .826 39 26 39 .667
22 22 1971-11-27 N BAL L 120 125 53 14 19 .737 52 21 28 .750
23 23 1971-11-28 ATL W 130 108 52 26 34 .765 39 30 40 .750
24 24 1971-12-01 LAL L 111 124 46 19 23 .826 48 28 37 .757
25 25 1971-12-04 HOU W 117 107 45 27 31 .871 41 25 31 .806
26 26 1971-12-07 @ NYK W 105 97 44 17 23 .739 39 19 24 .792
27 27 1971-12-08 CLE W 126 107 49 28 35 .800 37 33 44 .750
28 28 1971-12-10 @ MIL L 104 120 43 18 25 .720 48 24 31 .774
29 29 1971-12-11 CHI L 99 115 40 19 27 .704 39 37 39 .949
30 30 1971-12-12 @ CIN W 96 83 39 18 24 .750 28 27 36 .750
31 31 1971-12-14 @ CHI W 116 108 47 22 22 1.000 40 28 37 .757
32 32 1971-12-15 SEA W 112 100 49 14 26 .538 39 22 26 .846
33 33 1971-12-17 @ CLE W 115 109 45 25 29 .862 45 19 26 .731
34 34 1971-12-18 BUF W 124 91 48 28 33 .848 36 19 22 .864
35 35 1971-12-22 N MIL W 104 98 43 18 25 .720 38 22 29 .759
36 36 1971-12-25 @ CIN W 99 94 37 25 33 .758 33 28 35 .800
37 37 1971-12-27 GSW W 99 97 45 9 16 .563 39 19 28 .679
38 38 1971-12-28 @ PHI W 120 116 46 28 38 .737 45 26 40 .650
39 39 1971-12-31 PHI W 131 119 49 33 41 .805 44 31 40 .775
40 40 1972-01-01 @ PHO L 104 114 37 30 41 .732 40 34 42 .810
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
41 41 1972-01-02 @ LAL L 113 122 50 13 15 .867 47 28 37 .757
42 42 1972-01-05 @ HOU W 113 105 45 23 27 .852 43 19 27 .704
43 43 1972-01-07 @ POR W 120 114 47 26 31 .839 46 22 27 .815
44 44 1972-01-08 @ GSW L 106 128 42 22 34 .647 52 24 32 .750
45 45 1972-01-09 @ SEA L 119 125 47 25 30 .833 50 25 29 .862
46 46 1972-01-12 CHI W 113 112 48 17 20 .850 43 26 33 .788
47 47 1972-01-14 DET W 108 94 42 24 33 .727 32 30 41 .732
48 48 1972-01-15 @ ATL W 122 106 51 20 22 .909 43 20 31 .645
49 49 1972-01-21 HOU W 110 105 47 16 26 .615 41 23 32 .719
50 50 1972-01-23 POR W 115 105 49 17 21 .810 40 25 42 .595
51 51 1972-01-25 @ NYK L 106 109 40 26 29 .897 43 23 32 .719
52 52 1972-01-26 CLE L 108 112 48 12 18 .667 41 30 39 .769
53 53 1972-01-28 NYK W (1 OT) 122 116 43 36 43 .837 43 30 39 .769
54 54 1972-01-29 @ DET W 124 112 52 20 22 .909 47 18 28 .643
55 55 1972-01-30 PHI W 130 114 56 18 22 .818 44 26 37 .703
56 56 1972-02-01 @ BAL W 115 108 47 21 27 .778 39 30 42 .714
57 57 1972-02-02 CHI W 124 100 51 22 35 .629 42 16 29 .552
58 58 1972-02-04 CIN W 122 109 45 32 44 .727 43 23 27 .852
59 59 1972-02-06 SEA W 128 123 52 24 28 .857 51 21 24 .875
60 60 1972-02-09 BUF W 139 112 54 31 36 .861 47 18 22 .818
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
61 61 1972-02-11 LAL W 121 108 51 19 21 .905 38 32 40 .800
62 62 1972-02-13 MIL L 109 117 47 15 20 .750 47 23 28 .821
63 63 1972-02-15 @ POR W 111 104 42 27 37 .730 44 16 25 .640
64 64 1972-02-16 @ SEA L 112 113 47 18 21 .857 46 21 24 .875
65 65 1972-02-18 @ PHO L 115 126 44 27 30 .900 44 38 50 .760
66 66 1972-02-19 @ GSW L 111 115 43 25 28 .893 46 23 28 .821
67 67 1972-02-20 @ LAL L 113 132 45 23 28 .821 52 28 35 .800
68 68 1972-02-22 PHO W 114 103 46 22 25 .880 38 27 31 .871
69 69 1972-02-23 @ CLE W 113 111 43 27 34 .794 47 17 26 .654
70 70 1972-02-25 @ BUF W 117 115 47 23 31 .742 48 19 30 .633
71 71 1972-03-01 CLE W 115 105 45 25 36 .694 45 15 19 .789
72 72 1972-03-03 @ DET W 125 96 51 23 31 .742 34 28 37 .757
73 73 1972-03-05 CIN L 114 125 45 24 29 .828 46 33 43 .767
74 74 1972-03-06 @ MIL L (1 OT) 127 132 52 23 31 .742 51 30 40 .750
75 75 1972-03-12 NYK W 112 109 39 34 42 .810 42 25 32 .781
76 76 1972-03-14 GSW W 124 110 53 18 23 .783 44 22 28 .786
77 77 1972-03-15 @ PHI W 120 115 46 28 32 .875 43 29 38 .763
78 78 1972-03-17 N PHI W 127 111 50 27 39 .692 41 29 41 .707
79 79 1972-03-19 BAL L 112 125 48 16 26 .615 50 25 32 .781
80 80 1972-03-22 PHI W 113 106 46 21 22 .955 39 28 41 .683
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
81 81 1972-03-25 @ BUF W 121 116 46 29 35 .829 45 26 36 .722
82 82 1972-03-26 DET W 133 120 55 23 31 .742 50 20 28 .714