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1972-73 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 68-14, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Heinsohn (68-14)

PTS/G: 112.7 (2nd of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.5 (6th of 17)
SRS: 7.34 (3rd of 17) ▪ Pace: 114.5 (3rd of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.1 (8th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.0 (1st of 17)
Expected W-L: 61-21 (3rd of 17)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1973 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (4-3) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 11, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 121 108 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Oct 13, 1972 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 112 104 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Oct 14, 1972 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 96 88 3 0 W 3
4 Tue, Oct 17, 1972 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 119 115 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, Oct 20, 1972 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 126 118 5 0 W 5
6 Sat, Oct 21, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 104 101 6 0 W 6
7 Mon, Oct 23, 1972 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 105 85 7 0 W 7
8 Tue, Oct 24, 1972 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 105 97 8 0 W 8
9 Fri, Oct 27, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 123 97 9 0 W 9
10 Fri, Nov 3, 1972 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 109 96 10 0 W 10
11 Sat, Nov 4, 1972 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings L 107 118 10 1 L 1
12 Wed, Nov 8, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 128 111 11 1 W 1
13 Fri, Nov 10, 1972 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 106 104 12 1 W 2
14 Sat, Nov 11, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 121 118 13 1 W 3
15 Wed, Nov 15, 1972 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 113 94 14 1 W 4
16 Fri, Nov 17, 1972 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 88 95 14 2 L 1
17 Tue, Nov 21, 1972 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 116 102 15 2 W 1
18 Wed, Nov 22, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 126 107 16 2 W 2
19 Fri, Nov 24, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks W 114 97 17 2 W 3
20 Sat, Nov 25, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 94 97 17 3 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Nov 29, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 120 98 18 3 W 1
22 Fri, Dec 1, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 105 99 19 3 W 2
23 Sat, Dec 2, 1972 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 131 120 20 3 W 3
24 Fri, Dec 8, 1972 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 96 87 21 3 W 4
25 Sat, Dec 9, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 123 88 22 3 W 5
26 Wed, Dec 13, 1972 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 105 100 23 3 W 6
27 Fri, Dec 15, 1972 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 102 98 24 3 W 7
28 Sat, Dec 16, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 123 116 25 3 W 8
29 Sun, Dec 17, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 123 98 26 3 W 9
30 Tue, Dec 19, 1972 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 112 115 26 4 L 1
31 Fri, Dec 22, 1972 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 118 90 27 4 W 1
32 Sat, Dec 23, 1972 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 98 104 27 5 L 1
33 Tue, Dec 26, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 106 28 5 W 1
34 Fri, Dec 29, 1972 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 99 106 28 6 L 1
35 Sat, Dec 30, 1972 Box Score N Philadelphia 76ers W 117 107 29 6 W 1 at Providence, RI
36 Tue, Jan 2, 1973 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 130 110 30 6 W 2
37 Wed, Jan 3, 1973 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 112 123 30 7 L 1
38 Fri, Jan 5, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 126 108 31 7 W 1
39 Sun, Jan 7, 1973 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets W 116 98 32 7 W 2 at College Park, MD
40 Wed, Jan 10, 1973 Box Score Houston Rockets W 128 107 33 7 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 12, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 133 109 34 7 W 4
42 Sat, Jan 13, 1973 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 111 95 35 7 W 5
43 Tue, Jan 16, 1973 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 106 102 36 7 W 6
44 Wed, Jan 17, 1973 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 117 99 37 7 W 7
45 Fri, Jan 19, 1973 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 124 104 38 7 W 8
46 Sun, Jan 21, 1973 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 104 97 39 7 W 9
47 Fri, Jan 26, 1973 Box Score Houston Rockets W 139 126 40 7 W 10
48 Sat, Jan 27, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 108 111 40 8 L 1
49 Sun, Jan 28, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 93 96 40 9 L 2
50 Wed, Jan 31, 1973 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 94 89 41 9 W 1
51 Fri, Feb 2, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 99 100 41 10 L 1
52 Sat, Feb 3, 1973 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 104 100 42 10 W 1
53 Sun, Feb 4, 1973 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 123 115 43 10 W 2
54 Tue, Feb 6, 1973 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 105 110 43 11 L 1
55 Wed, Feb 7, 1973 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 113 112 44 11 W 1
56 Fri, Feb 9, 1973 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 95 104 44 12 L 1
57 Sun, Feb 11, 1973 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 120 96 45 12 W 1
58 Tue, Feb 13, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 105 101 46 12 W 2
59 Wed, Feb 14, 1973 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 104 101 47 12 W 3 at Omaha, NE
60 Fri, Feb 16, 1973 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 112 105 48 12 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 17, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 110 106 49 12 W 5
62 Sun, Feb 18, 1973 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 106 105 50 12 W 6
63 Tue, Feb 20, 1973 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 107 97 51 12 W 7
64 Sun, Feb 25, 1973 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 105 92 52 12 W 8
65 Tue, Feb 27, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 91 123 52 13 L 1
66 Wed, Feb 28, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 118 111 53 13 W 1
67 Fri, Mar 2, 1973 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 115 101 54 13 W 2
68 Sun, Mar 4, 1973 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 125 113 55 13 W 3
69 Tue, Mar 6, 1973 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 127 112 56 13 W 4
70 Thu, Mar 8, 1973 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W OT 141 134 57 13 W 5
71 Fri, Mar 9, 1973 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 119 111 58 13 W 6
72 Sun, Mar 11, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks W 122 107 59 13 W 7
73 Wed, Mar 14, 1973 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 111 107 60 13 W 8
74 Fri, Mar 16, 1973 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 97 103 60 14 L 1
75 Sun, Mar 18, 1973 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 109 105 61 14 W 1
76 Tue, Mar 20, 1973 Box Score N Houston Rockets W 94 89 62 14 W 2 at Providence, RI
77 Wed, Mar 21, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 106 105 63 14 W 3
78 Fri, Mar 23, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 124 108 64 14 W 4
79 Sat, Mar 24, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 108 103 65 14 W 5
80 Sun, Mar 25, 1973 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 125 121 66 14 W 6
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Tue, Mar 27, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 117 110 67 14 W 7
82 Wed, Mar 28, 1973 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 120 101 68 14 W 8

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Apr 1, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 134 109 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Apr 4, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 126 113 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Apr 6, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 105 118 2 1 L 1
4 Sun, Apr 8, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 94 97 2 2 L 2
5 Wed, Apr 11, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 108 101 3 2 W 1
6 Fri, Apr 13, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 121 103 4 2 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
7 Sun, Apr 15, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks W 134 108 5 2 W 3
8 Wed, Apr 18, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 96 129 5 3 L 1
9 Fri, Apr 20, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 91 98 5 4 L 2
10 Sun, Apr 22, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 2OT 110 117 5 5 L 3
11 Wed, Apr 25, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks W 98 97 6 5 W 1
12 Fri, Apr 27, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 110 100 7 5 W 2
13 Sun, Apr 29, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 78 94 7 6 L 1