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1976-77 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-38, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Heinsohn (44-38)

PTS/G: 104.5 (17th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.5 (12th of 22)
SRS: -1.90 (17th of 22) ▪ Pace: 107.5 (9th of 22)
Off Rtg: 96.5 (21st of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.3 (7th of 22)
Expected W-L: 36-46 (17th of 22)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1977 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus San Antonio Spurs  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Oct 21, 1976 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W OT 129 122 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 23, 1976 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W OT 111 107 2 0 W 2
3 Thu, Oct 28, 1976 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 112 105 3 0 W 3 at Hartford, CT
4 Sat, Oct 30, 1976 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 126 117 4 0 W 4
5 Tue, Nov 2, 1976 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 97 115 4 1 L 1
6 Wed, Nov 3, 1976 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L OT 111 117 4 2 L 2
7 Fri, Nov 5, 1976 Box Score Washington Bullets L 104 107 4 3 L 3
8 Sat, Nov 6, 1976 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 103 109 4 4 L 4
9 Wed, Nov 10, 1976 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 117 112 5 4 W 1
10 Fri, Nov 12, 1976 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 117 110 6 4 W 2
11 Sat, Nov 13, 1976 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 107 118 6 5 L 1
12 Wed, Nov 17, 1976 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 104 91 7 5 W 1
13 Fri, Nov 19, 1976 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 112 108 8 5 W 2
14 Sat, Nov 20, 1976 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 110 116 8 6 L 1
15 Tue, Nov 23, 1976 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 102 116 8 7 L 2
16 Wed, Nov 24, 1976 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 133 111 9 7 W 1
17 Fri, Nov 26, 1976 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 92 108 9 8 L 1
18 Sat, Nov 27, 1976 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 123 109 10 8 W 1
19 Wed, Dec 1, 1976 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 107 103 11 8 W 2
20 Fri, Dec 3, 1976 Box Score Chicago Bulls W OT 115 109 12 8 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Dec 5, 1976 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 96 102 12 9 L 1
22 Wed, Dec 8, 1976 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 104 95 13 9 W 1
23 Fri, Dec 10, 1976 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 103 107 13 10 L 1
24 Sat, Dec 11, 1976 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 76 84 13 11 L 2
25 Wed, Dec 15, 1976 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 129 125 14 11 W 1
26 Fri, Dec 17, 1976 Box Score New York Knicks L 109 123 14 12 L 1
27 Sat, Dec 18, 1976 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 117 110 15 12 W 1
28 Sun, Dec 19, 1976 Box Score @ New York Nets W 94 87 16 12 W 2
29 Tue, Dec 21, 1976 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 101 108 16 13 L 1
30 Sun, Dec 26, 1976 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 103 101 17 13 W 1
31 Tue, Dec 28, 1976 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 105 134 17 14 L 1
32 Wed, Dec 29, 1976 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 87 97 17 15 L 2
33 Sun, Jan 2, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 98 105 17 16 L 3
34 Tue, Jan 4, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 84 128 17 17 L 4
35 Wed, Jan 5, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 93 94 17 18 L 5
36 Sat, Jan 8, 1977 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 109 106 18 18 W 1
37 Tue, Jan 11, 1977 Box Score Houston Rockets W 105 101 19 18 W 2 at Hartford, CT
38 Wed, Jan 12, 1977 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 101 112 19 19 L 1
39 Fri, Jan 14, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 92 107 19 20 L 2
40 Sun, Jan 16, 1977 Box Score New York Nets W 106 91 20 20 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 18, 1977 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 89 99 20 21 L 1
42 Wed, Jan 19, 1977 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 112 102 21 21 W 1
43 Fri, Jan 21, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 103 90 22 21 W 2
44 Sat, Jan 22, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 94 109 22 22 L 1
45 Sun, Jan 23, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 83 91 22 23 L 2
46 Tue, Jan 25, 1977 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 89 91 22 24 L 3
47 Wed, Jan 26, 1977 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 101 121 22 25 L 4
48 Fri, Jan 28, 1977 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 119 113 23 25 W 1
49 Sun, Jan 30, 1977 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 92 109 23 26 L 1
50 Wed, Feb 2, 1977 Box Score @ New York Nets L 89 99 23 27 L 2
51 Fri, Feb 4, 1977 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 99 98 24 27 W 1
52 Sun, Feb 6, 1977 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 113 97 25 27 W 2
53 Fri, Feb 11, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks W 119 111 26 27 W 3
54 Tue, Feb 15, 1977 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 109 99 27 27 W 4 at Hartford, CT
55 Wed, Feb 16, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 92 111 27 28 L 1
56 Thu, Feb 17, 1977 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W OT 126 125 28 28 W 1
57 Sun, Feb 20, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 114 112 29 28 W 2
58 Tue, Feb 22, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 111 113 29 29 L 1
59 Fri, Feb 25, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 102 92 30 29 W 1
60 Sat, Feb 26, 1977 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 108 104 31 29 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 27, 1977 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 100 121 31 30 L 1
62 Tue, Mar 1, 1977 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 94 101 31 31 L 2 at Hartford, CT
63 Fri, Mar 4, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 94 92 32 31 W 1
64 Sun, Mar 6, 1977 Box Score Denver Nuggets W OT 112 110 33 31 W 2
65 Wed, Mar 9, 1977 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 86 114 33 32 L 1
66 Sun, Mar 13, 1977 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 124 107 34 32 W 1
67 Tue, Mar 15, 1977 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 96 107 34 33 L 1
68 Thu, Mar 17, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 91 100 34 34 L 2
69 Fri, Mar 18, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 98 96 35 34 W 1
70 Sun, Mar 20, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 118 110 36 34 W 2
71 Tue, Mar 22, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 108 104 37 34 W 3
72 Wed, Mar 23, 1977 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 103 96 38 34 W 4
73 Fri, Mar 25, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets L 97 122 38 35 L 1
74 Sun, Mar 27, 1977 Box Score New York Nets W 114 109 39 35 W 1
75 Tue, Mar 29, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 82 110 39 36 L 1
76 Wed, Mar 30, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 90 88 40 36 W 1 at Hartford, CT
77 Sun, Apr 3, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 96 90 41 36 W 2
78 Tue, Apr 5, 1977 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 113 121 41 37 L 1
79 Wed, Apr 6, 1977 Box Score Houston Rockets L 93 104 41 38 L 2
80 Fri, Apr 8, 1977 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 120 109 42 38 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Apr 9, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 120 105 43 38 W 2 at Hartford, CT
82 Sun, Apr 10, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 115 105 44 38 W 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 12, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 104 94 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Apr 15, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 113 109 2 0 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
3 Sun, Apr 17, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 113 111 3 0 W 3
4 Wed, Apr 20, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 101 113 3 1 L 1
5 Fri, Apr 22, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 100 109 3 2 L 2
6 Sun, Apr 24, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 124 119 4 2 W 1
7 Wed, Apr 27, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 91 110 4 3 L 1
8 Fri, Apr 29, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 113 108 5 3 W 1
9 Sun, May 1, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 77 83 5 4 L 1