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1977-78 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 32-50, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Heinsohn (11-23), Tom Sanders (21-27)

PTS/G: 105.7 (16th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.7 (8th of 22)
SRS: -1.86 (18th of 22) ▪ Pace: 105.9 (15th of 22)
Off Rtg: 99.1 (20th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.9 (12th of 22)
Expected W-L: 36-46 (18th of 22)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 19, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 109 114 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Oct 22, 1977 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 98 110 0 2 L 2
3 Mon, Oct 24, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 85 100 0 3 L 3
4 Tue, Oct 25, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 110 103 1 3 W 1 at Hartford, CT
5 Fri, Oct 28, 1977 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 109 116 1 4 L 1
6 Sat, Oct 29, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 98 103 1 5 L 2
7 Wed, Nov 2, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 101 104 1 6 L 3
8 Fri, Nov 4, 1977 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 107 109 1 7 L 4
9 Wed, Nov 9, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 114 129 1 8 L 5
10 Fri, Nov 11, 1977 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 109 103 2 8 W 1
11 Sun, Nov 13, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W OT 127 119 3 8 W 2
12 Wed, Nov 16, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 131 105 4 8 W 3
13 Fri, Nov 18, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 112 121 4 9 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 19, 1977 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 98 102 4 10 L 2
15 Wed, Nov 23, 1977 Box Score Houston Rockets W 109 100 5 10 W 1
16 Fri, Nov 25, 1977 Box Score New York Knicks W OT 121 119 6 10 W 2
17 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 108 110 6 11 L 1
18 Tue, Nov 29, 1977 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 101 108 6 12 L 2
19 Wed, Nov 30, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 98 92 7 12 W 1
20 Fri, Dec 2, 1977 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 89 111 7 13 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 93 103 7 14 L 2
22 Tue, Dec 6, 1977 Box Score @ New York Knicks L OT 119 122 7 15 L 3
23 Wed, Dec 7, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 113 109 8 15 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 9, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 87 118 8 16 L 1
25 Tue, Dec 13, 1977 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 122 108 9 16 W 1 at Hartford, CT
26 Fri, Dec 16, 1977 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 118 113 10 16 W 2
27 Sun, Dec 18, 1977 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 97 104 10 17 L 1
28 Tue, Dec 20, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 99 104 10 18 L 2
29 Wed, Dec 21, 1977 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 106 111 10 19 L 3
30 Thu, Dec 22, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 99 132 10 20 L 4
31 Fri, Dec 23, 1977 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 110 129 10 21 L 5
32 Mon, Dec 26, 1977 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 100 122 10 22 L 6
33 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 124 115 11 22 W 1
34 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 97 102 11 23 L 1
35 Thu, Jan 5, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 111 121 11 24 L 2 at Hartford, CT
36 Sun, Jan 8, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 91 94 11 25 L 3
37 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 91 88 12 25 W 1
38 Fri, Jan 13, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W OT 114 111 13 25 W 2
39 Sun, Jan 15, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L OT 103 107 13 26 L 1
40 Wed, Jan 18, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 130 116 14 26 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 22, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 92 103 14 27 L 1
42 Tue, Jan 24, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 91 96 14 28 L 2
43 Wed, Jan 25, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 103 113 14 29 L 3
44 Sun, Jan 29, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 88 99 14 30 L 4
45 Tue, Jan 31, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 104 94 15 30 W 1 at Springfield, MA
46 Wed, Feb 1, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 103 100 16 30 W 2
47 Fri, Feb 3, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets W 116 94 17 30 W 3
48 Tue, Feb 7, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 92 89 18 30 W 4
49 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 100 104 18 31 L 1
50 Tue, Feb 14, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 98 75 19 31 W 1
51 Thu, Feb 16, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 98 95 20 31 W 2
52 Fri, Feb 17, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 106 114 20 32 L 1
53 Sun, Feb 19, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 115 118 20 33 L 2
54 Tue, Feb 21, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 96 111 20 34 L 3
55 Fri, Feb 24, 1978 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 106 99 21 34 W 1
56 Sun, Feb 26, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 94 92 22 34 W 2
57 Tue, Feb 28, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 85 117 22 35 L 1
58 Wed, Mar 1, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 100 101 22 36 L 2
59 Fri, Mar 3, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 116 113 23 36 W 1
60 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 91 99 23 37 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 5, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks W 112 94 24 37 W 1
62 Fri, Mar 10, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 109 120 24 38 L 1
63 Sun, Mar 12, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 103 105 24 39 L 2
64 Tue, Mar 14, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 105 98 25 39 W 1
65 Thu, Mar 16, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 102 112 25 40 L 1
66 Fri, Mar 17, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 115 108 26 40 W 1
67 Sat, Mar 18, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 117 110 27 40 W 2
68 Sun, Mar 19, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 122 95 28 40 W 3
69 Tue, Mar 21, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 107 119 28 41 L 1
70 Wed, Mar 22, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 105 99 29 41 W 1
71 Fri, Mar 24, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 96 97 29 42 L 1
72 Sun, Mar 26, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 101 112 29 43 L 2
73 Tue, Mar 28, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 104 92 30 43 W 1
74 Wed, Mar 29, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 106 109 30 44 L 1
75 Fri, Mar 31, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 117 120 30 45 L 2
76 Sat, Apr 1, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 119 108 31 45 W 1
77 Sun, Apr 2, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 120 123 31 46 L 1
78 Tue, Apr 4, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 104 116 31 47 L 2
79 Thu, Apr 6, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets L 103 112 31 48 L 3 at Providence, RI
80 Fri, Apr 7, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 109 111 31 49 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Apr 8, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 111 123 31 50 L 5
82 Sun, Apr 9, 1978 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 131 114 32 50 W 1