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1978-79 Boston Celtics Team Game Log

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Record: 29-53, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Sanders (2-12), Dave Cowens (27-41)

PTS/G: 108.2 (16th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.3 (19th of 22)
SRS: -4.78 (21st of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.5 (10th of 22)
Off Rtg: 101.6 (19th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.4 (19th of 22)
Expected W-L: 28-54 (21st of 22)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: NA

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Regular Season

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 1978-10-13 CLE L 101 115 36 29 34 .853 51 13 16 .813
2 2 1978-10-14 HOU L 108 114 42 24 28 .857 46 22 28 .786
3 3 1978-10-18 @ ATL W 116 99 40 36 41 .878 40 19 33 .576
4 4 1978-10-19 @ NOJ L 115 120 49 17 21 .810 48 24 27 .889
5 5 1978-10-21 @ HOU L 101 118 41 19 26 .731 50 18 18 1.000
6 6 1978-10-24 @ SAS L 109 132 37 35 44 .795 53 26 34 .765
7 7 1978-10-28 @ NJN L 109 111 44 21 26 .808 45 21 29 .724
8 8 1978-11-01 CHI W 118 112 47 24 36 .667 42 28 37 .757
9 9 1978-11-03 SAS L 103 110 46 11 18 .611 45 20 21 .952
10 10 1978-11-07 @ MIL L 108 125 43 22 24 .917 49 27 35 .771
11 11 1978-11-08 POR L 109 112 38 33 43 .767 42 28 36 .778
12 12 1978-11-10 ATL L 103 115 41 21 25 .840 45 25 28 .893
13 13 1978-11-11 @ NYK L 98 111 39 20 26 .769 41 29 45 .644
14 14 1978-11-12 DET L 123 128 49 25 34 .735 54 20 28 .714
15 15 1978-11-17 DEN W 120 118 43 34 43 .791 47 24 38 .632
16 16 1978-11-18 @ CLE W 92 90 31 30 36 .833 34 22 32 .688
17 17 1978-11-22 WSB L 103 119 44 15 19 .789 48 23 30 .767
18 18 1978-11-24 NYK W 109 98 45 19 23 .826 43 12 18 .667
19 19 1978-11-26 @ SDC L 103 105 45 13 19 .684 47 11 23 .478
20 20 1978-11-28 @ POR L 97 102 42 13 16 .813 42 18 21 .857
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 1978-11-30 @ KCK L 94 108 36 22 29 .759 51 6 14 .429
22 22 1978-12-01 SEA W 87 80 35 17 24 .708 34 12 15 .800
23 23 1978-12-02 @ IND W 117 110 42 33 39 .846 43 24 32 .750
24 24 1978-12-05 @ DET W 114 112 42 30 40 .750 45 22 30 .733
25 25 1978-12-06 SDC W 117 111 46 25 32 .781 49 13 18 .722
26 26 1978-12-08 PHO L 104 124 43 18 26 .692 52 20 25 .800
27 27 1978-12-12 @ HOU L 105 112 39 27 32 .844 41 30 40 .750
28 28 1978-12-13 NOJ W 102 96 40 22 35 .629 34 28 37 .757
29 29 1978-12-15 KCK L 101 105 34 33 36 .917 41 23 33 .697
30 30 1978-12-16 @ WSB L 117 125 46 25 29 .862 44 37 46 .804
31 31 1978-12-20 IND W 121 105 48 25 33 .758 45 15 20 .750
32 32 1978-12-22 ATL W 124 105 46 32 36 .889 43 19 22 .864
33 33 1978-12-27 @ KCK W 112 103 48 16 21 .762 46 11 14 .786
34 34 1978-12-30 @ PHO L 109 112 44 21 24 .875 48 16 21 .762
35 35 1979-01-03 @ SEA L 116 123 46 24 29 .828 51 21 25 .840
36 36 1979-01-05 @ GSW L 98 113 39 20 25 .800 45 23 28 .821
37 37 1979-01-06 @ DEN L 98 127 41 16 24 .667 54 19 21 .905
38 38 1979-01-10 LAL L 89 99 40 9 14 .643 46 7 9 .778
39 39 1979-01-12 POR W 128 125 45 38 43 .884 48 29 35 .829
40 40 1979-01-14 NJN L 100 110 34 32 38 .842 47 16 27 .593
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 1979-01-17 KCK L 99 120 35 29 35 .829 51 18 25 .720
42 42 1979-01-19 MIL W 103 102 41 21 23 .913 44 14 20 .700
43 43 1979-01-20 @ PHI W 108 102 44 20 26 .769 46 10 14 .714
44 44 1979-01-21 PHI L 87 91 36 15 23 .652 37 17 22 .773
45 45 1979-01-23 @ CHI L 90 100 36 18 25 .720 44 12 19 .632
46 46 1979-01-24 WSB L 106 128 47 12 14 .857 54 20 22 .909
47 47 1979-01-26 @ IND L 106 119 42 22 30 .733 48 23 26 .885
48 48 1979-01-28 GSW W 103 102 45 13 22 .591 46 10 17 .588
49 49 1979-01-31 HOU W 119 102 48 23 29 .793 47 8 10 .800
50 50 1979-02-02 CLE W 112 98 46 20 22 .909 40 18 22 .818
51 51 1979-02-06 @ ATL L 101 104 41 19 27 .704 45 14 22 .636
52 52 1979-02-07 SEA W 107 100 38 31 36 .861 45 10 16 .625
53 53 1979-02-09 IND W 112 101 43 26 32 .813 41 19 28 .679
54 54 1979-02-10 @ NYK W 106 102 37 32 37 .865 44 14 16 .875
55 55 1979-02-11 NYK W 107 102 41 25 31 .806 38 26 31 .839
56 56 1979-02-14 @ SAS L 119 149 45 29 38 .763 67 15 22 .682
57 57 1979-02-18 @ POR L 104 111 39 26 31 .839 44 23 34 .676
58 58 1979-02-21 @ GSW W 101 97 40 21 25 .840 44 9 16 .563
59 59 1979-02-23 @ LAL L 104 113 47 10 16 .625 52 9 14 .643
60 60 1979-02-25 @ SDC L 116 131 47 22 29 .759 58 15 18 .833
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 1979-02-28 NOJ W 122 112 48 26 33 .788 45 22 24 .917
62 62 1979-03-02 SDC L 99 106 40 19 22 .864 45 16 21 .762
63 63 1979-03-04 MIL L 122 135 51 20 29 .690 56 23 23 1.000
64 64 1979-03-07 @ PHI L 107 114 37 33 36 .917 44 26 30 .867
65 65 1979-03-09 @ DET L 117 160 49 19 26 .731 69 22 35 .629
66 66 1979-03-11 LAL W 108 106 47 14 20 .700 38 30 35 .857
67 67 1979-03-14 PHO L 117 126 50 17 23 .739 51 24 27 .889
68 68 1979-03-16 DET W 99 98 46 7 11 .636 39 20 24 .833
69 69 1979-03-18 @ LAL L 111 122 44 23 35 .657 50 22 28 .786
70 70 1979-03-21 @ PHO L 113 134 45 23 30 .767 57 20 24 .833
71 71 1979-03-22 @ SEA L 110 112 44 22 28 .786 48 16 22 .727
72 72 1979-03-23 @ DEN L 113 137 51 11 18 .611 56 25 32 .781
73 73 1979-03-25 PHI W 103 94 37 29 39 .744 40 14 17 .824
74 74 1979-03-27 @ CLE L 109 111 44 21 28 .750 45 21 29 .724
75 75 1979-03-28 @ MIL L 117 135 43 31 40 .775 59 17 22 .773
76 76 1979-03-30 CHI L 105 121 45 15 18 .833 53 15 21 .714
77 77 1979-04-01 SAS L 110 112 46 18 27 .667 46 20 27 .741
78 78 1979-04-03 @ NOJ L 125 141 56 13 15 .867 67 7 12 .583
79 79 1979-04-04 @ WSB L 119 145 47 25 35 .714 62 21 27 .778
80 80 1979-04-06 DEN L 101 107 44 13 14 .929 43 21 27 .778
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 1979-04-07 @ NJN L 112 126 47 18 21 .857 50 26 37 .703
82 82 1979-04-08 NJN W 127 101 52 23 29 .793 38 25 33 .758