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1981-82 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 63-19, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (63-19)

PTS/G: 112.0 (4th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.6 (8th of 23)
SRS: 6.35 (1st of 23) ▪ Pace: 101.5 (8th of 23)
Off Rtg: 109.8 (4th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.5 (6th of 23)
Expected W-L: 57-25 (1st of 23)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: 612,711 (2nd of 23)

NBA 1982 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (3-4) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 30, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets W 124 100 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 31, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 103 119 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Nov 4, 1981 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 115 93 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, Nov 6, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 111 94 3 1 W 2
5 Sat, Nov 7, 1981 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 129 88 4 1 W 3
6 Tue, Nov 10, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 90 84 5 1 W 4
7 Wed, Nov 11, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 115 100 6 1 W 5
8 Fri, Nov 13, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 111 97 7 1 W 6 at Hartford, CT
9 Sat, Nov 14, 1981 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 92 91 8 1 W 7
10 Tue, Nov 17, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 98 95 9 1 W 8
11 Wed, Nov 18, 1981 Box Score Houston Rockets L 104 106 9 2 L 1
12 Fri, Nov 20, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 112 89 10 2 W 1
13 Wed, Nov 25, 1981 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 122 101 11 2 W 2
14 Fri, Nov 27, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets W 113 100 12 2 W 3
15 Sat, Nov 28, 1981 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 98 90 13 2 W 4
16 Tue, Dec 1, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 87 90 13 3 L 1
17 Wed, Dec 2, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 115 114 14 3 W 1
18 Fri, Dec 4, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 111 103 15 3 W 2
19 Sat, Dec 5, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 83 103 15 4 L 1
20 Wed, Dec 9, 1981 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 100 16 4 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 11, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 94 86 17 4 W 2 at Hartford, CT
22 Sat, Dec 12, 1981 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 97 108 17 5 L 1
23 Wed, Dec 16, 1981 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 109 92 18 5 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 18, 1981 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 99 98 19 5 W 2
25 Sat, Dec 19, 1981 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L OT 118 123 19 6 L 1
26 Tue, Dec 22, 1981 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 120 116 20 6 W 1
27 Sat, Dec 26, 1981 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W OT 124 119 21 6 W 2
28 Tue, Dec 29, 1981 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 123 128 21 7 L 1
29 Wed, Dec 30, 1981 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 121 110 22 7 W 1
30 Sat, Jan 2, 1982 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 106 103 23 7 W 2
31 Wed, Jan 6, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 102 116 23 8 L 1
32 Fri, Jan 8, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 96 90 24 8 W 1
33 Sun, Jan 10, 1982 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 134 124 25 8 W 2 at Hartford, CT
34 Mon, Jan 11, 1982 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 112 94 26 8 W 3
35 Wed, Jan 13, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 116 95 27 8 W 4
36 Fri, Jan 15, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 118 122 27 9 L 1
37 Sat, Jan 16, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 128 120 28 9 W 1
38 Tue, Jan 19, 1982 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 111 107 29 9 W 2
39 Wed, Jan 20, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 112 103 30 9 W 3
40 Fri, Jan 22, 1982 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 106 118 30 10 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 24, 1982 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 119 123 30 11 L 2
42 Wed, Jan 27, 1982 Box Score New York Knicks W 131 99 31 11 W 1
43 Thu, Jan 28, 1982 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 116 104 32 11 W 2
44 Tue, Feb 2, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 109 105 33 11 W 3
45 Fri, Feb 5, 1982 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 145 144 34 11 W 4
46 Sun, Feb 7, 1982 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 113 119 34 12 L 1
47 Wed, Feb 10, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 110 112 34 13 L 2
48 Fri, Feb 12, 1982 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 129 116 35 13 W 1
49 Sun, Feb 14, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 108 103 36 13 W 2
50 Wed, Feb 17, 1982 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 105 121 36 14 L 1
51 Fri, Feb 19, 1982 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 127 117 37 14 W 1
52 Sun, Feb 21, 1982 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 100 103 37 15 L 1
53 Wed, Feb 24, 1982 Box Score Utah Jazz W 132 90 38 15 W 1
54 Fri, Feb 26, 1982 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 122 110 39 15 W 2
55 Sun, Feb 28, 1982 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 106 102 40 15 W 3
56 Tue, Mar 2, 1982 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 101 97 41 15 W 4
57 Thu, Mar 4, 1982 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 110 101 42 15 W 5
58 Fri, Mar 5, 1982 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 100 98 43 15 W 6
59 Sun, Mar 7, 1982 Box Score New York Knicks W 107 106 44 15 W 7
60 Mon, Mar 8, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 111 101 45 15 W 8
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Mar 10, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 121 100 46 15 W 9
62 Fri, Mar 12, 1982 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 113 109 47 15 W 10
63 Sun, Mar 14, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 105 92 48 15 W 11
64 Tue, Mar 16, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W OT 98 97 49 15 W 12
65 Wed, Mar 17, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 113 109 50 15 W 13
66 Fri, Mar 19, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 134 110 51 15 W 14
67 Sun, Mar 21, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 123 111 52 15 W 15
68 Tue, Mar 23, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 110 103 53 15 W 16
69 Wed, Mar 24, 1982 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 136 115 54 15 W 17
70 Fri, Mar 26, 1982 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 125 104 55 15 W 18
71 Sun, Mar 28, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 98 116 55 16 L 1
72 Wed, Mar 31, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets W 119 109 56 16 W 1
73 Fri, Apr 2, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 110 107 57 16 W 2
74 Sun, Apr 4, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 114 112 58 16 W 3
75 Tue, Apr 6, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 116 122 58 17 L 1
76 Thu, Apr 8, 1982 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 110 106 59 17 W 1
77 Fri, Apr 9, 1982 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 106 103 60 17 W 2
78 Sun, Apr 11, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W OT 110 109 61 17 W 3
79 Tue, Apr 13, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 115 120 61 18 L 1
80 Wed, Apr 14, 1982 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 100 91 62 18 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 16, 1982 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 96 113 62 19 L 1
82 Sun, Apr 18, 1982 Box Score New York Knicks W 119 99 63 19 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sun, Apr 25, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets W 109 91 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Apr 28, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets L 102 103 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, May 1, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 92 83 2 1 W 1
4 Sun, May 2, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W OT 103 99 3 1 W 2
5 Wed, May 5, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets W 2OT 131 126 4 1 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Sun, May 9, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 121 81 5 1 W 4
7 Wed, May 12, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 113 121 5 2 L 1
8 Sat, May 15, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 97 99 5 3 L 2
9 Sun, May 16, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 94 119 5 4 L 3
10 Wed, May 19, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 114 85 6 4 W 1
11 Fri, May 21, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 88 75 7 4 W 2
12 Sun, May 23, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 106 120 7 5 L 1