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1986-87 Boston Celtics Team Game Log

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Record: 59-23, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: K.C. Jones (59-23)

PTS/G: 112.6 (6th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.0 (4th of 23)
SRS: 6.58 (3rd of 23) ▪ Pace: 98.6 (19th of 23)
Off Rtg: 113.5 (3rd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.8 (9th of 23)
Expected W-L: 57-25 (3rd of 23)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: 611,222 (6th of 23)

NBA 1987 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (2-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Finals (3-4) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Milwaukee Bucks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-3) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)

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Regular Season

Turnovers do not include team turnovers
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 1986-10-31 WSB W 120 102 47 84 .560 1 4 .250 25 25 1.000 14 44 31 5 6 18 27 37 85 .435 0 1 .000 28 36 .778 20 38 18 10 6 22 25
2 2 1986-11-01 @ MIL L 105 111 41 85 .482 0 4 .000 23 28 .821 12 45 23 4 7 19 20 46 93 .495 3 7 .429 16 23 .696 11 41 27 12 2 11 24
3 3 1986-11-05 IND W 133 102 52 89 .584 2 3 .667 27 33 .818 12 52 33 10 7 22 22 43 103 .417 1 1 1.000 15 21 .714 24 45 23 8 3 22 28
4 4 1986-11-07 @ WSB W 88 86 38 79 .481 1 5 .200 11 19 .579 9 40 25 8 13 15 19 33 87 .379 0 0 20 26 .769 17 45 12 11 6 12 17
5 5 1986-11-11 @ NJN L 110 114 41 99 .414 1 7 .143 27 33 .818 20 52 20 10 8 19 26 42 84 .500 2 3 .667 28 37 .757 14 49 18 11 3 20 26
6 6 1986-11-12 MIL W 124 116 42 81 .519 1 3 .333 39 48 .813 10 49 24 11 5 21 18 45 101 .446 7 14 .500 19 26 .731 17 40 29 11 1 16 33
7 7 1986-11-14 @ CHI W 110 98 43 79 .544 0 5 .000 24 27 .889 12 40 28 5 5 19 27 38 89 .427 1 3 .333 21 27 .778 21 44 17 9 4 16 24
8 8 1986-11-15 @ DET W 118 111 46 84 .548 2 5 .400 24 31 .774 10 41 34 4 10 12 15 45 101 .446 1 4 .250 20 24 .833 19 49 22 9 4 10 26
9 9 1986-11-19 ATL W 111 107 41 80 .513 1 4 .250 28 32 .875 9 41 24 7 3 15 25 41 81 .506 1 6 .167 24 28 .857 6 32 25 7 4 14 28
10 10 1986-11-21 GSW W 135 120 50 83 .602 5 8 .625 30 38 .789 13 46 31 8 10 21 21 46 102 .451 5 9 .556 23 27 .852 16 33 27 11 2 12 27
11 11 1986-11-22 @ ATL L 96 97 35 74 .473 2 7 .286 24 29 .828 10 38 27 7 3 21 25 34 84 .405 1 5 .200 28 39 .718 19 51 24 16 1 14 24
12 12 1986-11-25 @ PHI L 100 102 40 87 .460 1 4 .250 19 27 .704 14 47 28 4 6 15 21 40 86 .465 0 2 .000 22 28 .786 12 42 25 8 6 8 24
13 13 1986-11-26 NYK W 101 90 45 98 .459 2 6 .333 9 14 .643 19 56 22 5 6 15 16 39 90 .433 1 4 .250 11 18 .611 12 40 23 9 7 13 17
14 14 1986-11-28 SAS W 111 96 46 90 .511 3 9 .333 16 20 .800 7 48 32 9 8 20 16 42 113 .372 1 9 .111 11 16 .688 16 45 30 12 4 14 21
15 15 1986-12-02 WSB L 109 117 46 85 .541 2 5 .400 15 16 .938 9 35 32 5 11 15 16 51 94 .543 0 3 .000 15 20 .750 18 42 26 13 6 11 17
16 16 1986-12-03 DEN W 119 113 41 77 .532 5 7 .714 32 39 .821 6 38 26 8 4 14 29 40 91 .440 3 10 .300 30 39 .769 20 50 26 7 1 15 28
17 17 1986-12-05 PHI W 108 106 43 77 .558 1 5 .200 21 30 .700 6 26 30 8 5 8 26 42 75 .560 2 4 .500 20 32 .625 13 40 23 3 3 19 28
18 18 1986-12-06 @ CLE L 86 88 33 82 .402 1 6 .167 19 24 .792 14 44 15 3 9 16 17 41 92 .446 0 1 .000 6 14 .429 17 49 21 6 8 14 15
19 19 1986-12-10 NJN W 108 98 42 92 .457 3 8 .375 21 23 .913 18 49 26 7 5 16 21 40 87 .460 1 4 .250 17 28 .607 16 42 23 10 0 17 24
20 20 1986-12-12 LAL L 110 117 48 84 .571 1 4 .250 13 15 .867 5 32 29 3 9 14 12 51 99 .515 2 7 .286 13 18 .722 10 38 22 5 2 6 11
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 1986-12-13 @ WSB W 105 98 43 88 .489 2 2 1.000 17 22 .773 11 47 31 3 8 18 26 33 85 .388 0 3 .000 32 36 .889 10 37 16 8 9 10 22
22 22 1986-12-16 @ NYK W 107 96 44 79 .557 3 5 .600 16 23 .696 13 43 32 7 6 16 24 31 76 .408 1 4 .250 33 40 .825 11 36 15 10 2 14 22
23 23 1986-12-17 IND W 113 101 44 97 .454 3 8 .375 22 30 .733 18 47 32 15 4 11 14 43 90 .478 1 2 .500 14 17 .824 10 43 27 9 2 19 22
24 24 1986-12-19 @ PHI L 100 122 44 96 .458 1 7 .143 11 18 .611 21 38 34 4 4 13 23 46 70 .657 0 0 30 36 .833 8 39 33 6 8 17 17
25 25 1986-12-20 @ MIL L 100 120 37 79 .468 1 5 .200 25 34 .735 10 37 16 7 7 20 19 48 101 .475 2 4 .500 22 23 .957 23 53 35 10 6 11 25
26 26 1986-12-26 @ PHO W 122 112 52 86 .605 5 9 .556 13 20 .650 12 42 38 7 5 24 26 46 96 .479 0 4 .000 20 29 .690 17 39 29 14 2 16 20
27 27 1986-12-27 @ LAC W 114 101 46 85 .541 3 9 .333 19 23 .826 12 41 39 5 9 19 16 43 99 .434 1 5 .200 14 15 .933 14 37 29 12 3 12 26
28 28 1986-12-29 @ SAC W 119 102 49 84 .583 2 4 .500 19 25 .760 12 45 26 2 7 11 19 42 102 .412 0 2 .000 18 23 .783 23 46 23 5 2 6 21
29 29 1986-12-30 @ SEA W 104 102 37 78 .474 4 6 .667 26 33 .788 10 39 23 4 6 19 15 43 101 .426 0 5 .000 16 23 .696 20 54 24 8 7 14 30
30 30 1987-01-02 CHI W 113 99 42 75 .560 4 6 .667 25 27 .926 6 38 34 5 9 16 22 39 92 .424 0 3 .000 21 29 .724 22 44 21 10 2 12 27
31 31 1987-01-07 MIL W 119 92 45 84 .536 5 9 .556 24 27 .889 13 52 28 2 6 17 21 36 90 .400 2 7 .286 18 25 .720 14 39 24 10 4 9 25
32 32 1987-01-09 SAC W 109 99 42 82 .512 1 6 .167 24 26 .923 12 45 22 7 11 17 15 43 96 .448 3 5 .600 10 15 .667 16 41 27 13 0 12 20
33 33 1987-01-10 @ DET L 101 118 41 99 .414 1 5 .200 18 24 .750 20 38 28 11 10 14 26 51 97 .526 0 0 16 30 .533 23 60 32 9 8 16 22
34 34 1987-01-13 @ NJN W 123 117 45 92 .489 1 4 .250 32 38 .842 10 37 29 8 8 9 21 43 89 .483 4 7 .571 27 32 .844 15 46 25 4 10 15 28
35 35 1987-01-14 DAL W 117 108 45 87 .517 4 9 .444 23 26 .885 11 49 30 4 8 18 23 40 92 .435 3 9 .333 25 28 .893 12 39 22 8 2 9 19
36 36 1987-01-16 CLE W (1 OT) 133 128 47 84 .560 1 2 .500 38 39 .974 9 35 32 7 10 16 20 52 111 .468 2 11 .182 22 27 .815 20 47 27 8 6 15 28
37 37 1987-01-18 HOU W 122 99 44 93 .473 3 7 .429 31 35 .886 11 44 30 16 2 14 25 37 81 .457 2 5 .400 23 31 .742 9 37 22 6 4 22 28
38 38 1987-01-19 @ NYK L 109 111 39 85 .459 4 10 .400 27 32 .844 18 42 27 8 2 17 23 43 82 .524 1 3 .333 24 29 .828 12 39 29 8 2 18 30
39 39 1987-01-21 IND W 130 100 49 84 .583 5 11 .455 27 36 .750 6 48 35 11 10 16 18 40 91 .440 1 4 .250 19 21 .905 4 36 28 11 3 15 31
40 40 1987-01-23 ATL W 126 106 47 98 .480 6 13 .462 26 30 .867 16 49 33 9 7 14 21 41 85 .482 1 5 .200 23 30 .767 10 33 22 8 5 14 22
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 1987-01-25 PHI W 111 96 40 78 .513 3 6 .500 28 34 .824 12 45 28 13 8 17 21 38 89 .427 4 9 .444 16 25 .640 16 43 17 14 4 20 25
42 42 1987-01-27 @ CHI W 105 97 43 87 .494 1 4 .250 18 21 .857 8 40 27 8 8 8 16 43 99 .434 2 9 .222 9 15 .600 21 55 24 7 4 14 22
43 43 1987-01-28 CHI W 132 103 52 83 .627 4 7 .571 24 29 .828 6 39 37 8 12 17 17 43 103 .417 0 6 .000 17 25 .680 23 44 32 10 5 14 25
44 44 1987-01-30 @ IND W 100 94 39 85 .459 2 9 .222 20 25 .800 16 50 23 6 9 17 24 36 86 .419 0 2 .000 22 27 .815 13 44 23 12 3 16 28
45 45 1987-02-03 @ ATL L (1 OT) 123 126 47 102 .461 4 13 .308 25 31 .806 14 51 29 7 4 11 20 51 107 .477 0 3 .000 24 33 .727 23 61 29 9 6 12 29
46 46 1987-02-04 CLE W 104 102 39 89 .438 3 10 .300 23 27 .852 17 51 26 7 5 18 24 42 88 .477 2 3 .667 16 27 .593 12 39 25 12 4 14 26
47 47 1987-02-10 @ DEN W 119 105 50 90 .556 0 3 .000 19 25 .760 13 54 27 6 5 21 22 40 104 .385 1 4 .250 24 30 .800 21 47 22 10 4 9 24
48 48 1987-02-12 @ GSW W 134 112 49 90 .544 4 10 .400 32 36 .889 9 49 32 8 7 15 22 44 95 .463 1 4 .250 23 29 .793 10 42 29 7 3 15 28
49 49 1987-02-13 @ POR W 131 116 56 97 .577 4 11 .364 15 17 .882 8 41 32 10 7 11 25 43 101 .426 1 4 .250 29 39 .744 29 62 25 3 6 18 16
50 50 1987-02-15 @ LAL L 103 106 40 79 .506 3 7 .429 20 27 .741 12 38 29 5 4 13 24 40 82 .488 2 5 .400 24 26 .923 14 40 30 6 4 14 24
51 51 1987-02-16 @ UTA L 89 109 32 77 .416 4 9 .444 21 24 .875 7 43 18 4 5 19 9 48 103 .466 7 15 .467 6 10 .600 18 52 36 11 8 8 16
52 52 1987-02-18 @ DAL W 113 96 47 93 .505 4 10 .400 15 22 .682 18 59 34 6 9 18 25 37 91 .407 4 12 .333 18 28 .643 13 43 22 10 3 13 20
53 53 1987-02-19 @ HOU W 99 92 41 82 .500 0 2 .000 17 22 .773 13 47 28 6 3 17 19 39 99 .394 1 7 .143 13 17 .765 17 41 25 8 3 10 19
54 54 1987-02-21 @ SAS W 121 113 50 86 .581 7 13 .538 14 19 .737 10 43 37 6 6 19 17 48 99 .485 1 4 .250 16 25 .640 20 50 31 8 1 13 19
55 55 1987-02-23 NJN W 116 103 44 85 .518 3 9 .333 25 30 .833 7 43 30 10 3 16 17 44 92 .478 0 4 .000 15 20 .750 13 39 28 11 2 18 29
56 56 1987-02-25 POR W 122 116 46 88 .523 1 7 .143 29 31 .935 17 45 29 6 10 14 21 50 91 .549 1 9 .111 15 23 .652 7 29 29 9 2 10 22
57 57 1987-02-27 @ ATL L 105 115 41 81 .506 3 12 .250 20 21 .952 5 35 31 3 3 17 25 43 88 .489 0 2 .000 29 35 .829 16 47 28 7 4 11 25
58 58 1987-03-01 DET W 112 102 43 84 .512 1 6 .167 25 33 .758 8 43 33 4 7 9 19 40 85 .471 0 4 .000 22 30 .733 11 41 22 5 5 13 29
59 59 1987-03-04 UTA W 123 105 44 79 .557 1 6 .167 34 43 .791 9 43 34 9 6 16 19 46 102 .451 1 6 .167 12 15 .800 20 41 28 9 7 12 31
60 60 1987-03-06 LAC W 132 111 55 91 .604 3 6 .500 19 28 .679 12 40 44 12 11 17 18 45 97 .464 1 3 .333 20 23 .870 17 40 28 13 6 21 20
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 1987-03-08 @ DET L (1 OT) 119 122 46 91 .505 5 12 .417 22 25 .880 11 49 30 4 8 15 21 50 108 .463 1 2 .500 21 28 .750 21 55 31 8 2 10 17
62 62 1987-03-11 PHO W 118 109 48 85 .565 2 7 .286 20 25 .800 10 42 36 12 1 18 13 48 101 .475 2 5 .400 11 13 .846 15 43 33 11 7 18 21
63 63 1987-03-13 @ IND L 109 116 47 81 .580 0 4 .000 15 18 .833 10 44 25 5 6 19 22 46 95 .484 3 4 .750 21 27 .778 16 41 29 10 1 8 17
64 64 1987-03-15 NYK W 113 104 46 80 .575 5 12 .417 16 19 .842 7 40 30 3 5 22 18 42 97 .433 2 7 .286 18 22 .818 18 44 21 10 0 16 19
65 65 1987-03-17 @ MIL L 115 123 48 93 .516 3 8 .375 16 21 .762 14 37 26 4 5 12 28 46 83 .554 3 5 .600 28 36 .778 11 41 33 7 1 10 25
66 66 1987-03-18 MIL W 120 102 41 83 .494 2 4 .500 36 46 .783 16 58 23 7 6 15 28 35 90 .389 2 8 .250 30 41 .732 13 44 20 13 3 11 34
67 67 1987-03-20 SEA W 112 108 47 96 .490 3 9 .333 15 15 1.000 14 43 29 8 8 10 14 43 97 .443 4 9 .444 18 19 .947 17 46 23 7 3 13 17
68 68 1987-03-22 NJN W 116 104 48 87 .552 3 7 .429 17 18 .944 10 42 38 5 5 15 21 41 87 .471 4 8 .500 18 22 .818 12 38 30 12 0 14 23
69 69 1987-03-24 CLE W 111 88 47 85 .553 3 6 .500 14 18 .778 13 45 30 8 10 14 13 36 93 .387 0 2 .000 16 21 .762 19 37 19 5 6 9 17
70 70 1987-03-26 @ WSB L 103 106 42 97 .433 3 9 .333 16 26 .615 19 48 27 7 5 13 26 38 80 .475 1 2 .500 29 43 .674 13 45 23 8 15 11 18
71 71 1987-03-27 @ CHI W 111 106 47 77 .610 2 3 .667 15 19 .789 4 29 39 8 8 15 19 43 88 .489 3 7 .429 17 25 .680 19 45 25 9 4 16 20
72 72 1987-03-29 PHI W 118 100 49 79 .620 8 15 .533 12 20 .600 7 39 36 6 5 14 21 40 87 .460 2 6 .333 18 27 .667 12 37 18 9 3 12 21
73 73 1987-03-31 @ NYK L 120 128 44 83 .530 5 11 .455 27 29 .931 6 30 33 6 4 12 23 51 92 .554 1 3 .333 25 31 .806 13 44 26 7 1 11 26
74 74 1987-04-01 WSB W 103 86 45 76 .592 0 5 .000 13 17 .765 7 44 35 7 4 18 21 36 84 .429 0 3 .000 14 21 .667 11 34 24 10 7 12 22
75 75 1987-04-03 DET W (1 OT) 119 115 45 82 .549 2 5 .400 27 33 .818 7 32 31 1 7 15 25 45 90 .500 1 5 .200 24 26 .923 13 41 23 6 5 14 29
76 76 1987-04-05 @ PHI L (1 OT) 104 106 43 97 .443 2 8 .250 16 18 .889 11 34 31 7 4 16 24 39 76 .513 1 2 .500 27 33 .818 12 47 25 8 9 21 23
77 77 1987-04-07 @ CLE L 83 107 37 80 .463 0 4 .000 9 13 .692 6 37 20 2 5 17 21 48 92 .522 0 4 .000 11 21 .524 13 47 22 9 4 7 15
78 78 1987-04-10 @ NJN L 108 117 42 88 .477 3 12 .250 21 23 .913 11 34 25 9 5 20 30 43 75 .573 1 1 1.000 30 40 .750 9 41 26 9 7 23 23
79 79 1987-04-12 NYK W 119 107 55 94 .585 0 4 .000 9 17 .529 10 36 40 14 2 12 22 44 83 .530 3 8 .375 16 21 .762 12 39 27 9 3 20 24
80 80 1987-04-15 @ IND W 108 85 46 85 .541 0 1 .000 16 18 .889 13 49 25 8 3 16 22 33 81 .407 1 2 .500 18 23 .783 12 37 20 9 0 15 18
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 1987-04-17 CHI W 108 105 49 97 .505 3 7 .429 7 10 .700 13 49 28 7 5 9 17 43 85 .506 4 5 .800 15 19 .789 7 37 34 4 3 11 17
82 82 1987-04-19 ATL W 118 107 43 85 .506 4 6 .667 28 41 .683 16 40 30 7 4 9 20 44 82 .537 0 1 .000 19 23 .826 12 38 26 6 8 15 34