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1987-88 Boston Celtics Team Game Log

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Record: 57-25, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: K.C. Jones (57-25)

PTS/G: 113.6 (3rd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.7 (14th of 23)
SRS: 6.15 (1st of 23) ▪ Pace: 97.9 (17th of 23)
Off Rtg: 115.4 (1st of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.4 (17th of 23)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (1st of 23)

Arena: Boston Garden ▪ Attendance: 611,231 (6th of 23)

NBA 1988 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (2-4) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (1-3) versus New York Knicks  (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 1987-11-06 MIL W 125 108 52 105 .495 3 11 .273 18 24 .750 23 57 38 6 6 16 26 37 85 .435 2 7 .286 32 37 .865 7 31 18 8 5 12 28
2 2 1987-11-07 @ WSB W (2 OT) 140 139 56 99 .566 3 7 .429 25 33 .758 14 44 44 7 5 26 31 53 105 .505 0 0 33 41 .805 20 47 26 13 2 22 30
3 3 1987-11-09 @ NYK W 96 87 33 70 .471 2 7 .286 28 33 .848 9 40 23 5 5 22 17 36 81 .444 2 4 .500 13 18 .722 11 36 25 10 4 19 27
4 4 1987-11-11 IND W 120 106 46 88 .523 4 10 .400 24 28 .857 15 47 30 9 5 17 19 46 94 .489 2 6 .333 12 17 .706 13 33 30 9 2 13 25
5 5 1987-11-13 CLE W 128 114 51 88 .580 3 8 .375 23 26 .885 15 40 39 8 4 16 20 45 90 .500 1 3 .333 23 27 .852 13 30 34 11 6 13 20
6 6 1987-11-15 @ IND W 103 98 45 81 .556 5 10 .500 8 10 .800 6 35 27 7 3 14 22 36 86 .419 2 4 .500 24 31 .774 22 51 17 9 2 15 21
7 7 1987-11-17 @ CLE L 88 109 33 89 .371 2 4 .500 20 25 .800 16 47 15 7 6 19 29 40 86 .465 0 3 .000 29 38 .763 13 49 22 11 6 19 27
8 8 1987-11-18 NYK W (2 OT) 111 109 36 89 .404 6 9 .667 33 49 .673 14 40 19 8 7 14 28 45 93 .484 2 4 .500 17 24 .708 14 43 22 7 8 24 46
9 9 1987-11-20 @ PHI L 85 116 32 83 .386 0 4 .000 21 31 .677 13 35 25 7 2 17 25 45 82 .549 0 0 26 34 .765 12 52 34 9 8 15 25
10 10 1987-11-21 @ NJN W 107 97 41 78 .526 0 2 .000 25 34 .735 11 41 15 8 5 17 18 40 88 .455 1 7 .143 16 22 .727 18 47 20 8 5 19 28
11 11 1987-11-23 CHI L 102 107 38 72 .528 3 7 .429 23 30 .767 8 41 23 6 4 22 29 41 83 .494 1 1 1.000 24 38 .632 15 40 16 14 1 12 23
12 12 1987-11-25 ATL W 117 102 46 80 .575 0 6 .000 25 34 .735 6 37 31 8 2 8 16 42 90 .467 0 1 .000 18 22 .818 15 43 25 7 2 13 25
13 13 1987-11-27 SEA W 117 112 43 80 .538 4 9 .444 27 36 .750 7 32 32 6 2 12 18 44 81 .543 5 9 .556 19 26 .731 10 42 24 7 6 18 30
14 14 1987-11-28 @ MIL L 97 112 39 96 .406 3 9 .333 16 20 .800 16 46 31 6 2 16 26 43 87 .494 1 6 .167 25 35 .714 13 49 29 8 7 12 18
15 15 1987-12-01 @ ATL L 106 120 44 82 .537 0 4 .000 18 26 .692 14 45 28 5 4 18 18 50 96 .521 1 2 .500 19 25 .760 18 46 35 14 6 8 20
16 16 1987-12-02 NJN W 130 99 52 91 .571 4 7 .571 22 28 .786 12 40 44 10 8 12 21 43 84 .512 0 3 .000 13 21 .619 10 31 26 7 3 18 29
17 17 1987-12-04 @ DET L 105 128 38 87 .437 0 2 .000 29 36 .806 14 44 20 6 10 19 31 50 98 .510 0 0 28 36 .778 19 53 29 12 4 14 29
18 18 1987-12-09 DEN L 119 124 45 85 .529 2 10 .200 27 33 .818 8 47 26 9 6 19 25 50 108 .463 2 4 .500 22 29 .759 21 48 33 11 3 12 25
19 19 1987-12-11 LAL L 114 115 47 91 .516 3 4 .750 17 23 .739 12 36 34 12 5 11 23 43 77 .558 5 10 .500 24 29 .828 6 39 28 5 2 18 21
20 20 1987-12-15 @ WSB W 122 102 45 90 .500 5 10 .500 27 31 .871 21 47 30 11 7 22 24 38 74 .514 0 0 26 36 .722 11 28 19 8 10 23 28
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 1987-12-16 UTA W 121 111 46 80 .575 2 10 .200 27 30 .900 8 44 28 8 4 21 16 46 102 .451 2 6 .333 17 19 .895 17 42 28 13 5 15 27
22 22 1987-12-20 PHI W 124 87 54 92 .587 1 3 .333 15 20 .750 11 52 38 9 8 16 24 33 85 .388 2 9 .222 19 28 .679 8 31 24 12 3 19 21
23 23 1987-12-22 @ PHI W 118 115 44 78 .564 6 9 .667 24 28 .857 5 29 35 5 8 13 24 44 83 .530 3 7 .429 24 32 .750 16 41 28 9 9 12 24
24 24 1987-12-26 @ LAC W 106 97 38 81 .469 5 8 .625 25 31 .806 18 57 27 7 5 22 23 39 111 .351 3 8 .375 16 25 .640 31 52 18 14 8 11 21
25 25 1987-12-27 @ SAC W 114 102 47 80 .588 4 8 .500 16 22 .727 7 43 32 7 5 18 19 45 99 .455 0 5 .000 12 20 .600 15 45 29 7 2 10 21
26 26 1987-12-30 @ SEA L 105 111 39 76 .513 5 13 .385 22 34 .647 7 36 24 6 6 19 22 45 100 .450 1 4 .250 20 31 .645 22 51 26 9 4 13 27
27 27 1988-01-02 @ GSW W 115 110 41 79 .519 4 13 .308 29 41 .707 10 40 26 8 2 18 24 43 93 .462 0 2 .000 24 29 .828 6 38 25 10 1 13 28
28 28 1988-01-04 @ UTA W 107 99 38 81 .469 9 13 .692 22 25 .880 10 36 26 10 5 19 20 40 78 .513 0 4 .000 19 26 .731 12 39 28 11 4 18 21
29 29 1988-01-06 NYK W 117 108 41 80 .513 5 8 .625 30 35 .857 6 33 31 10 6 16 19 45 87 .517 2 5 .400 16 22 .727 10 39 28 10 3 18 31
30 30 1988-01-08 WSB W 125 109 44 81 .543 1 4 .250 36 43 .837 13 42 30 13 8 13 20 43 90 .478 0 6 .000 23 27 .852 12 42 21 8 2 14 30
31 31 1988-01-09 @ NYK L 98 106 36 74 .486 1 7 .143 25 35 .714 14 45 29 12 4 26 25 44 84 .524 1 6 .167 17 25 .680 11 33 27 11 3 15 26
32 32 1988-01-12 @ CHI W 104 97 43 86 .500 1 6 .167 17 23 .739 13 46 33 2 6 10 17 43 93 .462 2 7 .286 9 11 .818 14 40 31 6 9 7 19
33 33 1988-01-13 DET W 143 105 55 99 .556 6 11 .545 27 29 .931 19 53 40 12 4 19 25 41 90 .456 1 4 .250 22 34 .647 11 34 21 7 7 21 33
34 34 1988-01-15 SAC W 122 86 55 83 .663 6 10 .600 6 8 .750 3 32 42 11 5 14 17 32 84 .381 2 9 .222 20 24 .833 17 42 22 10 4 21 15
35 35 1988-01-16 @ NJN W 103 96 45 83 .542 2 7 .286 11 14 .786 8 43 28 1 5 14 18 41 88 .466 0 3 .000 14 19 .737 10 39 18 8 2 9 17
36 36 1988-01-18 GSW W 121 101 48 79 .608 1 6 .167 24 26 .923 9 43 31 9 10 24 17 44 104 .423 1 4 .250 12 17 .706 16 31 27 13 1 12 25
37 37 1988-01-20 PHO W 131 115 52 89 .584 8 11 .727 19 25 .760 10 36 37 10 8 14 26 43 90 .478 2 6 .333 27 36 .750 14 38 27 8 4 15 22
38 38 1988-01-22 ATL W 124 106 47 85 .553 4 12 .333 26 33 .788 15 47 37 5 6 12 21 43 90 .478 0 2 .000 20 28 .714 22 45 23 7 3 9 27
39 39 1988-01-23 @ CLE L 100 119 39 84 .464 3 11 .273 19 22 .864 14 43 19 5 6 20 20 47 87 .540 6 7 .857 19 26 .731 9 39 29 9 7 9 21
40 40 1988-01-26 @ ATL W 102 97 39 82 .476 2 8 .250 22 29 .759 9 41 24 5 3 13 27 38 94 .404 1 6 .167 20 27 .741 20 53 22 6 5 17 24
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 1988-01-27 WSB W 106 100 45 89 .506 0 6 .000 16 21 .762 11 41 38 14 8 18 22 38 84 .452 0 2 .000 24 29 .828 11 40 23 10 3 20 21
42 42 1988-01-29 @ DET L 108 125 40 84 .476 1 6 .167 27 34 .794 9 34 29 7 2 16 22 51 86 .593 0 1 .000 23 30 .767 13 43 31 9 6 13 29
43 43 1988-01-31 PHI W 100 85 37 83 .446 3 8 .375 23 28 .821 10 47 25 10 8 11 12 33 91 .363 4 9 .444 15 17 .882 15 48 18 8 5 12 24
44 44 1988-02-03 IND W 118 103 48 90 .533 2 5 .400 20 21 .952 10 41 38 11 7 14 17 45 100 .450 2 4 .500 11 16 .688 18 45 24 9 4 13 21
45 45 1988-02-04 @ MIL L 101 111 36 79 .456 1 4 .250 28 33 .848 7 39 25 3 2 12 26 43 91 .473 1 2 .500 24 35 .686 19 52 26 9 6 7 25
46 46 1988-02-09 @ HOU L 120 129 46 89 .517 4 12 .333 24 27 .889 9 39 27 9 5 17 24 50 102 .490 0 0 29 33 .879 21 49 23 9 7 14 24
47 47 1988-02-10 @ SAS W 136 120 49 93 .527 9 17 .529 29 34 .853 14 58 37 6 13 19 19 46 105 .438 1 5 .200 27 32 .844 14 42 32 14 5 11 26
48 48 1988-02-12 @ DAL W 105 104 41 92 .446 6 16 .375 17 22 .773 15 49 29 6 7 10 19 40 93 .430 3 10 .300 21 26 .808 18 51 21 4 4 10 16
49 49 1988-02-14 @ LAL L 106 115 43 88 .489 3 6 .500 17 20 .850 15 43 27 2 7 17 25 44 87 .506 3 7 .429 24 32 .750 12 36 31 11 5 7 14
50 50 1988-02-15 @ PHO W 107 106 41 75 .547 3 7 .429 22 28 .786 9 37 27 6 4 20 23 40 81 .494 4 6 .667 22 24 .917 8 36 31 9 1 15 26
51 51 1988-02-17 @ DEN L 125 138 44 94 .468 1 6 .167 36 43 .837 21 42 19 4 1 13 24 54 82 .659 6 10 .600 24 27 .889 6 35 30 4 3 14 37
52 52 1988-02-19 @ POR W 124 104 50 84 .595 2 6 .333 22 32 .688 15 51 29 5 4 13 27 36 88 .409 0 3 .000 32 36 .889 12 36 24 8 2 7 22
53 53 1988-02-22 NYK W 95 93 37 81 .457 5 9 .556 16 18 .889 10 42 28 7 8 17 17 39 97 .402 0 2 .000 15 17 .882 22 48 19 9 6 10 21
54 54 1988-02-24 POR W 113 112 47 91 .516 3 9 .333 16 20 .800 7 36 29 10 1 14 18 49 89 .551 0 1 .000 14 19 .737 8 39 31 6 3 14 23
55 55 1988-02-26 MIL W 132 96 48 77 .623 3 8 .375 33 41 .805 9 49 36 12 6 16 23 34 94 .362 1 6 .167 27 32 .844 19 41 19 10 2 14 26
56 56 1988-02-28 @ DET L 101 106 40 82 .488 1 7 .143 20 26 .769 11 33 29 6 2 14 22 42 79 .532 0 0 22 25 .880 13 42 29 4 2 15 24
57 57 1988-03-01 @ MIL L 116 117 43 76 .566 4 9 .444 26 35 .743 8 32 32 2 4 20 25 45 89 .506 2 4 .500 25 29 .862 14 38 30 12 5 11 28
58 58 1988-03-02 NJN L 107 117 39 78 .500 3 9 .333 26 34 .765 12 36 23 11 4 18 24 45 74 .608 4 9 .444 23 31 .742 6 34 26 11 5 20 32
59 59 1988-03-04 LAC W 121 90 50 89 .562 3 8 .375 18 18 1.000 12 52 36 5 10 11 26 31 86 .360 1 1 1.000 27 35 .771 19 41 17 6 4 11 20
60 60 1988-03-06 CLE W 127 98 51 91 .560 4 7 .571 21 25 .840 17 38 25 16 2 13 20 43 82 .524 0 5 .000 12 19 .632 11 30 22 7 3 20 25
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 1988-03-09 SAS W 119 118 46 93 .495 6 22 .273 21 30 .700 17 39 32 8 3 9 19 51 86 .593 0 3 .000 16 20 .800 9 37 35 6 3 15 26
62 62 1988-03-11 IND W 122 112 45 88 .511 2 5 .400 30 36 .833 16 44 28 6 6 12 21 46 88 .523 1 7 .143 19 21 .905 9 36 26 7 2 14 26
63 63 1988-03-13 ATL W 117 100 48 90 .533 3 11 .273 18 24 .750 12 46 28 7 9 16 24 36 90 .400 3 6 .500 25 32 .781 16 44 13 10 7 14 22
64 64 1988-03-15 @ IND W 119 113 41 82 .500 4 7 .571 33 39 .846 10 41 25 8 3 10 18 47 97 .485 3 9 .333 16 20 .800 14 43 24 5 2 12 23
65 65 1988-03-18 @ CHI L 103 113 43 80 .538 3 10 .300 14 17 .824 13 38 35 4 7 16 21 48 98 .490 1 3 .333 16 25 .640 20 43 23 12 3 7 17
66 66 1988-03-20 CHI W 137 107 54 89 .607 4 6 .667 25 27 .926 6 41 40 7 5 8 25 44 93 .473 0 1 .000 19 28 .679 10 38 28 4 4 13 22
67 67 1988-03-23 WSB W 104 89 43 73 .589 5 12 .417 13 18 .722 5 47 37 4 4 14 14 37 89 .416 1 3 .333 14 21 .667 11 33 20 10 5 7 14
68 68 1988-03-25 PHI L 93 97 36 84 .429 6 20 .300 15 18 .833 12 37 23 10 6 18 23 39 79 .494 1 3 .333 18 23 .783 9 41 22 11 0 20 19
69 69 1988-03-26 @ NYK W 118 106 41 78 .526 4 10 .400 32 36 .889 10 37 32 8 4 14 26 39 84 .464 0 6 .000 28 38 .737 13 37 26 8 5 12 28
70 70 1988-03-28 @ NJN W 106 105 38 81 .469 3 10 .300 27 30 .900 14 41 16 5 5 15 22 43 83 .518 1 3 .333 18 22 .818 10 35 28 7 5 10 26
71 71 1988-03-30 HOU W 117 110 46 98 .469 4 8 .500 21 25 .840 17 43 31 11 1 11 22 46 85 .541 0 6 .000 18 25 .720 12 40 24 11 5 19 22
72 72 1988-04-01 DET W 121 110 44 86 .512 5 10 .500 28 31 .903 11 45 26 7 3 11 23 42 84 .500 2 7 .286 24 30 .800 10 32 25 7 4 10 26
73 73 1988-04-03 DAL W 110 101 42 71 .592 10 16 .625 16 18 .889 5 28 40 10 6 18 18 42 86 .488 0 2 .000 17 23 .739 19 43 22 11 3 19 15
74 74 1988-04-08 NJN W 127 90 48 88 .545 5 10 .500 26 32 .813 9 35 36 16 8 15 22 33 81 .407 0 5 .000 24 36 .667 15 47 22 12 1 27 26
75 75 1988-04-10 @ PHI W 117 108 49 80 .613 1 9 .111 18 19 .947 10 31 35 9 5 12 25 37 75 .493 1 5 .200 33 39 .846 17 35 21 7 3 13 19
76 76 1988-04-13 MIL W 123 104 45 77 .584 2 11 .182 31 38 .816 9 46 37 4 5 14 28 39 91 .429 0 3 .000 26 36 .722 13 36 25 10 2 7 28
77 77 1988-04-15 @ CLE L 109 120 47 86 .547 3 12 .250 12 15 .800 8 34 26 6 4 20 28 43 76 .566 1 4 .250 33 39 .846 7 34 25 12 6 14 20
78 78 1988-04-17 @ WSB L 92 98 36 74 .486 6 13 .462 14 21 .667 10 32 25 8 2 18 18 42 77 .545 0 1 .000 14 21 .667 14 41 19 11 3 18 22
79 79 1988-04-19 DET W 121 110 47 74 .635 1 3 .333 26 30 .867 7 35 33 5 6 14 22 43 86 .500 1 4 .250 23 30 .767 15 34 23 5 2 12 24
80 80 1988-04-21 CHI W 126 119 49 86 .570 1 5 .200 27 34 .794 7 36 33 6 2 11 15 52 97 .536 2 7 .286 13 16 .813 15 41 31 7 2 13 26
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 1988-04-22 @ ATL L 106 133 42 76 .553 2 5 .400 20 28 .714 14 35 24 2 1 21 22 53 86 .616 4 7 .571 23 30 .767 12 34 31 10 6 6 24
82 82 1988-04-24 @ CHI L 108 115 41 90 .456 2 7 .286 24 31 .774 14 38 27 11 3 9 23 41 76 .539 0 2 .000 33 37 .892 11 45 26 4 10 14 23
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Playoffs

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 1988-04-29 NYK W 112 92 42 81 .519 0 1 .000 28 35 .800 12 40 30 8 10 11 18 37 85 .435 5 13 .385 13 19 .684 11 43 24 7 6 18 29
2 2 1988-05-01 NYK W 128 102 44 85 .518 3 7 .429 37 40 .925 19 46 28 8 6 16 17 37 83 .446 6 15 .400 22 27 .815 12 32 25 12 5 16 32
3 3 1988-05-04 @ NYK L 100 109 37 79 .468 3 11 .273 23 29 .793 14 37 30 14 3 19 24 41 88 .466 2 8 .250 25 30 .833 16 41 30 9 7 17 27
4 4 1988-05-06 @ NYK W 102 94 37 71 .521 4 6 .667 24 32 .750 8 40 30 8 5 14 21 38 92 .413 3 11 .273 15 16 .938 15 47 23 5 3 12 27
5 5 1988-05-11 ATL W 110 101 44 77 .571 3 7 .429 19 22 .864 7 41 32 8 4 23 22 40 84 .476 1 4 .250 20 27 .741 9 34 22 9 5 21 21
6 6 1988-05-13 ATL W 108 97 41 73 .562 2 8 .250 24 29 .828 12 39 30 2 5 15 20 38 90 .422 1 5 .200 20 25 .800 18 36 19 6 1 9 22
7 7 1988-05-15 @ ATL L 92 110 27 70 .386 2 6 .333 36 47 .766 11 42 20 4 3 19 22 46 86 .535 1 7 .143 17 22 .773 7 42 37 9 4 12 34
8 8 1988-05-16 @ ATL L 109 118 41 73 .562 1 5 .200 26 30 .867 12 41 30 2 3 22 23 48 96 .500 3 7 .429 19 24 .792 17 36 38 10 4 9 26
9 9 1988-05-18 ATL L 104 112 40 85 .471 0 5 .000 24 34 .706 15 40 29 5 4 12 26 40 79 .506 1 5 .200 31 34 .912 9 40 23 5 5 10 27
10 10 1988-05-20 @ ATL W 102 100 39 81 .481 3 4 .750 21 24 .875 14 43 23 5 2 11 23 36 83 .434 2 6 .333 26 33 .788 19 46 22 6 7 8 23
11 11 1988-05-22 ATL W 118 116 45 74 .608 3 9 .333 25 28 .893 6 27 28 2 6 8 17 52 91 .571 1 5 .200 11 12 .917 11 32 31 5 5 5 25
12 12 1988-05-25 DET L 96 104 38 91 .418 3 9 .333 17 25 .680 10 38 27 5 5 8 23 43 77 .558 2 4 .500 16 28 .571 7 45 27 2 3 13 26
13 13 1988-05-26 DET W (2 OT) 119 115 44 95 .463 2 5 .400 29 33 .879 12 42 33 8 6 15 31 45 91 .495 1 5 .200 24 35 .686 13 44 30 9 5 21 35
14 14 1988-05-28 @ DET L 94 98 35 82 .427 5 12 .417 19 23 .826 12 41 20 6 1 11 23 37 74 .500 1 5 .200 23 28 .821 5 38 18 7 4 11 21
15 15 1988-05-30 @ DET W 79 78 26 65 .400 5 9 .556 22 28 .786 4 32 20 4 7 18 21 26 78 .333 1 3 .333 25 30 .833 16 43 16 9 2 16 27
16 16 1988-06-01 DET L (1 OT) 96 102 33 88 .375 0 8 .000 30 34 .882 14 49 22 8 5 17 28 40 87 .460 0 3 .000 22 31 .710 12 40 19 7 2 14 31
17 17 1988-06-03 @ DET L 90 95 32 85 .376 1 4 .250 25 33 .758 21 49 23 5 7 12 23 37 76 .487 0 2 .000 21 29 .724 12 43 23 6 8 11 27