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2002-03 Boston Celtics Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-38, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim O'Brien (44-38)

PTS/G: 92.7 (22nd of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 93.1 (12th of 29)
SRS: -0.74 (19th of 29) ▪ Pace: 90.9 (17th of 29)
Off Rtg: 101.2 (24th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.6 (8th of 29)
Expected W-L: 40-42 (18th of 29)

Arena: FleetCenter ▪ Attendance: 709,049 (13th of 29)

NBA 2003 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (0-4) versus New Jersey Nets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-4) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 30, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score Chicago Bulls L 96 99 0 1 L 1
2 Thu, Oct 31, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 69 114 0 2 L 2
3 Sat, Nov 2, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score @ New York Knicks W 117 107 1 2 W 1
4 Wed, Nov 6, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 91 69 2 2 W 2
5 Thu, Nov 7, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 98 95 3 2 W 3
6 Sat, Nov 9, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 105 99 4 2 W 4
7 Mon, Nov 11, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score Utah Jazz W 112 95 5 2 W 5
8 Wed, Nov 13, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 91 81 6 2 W 6
9 Fri, Nov 15, 2002 8:00p EST Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 86 97 6 3 L 1
10 Sat, Nov 16, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 85 104 6 4 L 2
11 Wed, Nov 20, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score New Jersey Nets W 96 79 7 4 W 1
12 Fri, Nov 22, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 2OT 105 98 8 4 W 2
13 Sat, Nov 23, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 109 99 9 4 W 3
14 Wed, Nov 27, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score Chicago Bulls W 92 82 10 4 W 4
15 Fri, Nov 29, 2002 8:00p EST Box Score Toronto Raptors L 95 98 10 5 L 1
16 Sun, Dec 1, 2002 6:00p EST Box Score New Orleans Hornets W 95 86 11 5 W 1
17 Mon, Dec 2, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 102 97 12 5 W 2
18 Wed, Dec 4, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 93 99 12 6 L 1
19 Fri, Dec 6, 2002 8:00p EST Box Score New York Knicks W 91 80 13 6 W 1
20 Mon, Dec 9, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score Orlando Magic W OT 114 109 14 6 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Dec 11, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score Phoenix Suns L 94 103 14 7 L 1
22 Fri, Dec 13, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 115 100 15 7 W 1
23 Sat, Dec 14, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score @ New York Knicks W 113 90 16 7 W 2
24 Mon, Dec 16, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 83 94 16 8 L 1
25 Wed, Dec 18, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score Miami Heat L 81 91 16 9 L 2
26 Fri, Dec 20, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 108 99 17 9 W 1
27 Sat, Dec 21, 2002 7:30p EST Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 89 82 18 9 W 2
28 Wed, Dec 25, 2002 6:00p EST Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 81 117 18 10 L 1
29 Fri, Dec 27, 2002 8:00p EST Box Score @ Miami Heat L 70 90 18 11 L 2
30 Sat, Dec 28, 2002 7:00p EST Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 95 101 18 12 L 3
31 Tue, Dec 31, 2002 2:00p EST Box Score Memphis Grizzlies W 96 89 19 12 W 1
32 Fri, Jan 3, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 103 108 19 13 L 1
33 Mon, Jan 6, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Washington Wizards L 95 100 19 14 L 2
34 Wed, Jan 8, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score @ New Orleans Hornets W 93 83 20 14 W 1
35 Fri, Jan 10, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 78 103 20 15 L 1
36 Sun, Jan 12, 2003 6:00p EST Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 80 81 20 16 L 2
37 Mon, Jan 13, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 92 101 20 17 L 3
38 Wed, Jan 15, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 86 66 21 17 W 1
39 Fri, Jan 17, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score Indiana Pacers W 98 93 22 17 W 2
40 Sat, Jan 18, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 97 95 23 17 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Mon, Jan 20, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 100 99 24 17 W 4
42 Wed, Jan 22, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 97 106 24 18 L 1
43 Fri, Jan 24, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score Denver Nuggets W 77 58 25 18 W 1
44 Sun, Jan 26, 2003 1:00p EST Box Score Orlando Magic W 91 83 26 18 W 2
45 Tue, Jan 28, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 83 86 26 19 L 1
46 Fri, Jan 31, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score Detroit Pistons L 66 118 26 20 L 2
47 Sat, Feb 1, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 100 109 26 21 L 3
48 Mon, Feb 3, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ New Orleans Hornets L 96 103 26 22 L 4
49 Wed, Feb 5, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 114 74 27 22 W 1
50 Tue, Feb 11, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 82 76 28 22 W 2
51 Thu, Feb 13, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 100 92 29 22 W 3
52 Sat, Feb 15, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 92 84 30 22 W 4
53 Sun, Feb 16, 2003 6:00p EST Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 92 102 30 23 L 1
54 Tue, Feb 18, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 125 117 31 23 W 1
55 Thu, Feb 20, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 83 105 31 24 L 1
56 Mon, Feb 24, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Houston Rockets L OT 95 101 31 25 L 2
57 Wed, Feb 26, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Indiana Pacers W 71 69 32 25 W 1
58 Fri, Feb 28, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score Toronto Raptors W 90 85 33 25 W 2
59 Sun, Mar 2, 2003 1:30p EST Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L 92 104 33 26 L 1
60 Mon, Mar 3, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Memphis Grizzlies W 111 110 34 26 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Mar 5, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score New York Knicks W 97 95 35 26 W 2
62 Fri, Mar 7, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 83 72 36 26 W 3
63 Sun, Mar 9, 2003 6:00p EST Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 78 94 36 27 L 1
64 Wed, Mar 12, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score New Orleans Hornets W 93 65 37 27 W 1
65 Thu, Mar 13, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 75 90 37 28 L 1
66 Sat, Mar 15, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 81 71 38 28 W 1
67 Tue, Mar 18, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score New Jersey Nets L 74 87 38 29 L 1
68 Wed, Mar 19, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 72 102 38 30 L 2
69 Fri, Mar 21, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 96 104 38 31 L 3
70 Sat, Mar 22, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 80 90 38 32 L 4
71 Mon, Mar 24, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 91 96 38 33 L 5
72 Wed, Mar 26, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Golden State Warriors L 95 107 38 34 L 6
73 Fri, Mar 28, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 104 95 39 34 W 1
74 Sat, Mar 29, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 110 106 40 34 W 2
75 Wed, Apr 2, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Miami Heat W 90 62 41 34 W 3
76 Fri, Apr 4, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score Sacramento Kings L 92 93 41 35 L 1
77 Sun, Apr 6, 2003 1:00p EST Box Score Washington Wizards L OT 98 99 41 36 L 2
78 Wed, Apr 9, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Washington Wizards W 87 83 42 36 W 1
79 Thu, Apr 10, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 78 99 42 37 L 1
80 Sat, Apr 12, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 86 89 42 38 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sun, Apr 13, 2003 6:00p EST Box Score @ Miami Heat W 94 86 43 38 W 1
82 Wed, Apr 16, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Detroit Pistons W 99 92 44 38 W 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Apr 19, 2003 2:00p EST Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 103 100 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Apr 21, 2003 7:30p EST Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 77 89 1 1 L 1
3 Thu, Apr 24, 2003 6:00p EST Box Score Indiana Pacers W 101 83 2 1 W 1
4 Sun, Apr 27, 2003 12:00p EST Box Score Indiana Pacers W 102 92 3 1 W 2
5 Tue, Apr 29, 2003 8:30p EST Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L OT 88 93 3 2 L 1
6 Thu, May 1, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score Indiana Pacers W 110 90 4 2 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
7 Mon, May 5, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 93 97 4 3 L 1
8 Wed, May 7, 2003 7:00p EST Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 95 104 4 4 L 2
9 Fri, May 9, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score New Jersey Nets L 76 94 4 5 L 3
10 Mon, May 12, 2003 8:00p EST Box Score New Jersey Nets L 2OT 101 110 4 6 L 4