1958-1959 Boston Celtics

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1958-59 Boston Celtics

What was the record of the 1958-59 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a 52-20 record. They went 39-5 at home and 13-15 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Boston Celtics went 60-23.

What division did the 1958-59 Boston Celtics play in?

The 1958-59 Boston Celtics played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1958-59.

What was the 1958-59 Boston Celtics record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1958-59 Boston Celtics had their best month in January, when they went 13-4 and had a 76.5% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 3-3 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '58 0-1 0% -2
November '58 10-4 71.4% +92
December '58 13-4 76.5% +105
January '59 13-4 76.5% +151
February '59 13-4 76.5% +146
March '59 3-3 50% -25

Did the 1958-59 Boston Celtics Win The NBA Title?

Yes, the 1958-59 Boston Celtics won the NBA Title in 1959. They beat the Minneapolis Lakers.

What was the point differential for the 1958-59 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a point differential of +467. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Celtics could have been expected to have about 49.6 wins, or a 50-22 record in the regular season.

How did the 1958-59 Boston Celtics perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1958-59 Boston Celtics went 14-5.

How did the 1958-59 Boston Celtics perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1958-59 Boston Celtics went 7-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1958-59 Boston Celtics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1958-59 Boston Celtics was a 11 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1958-59 Boston Celtics?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Celtics had during the 1958-59 regular season was 2 games, which occured 5 separate times.

1958-59 Boston Celtics Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 25, 1958 @ New York Knicks Loss 125 - 127 OT
Sat, Nov 1, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Win 112 - 98
Wed, Nov 5, 1958 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 117 - 115
Sat, Nov 8, 1958 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 84 - 87
Sun, Nov 9, 1958 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 133 - 136
Tue, Nov 11, 1958 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 116 - 113 OT
Sat, Nov 15, 1958 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 130 - 105
Tue, Nov 18, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 102
Wed, Nov 19, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 103 - 119
Fri, Nov 21, 1958 vs New York Knicks Loss 106 - 112
Sat, Nov 22, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 105 - 100
Mon, Nov 24, 1958 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 123 - 104
Wed, Nov 26, 1958 vs New York Knicks Win 121 - 109
Thu, Nov 27, 1958 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 107 - 94
Sat, Nov 29, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Win 110 - 96
Tue, Dec 2, 1958 @ New York Knicks Win 109 - 90
Wed, Dec 3, 1958 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 110 - 119
Thu, Dec 4, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 116 - 114
Sat, Dec 6, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 92 - 101
Sun, Dec 7, 1958 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 104 - 108
Wed, Dec 10, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 100 - 97
Thu, Dec 11, 1958 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 123 - 114
Fri, Dec 12, 1958 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 125 - 115 OT
Tue, Dec 16, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 108 - 104
Wed, Dec 17, 1958 @ Detroit Pistons Win 102 - 95
Thu, Dec 18, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 104 - 90
Sat, Dec 20, 1958 vs New York Knicks Win 135 - 106
Thu, Dec 25, 1958 @ New York Knicks Win 129 - 120
Fri, Dec 26, 1958 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 107 - 99
Sat, Dec 27, 1958 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 112 - 94
Mon, Dec 29, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 107 - 105
Tue, Dec 30, 1958 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 105 - 112
Sat, Jan 3, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 110 - 116
Sun, Jan 4, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 111 - 108
Mon, Jan 5, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 118 - 106
Tue, Jan 6, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 109 - 95
Wed, Jan 7, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 109 - 78
Fri, Jan 9, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 103 - 90
Sun, Jan 11, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 109 - 106 OT
Mon, Jan 12, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 117 - 108
Wed, Jan 14, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 123 - 112
Fri, Jan 16, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 98 - 105
Sun, Jan 18, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 139 - 117
Tue, Jan 20, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 114 - 119
Wed, Jan 21, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 112 - 134
Sat, Jan 24, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 132 - 104
Sun, Jan 25, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 118 OT
Wed, Jan 28, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 120 - 111 OT
Sat, Jan 31, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 137 - 102
Sun, Feb 1, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 139 - 137 OT
Tue, Feb 3, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 104 - 97
Wed, Feb 4, 1959 vs New York Knicks Loss 126 - 129
Fri, Feb 6, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 122 - 95
Sat, Feb 7, 1959 @ New York Knicks Win 124 - 116
Sun, Feb 8, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 136 - 117
Mon, Feb 9, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 113 - 121
Wed, Feb 11, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 120 - 118
Sat, Feb 14, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 124 - 121
Sun, Feb 15, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 120 - 94
Tue, Feb 17, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 95 - 84
Thu, Feb 19, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 105 - 113
Fri, Feb 20, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 111 - 106 OT
Sun, Feb 22, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 129 - 112
Tue, Feb 24, 1959 @ New York Knicks Loss 122 - 134
Thu, Feb 26, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 125 - 109
Fri, Feb 27, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 173 - 139
Sun, Mar 1, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 102 - 104
Tue, Mar 3, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 119 - 112
Wed, Mar 4, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 120 - 114
Thu, Mar 5, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 118 - 142
Sun, Mar 8, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 141 - 131
Tue, Mar 10, 1959 vs New York Knicks Loss 116 - 138
Playoffs
Eastern Division Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Wed, Mar 18, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 131 - 109
Sat, Mar 21, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 118 - 120
Sun, Mar 22, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 133 - 111
Wed, Mar 25, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 107 - 119
Sat, Mar 28, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 129 - 108
Sun, Mar 29, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 121 - 133
Wed, Apr 1, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 130 - 125
Finals (Won 4 - 0)
Sat, Apr 4, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 118 - 115
Sun, Apr 5, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 128 - 108
Tue, Apr 7, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 123 - 110
Thu, Apr 9, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 118 - 113

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