1959-1960 Boston Celtics

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1959-60 Boston Celtics

What was the record of the 1959-60 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a 59-16 record. They went 35-7 at home and 24-9 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Boston Celtics went 67-21.

What division did the 1959-60 Boston Celtics play in?

The 1959-60 Boston Celtics played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1959-60.

What was the 1959-60 Boston Celtics record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1959-60 Boston Celtics had their best month in December, when they went 15-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was January, when they went 11-7 and had a 61.1% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '59 3-0 100% +30
November '59 12-4 75% +69
December '59 15-0 100% +187
January '60 11-7 61.1% +129
February '60 15-4 78.9% +207
March '60 3-1 75% +2

Did the 1959-60 Boston Celtics Win The NBA Title?

Yes, the 1959-60 Boston Celtics won the NBA Title in 1960. They beat the St. Louis Hawks.

What was the point differential for the 1959-60 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a point differential of +624. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Celtics could have been expected to have about 54.3 wins, or a 54-21 record in the regular season.

How did the 1959-60 Boston Celtics perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1959-60 Boston Celtics went 7-4.

How did the 1959-60 Boston Celtics perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1959-60 Boston Celtics went 1-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1959-60 Boston Celtics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1959-60 Boston Celtics was a 17 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1959-60 Boston Celtics?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Celtics had during the 1959-60 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1959-60 Boston Celtics Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 17, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 129 - 125
Sat, Oct 24, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 121 - 109
Sat, Oct 31, 1959 @ New York Knicks Win 123 - 109
Sun, Nov 1, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 124 - 109
Tue, Nov 3, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 103 - 98
Sat, Nov 7, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 115 - 106
Sun, Nov 8, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 115 - 136
Tue, Nov 10, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 128 - 109
Wed, Nov 11, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 151 - 118
Sat, Nov 14, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 113 - 111
Sun, Nov 15, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 134 - 128
Tue, Nov 17, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 132 - 129
Wed, Nov 18, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 103 - 138
Fri, Nov 20, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 114 - 101
Sat, Nov 21, 1959 @ New York Knicks Win 128 - 127
Wed, Nov 25, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 113 - 123
Thu, Nov 26, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 130 - 143
Sat, Nov 28, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 136 - 110
Sun, Nov 29, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 109 - 93
Thu, Dec 3, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 114 - 111
Fri, Dec 4, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 122 - 107
Sun, Dec 6, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 121 - 104
Tue, Dec 8, 1959 @ New York Knicks Win 121 - 105
Wed, Dec 9, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 137 - 116
Fri, Dec 11, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 122 - 99
Sat, Dec 12, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 126 - 117
Thu, Dec 17, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 137 - 126
Sat, Dec 19, 1959 vs New York Knicks Win 119 - 116
Sun, Dec 20, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 132 - 127
Tue, Dec 22, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 136 - 104
Fri, Dec 25, 1959 @ New York Knicks Win 123 - 119
Sun, Dec 27, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 122 - 111
Mon, Dec 28, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 107 - 104
Wed, Dec 30, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 96 - 82
Fri, Jan 1, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 115 - 128
Sat, Jan 2, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 117 - 118
Sun, Jan 3, 1960 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 113 - 114
Mon, Jan 4, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 127 - 120
Tue, Jan 5, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 143 - 145 OT
Sat, Jan 9, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Win 126 - 103
Sun, Jan 10, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 111 - 121
Tue, Jan 12, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 120 - 127
Wed, Jan 13, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 134 - 112
Fri, Jan 15, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 124 - 112
Sun, Jan 17, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 129 - 123
Wed, Jan 20, 1960 vs New York Knicks Win 144 - 126
Sat, Jan 23, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 130 - 121
Sun, Jan 24, 1960 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 131 - 110
Wed, Jan 27, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 127 - 114
Fri, Jan 29, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 116 - 124
Sat, Jan 30, 1960 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 129 - 107
Sun, Jan 31, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Win 146 - 128
Tue, Feb 2, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 113 - 114
Wed, Feb 3, 1960 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 128 - 108
Fri, Feb 5, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 124 - 100
Sat, Feb 6, 1960 @ New York Knicks Win 143 - 117
Sun, Feb 7, 1960 vs New York Knicks Loss 135 - 142
Tue, Feb 9, 1960 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 129 - 90
Wed, Feb 10, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Win 153 - 121
Sat, Feb 13, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 122 - 120
Sun, Feb 14, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 125 - 115
Tue, Feb 16, 1960 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 130 - 122
Thu, Feb 18, 1960 vs New York Knicks Win 109 - 104
Fri, Feb 19, 1960 @ Detroit Pistons Win 136 - 116
Sat, Feb 20, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 105 - 121
Sun, Feb 21, 1960 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 115 - 108
Tue, Feb 23, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 108 - 126
Wed, Feb 24, 1960 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 131 - 110
Thu, Feb 25, 1960 vs Detroit Pistons Win 121 - 107
Fri, Feb 26, 1960 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 128 - 111
Sun, Feb 28, 1960 @ New York Knicks Win 129 - 125
Wed, Mar 2, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 133 - 119
Thu, Mar 3, 1960 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 108 - 149
Sun, Mar 6, 1960 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 126 - 117
Wed, Mar 9, 1960 vs New York Knicks Win 148 - 128
Playoffs
Eastern Division Finals (Won 4 - 2)
Wed, Mar 16, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 111 - 105
Fri, Mar 18, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 110 - 115
Sat, Mar 19, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 120 - 90
Sun, Mar 20, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 112 - 104
Tue, Mar 22, 1960 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 107 - 128
Thu, Mar 24, 1960 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 119 - 117
Finals (Won 4 - 3)
Sun, Mar 27, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 140 - 122
Tue, Mar 29, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 103 - 113
Sat, Apr 2, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 102 - 86
Sun, Apr 3, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 96 - 106
Tue, Apr 5, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 127 - 102
Thu, Apr 7, 1960 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 102 - 105
Sat, Apr 9, 1960 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 122 - 103

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