1971-1972 Boston Celtics

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Season Overview

56-26 Lost Conf Finals
Record Outcome

1971-72 Boston Celtics

What was the record of the 1971-72 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a 56-26 record. They went 35-9 at home and 21-17 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Boston Celtics went 61-32. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to the New York Knicks.

What division did the 1971-72 Boston Celtics play in?

The 1971-72 Boston Celtics played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1971-72 Boston Celtics record by month?

The 1971-72 Boston Celtics had their best month in December, when they went 13-3 and had a 81.2% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 8-7 and had a 53.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '71 6-2 75% +47
November '71 8-7 53.3% +71
December '71 13-3 81.2% +93
January '72 10-6 62.5% +40
February '72 10-5 66.7% +68
March '72 9-3 75% +73

Did the 1971-72 Boston Celtics make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Boston Celtics made the Playoffs in 1972. They won their first series against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1971-72 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a point differential of +392. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Celtics could have been expected to have about 52.7 wins, or a 53-29 record in the regular season.

How did the 1971-72 Boston Celtics perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1971-72 Boston Celtics went 7-3.

How did the 1971-72 Boston Celtics perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1971-72 Boston Celtics went 1-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1971-72 Boston Celtics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1971-72 Boston Celtics was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1971-72 Boston Celtics?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Celtics had during the 1971-72 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1971-72 Boston Celtics Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 15, 1971 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 75 - 97
Tue, Oct 19, 1971 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 134 - 114
Fri, Oct 22, 1971 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 115 - 108
Sat, Oct 23, 1971 @ Buffalo Braves Win 103 - 98
Mon, Oct 25, 1971 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 136 - 116
Tue, Oct 26, 1971 @ New York Knicks Loss 101 - 106
Wed, Oct 27, 1971 vs Houston Rockets Win 108 - 97
Fri, Oct 29, 1971 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 125 - 114
Fri, Nov 5, 1971 vs Detroit Pistons Win 103 - 102
Sat, Nov 6, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 124 - 109
Mon, Nov 8, 1971 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 120 - 109
Wed, Nov 10, 1971 @ Houston Rockets Win 142 - 103
Fri, Nov 12, 1971 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 119 - 128
Sat, Nov 13, 1971 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 112 - 116
Sun, Nov 14, 1971 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 115 - 128
Wed, Nov 17, 1971 vs Phoenix Suns Win 140 - 121
Fri, Nov 19, 1971 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 106 - 110
Sat, Nov 20, 1971 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 106 - 123
Sun, Nov 21, 1971 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 128 - 105
Wed, Nov 24, 1971 vs Buffalo Braves Win 108 - 100
Fri, Nov 26, 1971 vs New York Knicks Loss 89 - 104
Sat, Nov 27, 1971 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 120 - 125
Sun, Nov 28, 1971 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 130 - 108
Wed, Dec 1, 1971 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 111 - 124
Sat, Dec 4, 1971 vs Houston Rockets Win 117 - 107
Tue, Dec 7, 1971 @ New York Knicks Win 105 - 97
Wed, Dec 8, 1971 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 126 - 107
Fri, Dec 10, 1971 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 104 - 120
Sat, Dec 11, 1971 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 99 - 115
Sun, Dec 12, 1971 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 96 - 83
Tue, Dec 14, 1971 @ Chicago Bulls Win 116 - 108
Wed, Dec 15, 1971 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 112 - 100
Fri, Dec 17, 1971 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 115 - 109
Sat, Dec 18, 1971 vs Buffalo Braves Win 124 - 91
Wed, Dec 22, 1971 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 104 - 98
Sat, Dec 25, 1971 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 99 - 94
Mon, Dec 27, 1971 vs Golden State Warriors Win 99 - 97
Tue, Dec 28, 1971 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 116
Fri, Dec 31, 1971 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 131 - 119
Sat, Jan 1, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 104 - 114
Sun, Jan 2, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 113 - 122
Wed, Jan 5, 1972 @ Houston Rockets Win 113 - 105
Fri, Jan 7, 1972 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 120 - 114
Sat, Jan 8, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 106 - 128
Sun, Jan 9, 1972 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 119 - 125
Wed, Jan 12, 1972 vs Chicago Bulls Win 113 - 112
Fri, Jan 14, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Win 108 - 94
Sat, Jan 15, 1972 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 122 - 106
Fri, Jan 21, 1972 vs Houston Rockets Win 110 - 105
Sun, Jan 23, 1972 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 115 - 105
Tue, Jan 25, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 106 - 109
Wed, Jan 26, 1972 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 108 - 112
Fri, Jan 28, 1972 vs New York Knicks Win 122 - 116 OT
Sat, Jan 29, 1972 @ Detroit Pistons Win 124 - 112
Sun, Jan 30, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 130 - 114
Tue, Feb 1, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 115 - 108
Wed, Feb 2, 1972 vs Chicago Bulls Win 124 - 100
Fri, Feb 4, 1972 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 122 - 109
Sun, Feb 6, 1972 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 128 - 123
Wed, Feb 9, 1972 vs Buffalo Braves Win 139 - 112
Fri, Feb 11, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 121 - 108
Sun, Feb 13, 1972 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 109 - 117
Tue, Feb 15, 1972 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 111 - 104
Wed, Feb 16, 1972 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 112 - 113
Fri, Feb 18, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 115 - 126
Sat, Feb 19, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 111 - 115
Sun, Feb 20, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 113 - 132
Tue, Feb 22, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Win 114 - 103
Wed, Feb 23, 1972 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 113 - 111
Fri, Feb 25, 1972 @ Buffalo Braves Win 117 - 115
Wed, Mar 1, 1972 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 115 - 105
Fri, Mar 3, 1972 @ Detroit Pistons Win 125 - 96
Sun, Mar 5, 1972 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 114 - 125
Mon, Mar 6, 1972 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 127 - 132 OT
Sun, Mar 12, 1972 vs New York Knicks Win 112 - 109
Tue, Mar 14, 1972 vs Golden State Warriors Win 124 - 110
Wed, Mar 15, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 115
Fri, Mar 17, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 127 - 111
Sun, Mar 19, 1972 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 112 - 125
Wed, Mar 22, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 106
Sat, Mar 25, 1972 @ Buffalo Braves Win 121 - 116
Sun, Mar 26, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Win 133 - 120
Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 2)
Wed, Mar 29, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 126 - 108
Fri, Mar 31, 1972 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 104 - 113
Sun, Apr 2, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 136 - 113
Tue, Apr 4, 1972 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 110 - 112
Fri, Apr 7, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 124 - 114
Sun, Apr 9, 1972 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 127 - 118
Eastern Conference Finals (Lost 1 - 4)
Thu, Apr 13, 1972 vs New York Knicks Loss 94 - 116
Sun, Apr 16, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 105 - 106
Wed, Apr 19, 1972 vs New York Knicks Win 115 - 109
Fri, Apr 21, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 98 - 116
Sun, Apr 23, 1972 vs New York Knicks Loss 103 - 111

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