1976-1977 Boston Celtics

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44-38 Lost Conf Semi
Record Outcome

1976-77 Boston Celtics

What was the record of the 1976-77 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a 44-38 record. They went 28-13 at home and 16-25 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Boston Celtics went 49-42. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals to the Philadelphia 76ers.

What division did the 1976-77 Boston Celtics play in?

The 1976-77 Boston Celtics played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1976-77 Boston Celtics record by month?

The 1976-77 Boston Celtics had their best month in October, when they went 4-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was January, when they went 6-11 and had a 35.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '76 4-0 100% +27
November '76 6-8 42.9% -15
December '76 7-7 50% -39
January '77 6-11 35.3% -99
February '77 8-4 66.7% 0
March '77 9-6 60% -59
April '77 4-2 66.7% +23

Did the 1976-77 Boston Celtics make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Boston Celtics made the Playoffs in 1977. They won their first series against the San Antonio Spurs in the Eastern Conference First Round. They eventually lost against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1976-77 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a point differential of -162. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Celtics could have been expected to have about 35.7 wins, or a 36-46 record in the regular season.

How did the 1976-77 Boston Celtics perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1976-77 Boston Celtics went 12-5.

How did the 1976-77 Boston Celtics perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1976-77 Boston Celtics went 5-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1976-77 Boston Celtics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1976-77 Boston Celtics was a 4 game winning streak on 3 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1976-77 Boston Celtics?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Celtics had during the 1976-77 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1976-77 Boston Celtics Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Oct 21, 1976 @ Indiana Pacers Win 129 - 122 OT
Sat, Oct 23, 1976 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 111 - 107 OT
Thu, Oct 28, 1976 vs Buffalo Braves Win 112 - 105
Sat, Oct 30, 1976 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 126 - 117
Tue, Nov 2, 1976 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 97 - 115
Wed, Nov 3, 1976 @ Houston Rockets Loss 111 - 117 OT
Fri, Nov 5, 1976 vs Washington Bullets Loss 104 - 107
Sat, Nov 6, 1976 @ Washington Bullets Loss 103 - 109
Wed, Nov 10, 1976 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 117 - 112
Fri, Nov 12, 1976 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 117 - 110
Sat, Nov 13, 1976 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 107 - 118
Wed, Nov 17, 1976 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 104 - 91
Fri, Nov 19, 1976 vs Denver Nuggets Win 112 - 108
Sat, Nov 20, 1976 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 110 - 116
Tue, Nov 23, 1976 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 102 - 116
Wed, Nov 24, 1976 vs Kansas City Kings Win 133 - 111
Fri, Nov 26, 1976 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 92 - 108
Sat, Nov 27, 1976 @ New York Knicks Win 123 - 109
Wed, Dec 1, 1976 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 107 - 103
Fri, Dec 3, 1976 vs Chicago Bulls Win 115 - 109 OT
Sun, Dec 5, 1976 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 96 - 102
Wed, Dec 8, 1976 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 104 - 95
Fri, Dec 10, 1976 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 103 - 107
Sat, Dec 11, 1976 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 76 - 84
Wed, Dec 15, 1976 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 129 - 125
Fri, Dec 17, 1976 vs New York Knicks Loss 109 - 123
Sat, Dec 18, 1976 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 117 - 110
Sun, Dec 19, 1976 @ New York Nets Win 94 - 87
Tue, Dec 21, 1976 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 101 - 108
Sun, Dec 26, 1976 @ Denver Nuggets Win 103 - 101
Tue, Dec 28, 1976 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 134
Wed, Dec 29, 1976 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 87 - 97
Sun, Jan 2, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 98 - 105
Tue, Jan 4, 1977 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 84 - 128
Wed, Jan 5, 1977 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 93 - 94
Sat, Jan 8, 1977 @ Buffalo Braves Win 109 - 106
Tue, Jan 11, 1977 vs Houston Rockets Win 105 - 101
Wed, Jan 12, 1977 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 101 - 112
Fri, Jan 14, 1977 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 92 - 107
Sun, Jan 16, 1977 vs New York Nets Win 106 - 91
Tue, Jan 18, 1977 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 89 - 99
Wed, Jan 19, 1977 @ Houston Rockets Win 112 - 102
Fri, Jan 21, 1977 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 103 - 90
Sat, Jan 22, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 94 - 109
Sun, Jan 23, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 83 - 91
Tue, Jan 25, 1977 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 89 - 91
Wed, Jan 26, 1977 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 101 - 121
Fri, Jan 28, 1977 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 119 - 113
Sun, Jan 30, 1977 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 92 - 109
Wed, Feb 2, 1977 @ New York Nets Loss 89 - 99
Fri, Feb 4, 1977 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 99 - 98
Sun, Feb 6, 1977 vs Buffalo Braves Win 113 - 97
Fri, Feb 11, 1977 vs New York Knicks Win 119 - 111
Tue, Feb 15, 1977 vs Detroit Pistons Win 109 - 99
Wed, Feb 16, 1977 @ Washington Bullets Loss 92 - 111
Thu, Feb 17, 1977 @ Kansas City Kings Win 126 - 125 OT
Sun, Feb 20, 1977 @ Golden State Warriors Win 114 - 112
Tue, Feb 22, 1977 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 111 - 113
Fri, Feb 25, 1977 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 102 - 92
Sat, Feb 26, 1977 @ Phoenix Suns Win 108 - 104
Sun, Feb 27, 1977 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 100 - 121
Tue, Mar 1, 1977 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 94 - 101
Fri, Mar 4, 1977 @ Detroit Pistons Win 94 - 92
Sun, Mar 6, 1977 vs Denver Nuggets Win 112 - 110 OT
Wed, Mar 9, 1977 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 86 - 114
Sun, Mar 13, 1977 vs Phoenix Suns Win 124 - 107
Tue, Mar 15, 1977 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 96 - 107
Thu, Mar 17, 1977 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 91 - 100
Fri, Mar 18, 1977 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 98 - 96
Sun, Mar 20, 1977 vs Kansas City Kings Win 118 - 110
Tue, Mar 22, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 108 - 104
Wed, Mar 23, 1977 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 103 - 96
Fri, Mar 25, 1977 vs Washington Bullets Loss 97 - 122
Sun, Mar 27, 1977 vs New York Nets Win 114 - 109
Tue, Mar 29, 1977 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 82 - 110
Wed, Mar 30, 1977 vs Chicago Bulls Win 90 - 88
Sun, Apr 3, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 96 - 90
Tue, Apr 5, 1977 @ New York Knicks Loss 113 - 121
Wed, Apr 6, 1977 vs Houston Rockets Loss 93 - 104
Fri, Apr 8, 1977 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 120 - 109
Sat, Apr 9, 1977 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 120 - 105
Sun, Apr 10, 1977 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 115 - 105
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 2 - 0)
Tue, Apr 12, 1977 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 104 - 94
Fri, Apr 15, 1977 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 113 - 109
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Lost 3 - 4)
Sun, Apr 17, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 111
Wed, Apr 20, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 101 - 113
Fri, Apr 22, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 100 - 109
Sun, Apr 24, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 124 - 119
Wed, Apr 27, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 91 - 110
Fri, Apr 29, 1977 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 108
Sun, May 1, 1977 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 77 - 83

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