1979-1980 Boston Celtics

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61-21 Lost Conf Finals
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1979-80 Boston Celtics

What was the record of the 1979-80 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a 61-21 record. They went 35-6 at home and 26-15 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Boston Celtics went 66-25. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Philadelphia 76ers.

What division did the 1979-80 Boston Celtics play in?

The 1979-80 Boston Celtics played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1979-80 Boston Celtics record by month?

The 1979-80 Boston Celtics had their best month in November, when they went 10-2 and had a 83.3% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 12-6 and had a 66.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '79 7-2 77.8% +117
November '79 10-2 83.3% +109
December '79 12-5 70.6% +42
January '80 11-4 73.3% +128
February '80 9-2 81.8% +124
March '80 12-6 66.7% +119

Did the 1979-80 Boston Celtics make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Boston Celtics made the Playoffs in 1980. They won their first series against the Houston Rockets in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1979-80 Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a point differential of +639. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Celtics could have been expected to have about 59.8 wins, or a 60-22 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979-80 Boston Celtics perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1979-80 Boston Celtics went 11-8.

How did the 1979-80 Boston Celtics perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1979-80 Boston Celtics went 4-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979-80 Boston Celtics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979-80 Boston Celtics was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979-80 Boston Celtics?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Celtics had during the 1979-80 regular season was 2 games, which occured 3 separate times.

1979-80 Boston Celtics Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 12, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 114 - 106
Sat, Oct 13, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 139 - 117
Wed, Oct 17, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 127 - 108
Fri, Oct 19, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Win 130 - 93
Sat, Oct 20, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 128 - 131 OT
Tue, Oct 23, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 120 - 129
Wed, Oct 24, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Win 100 - 99
Sat, Oct 27, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 100 - 95
Wed, Oct 31, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Win 116 - 79
Sat, Nov 3, 1979 @ Washington Bullets Win 118 - 97
Wed, Nov 7, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 117 - 105
Fri, Nov 9, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 127 - 119
Sat, Nov 10, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 94 - 95
Wed, Nov 14, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 111
Fri, Nov 16, 1979 vs Utah Jazz Win 113 - 97
Sat, Nov 17, 1979 @ New York Knicks Loss 109 - 113
Wed, Nov 21, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 111 - 103
Fri, Nov 23, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Win 118 - 103
Sat, Nov 24, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 106 - 101
Wed, Nov 28, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Win 119 - 97
Fri, Nov 30, 1979 vs New York Knicks Win 100 - 97
Sat, Dec 1, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Win 106 - 102 OT
Sun, Dec 2, 1979 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 88 - 94
Tue, Dec 4, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Win 118 - 114 OT
Wed, Dec 5, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 92 - 120
Fri, Dec 7, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 100 - 92
Sat, Dec 8, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 100 - 116
Sun, Dec 9, 1979 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 113 - 108
Wed, Dec 12, 1979 vs New Jersey Nets Win 116 - 102
Fri, Dec 14, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 97 - 94
Sat, Dec 15, 1979 @ New York Knicks Win 99 - 96
Sun, Dec 16, 1979 @ New Jersey Nets Win 115 - 112 OT
Wed, Dec 19, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 112 - 89
Fri, Dec 21, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 133 - 114
Sat, Dec 22, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 113 - 126
Thu, Dec 27, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Win 118 - 97
Fri, Dec 28, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 123
Sat, Dec 29, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Win 104 - 88
Wed, Jan 2, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Win 111 - 103
Sat, Jan 5, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 111 - 119
Wed, Jan 9, 1980 vs New York Knicks Win 112 - 95
Fri, Jan 11, 1980 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 108 - 93
Sun, Jan 13, 1980 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 98 - 100
Wed, Jan 16, 1980 vs Chicago Bulls Win 114 - 104
Fri, Jan 18, 1980 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 111 - 93
Sun, Jan 20, 1980 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 106 - 108
Tue, Jan 22, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 112 - 106
Wed, Jan 23, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Win 131 - 104
Fri, Jan 25, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Loss 107 - 118
Sun, Jan 27, 1980 vs San Diego Clippers Win 131 - 108
Tue, Jan 29, 1980 @ Chicago Bulls Win 103 - 99
Wed, Jan 30, 1980 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 110 - 103
Thu, Jan 31, 1980 @ Washington Bullets Win 119 - 103
Wed, Feb 6, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 129 - 110
Fri, Feb 8, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Win 130 - 108
Sun, Feb 10, 1980 vs Detroit Pistons Win 128 - 111
Wed, Feb 13, 1980 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 134 - 135
Fri, Feb 15, 1980 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 106 - 91
Sun, Feb 17, 1980 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 108 - 109
Wed, Feb 20, 1980 @ Utah Jazz Win 105 - 98
Sat, Feb 23, 1980 @ Denver Nuggets Win 124 - 105
Tue, Feb 26, 1980 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 108 - 97
Wed, Feb 27, 1980 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 130 - 125
Fri, Feb 29, 1980 vs Golden State Warriors Win 110 - 99
Sun, Mar 2, 1980 vs Detroit Pistons Win 118 - 115
Tue, Mar 4, 1980 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 137 - 108
Wed, Mar 5, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Win 103 - 99 OT
Fri, Mar 7, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 111 - 92
Sun, Mar 9, 1980 vs Washington Bullets Loss 128 - 133 OT
Tue, Mar 11, 1980 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 108 - 114
Wed, Mar 12, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 121 - 105
Fri, Mar 14, 1980 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 87 - 88
Sat, Mar 15, 1980 @ New York Knicks Win 123 - 120
Mon, Mar 17, 1980 @ New Jersey Nets Win 117 - 92
Tue, Mar 18, 1980 vs Indiana Pacers Win 114 - 102
Thu, Mar 20, 1980 @ Detroit Pistons Win 124 - 106
Sat, Mar 22, 1980 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 105 - 109
Sun, Mar 23, 1980 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 96 - 101
Tue, Mar 25, 1980 @ Washington Bullets Win 96 - 95
Wed, Mar 26, 1980 vs New York Knicks Win 129 - 121
Fri, Mar 28, 1980 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 130 - 122
Sun, Mar 30, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 110 - 116
Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 0)
Wed, Apr 9, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 119 - 101
Fri, Apr 11, 1980 vs Houston Rockets Win 95 - 75
Sun, Apr 13, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Win 100 - 81
Mon, Apr 14, 1980 @ Houston Rockets Win 138 - 121
Eastern Conference Finals (Lost 1 - 4)
Fri, Apr 18, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 93 - 96
Sun, Apr 20, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 96 - 90
Wed, Apr 23, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 97 - 99
Fri, Apr 25, 1980 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 90 - 102
Sun, Apr 27, 1980 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 94 - 105

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