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Boston Celtics 1952-1953 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Celtics in the NBA 1952-53 Regular Season and the 1953 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
46-25 (.648), 3rd in Eastern Division
Playoffs Record:
3-3 (.500), Lost East Div Finals

Boston Celtics 1952-1953 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 31, 1952 Celtics @ Indianapolis Olympians W 83 - 68 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 1, 1952 Celtics @ Minneapolis Lakers L 91 - 94 lost 1 1 - 1
3 Nov 8, 1952 Celtics vs. Syracuse Nationals W 106 - 83 won 1 2 - 1
4 Nov 11, 1952 Celtics vs. Minneapolis Lakers L 92 - 101 lost 1 2 - 2
5 Nov 13, 1952 Celtics @ Syracuse Nationals L 81 - 96 lost 2 2 - 3
6 Nov 15, 1952 Celtics @ New York Knicks L 68 - 79 lost 3 2 - 4
7 Nov 16, 1952 Celtics vs. Rochester Royals W 96 - 87 won 1 3 - 4
8 Nov 19, 1952 Celtics Milwaukee Hawks W 91 - 77 won 2 4 - 4
9 Nov 22, 1952 Celtics vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 96 - 91 OT won 3 5 - 4
10 Nov 23, 1952 Celtics @ Rochester Royals W 102 - 100 won 4 6 - 4
11 Nov 26, 1952 Celtics vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 93 - 92 won 5 7 - 4
12 Nov 27, 1952 Celtics @ Philadelphia Warriors W 83 - 70 won 6 8 - 4
13 Nov 29, 1952 Celtics Fort Wayne Pistons W 78 - 71 won 7 9 - 4
14 Nov 30, 1952 Celtics @ Syracuse Nationals L 66 - 78 lost 1 9 - 5
15 Dec 3, 1952 Celtics vs. Minneapolis Lakers L 102 - 106 OT lost 2 9 - 6
16 Dec 4, 1952 Celtics Milwaukee Hawks L 73 - 90 lost 3 9 - 7
17 Dec 6, 1952 Celtics vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 88 - 83 won 1 10 - 7
18 Dec 9, 1952 Celtics Philadelphia Warriors W 86 - 72 won 2 11 - 7
19 Dec 10, 1952 Celtics Philadelphia Warriors W 103 - 97 won 3 12 - 7
20 Dec 11, 1952 Celtics Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 94 - 88 won 4 13 - 7
21 Dec 13, 1952 Celtics vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 82 - 78 won 5 14 - 7
22 Dec 14, 1952 Celtics @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 83 - 73 won 6 15 - 7
23 Dec 18, 1952 Celtics Syracuse Nationals W 88 - 83 won 7 16 - 7
24 Dec 20, 1952 Celtics vs. Syracuse Nationals W 91 - 77 won 8 17 - 7
25 Dec 21, 1952 Celtics @ Syracuse Nationals L 86 - 90 lost 1 17 - 8
26 Dec 25, 1952 Celtics @ New York Knicks L 84 - 97 lost 2 17 - 9
27 Dec 26, 1952 Celtics @ Indianapolis Olympians L 74 - 85 lost 3 17 - 10
28 Dec 27, 1952 Celtics @ Minneapolis Lakers L 71 - 94 lost 4 17 - 11
29 Dec 28, 1952 Celtics @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 - 66 won 1 18 - 11
30 Dec 31, 1952 Celtics vs. Syracuse Nationals W 97 - 87 won 2 19 - 11
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Jan 1, 1953 Celtics @ Rochester Royals W 83 - 81 OT won 3 20 - 11
32 Jan 3, 1953 Celtics Indianapolis Olympians W 78 - 63 won 4 21 - 11
33 Jan 4, 1953 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 103 - 100 won 5 22 - 11
34 Jan 7, 1953 Celtics @ Philadelphia Warriors W 84 - 82 won 6 23 - 11
35 Jan 8, 1953 Celtics Rochester Royals W 88 - 85 OT won 7 24 - 11
36 Jan 9, 1953 Celtics Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 90 - 94 lost 1 24 - 12
37 Jan 10, 1953 Celtics @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) L 105 - 126 lost 2 24 - 13
38 Jan 11, 1953 Celtics vs. Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 131 - 87 won 1 25 - 13
39 Jan 15, 1953 Celtics @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 85 - 91 lost 1 25 - 14
40 Jan 16, 1953 Celtics @ Milwaukee Hawks W 100 - 90 won 1 26 - 14
41 Jan 18, 1953 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 99 - 83 won 2 27 - 14
42 Jan 21, 1953 Celtics vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 94 - 84 won 3 28 - 14
43 Jan 22, 1953 Celtics New York Knicks L 89 - 112 lost 1 28 - 15
44 Jan 23, 1953 Celtics @ Indianapolis Olympians L 85 - 90 lost 2 28 - 16
45 Jan 25, 1953 Celtics @ Minneapolis Lakers L 82 - 87 lost 3 28 - 17
46 Jan 27, 1953 Celtics Milwaukee Hawks W 80 - 58 won 1 29 - 17
47 Jan 29, 1953 Celtics @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 98 - 111 lost 1 29 - 18
48 Jan 31, 1953 Celtics @ New York Knicks L 69 - 76 lost 2 29 - 19
49 Feb 1, 1953 Celtics vs. Rochester Royals L 86 - 109 lost 3 29 - 20
50 Feb 4, 1953 Celtics vs. Syracuse Nationals W 105 - 92 won 1 30 - 20
51 Feb 7, 1953 Celtics @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 101 - 98 OT won 2 31 - 20
52 Feb 8, 1953 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 87 - 79 won 3 32 - 20
53 Feb 12, 1953 Celtics @ Philadelphia Warriors L 91 - 92 lost 1 32 - 21
54 Feb 13, 1953 Celtics vs. Milwaukee Hawks W 77 - 74 won 1 33 - 21
55 Feb 15, 1953 Celtics vs. Indianapolis Olympians W 89 - 76 won 2 34 - 21
56 Feb 17, 1953 Celtics Syracuse Nationals L 65 - 84 lost 1 34 - 22
57 Feb 18, 1953 Celtics New York Knicks W 69 - 66 won 1 35 - 22
58 Feb 21, 1953 Celtics @ Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 90 - 86 won 2 36 - 22
59 Feb 22, 1953 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 87 - 83 OT won 3 37 - 22
60 Feb 25, 1953 Celtics vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 87 - 80 won 4 38 - 22
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 26, 1953 Celtics Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 82 - 81 won 5 39 - 22
62 Feb 28, 1953 Celtics @ Rochester Royals L 85 - 92 lost 1 39 - 23
63 Mar 3, 1953 Celtics Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 95 - 94 OT won 1 40 - 23
64 Mar 4, 1953 Celtics Philadelphia Warriors W 82 - 75 won 2 41 - 23
65 Mar 6, 1953 Celtics vs. Minneapolis Lakers W 100 - 85 won 3 42 - 23
66 Mar 8, 1953 Celtics @ New York Knicks W 89 - 78 won 4 43 - 23
67 Mar 11, 1953 Celtics vs. Fort Wayne Pistons W 98 - 92 won 5 44 - 23
68 Mar 12, 1953 Celtics @ Syracuse Nationals L 70 - 84 lost 1 44 - 24
69 Mar 15, 1953 Celtics vs. Philadelphia Warriors W 103 - 87 won 1 45 - 24
70 Mar 16, 1953 Celtics Baltimore Bullets (1st) W 92 - 78 won 2 46 - 24
71 Mar 17, 1953 Celtics @ Syracuse Nationals L 68 - 72 lost 1 46 - 25

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Division Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 19, 1953 Celtics @ Syracuse Nationals W 87 - 81 Celtics lead
1-0
won 1
2 Mar 21, 1953 Celtics vs. Syracuse Nationals W 111 - 105 4OT Celtics win
2-0
won 2

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Division Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Mar 25, 1953 Celtics @ New York Knicks L 91 - 95 Knicks lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Mar 26, 1953 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 86 - 70 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Mar 28, 1953 Celtics @ New York Knicks L 82 - 101 Knicks lead
1-2
lost 1
4 Mar 29, 1953 Celtics vs. New York Knicks L 75 - 82 Knicks win
1-3
lost 2