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Boston Celtics 1979-1980 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Celtics in the NBA 1979-80 Regular Season and the 1980 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
61-21 (.744), 1st in Eastern Conference
Playoffs Record:
5-4 (.556), Lost East Conf Finals

Boston Celtics 1979-1980 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 12, 1979 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 114 - 106 won 1 1 - 0
2 Oct 13, 1979 Celtics @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 139 - 117 won 2 2 - 0
3 Oct 17, 1979 Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 127 - 108 won 3 3 - 0
4 Oct 19, 1979 Celtics vs. Washington Bullets W 130 - 93 won 4 4 - 0
5 Oct 20, 1979 Celtics @ Indiana Pacers L 128 - 131 OT lost 1 4 - 1
6 Oct 23, 1979 Celtics @ San Antonio Spurs L 120 - 129 lost 2 4 - 2
7 Oct 24, 1979 Celtics @ Houston Rockets W 100 - 99 won 1 5 - 2
8 Oct 27, 1979 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks W 100 - 95 won 2 6 - 2
9 Oct 31, 1979 Celtics @ New Jersey Nets W 116 - 79 won 3 7 - 2
10 Nov 3, 1979 Celtics @ Washington Bullets W 118 - 97 won 4 8 - 2
11 Nov 7, 1979 Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs W 117 - 105 won 5 9 - 2
12 Nov 9, 1979 Celtics vs. Kansas City Kings W 127 - 119 won 6 10 - 2
13 Nov 10, 1979 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers L 94 - 95 lost 1 10 - 3
14 Nov 14, 1979 Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons W 115 - 111 won 1 11 - 3
15 Nov 16, 1979 Celtics vs. Utah Jazz W 113 - 97 won 2 12 - 3
16 Nov 17, 1979 Celtics @ New York Knicks L 109 - 113 lost 1 12 - 4
17 Nov 21, 1979 Celtics vs. New Jersey Nets W 111 - 103 won 1 13 - 4
18 Nov 23, 1979 Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers W 118 - 103 won 2 14 - 4
19 Nov 24, 1979 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks W 106 - 101 won 3 15 - 4
20 Nov 28, 1979 Celtics vs. Denver Nuggets W 119 - 97 won 4 16 - 4
21 Nov 30, 1979 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 100 - 97 won 5 17 - 4
22 Dec 1, 1979 Celtics @ Indiana Pacers W 106 - 102 OT won 6 18 - 4
23 Dec 2, 1979 Celtics @ Kansas City Kings L 88 - 94 lost 1 18 - 5
24 Dec 4, 1979 Celtics @ Detroit Pistons W 118 - 114 OT won 1 19 - 5
25 Dec 5, 1979 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks L 92 - 120 lost 1 19 - 6
26 Dec 7, 1979 Celtics vs. Phoenix Suns W 100 - 92 won 1 20 - 6
27 Dec 8, 1979 Celtics @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 100 - 116 lost 1 20 - 7
28 Dec 9, 1979 Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks W 113 - 108 won 1 21 - 7
29 Dec 12, 1979 Celtics vs. New Jersey Nets W 116 - 102 won 2 22 - 7
30 Dec 14, 1979 Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 97 - 94 won 3 23 - 7
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 15, 1979 Celtics @ New York Knicks W 99 - 96 won 4 24 - 7
32 Dec 16, 1979 Celtics @ New Jersey Nets W 115 - 112 OT won 5 25 - 7
33 Dec 19, 1979 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 112 - 89 won 6 26 - 7
34 Dec 21, 1979 Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs W 133 - 114 won 7 27 - 7
35 Dec 22, 1979 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers L 113 - 126 lost 1 27 - 8
36 Dec 27, 1979 Celtics @ San Diego Clippers W 118 - 97 won 1 28 - 8
37 Dec 28, 1979 Celtics @ Los Angeles Lakers L 105 - 123 lost 1 28 - 9
38 Dec 29, 1979 Celtics @ Golden State Warriors W 104 - 88 won 1 29 - 9
39 Jan 2, 1980 Celtics @ Houston Rockets W 111 - 103 won 2 30 - 9
40 Jan 5, 1980 Celtics @ San Antonio Spurs L 111 - 119 lost 1 30 - 10
41 Jan 9, 1980 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 112 - 95 won 1 31 - 10
42 Jan 11, 1980 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 108 - 93 won 2 32 - 10
43 Jan 13, 1980 Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers L 98 - 100 lost 1 32 - 11
44 Jan 16, 1980 Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls W 114 - 104 won 1 33 - 11
45 Jan 18, 1980 Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 111 - 93 won 2 34 - 11
46 Jan 20, 1980 Celtics vs. Seattle Supersonics L 106 - 108 2OT lost 1 34 - 12
47 Jan 22, 1980 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 112 - 106 won 1 35 - 12
48 Jan 23, 1980 Celtics @ Detroit Pistons W 131 - 104 won 2 36 - 12
49 Jan 25, 1980 Celtics vs. Washington Bullets L 107 - 118 lost 1 36 - 13
50 Jan 27, 1980 Celtics vs. San Diego Clippers W 131 - 108 won 1 37 - 13
51 Jan 29, 1980 Celtics @ Chicago Bulls W 103 - 99 won 2 38 - 13
52 Jan 30, 1980 Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 110 - 103 won 3 39 - 13
53 Jan 31, 1980 Celtics @ Washington Bullets W 119 - 103 won 4 40 - 13
54 Feb 6, 1980 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 129 - 110 won 5 41 - 13
55 Feb 8, 1980 Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers W 130 - 108 won 6 42 - 13
56 Feb 10, 1980 Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons W 128 - 111 won 7 43 - 13
57 Feb 13, 1980 Celtics @ Phoenix Suns L 134 - 135 lost 1 43 - 14
58 Feb 15, 1980 Celtics @ Portland Trail Blazers W 106 - 91 won 1 44 - 14
59 Feb 17, 1980 Celtics @ Seattle Supersonics L 108 - 109 lost 1 44 - 15
60 Feb 20, 1980 Celtics @ Utah Jazz W 105 - 98 won 1 45 - 15
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Feb 23, 1980 Celtics @ Denver Nuggets W 124 - 105 won 2 46 - 15
62 Feb 26, 1980 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 108 - 97 won 3 47 - 15
63 Feb 27, 1980 Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs W 130 - 125 won 4 48 - 15
64 Feb 29, 1980 Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors W 110 - 99 won 5 49 - 15
65 Mar 2, 1980 Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons W 118 - 115 won 6 50 - 15
66 Mar 4, 1980 Celtics @ San Antonio Spurs W 137 - 108 won 7 51 - 15
67 Mar 5, 1980 Celtics @ Houston Rockets W 103 - 99 OT won 8 52 - 15
68 Mar 7, 1980 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 111 - 92 won 9 53 - 15
69 Mar 9, 1980 Celtics vs. Washington Bullets L 128 - 133 OT lost 1 53 - 16
70 Mar 11, 1980 Celtics @ Indiana Pacers L 108 - 114 lost 2 53 - 17
71 Mar 12, 1980 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 121 - 105 won 1 54 - 17
72 Mar 14, 1980 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks L 87 - 88 lost 1 54 - 18
73 Mar 15, 1980 Celtics @ New York Knicks W 123 - 120 won 1 55 - 18
74 Mar 17, 1980 Celtics @ New Jersey Nets W 117 - 92 won 2 56 - 18
75 Mar 18, 1980 Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers W 114 - 102 won 3 57 - 18
76 Mar 20, 1980 Celtics @ Detroit Pistons W 124 - 106 won 4 58 - 18
77 Mar 22, 1980 Celtics @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 105 - 109 lost 1 58 - 19
78 Mar 23, 1980 Celtics vs. New Jersey Nets L 96 - 101 lost 2 58 - 20
79 Mar 25, 1980 Celtics @ Washington Bullets W 96 - 95 won 1 59 - 20
80 Mar 26, 1980 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 129 - 121 won 2 60 - 20
81 Mar 28, 1980 Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 130 - 122 won 3 61 - 20
82 Mar 30, 1980 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers L 110 - 116 lost 1 61 - 21

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 9, 1980 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 119 - 101 Celtics lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 11, 1980 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 95 - 75 Celtics lead
2-0
won 2
3 Apr 13, 1980 Celtics @ Houston Rockets W 100 - 81 Celtics lead
3-0
won 3
4 Apr 14, 1980 Celtics @ Houston Rockets W 138 - 121 Celtics win
4-0
won 4

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 18, 1980 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers L 93 - 96 76ers lead
0-1
lost 1
2 Apr 20, 1980 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 96 - 90 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 Apr 23, 1980 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers L 97 - 99 76ers lead
1-2
lost 1
4 Apr 25, 1980 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers L 90 - 102 76ers lead
1-3
lost 2
5 Apr 27, 1980 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers L 94 - 105 76ers win
1-4
lost 3