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Boston Celtics 1985-1986 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Celtics in the NBA 1985-86 Regular Season and the 1986 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
67-15 (.817), 1st in Eastern Conference
Playoffs Record:
15-3 (.833), NBA Champions 1986 NBA Champions

Boston Celtics 1985-1986 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 25, 1985 Celtics @ New Jersey Nets L 109 - 113 OT lost 1 0 - 1
2 Oct 26, 1985 Celtics @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 105 - 100 won 1 1 - 1
3 Oct 30, 1985 Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 117 - 106 won 2 2 - 1
4 Nov 1, 1985 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 109 - 105 won 3 3 - 1
5 Nov 2, 1985 Celtics @ Washington Bullets W 88 - 73 won 4 4 - 1
6 Nov 8, 1985 Celtics vs. Phoenix Suns W 125 - 101 won 5 5 - 1
7 Nov 9, 1985 Celtics @ Detroit Pistons W 124 - 105 won 6 6 - 1
8 Nov 13, 1985 Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers W 118 - 114 won 7 7 - 1
9 Nov 15, 1985 Celtics vs. Washington Bullets W 118 - 114 won 8 8 - 1
10 Nov 16, 1985 Celtics @ Indiana Pacers L 109 - 111 lost 1 8 - 2
11 Nov 20, 1985 Celtics vs. Utah Jazz W 115 - 106 OT won 1 9 - 2
12 Nov 22, 1985 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 110 - 103 won 2 10 - 2
13 Nov 23, 1985 Celtics @ New York Knicks W 113 - 104 won 3 11 - 2
14 Nov 26, 1985 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers W 98 - 91 won 4 12 - 2
15 Nov 27, 1985 Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons W 132 - 124 won 5 13 - 2
16 Nov 29, 1985 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 94 - 88 won 6 14 - 2
17 Nov 30, 1985 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks W 102 - 97 won 7 15 - 2
18 Dec 3, 1985 Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks W 112 - 109 won 8 16 - 2
19 Dec 4, 1985 Celtics @ New Jersey Nets W 130 - 111 won 9 17 - 2
20 Dec 6, 1985 Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 103 - 121 lost 1 17 - 3
21 Dec 10, 1985 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 114 - 110 won 1 18 - 3
22 Dec 11, 1985 Celtics vs. Sacramento Kings W 118 - 101 won 2 19 - 3
23 Dec 14, 1985 Celtics @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 99 - 109 lost 1 19 - 4
24 Dec 15, 1985 Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls W 109 - 104 won 1 20 - 4
25 Dec 17, 1985 Celtics @ Chicago Bulls L 108 - 116 lost 1 20 - 5
26 Dec 18, 1985 Celtics vs. Dallas Mavericks W 137 - 117 won 1 21 - 5
27 Dec 21, 1985 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers L 102 - 108 lost 1 21 - 6
28 Dec 25, 1985 Celtics @ New York Knicks L 104 - 113 2OT lost 2 21 - 7
29 Dec 28, 1985 Celtics @ Utah Jazz W 110 - 108 won 1 22 - 7
30 Dec 30, 1985 Celtics @ Los Angeles Clippers W 125 - 103 won 2 23 - 7
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Jan 2, 1986 Celtics @ Indiana Pacers W 122 - 104 won 3 24 - 7
32 Jan 3, 1986 Celtics vs. New Jersey Nets W 129 - 117 won 4 25 - 7
33 Jan 7, 1986 Celtics @ Detroit Pistons L 109 - 113 lost 1 25 - 8
34 Jan 8, 1986 Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 126 - 95 won 1 26 - 8
35 Jan 10, 1986 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 115 - 108 won 2 27 - 8
36 Jan 15, 1986 Celtics vs. Denver Nuggets W 123 - 100 won 3 28 - 8
37 Jan 17, 1986 Celtics @ Indiana Pacers W 123 - 105 won 4 29 - 8
38 Jan 18, 1986 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks W 125 - 122 OT won 5 30 - 8
39 Jan 22, 1986 Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 110 - 95 won 6 31 - 8
40 Jan 24, 1986 Celtics vs. Golden State Warriors W 135 - 114 won 7 32 - 8
41 Jan 26, 1986 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 105 - 103 won 8 33 - 8
42 Jan 30, 1986 Celtics @ Chicago Bulls W 101 - 91 won 9 34 - 8
43 Jan 31, 1986 Celtics @ Washington Bullets W 97 - 88 won 10 35 - 8
44 Feb 2, 1986 Celtics vs. Seattle Supersonics W 114 - 101 won 11 36 - 8
45 Feb 4, 1986 Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks W 112 - 93 won 12 37 - 8
46 Feb 5, 1986 Celtics vs. Washington Bullets W 103 - 88 won 13 38 - 8
47 Feb 11, 1986 Celtics @ Sacramento Kings L 100 - 105 lost 1 38 - 9
48 Feb 13, 1986 Celtics @ Seattle Supersonics W 107 - 98 won 1 39 - 9
49 Feb 14, 1986 Celtics @ Portland Trail Blazers W 120 - 119 OT won 2 40 - 9
50 Feb 16, 1986 Celtics @ Los Angeles Lakers W 105 - 99 won 3 41 - 9
51 Feb 17, 1986 Celtics @ Phoenix Suns L 101 - 108 lost 1 41 - 10
52 Feb 19, 1986 Celtics @ Golden State Warriors W 115 - 100 won 1 42 - 10
53 Feb 20, 1986 Celtics @ Denver Nuggets L 100 - 102 lost 1 42 - 11
54 Feb 23, 1986 Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers W 113 - 98 won 1 43 - 11
55 Feb 25, 1986 Celtics @ New York Knicks W 91 - 74 won 2 44 - 11
56 Feb 26, 1986 Celtics vs. San Antonio Spurs W 120 - 100 won 3 45 - 11
57 Feb 28, 1986 Celtics vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 124 - 108 won 4 46 - 11
58 Mar 2, 1986 Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons W 129 - 109 won 5 47 - 11
59 Mar 4, 1986 Celtics @ Chicago Bulls W 106 - 94 won 6 48 - 11
60 Mar 5, 1986 Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls W 108 - 97 won 7 49 - 11
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Mar 7, 1986 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 115 - 108 won 8 50 - 11
62 Mar 8, 1986 Celtics @ Washington Bullets L 108 - 110 OT lost 1 50 - 12
63 Mar 10, 1986 Celtics @ Dallas Mavericks L 115 - 116 lost 2 50 - 13
64 Mar 11, 1986 Celtics @ Houston Rockets W 116 - 104 won 1 51 - 13
65 Mar 13, 1986 Celtics @ San Antonio Spurs W 135 - 119 won 2 52 - 13
66 Mar 14, 1986 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks W 121 - 114 won 3 53 - 13
67 Mar 16, 1986 Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 118 - 101 won 4 54 - 13
68 Mar 18, 1986 Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 126 - 96 won 5 55 - 13
69 Mar 19, 1986 Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers W 127 - 108 won 6 56 - 13
70 Mar 21, 1986 Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls W 126 - 105 won 7 57 - 13
71 Mar 24, 1986 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 114 - 107 won 8 58 - 13
72 Mar 26, 1986 Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 121 - 115 won 9 59 - 13
73 Mar 28, 1986 Celtics vs. Washington Bullets W 116 - 97 won 10 60 - 13
74 Mar 30, 1986 Celtics vs. New Jersey Nets W 122 - 117 won 11 61 - 13
75 Apr 1, 1986 Celtics @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 123 - 105 won 12 62 - 13
76 Apr 2, 1986 Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons W 122 - 106 won 13 63 - 13
77 Apr 4, 1986 Celtics vs. New York Knicks W 119 - 98 won 14 64 - 13
78 Apr 6, 1986 Celtics @ Philadelphia 76ers L 94 - 95 lost 1 64 - 14
79 Apr 8, 1986 Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks W 126 - 114 won 1 65 - 14
80 Apr 9, 1986 Celtics @ New Jersey Nets L 98 - 108 lost 1 65 - 15
81 Apr 11, 1986 Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 117 - 104 won 1 66 - 15
82 Apr 13, 1986 Celtics vs. New Jersey Nets W 135 - 107 won 2 67 - 15

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 17, 1986 Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls W 123 - 104 Celtics lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 20, 1986 Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls W 135 - 131 2OT Celtics lead
2-0
won 2
3 Apr 22, 1986 Celtics @ Chicago Bulls W 122 - 104 Celtics win
3-0
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 27, 1986 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 103 - 91 Celtics lead
1-0
won 4
2 Apr 29, 1986 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 119 - 108 Celtics lead
2-0
won 5
3 May 2, 1986 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks W 111 - 107 Celtics lead
3-0
won 6
4 May 4, 1986 Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks L 94 - 106 Celtics lead
3-1
lost 1
5 May 6, 1986 Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks W 132 - 99 Celtics win
4-1
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 13, 1986 Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 128 - 96 Celtics lead
1-0
won 2
2 May 15, 1986 Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 122 - 111 Celtics lead
2-0
won 3
3 May 17, 1986 Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks W 111 - 107 Celtics lead
3-0
won 4
4 May 18, 1986 Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks W 111 - 98 Celtics win
4-0
won 5

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 26, 1986 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 112 - 100 Celtics lead
1-0
won 6
2 May 29, 1986 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 117 - 95 Celtics lead
2-0
won 7
3 Jun 1, 1986 Celtics @ Houston Rockets L 104 - 106 Celtics lead
2-1
lost 1
4 Jun 3, 1986 Celtics @ Houston Rockets W 106 - 103 Celtics lead
3-1
won 1
5 Jun 5, 1986 Celtics @ Houston Rockets L 96 - 111 Celtics lead
3-2
lost 1
6 Jun 8, 1986 Celtics vs. Houston Rockets W 114 - 97 Celtics win
4-2
won 1