Most Points Allowed by the Boston Celtics in an NBA Game

This list shows the NBA games in which the Celtics allowed the most points in franchise history, including regular season and Playoffs.

RS = Season / PL = Playoffs

Most Points Ever Allowed by the Celtics - Top 50
Regular Season and Playoffs

Points
Allowed
Game
Details
160
L
160
-
117  
1978-79 (RS) / Mar 9, 1979 / at Detroit
150
L
150
-
134  
1969-70 (RS) / Mar 6, 1970 / at Philadelphia
149
L
149
-
119  
1978-79 (RS) / Feb 14, 1979 / at San Antonio
L
149
-
148   OT
1962-63 (RS) / Jan 19, 1963 / at Syracuse
L
149
-
108  
1959-60 (RS) / Mar 3, 1960 / at Syracuse
148
W
152
-
148   2 OT
1991-92 (RS) / Mar 15, 1992 / at Boston
147
L
147
-
139  
1967-68 (RS) / Mar 17, 1968 / at Boston
146
L
146
-
125  
1969-70 (RS) / Feb 15, 1970 / at Atlanta
145
L
145
-
119  
1986-87 (PL) / May 24, 1987 / at Detroit
Eastern Conference Finals
L
145
-
119  
1978-79 (RS) / Apr 4, 1979 / at Washington
L
145
-
143   OT
1959-60 (RS) / Jan 5, 1960 / neutral at Providence, RI
144
W
145
-
144  
1981-82 (RS) / Feb 5, 1982 / at Boston
L
144
-
106  
1970-71 (RS) / Dec 31, 1970 / at Boston
L
144
-
119  
1963-64 (RS) / Feb 21, 1964 / at Philadelphia
143
L
143
-
130  
1959-60 (RS) / Nov 26, 1959 / at Philadelphia
142
L
142
-
100  
1993-94 (RS) / Apr 17, 1994 / at Washington
L
142
-
130  
1969-70 (RS) / Jan 9, 1970 / at Boston
L
142
-
134  
1960-61 (RS) / Dec 7, 1960 / at Boston
L
142
-
135  
1959-60 (RS) / Feb 7, 1960 / at Boston
L
142
-
118  
1958-59 (RS) / Mar 5, 1959 / at Syracuse
L
142
-
120  
1955-56 (RS) / Mar 8, 1956 / at Philadelphia
141
L
141
-
126  
2020-21 (PL) / May 30, 2021 / at Boston
Eastern Conference First Round
L
141
-
122  
1986-87 (PL) / Jun 4, 1987 / at Los Angeles
Finals
L
141
-
125  
1978-79 (RS) / Apr 3, 1979 / at New Orleans
L
141
-
104  
1967-68 (RS) / Feb 11, 1968 / at Boston
140
W
143
-
140   OT
2020-21 (RS) / Apr 30, 2021 / at Boston
L
140
-
115  
2018-19 (RS) / Mar 11, 2019 / at Los Angeles
W
148
-
140  
1990-91 (RS) / Dec 5, 1990 / at Boston
L
140
-
116  
1966-67 (PL) / Apr 11, 1967 / at Philadelphia
Eastern Division Finals
W
143
-
140  
1963-64 (RS) / Dec 19, 1963 / neutral at Providence, RI
139
W
140
-
139   2 OT
1987-88 (RS) / Nov 7, 1987 / at Washington
W
173
-
139  
1958-59 (RS) / Feb 27, 1959 / at Boston
138
L
138
-
134   2 OT
2021-22 (RS) / Oct 20, 2021 / at New York
L
138
-
125  
1987-88 (RS) / Feb 17, 1988 / at Denver
L
138
-
134  
1969-70 (RS) / Mar 8, 1970 / at Boston
L
138
-
96  
1966-67 (RS) / Oct 29, 1966 / at Philadelphia
L
138
-
133  
1962-63 (RS) / Jan 23, 1963 / at Cincinnati
L
138
-
120  
1961-62 (RS) / Mar 2, 1962 / at St. Louis
L
138
-
103  
1959-60 (RS) / Nov 18, 1959 / at Syracuse
L
138
-
116  
1958-59 (RS) / Mar 10, 1959 / at Boston
137
L
137
-
117  
1988-89 (RS) / Apr 20, 1989 / at New York
L
137
-
123  
1988-89 (RS) / Feb 14, 1989 / at Houston
W
138
-
137   2 OT
1986-87 (PL) / May 10, 1987 / at Milwaukee
Eastern Conference Semifinals
L
137
-
104  
1983-84 (PL) / Jun 3, 1984 / at Los Angeles
Finals
L
137
-
113  
1978-79 (RS) / Mar 23, 1979 / at Denver
L
137
-
111  
1967-68 (RS) / Mar 10, 1968 / at Boston
W
141
-
137  
1967-68 (RS) / Feb 24, 1968 / neutral at Vancouver, Canada
L
137
-
134  
1960-61 (RS) / Feb 10, 1961 / at Detroit
W
139
-
137   OT
1958-59 (RS) / Feb 1, 1959 / at Boston
136
W
145
-
136   OT
2020-21 (RS) / Apr 9, 2021 / at Boston
L
136
-
111  
1996-97 (RS) / Apr 9, 1997 / at Charlotte
L
136
-
111  
1984-85 (PL) / Jun 2, 1985 / at Los Angeles
Finals
L
136
-
117  
1970-71 (RS) / Jan 22, 1971 / at Boston
W
137
-
136   2 OT
1966-67 (RS) / Feb 10, 1967 / at Boston
L
136
-
123  
1965-66 (RS) / Feb 15, 1966 / at Cincinnati
W
145
-
136  
1961-62 (RS) / Jan 14, 1962 / at Boston
L
136
-
115  
1959-60 (RS) / Nov 8, 1959 / at Minneapolis
L
136
-
133  
1958-59 (RS) / Nov 9, 1958 / at Detroit
L
136
-
123  
1957-58 (RS) / Jan 9, 1958 / neutral at Syracuse, NY