1981 Boston Celtics: Season and Playoffs

NBA Teams: 1980-81 Celtics regular season and Playoffs performances with records, stats, awards, players and more.

1981 Boston Celtics Summary

NBA Playoffs

Playoff Performance
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record: 12-5 (.706)
Playoffs Series
Celtics 4-0 Bulls
Celtics 4-3 76ers
Celtics 4-2 Rockets
Players Used
11 players
(at least 1 game)

NBA Regular Season

Season Record
62-20 (.756)
Standings
1º in Eastern Conference
1º in Atlantic Division
Players Used
12 players
(at least 1 game)
Longest Streaks
Winning Streak: 13 games
Losing Streak: 3 games
Win / Loss Progression
W :  / L :

1
82

Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points:
21.2 ppg
Rebounds:
10.9 rpg
Assists:
Steals:
2.0 spg
Blocks:
2.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points:
21.9 ppg
Rebounds:
14.0 rpg
Assists:
Steals:
2.3 spg
Blocks:
2.3 bpg

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
4 -
Finals MVP: Cedric Maxwell
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tiny Archibald
All-Rookie 1st Team: Kevin McHale
NBA Leaders
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats G ORb DRb Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 82 14.1 29.6 43.6 26.9 8.3 7.2 19.2 24.3 109.9 104.0
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 43.7 86.6 .504 0.8 2.9 .270 21.7 28.9 .752

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NBA Playoffs

Stats G ORb DRb Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 17 14.5 29.9 44.4 22.8 7.5 6.6 16.3 24.7 103.4 97.3
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 41.2 85.7 .480 0.6 2.6 .222 20.4 27.1 .754

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