1987 Boston Celtics: Season and Playoffs

NBA Teams: 1986-87 Celtics regular season and Playoffs performances with records, stats, awards, players and more.

1987 Boston Celtics Summary

NBA Playoffs

Playoff Performance
Lost NBA Finals
Playoff Record: 13-10 (.565)
Playoffs Series
Celtics 3-0 Bulls
Celtics 4-3 Bucks
Celtics 4-3 Pistons
Celtics 2-4 Lakers
Players Used
12 players
(at least 1 game)

NBA Regular Season

Season Record
59-23 (.720)
Standings
1º in Eastern Conference
1º in Atlantic Division
Players Used
16 players
(at least 1 game)
Longest Streaks
Winning Streak: 7 games
Losing Streak: 3 games
Win / Loss Progression
W :  / L :

1
82

Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points:
28.1 ppg
Rebounds:
10.6 rpg
Assists:
7.6 apg
Steals:
1.8 spg
Blocks:
2.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points:
27.0 ppg
Rebounds:
10.0 rpg
Assists:
Steals:
1.2 spg
Blocks:
1.7 bpg

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
4 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird, Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson, 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 11.4 31.5 42.9 29.5 6.8 6.4 15.9 20.9 112.6 106.0
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 44.5 86.0 .517 2.5 6.9 .366 21.2 26.3 .808

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NBA Playoffs

Stats G ORb DRb Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Team
Pts
Opp
Per Game 23 11.5 29.7 41.1 27.1 5.4 5.0 14.2 23.3 113.1 114.2
Shooting
Details
FGM FGA  % 3PM 3PA  % FTM FT  %
Per Game 42.6 84.5 .504 2.3 6.7 .338 25.6 31.7 .809

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