Denver 124, Boston 119

December 9, 1987

Regular Season

Boston Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)

Attendance: 14,890

Officials: N/A

Team Rebounds: Denver (0) Boston (0)

Technicals: Denver (0) Boston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
DEN (11-6) 29 25 36 34 124
BOS (11-7) 39 14 25 41 119

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
DEN 109 114.1 109.5
BOS 109 109.5 114.1

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
DEN .472 0.110 0.438 0.204
BOS .541 0.175 0.170 0.318

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
14 Michael Adams Starter PG 39:00 12-18 2-4 5-7 28.6 1.0 1 2 8 2 5 0 0 31
42 Wayne Cooper Starter PF 18:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 2.5 1.0 3 4 1 6 0 1 0 4
2 Alex English Starter SF 35:00 12-26 0-0 3-6 10.2 2.0 4 6 4 4 1 1 4 27
12 Fat Lever Starter SG 42:00 7-15 0-0 4-5 25.1 6.0 5 11 13 3 2 0 3 18
34 Danny Schayes Starter C 33:00 5-11 0-0 1-1 4.6 4.0 3 7 1 6 0 0 2 11
23 T.R. Dunn Bench SG 15:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2.5 1.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
5 Mike Evans Bench PG 03:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
33 Calvin Natt Bench SF 13:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 3.5 2.0 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 2
41 Blair Rasmussen Bench C 18:00 4-9 0-0 2-2 6.5 2.0 4 6 1 2 0 1 2 10
30 Jay Vincent Bench SF 24:00 5-16 0-0 7-8 12.2 2.0 7 9 2 0 1 0 0 17
  Team                                
        240 50-108 2-4 22-29 113.9 21 27 48 33 25 11 3 12 124
          46.3% 50.0% 75.9%                    

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
44 Danny Ainge Starter SG 43:00 7-12 1-4 2-2 12.8 1.0 4 5 5 5 2 0 3 17
33 Larry Bird Starter SF 40:00 16-25 0-5 8-8 28.2 1.0 12 13 1 2 2 1 3 40
3 Dennis Johnson Starter PG 29:00 3-9 0-0 6-6 17.8 0.0 5 5 15 4 2 0 4 12
32 Kevin McHale Starter PF 41:00 7-15 0-0 9-12 13.2 4.0 4 8 1 4 1 2 3 23
00 Robert Parish Starter C 42:00 6-10 0-0 2-3 14.9 2.0 12 14 1 3 1 3 5 14
42 Mark Acres Bench C 03:00 0-1 0-0 0-2 -0.8 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Darren Daye Bench PF 12:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 2.2 0.0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 6
54 Brad Lohaus Bench C 03:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.8 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
31 Fred Roberts Bench PF 03:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Jerry Sichting Bench PG 24:00 3-7 1-1 0-0 2.2 0.0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 7
  Team                                
        240 45-85 2-10 27-33 115.6 8 39 47 26 25 9 6 19 119
          52.9% 20.0% 81.8%                    

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Michael Adams
9.8p, 2.2r, 5.6a
Fat Lever
17.8p, 7.9r, 8.9a
Alex English
23.3p, 4.2r, 4a
Wayne Cooper
9.8p, 7.1r, 1.1a
Danny Schayes
12.9p, 8.2r, 1.3a
Rotation  
 
T.R. Dunn
3.2p, 2.8r, 1.6a
Jay Vincent
12.4p, 3.3r, 0.9a
 
 
Blair Rasmussen
11.7p, 6.8r, 1.5a
Rotation  
 
 
 
Calvin Natt
12.2p, 3.4r, 2.5a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT Mike Evans
5p, 1.2r, 2.5a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Dennis Johnson
13.8p, 3.4r, 8a
Danny Ainge
18.1p, 3.3r, 5a
Larry Bird
26.9p, 9.6r, 5.7a
Kevin McHale
22p, 7.5r, 2.2a
Robert Parish
15.3p, 10.6r, 1.8a
Rotation Jerry Sichting
3.7p, 1r, 2.4a
 
 
 
 
Darren Daye
11.8p, 2.7r, 2.4a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Fred Roberts
9.9p, 3.2r, 1.6a
Mark Acres
3.7p, 3.9r, 0.8a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brad Lohaus
4.3p, 2.8r, 0.9a

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Fat Lever 35.8
FG% Blair Rasmussen .538
3P% Mike Evans .667
FT% Mike Evans 1.000
ORPG Wayne Cooper 2.8
DRPG Danny Schayes 6.0
RPG Danny Schayes 8.2
SPG Fat Lever 2.8
APG Fat Lever 8.9
BPG Wayne Cooper 2.8
PPG Alex English 23.3

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Danny Ainge 37.8
FG% Kevin McHale .608
3P% Larry Bird .414
FT% Larry Bird .963
ORPG Robert Parish 2.8
DRPG Larry Bird 8.1
RPG Robert Parish 10.6
SPG Larry Bird 1.5
APG Dennis Johnson 8.0
BPG Kevin McHale 2.0
PPG Larry Bird 26.9

Today's Games

Boston Celtics 119
Denver Nuggets 124

Dallas Mavericks 125
Sacramento Kings 98

Golden State Warriors 113
Cleveland Cavaliers 112

Philadelphia Sixers 94
Portland Trail Blazers 86

Phoenix Suns 117
Atlanta Hawks 105

Washington Wizards 120
Los Angeles Lakers 112