Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

1984-1985 Boston Celtics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Danny Ainge SG 6-4 175 Mar 17, 1959 26 Brigham Young 3 1981 Rnd 2, Pick 8, Boston Celtics
Larry Bird PF 6-9 220 Dec 7, 1956 28 Indiana State 5 1978 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Boston Celtics
Quinn Buckner PG 6-3 190 Aug 20, 1954 30 Indiana 8 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Milwaukee Bucks
Rick Carlisle SG 6-5 210 Oct 27, 1959 25 Virginia 0 1984 Rnd 3, Pick 23, Boston Celtics
M.L. Carr GF 6-6 205 Jan 9, 1951 34 Guilford 10 1973 Rnd 5, Pick 7, Kansas City Kings
Carlos Clark SG 6-4 210 Aug 20, 1960 24 Ole Miss 1 1983 Rnd 4, Pick 21, Boston Celtics
Dennis Johnson SG 6-4 185 Sep 18, 1954 30 Pepperdine 8 1976 Rnd 2, Pick 12, Seattle SuperSonics
Greg Kite C 6-11 250 Aug 5, 1961 23 Brigham Young 1 1983 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Boston Celtics
Cedric Maxwell PF 6-8 205 Nov 21, 1955 29 Charlotte 7 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Boston Celtics
Kevin McHale PF 6-10 210 Dec 19, 1957 27 Minnesota 4 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Boston Celtics
Robert Parish C 7-0 230 Aug 30, 1953 31 Centenary 7 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Golden State Warriors
Scott Wedman GF 6-7 215 Jul 29, 1952 32 Colorado 10 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Kansas City Kings
Ray Williams PG 6-3 188 Oct 14, 1954 30 Minnesota 7 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 10, New York Knicks

1984-1985 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Boston Celtics #8 Cleveland Cavaliers BOS in 4
First Round #2 Milwaukee Bucks #7 Chicago Bulls MIL in 4
First Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #6 Washington Bullets PHI in 4
First Round #4 Detroit Pistons #5 New Jersey Nets DET in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Detroit Pistons BOS in 6
Second Round #2 Milwaukee Bucks #3 Philadelphia Sixers PHI in 4
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Philadelphia Sixers BOS in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #8 Phoenix Suns LAL in 3
First Round #2 Denver Nuggets #7 San Antonio Spurs DEN in 5
First Round #3 Houston Rockets #6 Utah Jazz UTA in 5
First Round #4 Dallas Mavericks #5 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 4
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 5
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #6 Utah Jazz DEN in 5
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #2 Denver Nuggets LAL in 5

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #1 Los Angeles Lakers LAL in 6

1984-1985 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Larry Bird 20 40.8 26.0 9.1 5.8 1.7 0.9 2.9
Kevin McHale 21 39.9 22.1 9.9 1.5 0.6 2.2 2.9
Dennis Johnson 21 40.4 17.3 4.0 7.3 1.5 0.4 3.4
Robert Parish 21 38.2 17.1 10.4 1.5 1.0 1.6 2.4
Danny Ainge 21 32.7 11.0 2.8 5.8 1.5 0.0 1.5
Scott Wedman 21 16.7 8.7 2.8 1.6 0.6 0.0 0.6
Ray Williams 19 14.6 6.3 1.9 3.2 0.6 0.1 1.7
Cedric Maxwell 20 11.9 3.8 2.4 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.5
Quinn Buckner 15 5.7 2.1 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.4
Greg Kite 9 7.0 1.2 1.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2
M.L. Carr 7 3.4 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Carlos Clark 3 3.7 2.7 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0

1984-1985 Boston Celtics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Cleveland Leaders
Apr 18, 1985
v.
Cleveland
W, 126-123 Boston Garden
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 40. Larry Bird
REB: 12. Kevin McHale
AST: 11. D. Johnson
PTS: 24. Roy Hinson
REB: 11. Roy Hinson
AST: 11. John Bagley
Apr 20, 1985
v.
Cleveland
W, 108-106 Boston Garden
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 30. Larry Bird
REB: 11. Larry Bird
AST: 7. Larry Bird
PTS: 25. W. Free
REB: 6. Roy Hinson
AST: 7. W. Free
Apr 23, 1985
@
Cleveland
L, 105-98 Richfield Coliseum
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 30. Scott Wedman
REB: 11. Kevin McHale
AST: 10. D. Johnson
PTS: 32. W. Free
REB: 9. Roy Hinson
AST: 15. John Bagley
Apr 25, 1985
@
Cleveland
W, 115-117 Richfield Coliseum
Opening Round
3-1 PTS: 34. Larry Bird
REB: 14. Larry Bird
AST: 7. Larry Bird
PTS: 30. W. Free
REB: 8. L. Shelton
AST: 10. John Bagley

1984-1985 Boston Celtics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Detroit Leaders
Apr 28, 1985
v.
Detroit
W, 133-99 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 27. R. Parish
REB: 16. R. Parish
AST: 7. Danny Ainge
PTS: 23. Isiah Thomas
REB: 5. Kent Benson
AST: 8. Isiah Thomas
Apr 30, 1985
v.
Detroit
W, 121-114 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 42. Larry Bird
REB: 10. Larry Bird
AST: 7. D. Johnson
PTS: 28. Isiah Thomas
REB: 9. Isiah Thomas
AST: 15. Isiah Thomas
May 2, 1985
@
Detroit
L, 125-117 Joe Louis Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 27. D. Johnson
REB: 13. Larry Bird
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 27. B. Laimbeer
REB: 13. B. Laimbeer
AST: 16. Isiah Thomas
May 5, 1985
@
Detroit
L, 102-99 Joe Louis Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 24. Kevin McHale
REB: 10. Kevin McHale
AST: 7. Larry Bird
PTS: 34. V. Johnson
REB: 12. B. Laimbeer
AST: 10. Isiah Thomas
May 8, 1985
v.
Detroit
W, 130-123 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 43. Larry Bird
REB: 13. Larry Bird
AST: 6. D. Johnson
PTS: 30. V. Johnson
REB: 13. B. Laimbeer
AST: 7. Isiah Thomas
May 10, 1985
@
Detroit
W, 113-123 Joe Louis Arena
Conference Semi Finals
4-2 PTS: 24. R. Parish
REB: 13. R. Parish
AST: 9. Danny Ainge
PTS: 37. Isiah Thomas
REB: 13. B. Laimbeer
AST: 9. Isiah Thomas

1984-1985 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Philadelphia Leaders
May 12, 1985
v.
Philadelphia
W, 108-93 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 28. Kevin McHale
REB: 13. R. Parish
AST: 8. D. Johnson
PTS: 27. Mo Cheeks
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 7. Mo Cheeks
May 14, 1985
v.
Philadelphia
W, 106-98 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 24. Larry Bird
REB: 16. R. Parish
AST: 7. Larry Bird
PTS: 22. J. Erving
REB: 13. Moses Malone
AST: 7. J. Erving
May 18, 1985
@
Philadelphia
W, 94-105 Spectrum
Conference Finals
3-0 PTS: 26. Larry Bird
REB: 14. R. Parish
AST: 7. Danny Ainge
PTS: 26. Andrew Toney
REB: 16. Moses Malone
AST: 5. Andrew Toney
May 19, 1985
@
Philadelphia
L, 115-104 Spectrum
Conference Finals
3-1 PTS: 25. Kevin McHale
REB: 17. Kevin McHale
AST: 8. Danny Ainge
PTS: 26. Andrew Toney
REB: 20. C. Barkley
AST: 6. J. Erving
May 22, 1985
v.
Philadelphia
W, 102-100 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
4-1 PTS: 23. D. Johnson
REB: 14. Kevin McHale
AST: 8. D. Johnson
PTS: 26. Mo Cheeks
REB: 15. Moses Malone
AST: 6. Mo Cheeks

1984-1985 Boston Celtics NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders L.A. Lakers Leaders
May 27, 1985
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 148-114 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 26. Scott Wedman
REB: 9. Kevin McHale
AST: 10. D. Johnson
PTS: 20. James Worthy
REB: 9. Kurt Rambis
AST: 12. M. Johnson
May 30, 1985
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 102-109 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 30. Larry Bird
REB: 12. Larry Bird
AST: 8. D. Johnson
PTS: 30. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 17. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 13. M. Johnson
Jun 2, 1985
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 136-111 The Forum
NBA Finals
1-2 PTS: 31. Kevin McHale
REB: 10. Kevin McHale
AST: 10. Danny Ainge
PTS: 29. James Worthy
REB: 14. K. Abdul-Jabbar
AST: 16. M. Johnson
Jun 5, 1985
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 105-107 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 28. Kevin McHale
REB: 12. Kevin McHale
AST: 12. D. Johnson
PTS: 21. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 11. M. Johnson
AST: 12. M. Johnson
Jun 7, 1985
@
L.A. Lakers
L, 120-111 The Forum
NBA Finals
2-3 PTS: 26. R. Parish
REB: 10. Kevin McHale
AST: 17. D. Johnson
PTS: 36. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 9. Kurt Rambis
AST: 17. M. Johnson
Jun 9, 1985
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 100-111 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-4 PTS: 32. Kevin McHale
REB: 16. Kevin McHale
AST: 11. Danny Ainge
PTS: 29. K. Abdul-Jabbar
REB: 10. M. Johnson
AST: 14. M. Johnson