Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

1985-1986 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 27 Brigham Young 4 1981 Rnd 2, Pick 8, Boston Celtics
Larry Bird PF 6-9 220 Dec 7, 1956 29 Indiana State 6 1978 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Boston Celtics
Rick Carlisle SG 6-5 210 Oct 27, 1959 26 Virginia 1 1984 Rnd 3, Pick 23, Boston Celtics
Dennis Johnson SG 6-4 185 Sep 18, 1954 31 Pepperdine 9 1976 Rnd 2, Pick 12, Seattle SuperSonics
Greg Kite C 6-11 250 Aug 5, 1961 24 Brigham Young 2 1983 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Boston Celtics
Kevin McHale PF 6-10 210 Dec 19, 1957 28 Minnesota 5 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Boston Celtics
Robert Parish C 7-0 230 Aug 30, 1953 32 Centenary 8 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 8, Golden State Warriors
Jerry Sichting PG 6-1 168 Nov 29, 1956 29 Purdue 6 1979 Rnd 4, Pick 16, Golden State Warriors
David Thirdkill GF 6-7 195 Apr 12, 1960 26 Bradley 3 1982 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Phoenix Suns
Sam Vincent PG 6-2 185 May 18, 1963 22 Michigan State 0 1985 Rnd 1, Pick 20, Boston Celtics
Bill Walton C 6-11 235 Nov 5, 1952 33 UCLA 11 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Portland Trail Blazers
Scott Wedman GF 6-7 215 Jul 29, 1952 33 Colorado 11 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Kansas City Kings

1985-1986 Playoff Matchups

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

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

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 Houston Rockets BOS in 6

1985-1986 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Larry Bird 18 42.8 25.9 9.3 8.2 2.1 0.6 2.6
Kevin McHale 18 39.7 24.9 8.6 2.7 0.4 2.4 2.7
Dennis Johnson 18 39.7 16.2 4.2 5.9 2.2 0.3 2.8
Danny Ainge 18 36.2 15.6 4.2 5.2 2.3 0.1 1.7
Robert Parish 18 32.8 15.0 8.8 1.4 0.5 1.7 2.4
Bill Walton 16 18.2 7.9 6.3 1.7 0.4 0.8 1.4
Jerry Sichting 18 15.2 3.2 0.9 2.2 0.3 0.0 0.4
Scott Wedman 12 11.8 3.8 1.8 0.7 0.8 0.2 0.5
Sam Vincent 9 4.6 2.4 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.4
Rick Carlisle 10 5.4 1.9 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.3
Greg Kite 13 6.0 1.4 1.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2
David Thirdkill 13 3.6 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2

1985-1986 Boston Celtics Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Chicago Leaders
Apr 17, 1986
v.
Chicago
W, 123-104 Boston Garden
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 30. Larry Bird
REB: 10. Kevin McHale
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 49. M. Jordan
REB: 10. C. Oakley
AST: 4. Kyle Macy
Apr 20, 1986
v.
Chicago
W, 135-131 Boston Garden
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 36. Larry Bird
REB: 15. Kevin McHale
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 63. M. Jordan
REB: 14. C. Oakley
AST: 6. M. Jordan
Apr 22, 1986
@
Chicago
W, 104-122 Chicago Stadium
Opening Round
3-0 PTS: 31. Kevin McHale
REB: 9. Bill Walton
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 23. John Paxson
REB: 15. Dave Corzine
AST: 9. M. Jordan

1985-1986 Boston Celtics Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Atlanta Leaders
Apr 27, 1986
v.
Atlanta
W, 103-91 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 24. Kevin McHale
REB: 12. Larry Bird
AST: 14. D. Johnson
PTS: 18. Kevin Willis
REB: 8. Kevin Willis
AST: 5. Spud Webb
Apr 29, 1986
v.
Atlanta
W, 119-108 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
2-0 PTS: 36. Larry Bird
REB: 9. Kevin McHale
AST: 9. D. Johnson
PTS: 23. Kevin Willis
REB: 10. Kevin Willis
AST: 7. Doc Rivers
May 2, 1986
@
Atlanta
W, 107-111 Omni Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
3-0 PTS: 28. Larry Bird
REB: 14. R. Parish
AST: 12. Larry Bird
PTS: 38. D. Wilkins
REB: 12. Kevin Willis
AST: 14. Doc Rivers
May 4, 1986
@
Atlanta
L, 106-94 Omni Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 26. Kevin McHale
REB: 12. Kevin McHale
AST: 5. Larry Bird
PTS: 37. D. Wilkins
REB: 16. Tree Rollins
AST: 12. Spud Webb
May 6, 1986
v.
Atlanta
W, 132-99 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
4-1 PTS: 36. Larry Bird
REB: 13. R. Parish
AST: 8. D. Johnson
PTS: 15. Spud Webb
REB: 8. Tree Rollins
AST: 8. Spud Webb

1985-1986 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Milwaukee Leaders
May 13, 1986
v.
Milwaukee
W, 128-96 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 26. Larry Bird
REB: 10. Danny Ainge
AST: 8. J. Sichting
PTS: 18. Kenny Fields
REB: 11. T. Cummings
AST: 3. Kenny Fields
May 15, 1986
v.
Milwaukee
W, 122-111 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-0 PTS: 26. Larry Bird
REB: 9. R. Parish
AST: 9. Larry Bird
PTS: 23. T. Cummings
REB: 7. Alton Lister
AST: 9. Paul Pressey
May 17, 1986
@
Milwaukee
W, 107-111 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Conference Finals
3-0 PTS: 29. Kevin McHale
REB: 16. Larry Bird
AST: 13. Larry Bird
PTS: 27. T. Cummings
REB: 18. T. Cummings
AST: 9. Paul Pressey
May 18, 1986
@
Milwaukee
W, 98-111 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Conference Finals
4-0 PTS: 30. Larry Bird
REB: 11. Kevin McHale
AST: 5. Danny Ainge
PTS: 27. S. Moncrief
REB: 12. Alton Lister
AST: 8. S. Moncrief

1985-1986 Boston Celtics NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Houston Leaders
May 26, 1986
v.
Houston
W, 112-100 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 23. R. Parish
REB: 11. D. Johnson
AST: 13. Larry Bird
PTS: 33. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. Robert Reid
May 29, 1986
v.
Houston
W, 117-95 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
2-0 PTS: 31. Larry Bird
REB: 8. Larry Bird
AST: 7. Larry Bird
PTS: 21. H. Olajuwon
REB: 10. H. Olajuwon
AST: 5. R. McCray
Jun 1, 1986
@
Houston
L, 106-104 Compaq Center
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 28. Kevin McHale
REB: 15. Larry Bird
AST: 11. Larry Bird
PTS: 24. R. Sampson
REB: 22. R. Sampson
AST: 9. Robert Reid
Jun 3, 1986
@
Houston
W, 103-106 Compaq Center
NBA Finals
3-1 PTS: 22. R. Parish
REB: 10. R. Parish
AST: 10. Larry Bird
PTS: 25. R. Sampson
REB: 14. H. Olajuwon
AST: 9. R. Sampson
Jun 5, 1986
@
Houston
L, 111-96 Compaq Center
NBA Finals
3-2 PTS: 33. Kevin McHale
REB: 8. Kevin McHale
AST: 5. Danny Ainge
PTS: 32. H. Olajuwon
REB: 14. H. Olajuwon
AST: 17. Robert Reid
Jun 8, 1986
v.
Houston
W, 114-97 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
4-2 PTS: 29. Larry Bird
REB: 11. Larry Bird
AST: 12. Larry Bird
PTS: 19. H. Olajuwon
REB: 13. H. Olajuwon
AST: 6. Robert Reid