1981-1982 Boston Celtics Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Washington Leaders PPP
Apr 25, 1982
v.
Washington
W, 109 - 91 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 21. M.L. Carr
REB: 12. Larry Bird
AST: 7. T. Archibald
PTS: 17. S. Haywood
REB: 9. Greg Ballard
AST: 6. F. Johnson
111.5 - 93.1
Apr 28, 1982
v.
Washington
L, 102 - 103 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 26. Larry Bird
REB: 10. Larry Bird
AST: 6. T. Archibald
PTS: 26. F. Johnson
REB: 10. Jeff Ruland
AST: 8. F. Johnson
104.0 - 105.0
May 1, 1982
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Washington
W, 83 - 92 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 25. R. Parish
PTS: 19. S. Haywood
285.0 - 315.9
May 2, 1982
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Washington
W, 99 - 103 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 28. R. Parish
REB: 15. R. Parish
AST: 4. T. Archibald
PTS: 28. S. Haywood
REB: 10. Rick Mahorn
AST: 7. F. Johnson
95.0 - 98.9
May 5, 1982
v.
Washington
W, 131 - 126 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
4-1 PTS: 33. R. Parish
PTS: 33. Jeff Ruland
315.2 - 303.2

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Philadelphia Leaders PPP
May 9, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 121 - 81 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 24. R. Parish
REB: 15. Larry Bird
AST: 10. Larry Bird
PTS: 15. Andrew Toney
REB: 7. Bobby Jones
AST: 4. Mo Cheeks
107.0 - 71.6
May 12, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
L, 113 - 121 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 24. T. Archibald
REB: 14. Larry Bird
AST: 13. T. Archibald
PTS: 30. Andrew Toney
REB: 11. C. Jones
AST: 14. Mo Cheeks
109.3 - 117.0
May 15, 1982
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Philadelphia
L, 99 - 97 Spectrum
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 18. C. Maxwell
REB: 13. Larry Bird
AST: 11. Larry Bird
PTS: 19. J. Erving
REB: 12. C. Jones
AST: 10. Mo Cheeks
107.1 - 105.0
May 16, 1982
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Philadelphia
L, 119 - 94 Spectrum
Conference Finals
1-3 PTS: 18. R. Parish
REB: 9. Larry Bird
AST: 7. G. Henderson
PTS: 39. Andrew Toney
REB: 11. C. Jones
AST: 11. Mo Cheeks
129.8 - 102.5
May 19, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 114 - 85 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 26. R. Parish
REB: 20. Larry Bird
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 18. Andrew Toney
REB: 10. D. Dawkins
AST: 7. L. Hollins
106.0 - 79.0
May 21, 1982
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Philadelphia
W, 75 - 88 Spectrum
Conference Finals
3-3 PTS: 17. Kevin McHale
REB: 17. Larry Bird
AST: 7. Danny Ainge
PTS: 24. J. Erving
REB: 17. C. Jones
AST: 7. Mo Cheeks
82.7 - 97.1
May 23, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
L, 106 - 120 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
3-4 PTS: 23. R. Parish
REB: 14. R. Parish
AST: 9. Larry Bird
PTS: 34. Andrew Toney
REB: 10. C. Jones
AST: 11. Mo Cheeks
103.0 - 116.6

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 30, 1981
v.
Washington
W, 124 - 100 Boston Garden
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 22. R. Parish
PTS: 21. Greg Ballard
317.8 - 256.3
Oct 31, 1981
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Milwaukee
L, 119 - 103 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
1-1 PTS: 23. R. Parish
PTS: 29. S. Moncrief
319.2 - 276.3
Nov 4, 1981
v.
Chicago
W, 115 - 93 Boston Garden
Regular Season
2-1 PTS: 26. Larry Bird
PTS: 26. Reggie Theus
305.2 - 246.8
Nov 6, 1981
v.
Indiana
W, 111 - 94 Boston Garden
Regular Season
3-1 PTS: 28. Larry Bird
PTS: 16. Tom Owens
312.9 - 265.0
Nov 7, 1981
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Detroit
W, 88 - 129 Silverdome
Regular Season
4-1 PTS: 24. T. Archibald
PTS: 21. Isiah Thomas
280.3 - 411.0
Nov 10, 1981
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Washington
W, 84 - 90 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
5-1 PTS: 21. Larry Bird
PTS: 27. Greg Ballard
285.8 - 306.2
Nov 11, 1981
v.
Kansas City
W, 115 - 100 Boston Garden
Regular Season
6-1 PTS: 30. Larry Bird
PTS: 26. C. Robinson
338.2 - 294.1
Nov 13, 1981
v.
New Jersey
W, 111 - 97 XL Center
Regular Season
7-1 PTS: 22. Larry Bird
PTS: 22. B. Williams
321.5 - 280.9
Nov 14, 1981
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Cleveland
W, 91 - 92 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
8-1 PTS: 16. T. Archibald
PTS: 22. M. Mitchell
308.8 - 312.2
Nov 17, 1981
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Chicago
W, 95 - 98 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
9-1 PTS: 29. Larry Bird
PTS: 27. A. Gilmore
305.1 - 314.8
Nov 18, 1981
v.
Houston
L, 104 - 106 Boston Garden
Regular Season
9-2 PTS: 21. C. Maxwell
PTS: 37. Moses Malone
305.3 - 311.1
Nov 20, 1981
v.
Milwaukee
W, 112 - 89 Boston Garden
Regular Season
10-2 PTS: 20. Larry Bird
PTS: 14. S. Moncrief
316.4 - 251.4
Nov 25, 1981
v.
Golden State
W, 122 - 101 Boston Garden
Regular Season
11-2 PTS: 32. Larry Bird
PTS: 28. J. Carroll
316.5 - 262.0
Nov 27, 1981
v.
Washington
W, 113 - 100 Boston Garden
Regular Season
12-2 PTS: 24. Larry Bird
PTS: 17. F. Johnson
319.1 - 282.4
Nov 28, 1981
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Atlanta
W, 90 - 98 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
13-2 PTS: 22. R. Parish
PTS: 17. Steve Hawes
284.9 - 310.2
Dec 1, 1981
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Indiana
L, 90 - 87 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
13-3 PTS: 16. Larry Bird
PTS: 21. Johnny Davis
313.3 - 302.8
Dec 2, 1981
v.
Detroit
W, 115 - 114 Boston Garden
Regular Season
14-3 PTS: 25. Larry Bird
PTS: 30. John Long
311.8 - 309.1
Dec 4, 1981
v.
Philadelphia
W, 111 - 103 Boston Garden
Regular Season
15-3 PTS: 24. Larry Bird
REB: 10. Larry Bird
AST: 8. T. Archibald
PTS: 24. Andrew Toney
REB: 13. C. Jones
AST: 6. Mo Cheeks
114.9 - 106.6
Dec 5, 1981
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New York
L, 103 - 83 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
15-4 PTS: 17. C. Maxwell
PTS: 27. M. Richardson
304.1 - 245.1
Dec 9, 1981
v.
New Jersey
W, 109 - 100 Boston Garden
Regular Season
16-4 PTS: 30. Larry Bird
PTS: 28. O. Birdsong
327.6 - 300.5
Dec 11, 1981
v.
Atlanta
W, 94 - 86 XL Center
Regular Season
17-4 PTS: 19. Larry Bird
PTS: 20. D. Roundfield
325.1 - 297.4
Dec 12, 1981
@
Atlanta
L, 108 - 97 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
17-5 PTS: 20. Kevin McHale
PTS: 21. Rory Sparrow
330.0 - 296.4
Dec 16, 1981
v.
Dallas
W, 109 - 92 Boston Garden
Regular Season
18-5 PTS: 30. Larry Bird
PTS: 27. Jay Vincent
332.2 - 280.4
Dec 18, 1981
@
Washington
W, 98 - 99 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
19-5 PTS: 32. R. Parish
PTS: 21. F. Johnson
306.9 - 310.0
Dec 19, 1981
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Philadelphia
L, 123 - 118 Spectrum
Regular Season
19-6 PTS: 28. Larry Bird
REB: 15. Larry Bird
AST: 11. T. Archibald
PTS: 36. J. Erving
REB: 13. J. Erving
AST: 9. Mo Cheeks
113.5 - 108.9
Dec 22, 1981
v.
Cleveland
W, 120 - 116 Boston Garden
Regular Season
20-6 PTS: 36. Larry Bird
PTS: 31. M. Mitchell
327.2 - 316.2
Dec 26, 1981
@
Kansas City
W, 119 - 124 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
21-6 PTS: 24. R. Parish
PTS: 19. C. Robinson
298.4 - 310.9
Dec 29, 1981
@
Denver
L, 128 - 123 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
21-7 PTS: 27. Larry Bird
PTS: 32. Alex English
298.0 - 286.4
Dec 30, 1981
@
Utah
W, 110 - 121 Salt Palace
Regular Season
22-7 PTS: 22. T. Archibald
PTS: 23. A. Dantley
302.7 - 332.9
Jan 2, 1982
@
Cleveland
W, 103 - 106 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
23-7 PTS: 24. Larry Bird
PTS: 25. James Silas
297.1 - 305.8
Jan 6, 1982
v.
Chicago
L, 102 - 116 Boston Garden
Regular Season
23-8 PTS: 20. T. Archibald
PTS: 31. Reggie Theus
283.8 - 322.8
Jan 8, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
W, 96 - 90 Boston Garden
Regular Season
24-8 PTS: 20. C. Maxwell
REB: 20. R. Parish
AST: 6. Larry Bird
PTS: 21. Mo Cheeks
REB: 15. C. Jones
AST: 6. Mo Cheeks
92.8 - 87.0
Jan 10, 1982
v.
Detroit
W, 134 - 124 XL Center
Regular Season
25-8 PTS: 40. Larry Bird
PTS: 28. K. Tripucka
322.5 - 298.4
Jan 11, 1982
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New Jersey
W, 94 - 112 Izod Center
Regular Season
26-8 PTS: 25. Larry Bird
PTS: 20. B. Williams
343.9 - 409.8
Jan 13, 1982
v.
Atlanta
W, 116 - 95 Boston Garden
Regular Season
27-8 PTS: 28. Kevin McHale
PTS: 35. John Drew
347.9 - 284.9
Jan 15, 1982
@
Milwaukee
L, 122 - 118 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
27-9 PTS: 29. Larry Bird
PTS: 26. Bob Lanier
326.7 - 316.0
Jan 16, 1982
@
Detroit
W, 120 - 128 Silverdome
Regular Season
28-9 PTS: 32. Larry Bird
PTS: 31. John Long
324.8 - 346.4
Jan 19, 1982
@
New York
W, 107 - 111 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
29-9 PTS: 39. Larry Bird
PTS: 28. M. Richardson
337.1 - 349.7
Jan 20, 1982
v.
Indiana
W, 112 - 103 Boston Garden
Regular Season
30-9 PTS: 32. Larry Bird
PTS: 20. Billy Knight
313.9 - 288.7
Jan 22, 1982
v.
Seattle
L, 106 - 118 Boston Garden
Regular Season
30-10 PTS: 25. Larry Bird
PTS: 37. L. Shelton
324.5 - 361.2
Jan 24, 1982
v.
Portland
L, 119 - 123 Boston Garden
Regular Season
30-11 PTS: 36. R. Parish
PTS: 33. K. Ransey
303.5 - 313.7
Jan 27, 1982
v.
New York
W, 131 - 99 Boston Garden
Regular Season
31-11 PTS: 31. Larry Bird
PTS: 21. Mike Newlin
304.9 - 230.4
Jan 28, 1982
@
Cleveland
W, 104 - 116 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
32-11 PTS: 33. Larry Bird
PTS: 22. Ron Brewer
311.3 - 347.3
Feb 2, 1982
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Indiana
W, 105 - 109 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
33-11 PTS: 29. R. Parish
PTS: 18. Louis Orr
287.9 - 298.8
Feb 5, 1982
v.
Denver
W, 145 - 144 Boston Garden
Regular Season
34-11 PTS: 34. Larry Bird
PTS: 40. K. Vandeweghe
310.0 - 307.9
Feb 7, 1982
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 113 - 119 Boston Garden
Regular Season
34-12 PTS: 29. R. Parish
PTS: 35. K. Abdul-Jabbar
316.7 - 333.5
Feb 10, 1982
@
Phoenix
L, 112 - 110 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
34-13 PTS: 35. Larry Bird
PTS: 30. D. Johnson
321.1 - 315.4
Feb 12, 1982
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San Diego
W, 116 - 129 Valley View Casino Center
Regular Season
35-13 PTS: 31. C. Maxwell
PTS: 22. M. Wiley
294.3 - 327.3
Feb 14, 1982
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L.A. Lakers
W, 103 - 108 The Forum
Regular Season
36-13 PTS: 27. C. Maxwell
PTS: 25. J. Wilkes
300.0 - 314.5
Feb 17, 1982
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Golden State
L, 121 - 105 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
36-14 PTS: 19. C. Maxwell
PTS: 30. W. Free
318.8 - 276.7
Feb 19, 1982
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Portland
W, 117 - 127 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
37-14 PTS: 27. R. Parish
REB: 18. R. Parish
AST: 12. Larry Bird
PTS: 29. M. Thompson
REB: 11. M. Thompson
AST: 10. K. Ransey
117.0 - 127.0
Feb 21, 1982
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Seattle
L, 103 - 100 Kingdome
Regular Season
37-15 PTS: 34. R. Parish
REB: 13. R. Parish
AST: 14. Larry Bird
PTS: 34. Gus Williams
REB: 10. Jack Sikma
AST: 9. Gus Williams
106.4 - 103.3
Feb 24, 1982
v.
Utah
W, 132 - 90 Boston Garden
Regular Season
38-15 PTS: 27. Larry Bird
PTS: 14. Jeff Wilkins
338.8 - 231.0
Feb 26, 1982
v.
San Diego
W, 122 - 110 Boston Garden
Regular Season
39-15 PTS: 24. Larry Bird
REB: 9. Larry Bird
AST: 11. Larry Bird
PTS: 24. M. Brooks
REB: 14. M. Brooks
AST: 4. J. Whitehead
122.4 - 110.4
Feb 28, 1982
v.
Milwaukee
W, 106 - 102 Boston Garden
Regular Season
40-15 PTS: 31. C. Maxwell
REB: 17. R. Parish
AST: 5. G. Henderson
PTS: 18. Bob Lanier
REB: 9. S. Moncrief
AST: 6. Bob Lanier
103.4 - 99.5
Mar 2, 1982
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Dallas
W, 97 - 101 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
41-15 PTS: 27. R. Parish
PTS: 31. Jay Vincent
291.6 - 303.6
Mar 4, 1982
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San Antonio
W, 101 - 110 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
42-15 PTS: 26. R. Parish
PTS: 48. G. Gervin
319.7 - 348.2
Mar 5, 1982
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Houston
W, 98 - 100 Compaq Center
Regular Season
43-15 PTS: 24. C. Maxwell
REB: 10. R. Parish
AST: 6. C. Maxwell
PTS: 38. Moses Malone
REB: 12. Moses Malone
AST: 7. Robert Reid
88.2 - 90.0
Mar 7, 1982
v.
New York
W, 107 - 106 Boston Garden
Regular Season
44-15 PTS: 28. R. Parish
REB: 12. R. Parish
AST: 5. C. Maxwell
PTS: 22. M. Lucas
REB: 13. M. Lucas
AST: 8. C. Russell
113.4 - 112.3
Mar 8, 1982
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Detroit
W, 101 - 111 Silverdome
Regular Season
45-15 PTS: 27. C. Maxwell
REB: 10. Kevin McHale
AST: 6. Kevin McHale
PTS: 26. Isiah Thomas
REB: 11. B. Laimbeer
AST: 11. Isiah Thomas
114.8 - 126.2
Mar 10, 1982
v.
Indiana
W, 121 - 100 Boston Garden
Regular Season
46-15 PTS: 21. R. Parish
REB: 14. R. Parish
PTS: 20. C. Johnson
REB: 11. C. Johnson
1,060.8 - 876.7
Mar 12, 1982
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New Jersey
W, 109 - 113 Izod Center
Regular Season
47-15 PTS: 31. R. Parish
REB: 14. R. Parish
AST: 7. Larry Bird
PTS: 31. Ray Williams
REB: 12. B. Williams
AST: 10. Foots Walker
111.9 - 116.0
Mar 14, 1982
v.
Phoenix
W, 105 - 92 Boston Garden
Regular Season
48-15 PTS: 33. R. Parish
REB: 11. Kevin McHale
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 21. Kyle Macy
REB: 14. T. Robinson
AST: 5. Kyle Macy
101.5 - 89.0
Mar 16, 1982
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Washington
W, 97 - 98 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
49-15 PTS: 31. Larry Bird
PTS: 24. S. Haywood
306.9 - 310.1
Mar 17, 1982
v.
Atlanta
W, 113 - 109 Boston Garden
Regular Season
50-15 PTS: 25. Kevin McHale
PTS: 27. E. Johnson, Jr.
318.5 - 307.2
Mar 19, 1982
v.
San Antonio
W, 134 - 110 Boston Garden
Regular Season
51-15 PTS: 20. M.L. Carr
PTS: 31. G. Gervin
310.1 - 254.5
Mar 21, 1982
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Philadelphia
W, 111 - 123 Spectrum
Regular Season
52-15 PTS: 37. R. Parish
REB: 21. R. Parish
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 38. Andrew Toney
REB: 12. C. Jones
AST: 10. Mo Cheeks
105.5 - 116.9
Mar 23, 1982
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Chicago
W, 103 - 110 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
53-15 PTS: 29. C. Maxwell
REB: 14. Larry Bird
AST: 6. M.L. Carr
PTS: 23. R. Lester
REB: 14. A. Gilmore
AST: 6. R. Lester
104.5 - 111.6
Mar 24, 1982
v.
Cleveland
W, 136 - 115 Boston Garden
Regular Season
54-15 PTS: 27. R. Parish
PTS: 29. Ron Brewer
347.3 - 293.7
Mar 26, 1982
v.
Detroit
W, 125 - 104 Boston Garden
Regular Season
55-15 PTS: 21. Kevin McHale
PTS: 21. K. Tripucka
315.5 - 262.5
Mar 28, 1982
v.
Philadelphia
L, 98 - 116 Boston Garden
Regular Season
55-16 PTS: 22. T. Archibald
REB: 15. Kevin McHale
AST: 8. T. Archibald
PTS: 23. Andrew Toney
REB: 9. Bobby Jones
AST: 7. L. Hollins
97.4 - 115.3
Mar 31, 1982
v.
Washington
W, 119 - 109 Boston Garden
Regular Season
56-16 PTS: 35. Larry Bird
PTS: 27. Jeff Ruland
330.4 - 302.7
Apr 2, 1982
@
Atlanta
W, 107 - 110 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
57-16 PTS: 24. Larry Bird
PTS: 32. D. Roundfield
285.6 - 293.6
Apr 4, 1982
v.
Chicago
W, 114 - 112 Boston Garden
Regular Season
58-16 PTS: 29. Larry Bird
REB: 13. C. Maxwell
AST: 11. T. Archibald
PTS: 26. Reggie Theus
REB: 11. Dwight Jones
AST: 6. Reggie Theus
114.6 - 112.5
Apr 6, 1982
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Milwaukee
L, 122 - 116 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
58-17 PTS: 27. Kevin McHale
PTS: 26. Bob Lanier
330.1 - 313.9
Apr 8, 1982
@
New York
W, 106 - 110 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
59-17 PTS: 22. C. Maxwell
REB: 13. R. Parish
AST: 8. Larry Bird
PTS: 24. M. Richardson
REB: 16. M. Lucas
AST: 8. M. Richardson
108.7 - 112.8
Apr 9, 1982
v.
New Jersey
W, 106 - 103 Boston Garden
Regular Season
60-17 PTS: 36. R. Parish
PTS: 21. Ray Williams
335.3 - 325.8
Apr 11, 1982
@
Philadelphia
W, 109 - 110 Spectrum
Regular Season
61-17 PTS: 25. C. Maxwell
REB: 15. Larry Bird
AST: 7. Larry Bird
PTS: 31. J. Erving
REB: 11. J. Erving
AST: 10. Mo Cheeks
102.3 - 103.2
Apr 13, 1982
@
Chicago
L, 120 - 115 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
61-18 PTS: 35. Larry Bird
PTS: 25. D. Greenwood
319.6 - 306.3
Apr 14, 1982
v.
Milwaukee
W, 100 - 91 Boston Garden
Regular Season
62-18 PTS: 20. Kevin McHale
REB: 14. Larry Bird
AST: 10. T. Archibald
PTS: 26. M. Johnson
REB: 10. M. Johnson
AST: 9. S. Moncrief
100.6 - 91.5
Apr 16, 1982
@
New Jersey
L, 113 - 96 Izod Center
Regular Season
62-19 PTS: 21. R. Parish
PTS: 27. B. Williams
322.1 - 273.7
Apr 18, 1982
v.
New York
W, 119 - 99 Boston Garden
Regular Season
63-19 PTS: 31. R. Parish
REB: 16. R. Parish
AST: 6. Larry Bird
PTS: 20. Randy Smith
REB: 13. M. Lucas
AST: 5. M. Lucas
114.0 - 94.8