1982–83 Boston Celtics season

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1982–83 Boston Celtics season
Head coach Bill Fitch
General manager Red Auerbach
Arena Boston Garden
Hartford Civic Center
Results
Record 56–26 (.683)
Place Division: 2nd (Atlantic)
Conference: 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Semifinals
(eliminated 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television PRISM New England, WBZ, WTXX
Radio WRKO, WTIC
< 1981–82 1983–84 >

The 1982–83 Boston Celtics season was the 37th season of the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

On March 30, 1983, Larry Bird scored 53 points against the Indiana Pacers, surpassing Sam Jones's Celtics single game scoring record set in 1965.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1982 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 23 Darren Tillis C  United States Cleveland State
9 207 Panagiotis Giannakis G  Greece Ionikos Nikaias BC

Roster[edit]

Depth chart[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Philadelphia 76ers 65 17 .793 35–6 30–11 15–9
x-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 9 33–8 23–18 14–10
x-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 16 30–11 19–22 11–13
x-New York Knicks 44 38 .537 21 26–15 18–23 10–14
Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 23 27–14 15–26 10–14
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Philadelphia 76ers 65 17 .793
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 51 31 .622 14
3 x-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 9
4 x-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 16
5 x-New York Knicks 44 38 .537 21
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 22
7 Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 23
8 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 28
9 Chicago Bulls 28 54 .341 37
10 Cleveland Cavaliers 23 59 .280 42
11 Indiana Pacers 20 62 .244 45
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]