1957–58 Boston Celtics season

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1957–58 Boston Celtics season
Head coach Red Auerbach
Arena Boston Garden
Results
Record 49–23 (.681)
Place Division: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish NBA Finals
(Eliminated 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1957–58 NBA season was the Celtics' 12th season in the NBA.[1]

Season standings[edit]

Eastern Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
x-Boston Celtics 49 23 .681 - 25-4 16-13 8-6 20-16
x-Syracuse Nationals 41 31 .569 8 26-5 8-20 7-6 21-15
x-Philadelphia Warriors 37 35 .514 12 15-11 11-19 11-5 17-19
New York Knicks 35 37 .486 14 16-12 11-18 8-7 14-22
x = clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1957-58 NBA Records
Team BOS CIN DET MIN NYK PHI STL SYR
Boston 7–2 8–1 9–0 7–5 6–6 5–4 7–5
Cincinnati 2–7 6–6 8–4 4–5 6–3 3–9 4–5
Detroit 1–8 6–6 6–6 4–5 5–4 6–6 5–4
Minneapolis 0–9 4–8 6–6 1–8 3–6 3–9 2–7
New York 5–7 5–4 5–4 8–1 4–8 3–6 5–7
Philadelphia 6–6 3–6 4–5 6–3 8–4 7–2 3–9
St. Louis 4–5 9–3 6–6 9–3 6–3 2–7 5–4
Syracuse 5–7 5–4 4–5 7–2 7–5 9–3 4–5

Playoffs[edit]

East Division Semifinals[edit]

The Celtics had a division semifinal.

East Division Finals[edit]

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (3) Philadelphia Warriors: Celtics win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 107, Philadelphia 98
  • Game 2 @ Philadelphia: Boston 109, Philadelphia 87
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 106, Philadelphia 92
  • Game 4 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 112, Boston 97
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 93, Philadelphia 88

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Celtics and Warriors.

NBA Finals[edit]

(E1) Boston Celtics vs. (W1) St. Louis Hawks: Hawks win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Boston: St. Louis 104, Boston 102
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Boston 136, St. Louis 112
  • Game 3 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 111, Boston 108
  • Game 4 @ St. Louis: Boston 109, St. Louis 98
  • Game 5 @ Boston: St. Louis 102, Boston 100
  • Game 6 @ St. Louis: St. Louis 110, Boston 109

Last Playoffs meeting: 1957 NBA Finals (Boston won 4–3).

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]

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