1974–75 Boston Celtics season

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1974–75 Boston Celtics season
Atlantic Division Champions
Head coach Tom Heinsohn
General manager Red Auerbach
Arena Boston Garden
Results
Record 60–22 (.732)
Place Division: 1st (Atlantic)
Conference: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Finals
(eliminated 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television WBZ-TV
Radio WBZ Radio
< 1973–74 1975–76 >

The 1974–75 Boston Celtics season was the 29th season of the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1]

The Boston Celtics were one of a handful of teams to play home games in four arenas. Their main venue was Boston Garden, but three home games were played at the Hartford Civic Center, three at the Providence Civic Center and one at the Springfield Civic Center.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1974 NBA draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Boston Celtics 60 22 .732 -
Buffalo Braves 49 33 .598 11
New York Knicks 40 42 .488 20
Philadelphia 76ers 34 48 .415 26

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1974-75 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS BUF CHI CLE DET GSW HOU KCO LAL MIL NOJ NYK PHI PHO POR SEA WAS
Atlanta 0–4 1–3 0–4 3–4 2–2 1–3 2–5 2–2 2–2 2–2 3–5 0–4 2–2 4–0 1–3 3–1 3–5
Boston 4–0 5–4 3–1 3–1 3–1 1–3 4–0 2–2 4–0 4–0 4–0 7–2 5–3 3–1 4–0 2–2 2–2
Buffalo 3–1 4–5 1–3 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 1–3 4–0 1–3 4–0 5–3 6–3 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2
Chicago 4–0 1–3 3–1 2–2 4–5 3–1 2–2 4–5 3–1 3–5 4–0 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 4–0 1–3
Cleveland 4–3 1–3 1–3 2–2 2–2 2–2 4–4 2–2 2–2 1–3 6–1 1–3 3–1 2–2 2–2 2–2 3–5
Detroit 2–2 1–3 2–2 5–4 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–6 3–1 3–6 4–0 2–2 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 1–3
Golden State 3–1 3–1 1–3 1–3 2–2 3–1 2–2 2–2 5–2 3–1 2–2 3–1 3–1 5–3 5–3 4–3 1–3
Houston 5–2 0–4 2–2 2–2 4–4 2–2 2–2 4–0 2–2 3–1 5–3 1–3 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 2–5
Kansas City-Omaha 2–2 2–2 3–1 5–4 2–2 6–2 2–2 0–4 3–1 6–3 2–2 2–2 1–3 3–1 3–1 1–3 1–3
Los Angeles 2–2 0–4 0–4 1–3 2–2 1–3 2–5 2–2 1–3 4–0 3–1 0–4 3–1 4–4 2–5 2–6 1–3
Milwaukee 2–2 0–4 3–1 5–3 3–1 6–3 1–3 1–3 3–6 0–4 3–1 3–1 3–1 2–2 2–2 1–3 0–4
New Orleans 5–3 0–4 0–4 0–4 1–6 0–4 2–2 3–5 2–2 1–3 1–3 2–2 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–3 0–7
New York 4–0 2–7 3–5 1–3 3–1 2–2 1–3 3–1 2–2 4–0 1–3 2–2 4–5 3–1 2–2 2–2 1–3
Philadelphia 2–2 3–5 3–6 2–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 2–2 3–1 1–3 1–3 2–2 5–4 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–3
Phoenix 0–4 1–3 1–3 2–2 2–2 2–2 3–5 2–2 1–3 4–4 2–2 3–1 1–3 2–2 1–6 4–3 1–3
Portland 3–1 0–4 2–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 3–5 2–2 1–3 5–2 2–2 2–2 2–2 2–2 6–1 2–6 1–3
Seattle 1–3 2–2 1–3 0–4 2–2 2–2 3–4 3–1 3–1 6–2 3–1 3–1 2–2 2–2 3–4 6–2 1–3
Washington 5–3 2–2 2–2 3–1 5–3 3–1 3–1 5–2 3–1 3–1 4–0 7–0 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–1 3–1

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

The Celtics had a first round bye.

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (4) Houston Rockets: Celtics win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Boston 123, Houston 106
  • Game 2 @ Boston: Boston 112, Houston 100
  • Game 3 @ Houston: Houston 117, Boston 102
  • Game 4 @ Houston: Boston 122, Houston 117
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 128, Houston 115

East Conference Finals[edit]

(1) Boston Celtics vs. (2) Washington Bullets: Bullets win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Boston: Washington 100, Boston 95
  • Game 2 @ Washington: Washington 117, Boston 92
  • Game 3 @ Boston: Boston 101, Washington 90
  • Game 4 @ Washington: Washington 119, Boston 108
  • Game 5 @ Boston: Boston 103, Washington 99
  • Game 6 @ Washington: Washington 98, Boston 92

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]