1956-57 Boston Celtics Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-28
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 7-3 Won NBA championship
Division Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 3-0
Finals - Defeated St. Louis Hawks 4-3
Coach: Red Auerbach (44-28)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 262,918, Avg. 10,517 in 25 home dates
1956-57 Boston Celtics Statistics
1956-57 Boston Celtics Roster

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1956-57 season with a record of 44 wins and 28 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-3.

Boston topped the circuit with 7,599 points. The team surrendered 7,213 points. Bill Sharman tossed in a team-best 1,413 points for the Celtics, while Bob Cousy scored 17 or more per game as well. Bill Russell contributed 943 boards. Bob Cousy doled out 478 assists for the squad.

Red Auerbach coached the team. The 1956-57 Boston Celtics won the NBA championship.

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Regular Season Points For: 7599
Regular Season Points Against: 7213

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 27, 1956 Boston Celtics 115 at New York Knicks 112 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
November 3, 1956 New York Knicks 113 at Boston Celtics 107 L 0-1 1-0 1-1
November 10, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 110 at Boston Celtics 117 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
November 11, 1956 Boston Celtics 94 at Syracuse Nationals 83 W 1-1 2-0 3-1
November 14, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 113 at Boston Celtics 97 L 1-2 2-0 3-2 at Rochester, NY
November 15, 1956 Boston Celtics 95 at Fort Wayne Pistons 98 L 1-2 2-1 3-3
November 17, 1956 Rochester Royals 86 at Boston Celtics 108 W 2-2 2-1 4-3
November 18, 1956 Boston Celtics 101 at Rochester Royals 87 W 2-2 3-1 5-3
November 21, 1956 Philadelphia Warriors 83 at Boston Celtics 95 W 3-2 3-1 6-3
November 22, 1956 Boston Celtics 101 at Philadelphia Warriors 78 W 3-2 4-1 7-3
November 24, 1956 Syracuse Nationals 99 at Boston Celtics 114 W 4-2 4-1 8-3
November 27, 1956 Boston Celtics 102 at St. Louis Hawks 90 W 4-2 5-1 9-3
November 28, 1956 Boston Celtics 105 at Minneapolis Lakers 93 W 4-2 6-1 10-3 at Louisville, KY
November 30, 1956 Boston Celtics 104 at Fort Wayne Pistons 102 W 4-2 7-1 11-3 at Philadelphia, PA
December 1, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 93 at Boston Celtics 108 W 5-2 7-1 12-3
December 4, 1956 Boston Celtics 108 at St. Louis Hawks 107 W 5-2 8-1 13-3 at New York, NY
December 6, 1956 Boston Celtics 111 at Philadelphia Warriors 113 L 5-2 8-2 13-4
December 7, 1956 Minneapolis Lakers 114 at Boston Celtics 121 W 6-2 8-2 14-4
December 9, 1956 Boston Celtics 110 at Syracuse Nationals 116 L 6-2 8-3 14-5
December 11, 1956 Fort Wayne Pistons 97 at Boston Celtics 113 W 7-2 8-3 15-5 at New York, NY
December 12, 1956 Rochester Royals 103 at Boston Celtics 93 L 7-3 8-3 15-6
December 15, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 99 at Boston Celtics 102 W 8-3 8-3 16-6
December 16, 1956 Boston Celtics 104 at Philadelphia Warriors 116 L 8-3 8-4 16-7 at Camden, NJ
December 18, 1956 Boston Celtics 99 at New York Knicks 110 L 8-3 8-5 16-8
December 22, 1956 St. Louis Hawks 93 at Boston Celtics 95 W 9-3 8-5 17-8
December 23, 1956 Boston Celtics 87 at Fort Wayne Pistons 95 L 9-3 8-6 17-9
December 25, 1956 Philadelphia Warriors 89 at Boston Celtics 82 L 9-4 8-6 17-10 at New York, NY
December 26, 1956 Philadelphia Warriors 97 at Boston Celtics 120 W 10-4 8-6 18-10
December 27, 1956 Boston Celtics 97 at Rochester Royals 92 W 10-4 9-6 19-10 at Philadelphia, PA
December 30, 1956 Syracuse Nationals 92 at Boston Celtics 105 W 11-4 9-6 20-10 at Providence, RI
January 1, 1957 Boston Celtics 100 at Philadelphia Warriors 87 W 11-4 10-6 21-10 at Syracuse, NY
January 4, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 116 at Boston Celtics 106 L 11-5 10-6 21-11 at Philadelphia, PA
January 6, 1957 Fort Wayne Pistons 92 at Boston Celtics 118 W 12-5 10-6 22-11
January 8, 1957 Boston Celtics 102 at New York Knicks 113 L 12-5 10-7 22-12
January 10, 1957 Boston Celtics 98 at Fort Wayne Pistons 81 W 12-5 11-7 23-12
January 12, 1957 Boston Celtics 98 at St. Louis Hawks 100 L 12-5 11-8 23-13
January 13, 1957 Boston Celtics 87 at Minneapolis Lakers 104 L 12-5 11-9 23-14
January 18, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 117 at Boston Celtics 126 W 13-5 11-9 24-14
January 19, 1957 Boston Celtics 97 at Rochester Royals 83 W 13-5 12-9 25-14
January 20, 1957 New York Knicks 78 at Boston Celtics 114 W 14-5 12-9 26-14
January 23, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 108 at Boston Celtics 140 W 15-5 12-9 27-14
January 25, 1957 Minneapolis Lakers 106 at Boston Celtics 115 W 16-5 12-9 28-14
January 27, 1957 Boston Celtics 107 at Philadelphia Warriors 87 W 16-5 13-9 29-14
January 28, 1957 Philadelphia Warriors 95 at Boston Celtics 105 W 17-5 13-9 30-14
January 29, 1957 Minneapolis Lakers 91 at Boston Celtics 103 W 18-5 13-9 31-14 at New York, NY
January 30, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 119 at Boston Celtics 116 L 18-6 13-9 31-15
January 31, 1957 Boston Celtics 104 at Syracuse Nationals 105 L 18-6 13-10 31-16
February 2, 1957 Boston Celtics 114 at New York Knicks 111 W 18-6 14-10 32-16
February 3, 1957 New York Knicks 98 at Boston Celtics 116 W 19-6 14-10 33-16
February 5, 1957 Boston Celtics 105 at Syracuse Nationals 101 W 19-6 15-10 34-16 at New York, NY
February 6, 1957 Fort Wayne Pistons 93 at Boston Celtics 108 W 20-6 15-10 35-16
February 8, 1957 New York Knicks 92 at Boston Celtics 90 L 20-7 15-10 35-17 at Philadelphia, PA
February 9, 1957 Boston Celtics 102 at Rochester Royals 103 L 20-7 15-11 35-18
February 10, 1957 Philadelphia Warriors 98 at Boston Celtics 103 W 21-7 15-11 36-18 OT
February 13, 1957 Boston Celtics 114 at Minneapolis Lakers 115 L 21-7 15-12 36-19
February 14, 1957 Boston Celtics 106 at Fort Wayne Pistons 112 L 21-7 15-13 36-20
February 15, 1957 Boston Celtics 123 at St. Louis Hawks 116 W 21-7 16-13 37-20 2OT
February 17, 1957 Boston Celtics 106 at Syracuse Nationals 116 L 21-7 16-14 37-21
February 19, 1957 Boston Celtics 112 at New York Knicks 110 W 21-7 17-14 38-21
February 21, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 112 at Boston Celtics 125 W 22-7 17-14 39-21
February 22, 1957 Boston Celtics 109 at Philadelphia Warriors 117 L 22-7 17-15 39-22
February 24, 1957 New York Knicks 85 at Boston Celtics 97 W 23-7 17-15 40-22 at Providence, RI
February 26, 1957 Rochester Royals 77 at Boston Celtics 92 W 24-7 17-15 41-22 at New York, NY
February 28, 1957 New York Knicks 122 at Boston Celtics 121 L 24-8 17-15 41-23 OT at Syracuse, NY
March 1, 1957 Philadelphia Warriors 80 at Boston Celtics 90 W 25-8 17-15 42-23
March 2, 1957 Boston Celtics 87 at Rochester Royals 96 L 25-8 17-16 42-24
March 3, 1957 Rochester Royals 102 at Boston Celtics 111 W 26-8 17-16 43-24
March 5, 1957 Boston Celtics 102 at St. Louis Hawks 104 L 26-8 17-17 43-25
March 7, 1957 Boston Celtics 104 at Minneapolis Lakers 109 L 26-8 17-18 43-26
March 9, 1957 Boston Celtics 102 at Syracuse Nationals 104 L 26-8 17-19 43-27
March 10, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 94 at Boston Celtics 92 L 26-9 17-19 43-28
March 13, 1957 New York Knicks 91 at Boston Celtics 122 W 27-9 17-19 44-28
March 21, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 90 at Boston Celtics 108 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
March 23, 1957 Boston Celtics 120 at Syracuse Nationals 105 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
March 24, 1957 Syracuse Nationals 80 at Boston Celtics 83 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
March 30, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 125 at Boston Celtics 123 L 2-1 1-0 3-1 2OT
March 31, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 99 at Boston Celtics 119 W 3-1 1-0 4-1
April 6, 1957 Boston Celtics 98 at St. Louis Hawks 100 L 3-1 1-1 4-2
April 7, 1957 Boston Celtics 123 at St. Louis Hawks 118 W 3-1 2-1 5-2
April 9, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 109 at Boston Celtics 124 W 4-1 2-1 6-2
April 11, 1957 Boston Celtics 94 at St. Louis Hawks 96 L 4-1 2-2 6-3
April 13, 1957 St. Louis Hawks 123 at Boston Celtics 125 W 5-1 2-2 7-3 2OT