1987-88 Boston Celtics Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 57-25
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 9-8 Lost conference finals
Conference First Round - Defeated New York Knicks 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Atlanta Hawks 4-3
Conference Finals - Lost to Detroit Pistons 4-2
Coach: K.C. Jones (57-25)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 611,222, Avg. 14,908 in 41 home dates
1987-88 Boston Celtics Statistics
1987-88 Boston Celtics Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 57 wins and 25 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-8.

The Celtics tossed in 9,315 points and conceded 8,828. Larry Bird scored a team-best 2,275 points for Boston, and Kevin McHale averaged 18 or more per game, too. Larry Bird contributed 703 boards. Dennis Johnson dished out 598 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Larry Bird added 125 steals.

K.C. Jones coached the team. The 1987-88 Boston Celtics lost in the conference finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Mark AcresF-CNovember 15, 19626'11"220Oral RobertsInglewood, CA USA
Danny AingeG-FMarch 17, 19596'4"175Brigham YoungEugene, OR USA
Larry BirdF-GDecember 7, 19566'9"220Indiana StateWest Baden, IN USA
Darren DayeF-GNovember 30, 19606'8"220UCLADes Moines, IA USA
Artis GilmoreCSeptember 21, 19487'2"240JacksonvilleChipley, FL USA
Conner HenryGJuly 21, 19636'7"195Cal. St.-Santa BarbaraClaremont, CA USA
Dennis JohnsonGSeptember 18, 19546'4"185PepperdineSan Pedro, CA USA
Greg KiteCAugust 5, 19616'11"250Brigham YoungHouston, TX USA
Reggie LewisG-FNovember 21, 19656'7"195NortheasternBaltimore, MD USA
Brad LohausC-FSeptember 29, 19646'11"230IowaNew Ulm, MN USA
Kevin McHaleF-CDecember 19, 19576'10"210MinnesotaHibbing, MN USA
Dirk MinniefieldGJanuary 17, 19616'3"180KentuckyLexington, KY USA
Robert ParishCAugust 30, 19537'0"230CentenaryShreveport, LA USA
Jim PaxsonG-FJuly 9, 19576'6"200DaytonKettering, OH USA
Fred RobertsF-CAugust 14, 19606'10"218Brigham YoungProvo, UT USA
Jerry SichtingGNovember 29, 19566'1"168PurdueMartinsville, IN USA


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