1979-80 Boston Celtics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 61-21
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 5-4 Lost conference finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Houston Rockets 4-0
Conference Finals - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 4-1
Coach: Bill Fitch (61-21)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Attendance: 596,349, Avg. 14,545 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Boston Celtics Roster
1979-80 Boston Celtics Results

The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 61 wins and 21 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

Boston scored 9,303 points and surrendered 8,664. Larry Bird tossed in a team-best 1,745 points for the Celtics and contributed 852 rebounds. Nate Archibald dished out 671 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Larry Bird added 143 steals.

Bill Fitch coached the team. The 1979-80 Boston Celtics lost in the conference finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry BirdF-G82822955146369314358360301216636852370143532632791745
Cedric MaxwellF808027447504570055443628442070419976612302661350
Nate ArchibaldG800286479438318443536159138197671106102422181131
Rick RobeyC-F8227191872737910269184209321530925315151244942
Dave CowensC-F66552159932422121122951264085342066961108216940
M.L. CarrF-G8271994763362411224117810622433015612036143214914
Chris FordG-F7373211570933016470114867710418121511127105178816
Gerald HendersonG76210613821916212989374683147451510996473
Jeff JudkinsG-F65067427613927117662323466472954991351
Pete MaravichG26444224912343555010283829923749299
Eric FernstenC-F560431153710052334056962817122043175
Don ChaneyG600523189676142323142733831113380167

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry BirdF-G828236.047.440.683.62.67.810.
Cedric MaxwellF808034.360.978.
Nate ArchibaldG80035.848.
Rick RobeyC-F822723.452.
Dave CowensC-F665532.745.38.377.
M.L. CarrF-G82724.347.429.373.
Chris FordG-F737329.046.542.775.
Gerald HendersonG76214.050.033.369.
Jeff JudkinsG-F65010.450.440.781.
Pete MaravichG26417.049.475.
Eric FernstenC-F5607.746.463.
Don ChaneyG6008.735.416.776.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry BirdF-G93721778315425222279101421483330192
Cedric MaxwellF93209359006146315990195102225164
Nate ArchibaldG933289452142373811711003828128
Dave CowensC-F9301103492011101848662197837108
M.L. CarrF-G917280325224160033116172082
Chris FordG-F9279793413215129162521146133582
Rick RobeyC-F9151532410147131932107382755
Pete MaravichG91045125623208863091254
Gerald HendersonG91013715202012461012407842
Jeff JudkinsG-F710843100314010009
Eric FernstenC-F518620032325003216

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry BirdF-G941.346.926.788.02.48.811.
Cedric MaxwellF935.663.475.43.46.610.
Nate ArchibaldG936.950.650.
Dave CowensC-F933.447.
M.L. CarrF-G919.
Chris FordG-F931.043.015.480.
Rick RobeyC-F916.845.
Pete MaravichG911.649.033.366.
Gerald HendersonG911.
Jeff JudkinsG-F71.450.
Eric FernstenC-F53.633.366.


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