1987-88 Boston Celtics Statistics

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 Roster
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 Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry BirdF-G76752965167288123798453415108595703467125572131572275
Kevin McHaleF-C646323909115500043434615937753617127921411791446
Danny AingeG-F8181301898248235714818015859190249503115171532031270
Robert ParishC747323127504421024117717345562811555841541981061
Dennis JohnsonG777426708033524612298255621782405989329195204971
Fred RobertsF-C74141032330161601651286010216281161568118450
Brad LohausC-F7047182461221336250469213849204159123297
Mark AcresF-C7951151203108001117110516527042292754198287
Darren DayeF-G478655217112108759304676712944468283
Jim PaxsonG-F28253819194132615472027492342844244
Reggie LewisG-F490405193904057402835632616153054220
Dirk MinniefieldG61686817383113322722537519044377107196
Artis GilmoreC4745211015800914854941481210183994164
Jerry SichtingG2413708244821285162160140143098
Conner HenryG100812811831092810121191134
Greg KiteC13086239006110142423891619
Totals874410197806905359970527123001846930244033702448620415128718049315


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Larry BirdF-G767539.052.741.491.61.47.89.36.11.60.82.82.129.9
Kevin McHaleF-C646337.360.479.72.55.98.42.70.41.42.22.822.6
Danny AingeG-F818137.349.141.587.80.72.33.16.21.40.21.92.515.7
Robert ParishC747331.258.90.073.42.36.18.51.60.71.12.12.714.3
Dennis JohnsonG777434.743.826.185.60.82.33.17.81.20.42.52.612.6
Fred RobertsF-C741413.948.80.077.60.81.42.21.10.20.20.91.66.1
Brad LohausC-F70410.349.623.180.60.71.32.00.70.30.60.81.84.2
Mark AcresF-C79514.653.264.01.32.13.40.50.40.30.72.53.6
Darren DayeF-G47813.951.60.067.80.61.01.61.50.60.10.91.46.0
Jim PaxsonG-F28219.249.215.488.50.30.71.01.80.80.11.01.68.7
Reggie LewisG-F4908.346.60.070.20.60.71.30.50.30.30.61.14.5
Dirk MinniefieldG61614.248.027.384.40.40.91.23.10.70.01.31.83.2
Artis GilmoreC47411.157.452.71.12.03.10.30.20.40.82.03.5
Jerry SichtingG24115.453.725.066.70.20.70.92.50.60.00.61.34.1
Conner HenryG1008.139.337.590.00.20.81.01.20.10.10.91.13.4
Greg KiteC1306.639.116.70.81.11.80.20.20.60.71.21.5
Averages87441022.652.138.480.31.12.83.92.80.70.51.52.110.7

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kevin McHaleF-C17716262158111371155581136407303965432
Larry BirdF-G1776333815232121131012912115011536144945417
Dennis JohnsonG1770221091166103821562771392484551270
Robert ParishC17626188100006150511171682111193842250
Danny AingeG-F176701847157194237153853109914164198
Jim PaxsonG-F1518859172020161891162121850
Mark AcresF-C1715826141018914223621163337
Reggie LewisG-F127034131053971643201329
Fred RobertsF-C15100211100117881633062029
Brad LohausC-F92611820001340011416
Dirk MinniefieldG115014642221121120101316
Artis GilmoreC148684001474162010441415
Totals1784155135564511640526429203484687456102822513821759

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kevin McHaleF-C1742.160.3100.083.93.24.88.02.40.41.82.33.825.4
Larry BirdF-G1744.945.037.589.41.77.18.86.82.10.82.92.624.5
Dennis JohnsonG1741.343.337.579.60.93.64.58.21.40.52.63.015.9
Robert ParishC1736.853.282.03.06.99.91.20.61.12.22.514.7
Danny AingeG-F1739.438.633.388.10.92.23.16.40.50.12.43.811.6
Jim PaxsonG-F1512.528.80.080.00.10.50.60.70.40.10.81.23.3
Mark AcresF-C179.353.80.050.00.81.32.10.10.10.10.41.92.2
Reggie LewisG-F125.838.20.060.00.80.61.30.30.30.20.01.12.4
Fred RobertsF-C156.752.463.60.50.51.10.20.20.00.41.31.9
Brad LohausC-F92.972.70.00.10.30.40.00.00.10.10.41.8
Dirk MinniefieldG114.542.950.0100.00.10.10.21.00.20.00.91.21.5
Artis GilmoreC146.150.050.00.31.11.40.10.00.30.31.01.1
Averages87423.347.634.581.61.12.73.92.60.60.51.42.19.9


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