2013–14 Boston Celtics season
The 2013–14 Boston Celtics season was the franchise's 68th season in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Celtics made several major changes to the team, including hiring Brad Stevens as the new head coach and sending Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics finished 25–57 and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Also, as of 2019, this is the last time the Celtics failed to qualify for the playoffs.
|2013–14 Boston Celtics season|
|Head coach||Brad Stevens|
|General manager||Danny Ainge|
|Owner(s)||Boston Basketball Partners L.L.C.|
|Place||Division: 4th (Atlantic)|
Conference: 12th (Eastern)
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
|Television||Comcast SportsNet New England|
- June 3: Head Coach Doc Rivers allowed out of his contract to coach Los Angeles Clippers and the Celtics were given a 2015 unprotected first round pick as compensation.
- June 27: The 2013 NBA draft took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
- July 1: 2013 NBA Free Agency begins.
- July 3: Brad Stevens hired as new head coach.
- July 12: Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Jason Terry traded to the Brooklyn Nets.
- January 17: Rajon Rondo returned from ACL injury and was named the 15th Team Captain in team history.
|2013–14 Boston Celtics roster|
|New York Knicks||37||45||.451||11.0||19–22||18–23||10–6||82|
|1||c-Indiana Pacers *||56||26||.683||–||82|
|2||y-Miami Heat *||54||28||.659||2.0||82|
|3||y-Toronto Raptors *||48||34||.585||8.0||82|
|9||New York Knicks||37||45||.451||19.0||82|
|2013–14 game log|
Total: 25–57 (Home: 16–25; Road: 9–32)
November : 7–11 (Home: 3–5; Road: 4–6)
December: 6–6 (Home: 5–4; Road: 1–2)
January : 2–15 (Home: 1–6; Road: 1–9)
February : 5–6 (Home: 3–2; Road: 2–4)
March : 3–12 (Home: 3–6; Road: 0–6)
April : 2–6 (Home: 1–2; Road: 1–4)
|2013–14 season schedule|
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game|
|Joel Anthony ||21||0||7.1||.385||.333||1.5||.1||.1||.4||1.0|
|Jerryd Bayless ||41||14||25.3||.418||.395||.803||2.1||3.1||1.0||.1||10.1|
|MarShon Brooks ||10||0||7.3||.375||.500||.786||1.9||.4||.1||.1||3.1|
|Jordan Crawford ||39||35||30.7||.413||.318||.873||3.1||5.7||.9||.1||13.7|
|Courtney Lee ||30||0||16.8||.492||.442||.818||1.6||1.1||.7||.3||7.4|
- 1 Statistics with the Boston Celtics.
- Kelly Olynyk was selected to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team at the end of the season.
- Jordan Crawford was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from December 2 through December 8.
- Jared Sullinger was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from February 3 through February 9.
Via free agency
|Players Lost |
Via free agency
|June 3, 2013||To Boston Celtics
2015 first-round unprotected draft pick
|To Los Angeles Clippers|
Rights to hire Doc Rivers as head coach
|June 27, 2013||To Boston Celtics
Draft rights to 13th pick Kelly Olynyk
|To Dallas Mavericks|
Draft rights to 16th pick Lucas Nogueira, Two future second-round draft picks
|July 12, 2013||To Boston Celtics
Keith Bogans (sign and trade), MarShon Brooks, Kris Joseph, Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, 2014, 2016 and 2018 first-round draft picks (option of swapping 2018 pick with Brooklyn's 2017 pick), 2014 trade exception
|To Brooklyn Nets|
Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry, D.J. White
|August 15, 2013||To Boston Celtics
|To Memphis Grizzlies|
Fab Melo, Cash considerations
|January 7, 2014||To Boston Celtics
Jerryd Bayless (from Memphis), Ryan Gomes (from Oklahoma City)
|To Memphis Grizzlies
Courtney Lee (from Boston), 2016 second-round pick (from Boston), Cash considerations (from Oklahoma City)
|To Oklahoma City Thunder|
Conditional 2014 second-round pick (from Memphis), Conditional 2017 second-round pick (from Memphis)
|January 15, 2014||To Boston Celtics
Joel Anthony (from Miami), 2016 second-round pick (from Miami), Conditional first-round pick (from Philadelphia via Golden State)
|To Miami Heat
Toney Douglas (from Golden State)
|To Golden State Warriors|
Jordan Crawford (from Boston), MarShon Brooks (from Boston)
- "Brad Stevens hired as new coach of Boston Celtics". USA Today. 3 July 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
- "Nets Acquire NBA Champions Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry". NBA. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
- "Sixers' Carter-Williams leads 2013-14 All-Rookie Team picks". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. May 22, 2014. Archived from the original on May 25, 2014. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- "Crawford, Aldridge named Players of the Week". NBA.com. December 9, 2013. Archived from the original on December 11, 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
- "Sullinger, Durant named Players of the Week". NBA.com. February 10, 2014. Archived from the original on February 11, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2014.