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The 2014–15 Boston Celtics season was the 69th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).,[1] The Boston Celtics finished the regular season with a 40–42 won-loss record, which was the 2nd best in the Atlantic division

2014–15 Boston Celtics season
Head coachBrad Stevens
General managerDanny Ainge
Owner(s)Boston Basketball Partners L.L.C.
ArenaTD Garden
Results
Record40–42 (.488)
PlaceDivision: 2nd (Atlantic)
Conference: 7th (Eastern)
Playoff finishFirst Round
(Lost to Cavaliers 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionComcast SportsNet New England
RadioWBZ-FM
< 2013–14 2015–16 >

The Celtics made several transactions during the season. Rajon Rondo was traded to the Dallas Mavericks on December 18, 2014, Austin Rivers was acquired from the New Orleans Pelicans on January 12, but three days later, he was again traded to the Los Angeles Clippers after refusing to suit up for the Celtics, and in February, Isaiah Thomas was acquired from the Phoenix Suns.

On March 9, 2015, the Celtics passed the previous season's win total of 25 with a 100–90 win over the Miami Heat.

On April 13, 2015, the Celtics qualified for the playoffs for the 7th time in the last 8 seasons and for the first time since 2012–13. Their season ended after being swept in the first round playoff series by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

PreseasonEdit

DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 6 Marcus Smart PG   United States Oklahoma State
1 17 James Young SG   United States Kentucky

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Toronto Raptors 49 33 .598 0.0 27–14 22–19 11–5 82
x-Boston Celtics 40 42 .488 9.0 21–20 19–22 12–4 82
x-Brooklyn Nets 38 44 .463 11.0 19–22 19–22 10–6 82
Philadelphia 76ers 18 64 .220 31.0 12–29 6–35 2–14 82
New York Knicks 17 65 .207 32.0 10–31 7–34 5–11 82


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 c-Atlanta Hawks * 60 22 .732 82
2 y-Cleveland Cavaliers * 53 29 .646 7.0 82
3 x-Chicago Bulls 50 32 .610 10.0 82
4 y-Toronto Raptors * 49 33 .598 11.0 82
5 x-Washington Wizards 46 36 .561 14.0 82
6 x-Milwaukee Bucks 41 41 .500 19.0 82
7 x-Boston Celtics 40 42 .488 20.0 82
8 x-Brooklyn Nets 38 44 .463 22.0 82
9 Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 22.0 82
10 Miami Heat 37 45 .451 23.0 82
11 Charlotte Hornets 33 49 .402 27.0 82
12 Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 28.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 25 57 .305 35.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 18 64 .220 42.0 82
15 New York Knicks 17 65 .207 43.0 82

Game logEdit

Preseason game logEdit

2014 pre-season game log
Total: 5–3 (Home: 3–2; Road: 2–1)
2014–15 season schedule

Regular season game logEdit

2014–15 game log
Total: 40–42 (Home: 21–20; Road: 19–22)
2014–15 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

2015 playoff game log
Total: 0–4 (Home: 0–2; Road: 0–2)
2015 playoff schedule

Player statisticsEdit

Statistics (Summer League, preseason, and regular season)
Legend
  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

Summer LeagueEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
O. D. Anosike 4 0 13.5 .857 .000 .333 4.8 0.0 1.0 0.5 3.5
Chris Babb 5 2 20.0 .346 .188 .800 2.0 1.6 0.4 0.0 5.0
Dairis Bertāns 3 0 12.3 .667 .429 .250 1.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 6.7
Daniel Coursey 0 0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Colton Iverson 5 3 15.8 .650 .000 .667 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.6 6.4
Edwin Jackson 4 0 12.0 .333 .250 1.000 1.3 1.0 0.3 0.0 6.8
Chris Johnson 5 5 23.8 .306 .188 .727 4.2 1.0 0.4 0.6 6.6
Mike Moser 5 3 26.2 .451 .423 .733 4.8 2.0 2.0 1.0 13.6
Devin Oliver 4 0 4.5 .000 .000 .000 1.8 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Kelly Olynyk 4 4 32.5 .400 .278 .765 7.3 2.0 2.0 0.0 17.5
Phil Pressey 5 3 27.4 .322 .200 .733 3.8 5.4 2.2 0.0 10.6
Marcus Smart 5 5 29.2 .294 .257 .833 4.2 4.2 2.0 0.4 14.8
James Young 0 0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Source: NBA.com

PreseasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Regular seasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

InjuriesEdit

RosterEdit

2014–15 Boston Celtics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 52 Babb, Chris 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1990–02–14 Iowa State
F 30 Bass, Brandon 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1985–04–30 LSU
G 0 Bradley, Avery 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1990–11–26 Texas
F 99 Crowder, Jae 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1990–07–06 Marquette
F 70 Datome, Luigi 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1987–11–27 Italy
F 8 Jerebko, Jonas 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 231 lb (105 kg) 1987–03–02 Sweden
F/C 41 Olynyk, Kelly 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 238 lb (108 kg) 1991–04–19 Gonzaga
G 26 Pressey, Phil 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1991–02–17 Missouri
G 36 Smart, Marcus 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1994–03–06 Oklahoma State
F 7 Sullinger, Jared 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1992–03–04 Ohio State
G 4 Thomas, Isaiah 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1989–02–07 Washington
G/F 11 Turner, Evan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1988–10–27 Ohio State
F 45 Wallace, Gerald 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1982–07–23 Alabama
G/F 13 Young, James 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1995–08–16 Kentucky
F/C 44 Zeller, Tyler 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 253 lb (115 kg) 1990–01–17 North Carolina
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2015–04–12

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

July 10, 2014[2] Three-team trade
To Boston Celtics
Marcus Thornton (Brooklyn)
Tyler Zeller (Cleveland)
To Brooklyn Nets
Jarrett Jack (from Cleveland)
Sergey Karasev (from Cleveland)
To Cleveland Cavaliers
Draft rights to İlkan Karaman (Brooklyn)
Draft rights to Edin Bavčić (Brooklyn)
Future conditional second round pick (Boston)
July 19, 2014[3] To Boston Celtics
Future conditional second-round pick
Trade exception
To Washington Wizards
Kris Humphries (sign and trade)
December 18, 2014[4] To Boston Celtics
Jameer Nelson
Jae Crowder
Brandan Wright
2015 first-round pick
2016 second-round pick
$12.9 million trade exception
To Dallas Mavericks
Rajon Rondo
Dwight Powell
January 9, 2015[5] To Boston Celtics
Protected 2015 first-round pick
To Phoenix Suns
Brandan Wright
January 12[6] Three-team trade
To Boston Celtics
Tayshaun Prince (from Memphis)
Austin Rivers (from New Orleans)
Future first-round pick (from Memphis)
To Memphis Grizzlies
Jeff Green (from Boston)
Russ Smith (from New Orleans)
Trade exception
To New Orleans Pelicans
Quincy Pondexter (from Memphis)
2015 second-round pick (from Memphis)
January 13[7] To Boston Celtics
Nate Robinson
To Denver Nuggets
Jameer Nelson
January 15[8] Three-team trade
To Boston Celtics
Shavlik Randolph (from Phoenix)
Chris Douglas-Roberts (from Los Angeles)
2017 second-round pick (from Los Angeles)
$2.4 million trade exception
To Los Angeles Clippers
Austin Rivers (from Boston)
To Phoenix Suns
Reggie Bullock (from Los Angeles)
February 19[9] To Boston Celtics
Isaiah Thomas
To Phoenix Suns
Marcus Thornton
2016 first-round pick
February 19[10] To Boston Celtics
Jonas Jerebko
Luigi Datome
To Detroit Pistons
Tayshaun Prince

Free agentsEdit

Re-signedEdit

Player Signed Contract Ref.
Avery Bradley July 15, 2014 Undisclosed [11]

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former team Ref.
Evan Turner September 19, 2014 Indiana Pacers [12]

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason left Date New team Ref.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Souza On Adam Jones Show: Backup Plan For Celtics If 'Lovefest' Falls Through?". CBS Boston. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Celtics Complete Three-Team Trade". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 10, 2014. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
  3. ^ "Celtics Complete Trade with Wizards". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 19, 2014. Retrieved July 19, 2014.
  4. ^ "Boston Celtics Complete Trade With Dallas Mavericks". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 18, 2014. Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  5. ^ Jeff Goodman (January 9, 2015). "Boston Celtics ship newly acquired Brandan Wright to Phoenix Suns for protected pick". ESPN Boston. Retrieved January 10, 2015.
  6. ^ "Memphis Grizzlies acquire Jeff Green and Russ Smith in three-team trade with Boston Celtics and New Orleans Pelicans". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 12, 2015. Retrieved January 12, 2015.
  7. ^ "Boston Celtics Complete Trade With Denver Nuggets". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 13, 2015. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  8. ^ "Boston Celtics Complete Three-Team Trade". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. January 15, 2015. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  9. ^ "Suns Complete Deal with Boston for Thornton, Draft Pick". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. February 19, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
  10. ^ "Detroit Pistons Acquire Tayshaun Prince From Boston". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. February 19, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
  11. ^ "Celtics Re-Sign Avery Bradley". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  12. ^ "Celtics Sign Evan Turner". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. September 29, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2019.

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