2018–19 Boston Celtics season

The 2018–19 Boston Celtics season was the 73rd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

2018–19 Boston Celtics season
Head coachBrad Stevens
General managerDanny Ainge
Owner(s)Wyc Grousbeck
ArenaTD Garden
Results
Record49–33 (.598)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finishConference Semifinals
(Lost to Bucks 1–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionNBC Sports Boston
RadioWBZ-FM
< 2017–18 2019–20 >

In the playoffs, the Celtics swept the Indiana Pacers in the First Round. It was the first time since 2011 that the Celtics swept their opponent in the First Round.

In the Semifinals, the Celtics lost to the Milwaukee Bucks in five games.

Just days before the second round matchup with the Bucks, Celtics legend John Havlicek, died on Thursday, April 25 at the age of 79. The team wore a black band with a white #17 (in honor of Havilcek) for Game 1 of the semifinal series with the Bucks which the Celtics won.

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College / Club
1 27 Robert Williams III PF   United States Texas A&M

RosterEdit

2018–19 Boston Celtics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
C 46 Baynes, Aron 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1986–12–09 Washington State
G 7 Brown, Jaylen 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1996–10–24 California
G 50 Dozier, PJ (TW) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1996–10–25 South Carolina
G 8 Gibson, Jonathan 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1987–11–08 New Mexico State
F 20 Hayward, Gordon 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1990–03–23 Butler
F/C 42 Horford, Al 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1986–06–03 Florida
G 28 Hunter, R. J. (TW) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1993–10–24 Georgia State
G 11 Irving, Kyrie (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 1992–03–23 Duke
F 13 Morris, Marcus 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1989–09–02 Kansas
F 37 Ojeleye, Semi 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 241 lb (109 kg) 1994–12–05 SMU
G 12 Rozier, Terry 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1994–03–17 Louisville
G 36 Smart, Marcus 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1994–03–06 Oklahoma State
F 0 Tatum, Jayson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 208 lb (94 kg) 1998–03–03 Duke
F 27 Theis, Daniel 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 243 lb (110 kg) 1992–04–04 Germany
G 9 Wanamaker, Brad 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1989–07–25 Pittsburgh
F/C 44 Williams, Robert 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1997–10–17 Texas A&M
F 30 Yabusele, Guerschon 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 260 lb (118 kg) 1995–12–17 France
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (GL) On assignment to G League affiliate
  • (TW) Two-way affiliate player
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2019–04–14

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yToronto Raptors 58 24 .707 0.0 32–9 26–15 12–4 82
xPhiladelphia 76ers 51 31 .622 7.0 31–10 20–21 8–8 82
xBoston Celtics 49 33 .598 9.0 28–13 21–20 10–6 82
xBrooklyn Nets 42 40 .512 16.0 23–18 19–22 8–8 82
New York Knicks 17 65 .207 41.0 9–32 8–33 2–14 82

ConferenceEdit

Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 zMilwaukee Bucks * 60 22 .732 82
2 yToronto Raptors * 58 24 .707 2.0 82
3 xPhiladelphia 76ers 51 31 .622 9.0 82
4 xBoston Celtics 49 33 .598 11.0 82
5 xIndiana Pacers 48 34 .585 12.0 82
6 xBrooklyn Nets 42 40 .512 18.0 82
7 yOrlando Magic * 42 40 .512 18.0 82
8 xDetroit Pistons 41 41 .500 19.0 82
9 Charlotte Hornets 39 43 .476 21.0 82
10 Miami Heat 39 43 .476 21.0 82
11 Washington Wizards 32 50 .390 28.0 82
12 Atlanta Hawks 29 53 .354 31.0 82
13 Chicago Bulls 22 60 .268 38.0 82
14 Cleveland Cavaliers 19 63 .232 41.0 82
15 New York Knicks 17 65 .207 43.0 82
  • * notes division leader

Game logEdit

PreseasonEdit

2018 preseason game log
Total: 1–3 (Home: 1–1; Road: 0–2)
2018–19 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2018–19 game log
Total: 49–33 (Home: 28–13; Road: 21–20)
2018–19 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

2019 playoff game log
Total: 5–4 (Home: 2–2; Road: 3–2)
2019 playoff schedule

Player statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Player Pos. GP GS MP Reb. Ast. Stl. Blk. Pts.
Aron Baynes C 51 18 821 240 57 12 34 284
Jaylen Brown SG 74 25 1,913 313 100 69 32 964
PJ Dozier SG 6 0 51 17 5 2 0 19
Gordon Hayward PF 72 18 1,863 322 244 62 23 825
Al Horford C 68 68 1,973 458 283 59 86 925
R. J. Hunter SG 1 0 26 3 3 1 0 17
Kyrie Irving PG 67 67 2,214 335 464 103 34 1,596
Greg Monroe C 2 0 5 3 1 0 0 6
Marcus Morris PF 75 53 2,091 458 109 43 25 1,046
Semi Ojeleye PF 56 3 594 86 23 10 4 186
Terry Rozier PG 79 14 1,791 307 231 68 21 708
Marcus Smart SG 80 60 2,200 234 321 143 28 708
Jayson Tatum SF 79 79 2,455 477 168 84 57 1,243
Daniel Theis C 66 2 908 225 68 21 42 374
Brad Wanamaker PG 36 0 343 41 56 12 2 140
Robert Williams C 32 2 283 81 7 9 40 81
Guerschon Yabusele PF 41 1 251 53 15 8 7 94

After all games.[1]
Waived during the season
Traded during the season
Acquired during the season

PlayoffsEdit

Player Pos. GP GS MP Reb. Ast. Stl. Blk. Pts.
Aron Baynes C 9 5 115 25 3 3 3 19
Jaylen Brown SG 9 9 274 52 10 6 2 125
Gordon Hayward PF 9 0 267 36 22 6 3 86
Al Horford C 9 9 310 81 40 4 7 125
Kyrie Irving PG 9 9 330 40 63 12 4 192
Marcus Morris PF 9 4 254 73 11 1 5 123
Semi Ojeleye PF 6 0 34 2 2 0 0 13
Terry Rozier PG 9 0 162 39 17 4 2 58
Marcus Smart SG 2 0 32 4 4 3 0 7
Jayson Tatum SF 9 9 295 60 17 10 7 137
Daniel Theis C 7 0 42 10 0 1 1 12
Brad Wanamaker PG 4 0 17 1 3 1 0 10
Robert Williams C 3 0 13 7 0 0 0 4
Guerschon Yabusele PF 4 0 14 2 1 0 1 8

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

July 23, 2018[2] To Boston Celtics
Rodney Purvis
To Oklahoma City Thunder
Abdel Nader
Cash considerations

Free agencyEdit

Re-signedEdit

Player Signed
Aron Baynes[3] July 7, 2018
Marcus Smart[4] July 19, 2018
Jabari Bird[5] July 26, 2018

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former Team
Brad Wanamaker[6] July 2, 2018   Fenerbahçe Doğuş
Walt Lemon Jr.[7] Two-way contract Fort Wayne Mad Ants
PJ Dozier[8] Two-way contract Oklahoma City Thunder
Justin Bibbs[9] September 25, 2018 Virginia Tech Hokies
Nick King[9] Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
Jeff Roberson[9] Vanderbilt Commodores

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason New Team
Kadeem Allen[10][11] Waived New York Knicks
Shane Larkin[12] Unrestricted free agent   Anadolu Efes
Rodney Purvis[13] Waived Miami Heat
Greg Monroe[14] Unrestricted free agent Philadelphia 76ers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018-19 Boston Celtics Roster and Regular season Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "Celtics Complete Trade With Oklahoma City". NBA.com. July 23, 2018. Retrieved July 23, 2018.
  3. ^ "Celtics Re-Sign Aron Baynes". NBA.com. July 7, 2018. Retrieved July 9, 2018.
  4. ^ "Celtics Re-Sign Marcus Smart". NBA.com. July 19, 2018. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  5. ^ "Celtics Sign Jabari Bird". NBA.com. July 26, 2018. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "Celtics Sign Brad Wanamaker". NBA.com. July 2, 2018. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  7. ^ "Celtics Sign Walt Lemon Jr. To Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. July 25, 2018. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  8. ^ "Celtics Sign PJ Dozier to Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. August 21, 2018. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  9. ^ a b c "Celtics Announce Training Camp Roster". NBA.com. September 25, 2018. Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "We have waived guard Kadeem Allen". Boston Celtics on Twitter. July 15, 2018. Retrieved July 15, 2018.
  11. ^ "New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed guard Kadeem Allen". NY Knicks PR on Twitter. July 25, 2018. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  12. ^ "Anadolu Efes signs Shane Larkin". Sportando. July 26, 2018. Archived from the original on July 26, 2018. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  13. ^ "We have waived Rodney Purvis". Boston Celtics on Twitter. July 30, 2018. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  14. ^ "76ers Sign Greg Monroe". NBA.com. August 10, 2018. Retrieved August 14, 2018.