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ROCKETS VS. CELTICS OVERALL RECORD
Houston Rockets 56   --   106 Boston Celtics
REG SEASON: 51-90 PLAYOFFS 5-16

Rockets vs. Celtics Regular Season
YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT   YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1968 San Diego 0 - 7 Boston   1969 San Diego 2 - 4 Boston
1970 San Diego 2 - 4 Boston   1971 San Diego 2 - 3 Boston
1972 Houston 0 - 5 Boston   1973 Houston 1 - 5 Boston
1974 Houston 2 - 4 Boston   1975 Houston 0 - 4 Boston
1976 Houston 1 - 4 Boston   1977 Houston 2 - 2 Boston
1978 Houston 2 - 2 Boston   1979 Houston 3 - 1 Boston
1980 Houston 0 - 6 Boston   1981 Houston 0 - 2 Boston
1982 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   1983 Houston 0 - 2 Boston
1984 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   1985 Houston 0 - 2 Boston
1986 Houston 0 - 2 Boston   1987 Houston 0 - 2 Boston
1988 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   1989 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
1990 Houston 0 - 2 Boston   1991 Houston 0 - 2 Boston
1992 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   1993 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
1994 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   1995 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
1996 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   1997 Houston 2 - 0 Boston
1998 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   1999 Houston 0 - 0 Boston
2000 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   2001 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
2002 Houston 2 - 0 Boston   2003 Houston 2 - 0 Boston
2004 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   2005 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
2006 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   2007 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
2008 Houston 0 - 2 Boston   2009 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
2010 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   2011 Houston 2 - 0 Boston
2012 Houston 0 - 1 Boston   2013 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
2014 Houston 2 - 0 Boston   2015 Houston 2 - 0 Boston
2016 Houston 1 - 1 Boston   2017 Houston 1 - 1 Boston
2018 Houston 1 - 1 Boston    

Rockets vs. Celtics Playoff History
YEAR ROUND ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1975 Semifinals Houston 1 - 4 Boston Celtics
1980 Semifinals Houston 0 - 4 Boston Celtics
1981 NBA Finals Houston 2 - 4 Boston Celtics
1986 NBA Finals Houston 2 - 4 Boston Celtics

Top Performances: Rockets VS. Celtics

1999-2000 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 100, Rockets 96 : Comeback Falls Short
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 10, 1999 IN BOSTON
    Down 25 early, Rocks come flying back, fall short 100-96 in Boston
  • Rockets 100, Celtics 94 : Cato-mic Bomb Explodes!
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 18, 1999 IN HOUSTON
    Rocket center emerges, hits first 11 shots in 100-94 win vs. Boston

2000-2001 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 96, Rockets 81 : Boston Massacre
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 22, 2000 IN BOSTON
    Celtics embarrass poor-shooting Rockets 96-81 in Fleet Center
  • Rockets 101, Celtics 84 : Boston Baked
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 20, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    Mo helps Rockets crush Celtics 101-84 for 6th win in last 7 games

2001-2002 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 104, Celtics 101 : Rocks Hold On, Beat Celts
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 18, 2002 IN BOSTON
    Griffin, Cat, Francis, Cato, Mooch come up big, beat Boston 104-101
  • Rockets 99, Celtics 89 : Boards Burn Boston
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 23, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Mobley explodes for 40 points, Rockets beat Pierce, Celtics 99-89

2002-2003 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 101, Celtics 92 : Guards Save Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Guard duo combines for 50, hits big shots as Rockets beat Celtics
  • Rockets 101, Celtics 95 : Backcourt Burns Boston
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 24, 2003 IN BOSTON
    Francis, Cat combine for 64, fuel monster comeback to beat Celtics

2003-2004 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 97, Rockets 93 : Stunned At Home By Celtics
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 11, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Defense abondons Rockets as Pierce, Celtics pull off 97-93 shocker in Houston
  • Rockets 95, Celtics 80 : Yao Gets Revenge On Celtics
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 14, 2004 IN BOSTON
    Behemoth hits 9-10 shots in first half, leads Rockets to easy win over Celtics

2004-2005 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 97, Celtics 94 : Yao, Barry Fuel Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 31, 2005 IN BOSTON
    Houston holds off Ricky Davis fourth quarter rally, beats Celtics 97-94
  • Celtics 103, Rockets 92 : Celtics Drum Rockets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Blount goes nuts, Rockets go cold as Celtics cruise 103-90 in Houston

2005-2006 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 102, Rockets 82 : LaFrentz, Celtics Pummel Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 13, 2005 IN BOSTON
    Guards simply can't shoot straight as Boston cruises to 102-82 victory
  • Rockets 91, Celtics 73 : T-Mac Steps Up and On Boston
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 6, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    McGrady scores 35 to lead struggling Rockets in home rout of Celtics

2006-2007 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 77, Rockets 72 : The Unthinkable: Rockets Choke vs. Celts
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 26, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets go 1-22 from long range, blow 13-point edge with 9 minutes left
  • Rockets 111, Celtics 80 : Rockets Scorch From Long Range
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 7, 2007 IN BOSTON
    Rockets hit 15 of 28 from three in 111-80 rout in Boston, but Deke injured

2007-2008 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 97, Rockets 93 : Great Comeback, Blown Opportunity
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 2, 2008 IN BOSTON
    Rockets, once down 20, can't hold on to late lead as now 27-3 Celtics escape
  • Celtics 94, Rockets 74 : Streak Finally Snapped
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets historic winning streak comes to an end as Celtics roll 94-74 in Houston

2008-2009 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 103, Rockets 99 : Allen, Celtics Knock Off Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 4, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    McGrady, Scola can't save Rockets as Celtics win 103-99 in Houston
  • Rockets 89, Celtics 85 : Huge Win in Boston
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 7, 2009 IN BOSTON
    Brooks, Yao, Wafer step up in T-Mac's absence to knock off champion Celtics

2009-2010 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 94, Rockets 87 : Celtics Too Much For Rockets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 19, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Boston's Big Three combines for 60 as Rockets 4-game streak snapped
  • Rockets 119, Celtics 114 : Heroic Effort Drops Celtics
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 2, 2010 IN BOSTON
    Brooks leads short-handed Rockets to amazing 119-114 overtime win in Boston

2010-2011 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 108, Celtics 102 : Boston AB Party
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 10, 2011 IN BOSTON
    Brooks hits 5-8 triples as Martin-less Rockets stun Celtics 108-102 in Boston
  • Rockets 93, Celtics 77 : Best Win of the Year
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2011 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets look serious about playoff push as they blow out Celtics 93-77

2011-2012 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 97, Rockets 92 : Rockets Blow Lead Late, Fall in OT
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 6, 2012 IN BOSTON
    Rockets can't capitalize on crazy finish to fourth, fall 97-92 to Celtics in OT

2012-2013 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 101, Celtics 89 : An Emotional Win
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 14, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Parsons, Harden, Smith step up big, but KG-McHale postgame embrace puts things into perspective
  • Celtics 103, Rockets 91 : Nothing's Free
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 11, 2013 IN BOSTON
    Rockets can't accept charity, miss 17 free throws in 103-91 loss in Boston

2013-2014 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 109, Celtics 85 : Jones Powers Rockets To Rout
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 19, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Houston rolls past Celtics 109-85 behind career high 24 from Terrence Jones
  • Rockets 104, Celtics 92 : Dwight Dominates In Beantown
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2014 IN BOSTON
    Howard goes for 32 points, 11 boards as Rockets hold off Celtics 104-92

2014-2015 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 104, Celtics 90 : 3-0 Rockets Trounce Celtics
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 1, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Celtics can't shoot straight as Harden, Jones lead Rocket blowout
  • Rockets 93, Celtics 87 : Harden's Off, But Rockets Beat Celtics
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 30, 2015 IN BOSTON
    Despite 4-21 shooting from Harden, Rockets get career-high from D-Mo in win

2015-2016 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 111, Rockets 95 : BALL OF QUIT
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 16, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets can't shoot, protect ball or defend in 111-95 home loss to Celtics
  • Rockets 102, Celtics 98 : Big Win In Boston
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 11, 2016 IN BOSTON
    Rockets snap Boston's 14-game home win streak behind Harden, Beasley

2016-2017 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Rockets 107, Celtics 106 : Rockets Escape After Horford's Miss
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 5, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Flagrant foul call doesn't backfire as Horford's miss gives Rockets 107-106 win
  • Celtics 120, Rockets 109 : Still Slumping
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 25, 2017 IN BOSTON
    Without Gordon, Rockets misfire and can't stop Thomas, Celtics in 120-109 loss

2017-2018 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE CELTICS:

  • Celtics 99, Rockets 98 : Rockets Robbed In Boston
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 28, 2017 IN BOSTON
    Rockets blow 26-point lead but lose 99-98 on controversial calls late
  • Rockets 123, Celtics 120 : Gordon, Rockets Edge Celtics
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 3, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets take Celtics' best shot, use run late to take their 15th straight win

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