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The Celtics' Longest Winning Streaks

1981-82 | 18 games

1981-82 | 18 games
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The streak (tied for the fifth longest in league history entering the 2008-09 season) was part of the Celtics' league-best 63-19 season, but Larry Bird & Co. missed a chance to repeat as NBA champions when they lost in the Eastern Conference finals to the Julius Erving-led 76ers.
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