Bird 38p; McHale 20p, 13r; Parish 17p, 14r; Johnson 16p, 11a; Karl Malone 31p, 12r; Stockton 18p, 11a; Bailey 25p
December 16, 1987
The Celtics came into the game having lost their last two at home. They hadn't lost 3 in a row at home in almost 10 years! Will Bird's heroci 38 points be enough or will the young duop of Malone and Stockten extend that streak?