Celtics (50-15) vs. San Antonio (33-34)
March 4, 1980
Only five days after playing each other at the Boston Garden, the Celtics manhandled George Gervin and the Spurs, 137-108. The C’s and Spurs embarked on a scoring spree at the Garden, playing a 38-38 first quarter, but the two teams outdid that performance in Texas: the score was 40-40 after the first twelve minutes of basketball.
The Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan discussed the Celtics’ dominant victory: