1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1954-55 Nationals, including both NBA teams stats, regular season and Playoffs wins, losses and performance, winning streaks and other data side by side.

Team Comparison

Summary

Regular Season

Standings
1957 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1955 Nationals

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1957 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bob Cousy
Rookie of the Year: Tom Heinsohn
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Sharman
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.