1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1956 Philadelphia Warriors - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1955-56 Warriors, 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
1956 Warriors
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1956 Warriors
45 - 27

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1956 Warriors
.625

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1956 Warriors
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1956 Warriors

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1956 Warriors
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1956 Warriors
7 - 3

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1956 Warriors
.700

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1956 Warriors

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
1956 Warriors
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Paul Arizin, Neil Johnston
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jack George
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1956 Warriors
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1956 Warriors
103.1

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1956 Warriors
60.6

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1956 Warriors
26.2

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1956 Warriors
.410

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1956 Warriors
.757

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1956 Warriors
104.6

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1956 Warriors
64.4

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1956 Warriors
25.9

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1956 Warriors
.398

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1956 Warriors
.750


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1956 Warriors
24.2 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1956 Warriors
12.5 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1956 Warriors
6.3 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1956 Warriors
28.9 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1956 Warriors
14.3 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1956 Warriors
5.8 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *

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