1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1961 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1960-61 Celtics, 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
1961 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1961 Celtics
57 - 22

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1961 Celtics
.722

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1961 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1961 Celtics
8 - 2

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1961 Celtics
.800

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1961 Celtics

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
1961 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1961 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1961 Celtics
119.7

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1961 Celtics
77.6

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1961 Celtics
23.7

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1961 Celtics
.398

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1961 Celtics
.735

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1961 Celtics
120.7

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1961 Celtics
82.1

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1961 Celtics
24.7

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1961 Celtics
.413

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1961 Celtics
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

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