1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1966 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1965-66 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
1966 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1966 Celtics
54 - 26

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1966 Celtics
.675

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1966 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1966 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1966 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1966 Celtics
11 - 6

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1966 Celtics
.647

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1966 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
1966 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1966 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1966 Celtics
112.7

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1966 Celtics
69.9

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1966 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1966 Celtics
.417

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1966 Celtics
.739

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1966 Celtics
115.8

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1966 Celtics
67.8

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1966 Celtics
21.6

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1966 Celtics
.435

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1966 Celtics
.767


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1966 Celtics
23.5 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1966 Celtics
22.8 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1966 Celtics
6.3 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1966 Celtics
24.8 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1966 Celtics
25.2 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1966 Celtics
5.0 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *

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