1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1970 New York Knicks - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1969-70 Knicks, 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
1970 Knicks
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1970 Knicks
60 - 22

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1970 Knicks
.732

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1970 Knicks

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1970 Knicks
12 - 7

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1970 Knicks
.632

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1970 Knicks

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
1970 Knicks
8 -
Season MVP: Willis Reed
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
Coach of the Year: Red Holzman
All-NBA 1st Team: Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1970 Knicks
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1970 Knicks
115.0

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1970 Knicks
48.9

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1970 Knicks
26.0

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1970 Knicks
.477

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1970 Knicks
.733

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1970 Knicks
110.5

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1970 Knicks
50.0

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1970 Knicks
23.7

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1970 Knicks
.457

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1970 Knicks
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

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