1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

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
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

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