1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1982 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1981-82 Lakers, 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
1982 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1982 Lakers
57 - 25

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1982 Lakers
.695

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1982 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1982 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1982 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1982 Lakers
12 - 2

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1982 Lakers
.857

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1982 Lakers

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
1982 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 2nd Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1982 Lakers
1 -
Steals Leader: Magic Johnson
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1982 Lakers
114.6

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1982 Lakers
45.9

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1982 Lakers
28.7

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
10.3

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
6.3

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
0.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1982 Lakers
.517

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
.138

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1982 Lakers
.717

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1982 Lakers
115.4

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1982 Lakers
47.9

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1982 Lakers
31.4

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
10.0

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
7.4

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
0.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1982 Lakers
.517

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
.167

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1982 Lakers
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1982 Lakers
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1982 Lakers
9.6 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1982 Lakers
9.5 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
2.7 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1982 Lakers
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1982 Lakers
11.3 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1982 Lakers
9.3 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
2.9 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers

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