1957 Boston Celtics vs. 1986 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 1985-86 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
1986 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
1986 Celtics
67 - 15

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
1986 Celtics
.817

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
1986 Celtics
15 - 3

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
1986 Celtics
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
1986 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
1986 Celtics
6 -
Season MVP: Larry Bird
Finals MVP: Larry Bird
6th Man of the Year: Bill Walton
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1986 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
1986 Celtics
114.1

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
1986 Celtics
46.4

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
1986 Celtics
29.1

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
7.8

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.2

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
1986 Celtics
.508

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.351

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
1986 Celtics
.794

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
1986 Celtics
114.4

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
1986 Celtics
45.2

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
1986 Celtics
28.6

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
9.0

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
1986 Celtics
.507

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.391

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
1986 Celtics
.794


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg

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