1957 Boston Celtics vs. 2004 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 2003-04 Pistons, 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
2004 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
2004 Pistons
54 - 28

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
2004 Pistons
.659

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
2004 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
2004 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2004 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
2004 Pistons
16 - 7

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
2004 Pistons
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
2004 Pistons

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
2004 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Chauncey Billups
All-NBA 2nd Team: Ben Wallace
All-Defensive 1st Team: Ben Wallace
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
2004 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
2004 Pistons
90.1

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
2004 Pistons
42.8

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
2004 Pistons
20.8

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
8.0

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
7.0

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
4.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
2004 Pistons
.435

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
.344

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
2004 Pistons
.753

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
2004 Pistons
87.1

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
2004 Pistons
44.8

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
2004 Pistons
19.4

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
8.0

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
7.1

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
4.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
2004 Pistons
.412

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
.304

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
2004 Pistons
.734


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
2004 Pistons
17.6 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
2004 Pistons
12.4 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
2004 Pistons
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
1.8 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
3.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
2004 Pistons
21.5 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
2004 Pistons
14.3 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
2004 Pistons
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
1.9 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
2.4 bpg

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