1957 Boston Celtics vs. 2005 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 2004-05 Spurs, 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
2005 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
2005 Spurs
59 - 23

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
2005 Spurs
.720

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
2005 Spurs
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
2005 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2005 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
2005 Spurs
16 - 7

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
2005 Spurs
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
2005 Spurs

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
2005 Spurs
4 -
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan
All-NBA 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bruce Bowen, Tim Duncan
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
2005 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
2005 Spurs
96.2

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
2005 Spurs
42.4

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
2005 Spurs
21.6

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
7.5

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
2005 Spurs
.453

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
.363

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
2005 Spurs
.724

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
2005 Spurs
96.9

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
2005 Spurs
42.1

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
2005 Spurs
18.4

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
5.6

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
7.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
2005 Spurs
.454

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
.389

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
2005 Spurs
.727


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
2005 Spurs
20.3 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
2005 Spurs
11.1 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
2005 Spurs
6.1 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
2.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
2005 Spurs
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
2005 Spurs
12.4 rpg
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
2005 Spurs
4.3 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
1.2 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
2.3 bpg

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