1957 Boston Celtics vs. 2006 Miami Heat - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1956-57 Celtics and the 2005-06 Heat, 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
2006 Heat
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1957 Celtics
44 - 28
2006 Heat
52 - 30

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.611
2006 Heat
.634

Longest Streaks
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
2006 Heat
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
2006 Heat

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2006 Heat
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1957 Celtics
7 - 3
2006 Heat
16 - 7

Winning %
1957 Celtics
.700
2006 Heat
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1957 Celtics
2006 Heat

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
2006 Heat
3 -
Finals MVP: Dwyane Wade
All-NBA 1st Team: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 2nd Team: Dwyane Wade
NBA Leaders
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
2006 Heat
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
105.5
2006 Heat
99.9

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
68.9
2006 Heat
43.1

Assists
1957 Celtics
20.3
2006 Heat
20.6

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
6.4

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
5.4

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
6.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.383
2006 Heat
.478

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
.345

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.750
2006 Heat
.700

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1957 Celtics
111.7
2006 Heat
96.3

Rebounds
1957 Celtics
72.9
2006 Heat
42.0

Assists
1957 Celtics
22.9
2006 Heat
17.5

Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
7.0

Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
6.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1957 Celtics
.369
2006 Heat
.481

3-Point %
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
.333

Free Throw %
1957 Celtics
.715
2006 Heat
.655


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
2006 Heat
27.2 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
2006 Heat
Assists
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
2006 Heat
6.7 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
1.9 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
2.7 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
2006 Heat
28.4 ppg
Rebounds
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
2006 Heat
Assists
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
2006 Heat
5.7 apg
Steals
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat
2.2 spg
Blocks
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
2006 Heat

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