1959 Boston Celtics vs. 1968 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1958-59 Celtics and the 1967-68 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
1959 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1968 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1959 Celtics
52 - 20
1968 Celtics
54 - 28

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.722
1968 Celtics
.659

Longest Streaks
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
1968 Celtics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1968 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1968 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1959 Celtics
8 - 3
1968 Celtics
12 - 7

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.727
1968 Celtics
.632

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1968 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1968 Celtics
2 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1968 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
116.4
1968 Celtics
116.1

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
77.8
1968 Celtics
69.1

Assists
1959 Celtics
21.8
1968 Celtics
21.9

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.395
1968 Celtics
.440

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.766
1968 Celtics
.721

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
123.3
1968 Celtics
114.6

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
82.6
1968 Celtics
68.5

Assists
1959 Celtics
26.1
1968 Celtics
22.6

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.397
1968 Celtics
.451

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.746
1968 Celtics
.731


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1968 Celtics
21.3 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
1968 Celtics
18.6 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
1968 Celtics
4.7 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1968 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
1968 Celtics
22.8 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
1968 Celtics
7.5 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *

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