1959 Boston Celtics vs. 1969 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1958-59 Celtics and the 1968-69 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
1969 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1959 Celtics
52 - 20
1969 Celtics
48 - 34

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.722
1969 Celtics
.585

Longest Streaks
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
1969 Celtics
Winning Streak: 5
Losing Streak: 5
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1969 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1969 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1959 Celtics
8 - 3
1969 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.727
1969 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1969 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1969 Celtics
4 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bill Russell
All-Defensive 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Tom Sanders
NBA Leaders
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1969 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
116.4
1969 Celtics
111.0

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
77.8
1969 Celtics
59.0

Assists
1959 Celtics
21.8
1969 Celtics
23.8

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.395
1969 Celtics
.431

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.766
1969 Celtics
.729

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
123.3
1969 Celtics
107.8

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
82.6
1969 Celtics
54.8

Assists
1959 Celtics
26.1
1969 Celtics
21.3

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.397
1969 Celtics
.443

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.746
1969 Celtics
.756


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1969 Celtics
21.6 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
1969 Celtics
19.3 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
1969 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1969 Celtics
25.4 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
1969 Celtics
20.5 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
1969 Celtics
5.6 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *

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