1959 Boston Celtics vs. 1970 New York Knicks - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1958-59 Celtics and the 1969-70 Knicks, 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
1970 Knicks
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1959 Celtics
52 - 20
1970 Knicks
60 - 22

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.722
1970 Knicks
.732

Longest Streaks
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1970 Knicks

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1959 Celtics
8 - 3
1970 Knicks
12 - 7

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.727
1970 Knicks
.632

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1970 Knicks

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1970 Knicks
8 -
Season MVP: Willis Reed
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
Coach of the Year: Red Holzman
All-NBA 1st Team: Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
NBA Leaders
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1970 Knicks
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
116.4
1970 Knicks
115.0

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
77.8
1970 Knicks
48.9

Assists
1959 Celtics
21.8
1970 Knicks
26.0

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.395
1970 Knicks
.477

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.766
1970 Knicks
.733

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
123.3
1970 Knicks
110.5

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
82.6
1970 Knicks
50.0

Assists
1959 Celtics
26.1
1970 Knicks
23.7

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.397
1970 Knicks
.457

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.746
1970 Knicks
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

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