1959 Boston Celtics vs. 1974 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1958-59 Celtics and the 1973-74 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
1974 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1959 Celtics
52 - 20
1974 Celtics
56 - 26

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.722
1974 Celtics
.683

Longest Streaks
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
1974 Celtics
Winning Streak: 12
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1974 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1974 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1959 Celtics
8 - 3
1974 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.727
1974 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1974 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1974 Celtics
4 -
Finals MVP: John Havlicek
All-NBA 1st Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Don Chaney
NBA Leaders
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1974 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
116.4
1974 Celtics
109.0

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
77.8
1974 Celtics
54.3

Assists
1959 Celtics
21.8
1974 Celtics
26.7

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
6.8

Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
3.7

3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.395
1974 Celtics
.456

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.766
1974 Celtics
.800

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
123.3
1974 Celtics
102.4

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
82.6
1974 Celtics
48.5

Assists
1959 Celtics
26.1
1974 Celtics
25.5

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
6.8

Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
2.8

3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.397
1974 Celtics
.448

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.746
1974 Celtics
.809


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1974 Celtics
22.6 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
1974 Celtics
15.7 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
1974 Celtics
5.9 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
1.3 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1974 Celtics
27.1 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
1974 Celtics
13.3 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
1974 Celtics
6.0 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
0.9 bpg

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