1959 Boston Celtics vs. 1976 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1958-59 Celtics and the 1975-76 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
1976 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1959 Celtics
52 - 20
1976 Celtics
54 - 28

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.722
1976 Celtics
.659

Longest Streaks
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1976 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1959 Celtics
8 - 3
1976 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.727
1976 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1976 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1976 Celtics
6 -
Finals MVP: Jo Jo White
All-NBA 2nd Team: Dave Cowens, John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave Cowens, John Havlicek, Paul Silas
NBA Leaders
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1976 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
116.4
1976 Celtics
106.2

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
77.8
1976 Celtics
52.9

Assists
1959 Celtics
21.8
1976 Celtics
24.1

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
6.8

Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
3.2

3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.395
1976 Celtics
.446

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.766
1976 Celtics
.780

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
123.3
1976 Celtics
100.7

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
82.6
1976 Celtics
50.1

Assists
1959 Celtics
26.1
1976 Celtics
22.6

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
6.2

Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
2.3

3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.397
1976 Celtics
.435

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.746
1976 Celtics
.802


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg

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