1959 Boston Celtics vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1958-59 Celtics and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
1959 Celtics
52 - 20
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.722
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1959 Celtics
8 - 3
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
1959 Celtics
.727
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1959 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
116.4
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
77.8
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
1959 Celtics
21.8
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.395
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.766
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1959 Celtics
123.3
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
1959 Celtics
82.6
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
1959 Celtics
26.1
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1959 Celtics
.397
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1959 Celtics
.746
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

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