1960 Boston Celtics vs. 1986 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1959-60 Celtics and the 1985-86 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
1960 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1986 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1960 Celtics
59 - 16
1986 Celtics
67 - 15

Winning %
1960 Celtics
.787
1986 Celtics
.817

Longest Streaks
1960 Celtics
Winning Streak: 17
Losing Streak: 3
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1960 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1960 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1960 Celtics
8 - 5
1986 Celtics
15 - 3

Winning %
1960 Celtics
.615
1986 Celtics
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1960 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1960 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
1986 Celtics
6 -
Season MVP: Larry Bird
Finals MVP: Larry Bird
6th Man of the Year: Bill Walton
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1960 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
1986 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1960 Celtics
124.5
1986 Celtics
114.1

Rebounds
1960 Celtics
80.2
1986 Celtics
46.4

Assists
1960 Celtics
24.7
1986 Celtics
29.1

Steals
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
7.8

Blocks
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.2

3-Pointers Made
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1960 Celtics
.417
1986 Celtics
.508

3-Point %
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.351

Free Throw %
1960 Celtics
.734
1986 Celtics
.794

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1960 Celtics
113.2
1986 Celtics
114.4

Rebounds
1960 Celtics
77.2
1986 Celtics
45.2

Assists
1960 Celtics
20.6
1986 Celtics
28.6

Steals
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
9.0

Blocks
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1960 Celtics
.392
1986 Celtics
.507

3-Point %
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.391

Free Throw %
1960 Celtics
.764
1986 Celtics
.794


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1960 Celtics
21.7 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
Rebounds
1960 Celtics
24.0 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
Assists
1960 Celtics
9.5 apg
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
Steals
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1960 Celtics
21.8 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1960 Celtics
25.8 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
Assists
1960 Celtics
8.9 apg
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
Steals
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1960 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg

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