1961 Boston Celtics vs. 1950 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1960-61 Celtics and the 1949-50 Lakers, 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
1961 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1950 Lakers
in Central Division
Season Record
1961 Celtics
57 - 22
1950 Lakers
51 - 17

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.722
1950 Lakers
.750

Longest Streaks
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1950 Lakers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1950 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1950 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1961 Celtics
8 - 2
1950 Lakers
10 - 2

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.800
1950 Lakers
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1950 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1961 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
1950 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1961 Celtics
-
none
1950 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: George Mikan
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
119.7
1950 Lakers
84.1

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
77.6
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1961 Celtics
23.7
1950 Lakers
20.7

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.398
1950 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.735
1950 Lakers
.741

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
120.7
1950 Lakers
84.5

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
82.1
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1961 Celtics
24.7
1950 Lakers
17.9

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.413
1950 Lakers
.368

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.723
1950 Lakers
.725


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
1950 Lakers
27.4 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
1950 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
1950 Lakers
31.3 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
1950 Lakers
4.7 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.
- Rebounds started to be recorded in 1950-51.