1961 Boston Celtics vs. 1958 St. Louis Hawks - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1960-61 Celtics and the 1957-58 Hawks, 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
1958 Hawks
in Western Division
Season Record
1961 Celtics
57 - 22
1958 Hawks
41 - 31

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.722
1958 Hawks
.569

Longest Streaks
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1958 Hawks
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1958 Hawks

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1958 Hawks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1961 Celtics
8 - 2
1958 Hawks
8 - 3

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.800
1958 Hawks
.727

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1958 Hawks

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
1958 Hawks
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Pettit
All-NBA 2nd Team: Cliff Hagan, Slater Martin
NBA Leaders
1961 Celtics
-
none
1958 Hawks
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
119.7
1958 Hawks
107.5

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
77.6
1958 Hawks
75.6

Assists
1961 Celtics
23.7
1958 Hawks
21.4

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.398
1958 Hawks
.388

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.735
1958 Hawks
.715

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
120.7
1958 Hawks
109.5

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
82.1
1958 Hawks
71.5

Assists
1961 Celtics
24.7
1958 Hawks
21.5

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.413
1958 Hawks
.404

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.723
1958 Hawks
.703


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
1958 Hawks
24.6 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
1958 Hawks
17.4 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
1958 Hawks
4.6 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
1958 Hawks
27.7 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
1958 Hawks
16.5 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
1958 Hawks
4.6 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1958 Hawks
-
n/a *

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