1961 Boston Celtics vs. 1968 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1960-61 Celtics and the 1967-68 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
1961 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1968 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1961 Celtics
57 - 22
1968 Celtics
54 - 28

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.722
1968 Celtics
.659

Longest Streaks
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1968 Celtics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1968 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1968 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1961 Celtics
8 - 2
1968 Celtics
12 - 7

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.800
1968 Celtics
.632

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1968 Celtics

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
1968 Celtics
2 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1961 Celtics
-
none
1968 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
119.7
1968 Celtics
116.1

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
77.6
1968 Celtics
69.1

Assists
1961 Celtics
23.7
1968 Celtics
21.9

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.398
1968 Celtics
.440

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.735
1968 Celtics
.721

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
120.7
1968 Celtics
114.6

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
82.1
1968 Celtics
68.5

Assists
1961 Celtics
24.7
1968 Celtics
22.6

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.413
1968 Celtics
.451

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.723
1968 Celtics
.731


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
1968 Celtics
21.3 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
1968 Celtics
18.6 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
1968 Celtics
4.7 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
1968 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
1968 Celtics
22.8 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
1968 Celtics
7.5 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *

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