1961 Boston Celtics vs. 1969 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1960-61 Celtics and the 1968-69 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
1969 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1961 Celtics
57 - 22
1969 Celtics
48 - 34

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.722
1969 Celtics
.585

Longest Streaks
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1969 Celtics
Winning Streak: 5
Losing Streak: 5
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1969 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1969 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1961 Celtics
8 - 2
1969 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.800
1969 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
1969 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
1969 Celtics
4 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bill Russell
All-Defensive 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Tom Sanders
NBA Leaders
1961 Celtics
-
none
1969 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
119.7
1969 Celtics
111.0

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
77.6
1969 Celtics
59.0

Assists
1961 Celtics
23.7
1969 Celtics
23.8

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.398
1969 Celtics
.431

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.735
1969 Celtics
.729

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
120.7
1969 Celtics
107.8

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
82.1
1969 Celtics
54.8

Assists
1961 Celtics
24.7
1969 Celtics
21.3

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.413
1969 Celtics
.443

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.723
1969 Celtics
.756


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
1969 Celtics
21.6 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
1969 Celtics
19.3 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
1969 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
1969 Celtics
25.4 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
1969 Celtics
20.5 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
1969 Celtics
5.6 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *

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