1961 Boston Celtics vs. 2013 Miami Heat - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1960-61 Celtics and the 2012-13 Heat, 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
2013 Heat
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1961 Celtics
57 - 22
2013 Heat
66 - 16

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.722
2013 Heat
.805

Longest Streaks
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
2013 Heat
Winning Streak: 27
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
2013 Heat

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2013 Heat
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1961 Celtics
8 - 2
2013 Heat
16 - 7

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.800
2013 Heat
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
2013 Heat

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
2013 Heat
5 -
Season MVP: LeBron James
Finals MVP: LeBron James
All-NBA 1st Team: LeBron James
All-NBA 3rd Team: Dwyane Wade
All-Defensive 1st Team: LeBron James
NBA Leaders
1961 Celtics
-
none
2013 Heat
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
119.7
2013 Heat
102.9

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
77.6
2013 Heat
38.6

Assists
1961 Celtics
23.7
2013 Heat
23.0

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
8.7

Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
5.4

3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
8.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.398
2013 Heat
.496

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
.396

Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.735
2013 Heat
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
120.7
2013 Heat
97.1

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
82.1
2013 Heat
38.1

Assists
1961 Celtics
24.7
2013 Heat
20.6

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
8.3

Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
5.4

3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
7.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.413
2013 Heat
.468

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
.381

Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.723
2013 Heat
.766


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
2013 Heat
26.8 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
2013 Heat
8.0 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
2013 Heat
7.3 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
1.9 spg
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
1.4 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
2013 Heat
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
2013 Heat
8.4 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
2013 Heat
6.6 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
1.8 spg
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2013 Heat
1.6 bpg

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