1961 Boston Celtics vs. 2017 Golden State Warriors - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1960-61 Celtics and the 2016-17 Warriors, 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
2017 Warriors
in Western Conference
Season Record
1961 Celtics
57 - 22
2017 Warriors
67 - 15

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.722
2017 Warriors
.817

Longest Streaks
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
2017 Warriors
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
2017 Warriors

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2017 Warriors
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1961 Celtics
8 - 2
2017 Warriors
16 - 1

Winning %
1961 Celtics
.800
2017 Warriors
.941

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1961 Celtics
2017 Warriors

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
2017 Warriors
6 -
Finals MVP: Kevin Durant
Defensive Player: Draymond Green
All-NBA 2nd Team: Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant
All-NBA 3rd Team: Draymond Green
All-Defensive 1st Team: Draymond Green
NBA Leaders
1961 Celtics
-
none
2017 Warriors
1 -
Steals Leader: Draymond Green
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
119.7
2017 Warriors
115.9

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
77.6
2017 Warriors
44.4

Assists
1961 Celtics
23.7
2017 Warriors
30.4

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
9.6

Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
6.8

3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
12.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.398
2017 Warriors
.495

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
.383

Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.735
2017 Warriors
.788

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1961 Celtics
120.7
2017 Warriors
119.3

Rebounds
1961 Celtics
82.1
2017 Warriors
45.8

Assists
1961 Celtics
24.7
2017 Warriors
28.2

Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
8.7

Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
12.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1961 Celtics
.413
2017 Warriors
.494

3-Point %
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
.386

Free Throw %
1961 Celtics
.723
2017 Warriors
.815


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
2017 Warriors
25.3 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
2017 Warriors
8.3 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
2017 Warriors
7.0 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
2.0 spg
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
1.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
2017 Warriors
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
2017 Warriors
9.1 rpg
Assists
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
2017 Warriors
6.7 apg
Steals
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
2.0 spg
Blocks
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
2017 Warriors
1.6 bpg

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