1962 Boston Celtics vs. 1965 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1961-62 Celtics and the 1964-65 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
1962 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1965 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1962 Celtics
60 - 20
1965 Celtics
62 - 18

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.750
1965 Celtics
.775

Longest Streaks
1962 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1965 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1962 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1962 Celtics
8 - 6
1965 Celtics
8 - 4

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.571
1965 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1965 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1962 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
1965 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
Coach of the Year: Red Auerbach
All-NBA 1st Team: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Sam Jones
NBA Leaders
1962 Celtics
-
none
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
121.1
1965 Celtics
112.8

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
76.0
1965 Celtics
71.9

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.6
1965 Celtics
22.2

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.423
1965 Celtics
.414

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.728
1965 Celtics
.731

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
114.9
1965 Celtics
116.8

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
66.7
1965 Celtics
72.3

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.7
1965 Celtics
23.6

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.407
1965 Celtics
.414

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.734
1965 Celtics
.744


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1962 Celtics
22.1 ppg
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
23.6 rpg
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
7.8 apg
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1962 Celtics
22.4 ppg
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
26.4 rpg
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
8.8 apg
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *

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