1962 Boston Celtics vs. 1970 New York Knicks - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1961-62 Celtics and the 1969-70 Knicks, 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
1970 Knicks
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1962 Celtics
60 - 20
1970 Knicks
60 - 22

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.750
1970 Knicks
.732

Longest Streaks
1962 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1970 Knicks

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1962 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1962 Celtics
8 - 6
1970 Knicks
12 - 7

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.571
1970 Knicks
.632

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1970 Knicks

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1962 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
1970 Knicks
8 -
Season MVP: Willis Reed
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
Coach of the Year: Red Holzman
All-NBA 1st Team: Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
NBA Leaders
1962 Celtics
-
none
1970 Knicks
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
121.1
1970 Knicks
115.0

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
76.0
1970 Knicks
48.9

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.6
1970 Knicks
26.0

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.423
1970 Knicks
.477

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.728
1970 Knicks
.733

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
114.9
1970 Knicks
110.5

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
66.7
1970 Knicks
50.0

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.7
1970 Knicks
23.7

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.407
1970 Knicks
.457

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.734
1970 Knicks
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1962 Celtics
22.1 ppg
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
23.6 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
7.8 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1962 Celtics
22.4 ppg
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
26.4 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
8.8 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

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