1962 Boston Celtics vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1961-62 Celtics and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
1962 Celtics
60 - 20
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.750
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
1962 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1962 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1962 Celtics
8 - 6
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.571
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1962 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1962 Celtics
-
none
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
121.1
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
76.0
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.6
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.423
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.728
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
114.9
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
66.7
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.7
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.407
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.734
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1962 Celtics
22.1 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
23.6 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
7.8 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1962 Celtics
22.4 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
26.4 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
8.8 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

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