1962 Boston Celtics vs. 1989 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1961-62 Celtics and the 1988-89 Pistons, 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
1989 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1962 Celtics
60 - 20
1989 Pistons
63 - 19

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.750
1989 Pistons
.768

Longest Streaks
1962 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
1989 Pistons
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1989 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1962 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1989 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1962 Celtics
8 - 6
1989 Pistons
15 - 2

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.571
1989 Pistons
.882

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
1989 Pistons

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1962 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
1989 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1962 Celtics
-
none
1989 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
121.1
1989 Pistons
106.6

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
76.0
1989 Pistons
45.1

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.6
1989 Pistons
24.7

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
6.4

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
5.0

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.423
1989 Pistons
.494

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
.300

Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.728
1989 Pistons
.769

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
114.9
1989 Pistons
100.6

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
66.7
1989 Pistons
44.2

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.7
1989 Pistons
22.6

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
4.9

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.407
1989 Pistons
.473

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
.296

Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.734
1989 Pistons
.762


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1962 Celtics
22.1 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
23.6 rpg
1989 Pistons
9.6 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
7.8 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1962 Celtics
22.4 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.2 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
26.4 rpg
1989 Pistons
10.0 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
8.8 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.6 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.5 bpg

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