1962 Boston Celtics vs. 2005 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1961-62 Celtics and the 2004-05 Spurs, 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
2005 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1962 Celtics
60 - 20
2005 Spurs
59 - 23

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.750
2005 Spurs
.720

Longest Streaks
1962 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
2005 Spurs
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
2005 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1962 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2005 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1962 Celtics
8 - 6
2005 Spurs
16 - 7

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.571
2005 Spurs
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
2005 Spurs

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1962 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
2005 Spurs
4 -
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan
All-NBA 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bruce Bowen, Tim Duncan
NBA Leaders
1962 Celtics
-
none
2005 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
121.1
2005 Spurs
96.2

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
76.0
2005 Spurs
42.4

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.6
2005 Spurs
21.6

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
7.5

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.423
2005 Spurs
.453

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
.363

Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.728
2005 Spurs
.724

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
114.9
2005 Spurs
96.9

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
66.7
2005 Spurs
42.1

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.7
2005 Spurs
18.4

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
5.6

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
7.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.407
2005 Spurs
.454

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
.389

Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.734
2005 Spurs
.727


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1962 Celtics
22.1 ppg
2005 Spurs
20.3 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
23.6 rpg
2005 Spurs
11.1 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
7.8 apg
2005 Spurs
6.1 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
2.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1962 Celtics
22.4 ppg
2005 Spurs
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
26.4 rpg
2005 Spurs
12.4 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
8.8 apg
2005 Spurs
4.3 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
1.2 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
2.3 bpg

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