1962 Boston Celtics vs. 2008 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1961-62 Celtics and the 2007-08 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
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1962 Celtics
60 - 20
2008 Celtics
66 - 16

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.750
2008 Celtics
.805

Longest Streaks
1962 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1962 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1962 Celtics
8 - 6
2008 Celtics
16 - 10

Winning %
1962 Celtics
.571
2008 Celtics
.615

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1962 Celtics
2008 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
2008 Celtics
5 -
Finals MVP: Paul Pierce
Defensive Player: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 3rd Team: Paul Pierce
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
NBA Leaders
1962 Celtics
-
none
2008 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
121.1
2008 Celtics
100.5

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
76.0
2008 Celtics
42.0

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.6
2008 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
8.5

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.423
2008 Celtics
.475

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.381

Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.728
2008 Celtics
.771

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1962 Celtics
114.9
2008 Celtics
94.0

Rebounds
1962 Celtics
66.7
2008 Celtics
40.0

Assists
1962 Celtics
25.7
2008 Celtics
21.5

Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.6

Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
4.3

3-Pointers Made
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
6.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1962 Celtics
.407
2008 Celtics
.447

3-Point %
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.359

Free Throw %
1962 Celtics
.734
2008 Celtics
.783


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1962 Celtics
22.1 ppg
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
23.6 rpg
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
7.8 apg
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics

NBA Playoffs

Points
1962 Celtics
22.4 ppg
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1962 Celtics
26.4 rpg
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
Assists
1962 Celtics
8.8 apg
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
Steals
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1962 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics

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