1963 Boston Celtics vs. 1974 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1962-63 Celtics and the 1973-74 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
1963 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1974 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1963 Celtics
58 - 22
1974 Celtics
56 - 26

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.725
1974 Celtics
.683

Longest Streaks
1963 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 2
1974 Celtics
Winning Streak: 12
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
1974 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1963 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1974 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1963 Celtics
8 - 5
1974 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.615
1974 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
1974 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1963 Celtics
5 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 1st Team: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn
All-Rookie 1st Team: John Havlicek
1974 Celtics
4 -
Finals MVP: John Havlicek
All-NBA 1st Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Don Chaney
NBA Leaders
1963 Celtics
-
none
1974 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.8
1974 Celtics
109.0

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
72.7
1974 Celtics
54.3

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.5
1974 Celtics
26.7

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
6.8

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
3.7

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.427
1974 Celtics
.456

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.725
1974 Celtics
.800

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.1
1974 Celtics
102.4

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
68.7
1974 Celtics
48.5

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.3
1974 Celtics
25.5

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
6.8

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
2.8

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.422
1974 Celtics
.448

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.744
1974 Celtics
.809


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1963 Celtics
19.7 ppg
1974 Celtics
22.6 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
23.6 rpg
1974 Celtics
15.7 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
6.8 apg
1974 Celtics
5.9 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
1.3 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1963 Celtics
24.7 ppg
1974 Celtics
27.1 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
25.1 rpg
1974 Celtics
13.3 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
8.9 apg
1974 Celtics
6.0 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1974 Celtics
0.9 bpg

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