1963 Boston Celtics vs. 1986 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1962-63 Celtics and the 1985-86 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
1986 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1963 Celtics
58 - 22
1986 Celtics
67 - 15

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.725
1986 Celtics
.817

Longest Streaks
1963 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 2
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1963 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1963 Celtics
8 - 5
1986 Celtics
15 - 3

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.615
1986 Celtics
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
1986 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
1986 Celtics
6 -
Season MVP: Larry Bird
Finals MVP: Larry Bird
6th Man of the Year: Bill Walton
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1963 Celtics
-
none
1986 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.8
1986 Celtics
114.1

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
72.7
1986 Celtics
46.4

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.5
1986 Celtics
29.1

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
7.8

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.2

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.427
1986 Celtics
.508

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.351

Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.725
1986 Celtics
.794

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.1
1986 Celtics
114.4

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
68.7
1986 Celtics
45.2

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.3
1986 Celtics
28.6

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
9.0

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.422
1986 Celtics
.507

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.391

Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.744
1986 Celtics
.794


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1963 Celtics
19.7 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
23.6 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
6.8 apg
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1963 Celtics
24.7 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
25.1 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
8.9 apg
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg

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