1963 Boston Celtics vs. 1988 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1962-63 Celtics and the 1987-88 Lakers, 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
1988 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1963 Celtics
58 - 22
1988 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.725
1988 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1963 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 2
1988 Lakers
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
1988 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1963 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1988 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1963 Celtics
8 - 5
1988 Lakers
15 - 9

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.615
1988 Lakers
.625

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
1988 Lakers

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
1988 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: James Worthy
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1963 Celtics
-
none
1988 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.8
1988 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
72.7
1988 Lakers
43.5

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.5
1988 Lakers
28.6

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
8.2

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.427
1988 Lakers
.505

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.297

Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.725
1988 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.1
1988 Lakers
105.6

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
68.7
1988 Lakers
40.5

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.3
1988 Lakers
25.9

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
7.2

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.7

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.422
1988 Lakers
.499

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.393

Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.744
1988 Lakers
.779


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1963 Celtics
19.7 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
23.6 rpg
1988 Lakers
8.7 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
6.8 apg
1988 Lakers
11.9 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.9 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1963 Celtics
24.7 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
25.1 rpg
1988 Lakers
7.3 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
8.9 apg
1988 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

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