1963 Boston Celtics vs. 2002 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1962-63 Celtics and the 2001-02 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
2002 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1963 Celtics
58 - 22
2002 Lakers
58 - 24

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.725
2002 Lakers
.707

Longest Streaks
1963 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 2
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
2002 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1963 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1963 Celtics
8 - 5
2002 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1963 Celtics
.615
2002 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1963 Celtics
2002 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
2002 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
NBA Leaders
1963 Celtics
-
none
2002 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.8
2002 Lakers
101.3

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
72.7
2002 Lakers
44.3

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.5
2002 Lakers
23.0

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
7.6

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.427
2002 Lakers
.461

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.725
2002 Lakers
.699

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1963 Celtics
118.1
2002 Lakers
97.8

Rebounds
1963 Celtics
68.7
2002 Lakers
45.4

Assists
1963 Celtics
24.3
2002 Lakers
19.6

Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.8

Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1963 Celtics
.422
2002 Lakers
.444

3-Point %
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.339

Free Throw %
1963 Celtics
.744
2002 Lakers
.721


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1963 Celtics
19.7 ppg
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
23.6 rpg
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
6.8 apg
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1963 Celtics
24.7 ppg
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1963 Celtics
25.1 rpg
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
Assists
1963 Celtics
8.9 apg
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1963 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers

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