1964 Boston Celtics vs. 1953 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1963-64 Celtics and the 1952-53 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
1964 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1953 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1964 Celtics
59 - 21
1953 Lakers
48 - 22

Winning %
1964 Celtics
.738
1953 Lakers
.686

Longest Streaks
1964 Celtics
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1964 Celtics
1953 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1964 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1964 Celtics
8 - 2
1953 Lakers
9 - 3

Winning %
1964 Celtics
.800
1953 Lakers
.750

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1964 Celtics
1953 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1964 Celtics
3 -
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
NBA Leaders
1964 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1964 Celtics
113.0
1953 Lakers
85.3

Rebounds
1964 Celtics
71.7
1953 Lakers
48.7

Assists
1964 Celtics
22.0
1953 Lakers
19.3

Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1964 Celtics
.413
1953 Lakers
.390

3-Point %
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1964 Celtics
.725
1953 Lakers
.739

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1964 Celtics
103.4
1953 Lakers
82.9

Rebounds
1964 Celtics
73.6
1953 Lakers
53.0

Assists
1964 Celtics
22.1
1953 Lakers
17.2

Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1964 Celtics
.393
1953 Lakers
.377

3-Point %
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1964 Celtics
.701
1953 Lakers
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1964 Celtics
19.9 ppg
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
Rebounds
1964 Celtics
24.7 rpg
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
Assists
1964 Celtics
5.1 apg
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1964 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
Rebounds
1964 Celtics
27.2 rpg
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
Assists
1964 Celtics
6.8 apg
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *

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