1964 Boston Celtics vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1963-64 Celtics and the 1954-55 Nationals, 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
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1964 Celtics
59 - 21
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1964 Celtics
.738
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1964 Celtics
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1964 Celtics
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1964 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1964 Celtics
8 - 2
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1964 Celtics
.800
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1964 Celtics
1955 Nationals

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1964 Celtics
3 -
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1964 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1964 Celtics
113.0
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1964 Celtics
71.7
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1964 Celtics
22.0
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1964 Celtics
.413
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1964 Celtics
.725
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1964 Celtics
103.4
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1964 Celtics
73.6
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1964 Celtics
22.1
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1964 Celtics
.393
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1964 Celtics
.701
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1964 Celtics
19.9 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1964 Celtics
24.7 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1964 Celtics
5.1 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1964 Celtics
23.2 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1964 Celtics
27.2 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1964 Celtics
6.8 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1964 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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