1965 Boston Celtics vs. 1950 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1964-65 Celtics and the 1949-50 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
1965 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1950 Lakers
in Central Division
Season Record
1965 Celtics
62 - 18
1950 Lakers
51 - 17

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.775
1950 Lakers
.750

Longest Streaks
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
1950 Lakers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1950 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1950 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1965 Celtics
8 - 4
1950 Lakers
10 - 2

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.667
1950 Lakers
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1950 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1965 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
Coach of the Year: Red Auerbach
All-NBA 1st Team: Bill Russell
All-NBA 2nd Team: Sam Jones
1950 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
1950 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: George Mikan
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
112.8
1950 Lakers
84.1

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
71.9
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1965 Celtics
22.2
1950 Lakers
20.7

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1950 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.731
1950 Lakers
.741

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
116.8
1950 Lakers
84.5

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
72.3
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1965 Celtics
23.6
1950 Lakers
17.9

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1950 Lakers
.368

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.744
1950 Lakers
.725


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1950 Lakers
27.4 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
1950 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
1950 Lakers
31.3 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
1950 Lakers
4.7 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.
- Rebounds started to be recorded in 1950-51.