1965 Boston Celtics vs. 1966 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1964-65 Celtics and the 1965-66 Celtics, 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
1966 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1965 Celtics
62 - 18
1966 Celtics
54 - 26

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.775
1966 Celtics
.675

Longest Streaks
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
1966 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1966 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1966 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1965 Celtics
8 - 4
1966 Celtics
11 - 6

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.667
1966 Celtics
.647

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1966 Celtics

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
1966 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
1966 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
112.8
1966 Celtics
112.7

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
71.9
1966 Celtics
69.9

Assists
1965 Celtics
22.2
1966 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1966 Celtics
.417

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.731
1966 Celtics
.739

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
116.8
1966 Celtics
115.8

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
72.3
1966 Celtics
67.8

Assists
1965 Celtics
23.6
1966 Celtics
21.6

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1966 Celtics
.435

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.744
1966 Celtics
.767


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1966 Celtics
23.5 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
1966 Celtics
22.8 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
1966 Celtics
6.3 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
1966 Celtics
24.8 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1966 Celtics
25.2 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
1966 Celtics
5.0 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *

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