1965 Boston Celtics vs. 1970 New York Knicks - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1964-65 Celtics and the 1969-70 Knicks, 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
1970 Knicks
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1965 Celtics
62 - 18
1970 Knicks
60 - 22

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.775
1970 Knicks
.732

Longest Streaks
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1970 Knicks

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1965 Celtics
8 - 4
1970 Knicks
12 - 7

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.667
1970 Knicks
.632

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1970 Knicks

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
1970 Knicks
8 -
Season MVP: Willis Reed
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
Coach of the Year: Red Holzman
All-NBA 1st Team: Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
NBA Leaders
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
1970 Knicks
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
112.8
1970 Knicks
115.0

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
71.9
1970 Knicks
48.9

Assists
1965 Celtics
22.2
1970 Knicks
26.0

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1970 Knicks
.477

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.731
1970 Knicks
.733

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
116.8
1970 Knicks
110.5

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
72.3
1970 Knicks
50.0

Assists
1965 Celtics
23.6
1970 Knicks
23.7

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1970 Knicks
.457

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.744
1970 Knicks
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

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