1965 Boston Celtics vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1964-65 Celtics and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
1965 Celtics
62 - 18
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.775
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1965 Celtics
8 - 4
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.667
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

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
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
112.8
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
71.9
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
1965 Celtics
22.2
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.731
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
116.8
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
72.3
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
1965 Celtics
23.6
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.744
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

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