1965 Boston Celtics vs. 1986 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1964-65 Celtics and the 1985-86 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
1986 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1965 Celtics
62 - 18
1986 Celtics
67 - 15

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.775
1986 Celtics
.817

Longest Streaks
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1965 Celtics
8 - 4
1986 Celtics
15 - 3

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.667
1986 Celtics
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
1986 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
1986 Celtics
6 -
Season MVP: Larry Bird
Finals MVP: Larry Bird
6th Man of the Year: Bill Walton
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
1986 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
112.8
1986 Celtics
114.1

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
71.9
1986 Celtics
46.4

Assists
1965 Celtics
22.2
1986 Celtics
29.1

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
7.8

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.2

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1986 Celtics
.508

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.351

Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.731
1986 Celtics
.794

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
116.8
1986 Celtics
114.4

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
72.3
1986 Celtics
45.2

Assists
1965 Celtics
23.6
1986 Celtics
28.6

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
9.0

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
1986 Celtics
.507

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.391

Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.744
1986 Celtics
.794


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg

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