1965 Boston Celtics vs. 2003 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1964-65 Celtics and the 2002-03 Spurs, 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
2003 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1965 Celtics
62 - 18
2003 Spurs
60 - 22

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.775
2003 Spurs
.732

Longest Streaks
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
2003 Spurs
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
2003 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2003 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1965 Celtics
8 - 4
2003 Spurs
16 - 8

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.667
2003 Spurs
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
2003 Spurs

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
2003 Spurs
7 -
Season MVP: Tim Duncan
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan
Coach of the Year: Gregg Popovich
All-NBA 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Bruce Bowen
All-Rookie 2nd Team: Manu Ginobili
NBA Leaders
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
2003 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
112.8
2003 Spurs
95.8

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
71.9
2003 Spurs
42.6

Assists
1965 Celtics
22.2
2003 Spurs
20.0

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.7

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.5

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
2003 Spurs
.462

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.354

Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.731
2003 Spurs
.725

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
116.8
2003 Spurs
94.8

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
72.3
2003 Spurs
45.5

Assists
1965 Celtics
23.6
2003 Spurs
20.7

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.8

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.9

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
2003 Spurs
.441

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.351

Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.744
2003 Spurs
.712


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
2003 Spurs
23.3 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
2003 Spurs
12.9 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
2.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
2003 Spurs
24.7 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
2003 Spurs
15.4 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.7 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
3.3 bpg

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