1965 Boston Celtics vs. 2020 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1964-65 Celtics and the 2019-20 Lakers, 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
2020 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1965 Celtics
62 - 18
2020 Lakers
52 - 19

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.775
2020 Lakers
.732

Longest Streaks
1965 Celtics
Winning Streak: 16
Losing Streak: 3
2020 Lakers
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
2020 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1965 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2020 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1965 Celtics
8 - 4
2020 Lakers
16 - 5

Winning %
1965 Celtics
.667
2020 Lakers
.762

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1965 Celtics
2020 Lakers

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
2020 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: LeBron James
All-NBA 1st Team: Anthony Davis, LeBron James
All-Defensive 1st Team: Anthony Davis
NBA Leaders
1965 Celtics
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
2020 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: LeBron James
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
112.8
2020 Lakers
113.4

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
71.9
2020 Lakers
45.7

Assists
1965 Celtics
22.2
2020 Lakers
25.4

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
8.6

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
11.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
2020 Lakers
.480

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
.349

Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.731
2020 Lakers
.729

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1965 Celtics
116.8
2020 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1965 Celtics
72.3
2020 Lakers
44.1

Assists
1965 Celtics
23.6
2020 Lakers
25.6

Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
8.0

Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
5.3

3-Pointers Made
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
12.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1965 Celtics
.414
2020 Lakers
.489

3-Point %
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1965 Celtics
.744
2020 Lakers
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1965 Celtics
25.9 ppg
2020 Lakers
26.1 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
24.1 rpg
2020 Lakers
9.3 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
5.6 apg
2020 Lakers
10.2 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
2.3 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1965 Celtics
28.6 ppg
2020 Lakers
27.7 ppg
Rebounds
1965 Celtics
25.2 rpg
2020 Lakers
10.8 rpg
Assists
1965 Celtics
6.3 apg
2020 Lakers
8.8 apg
Steals
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1965 Celtics
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
1.4 bpg

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