1966 Boston Celtics vs. 1952 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1965-66 Celtics and the 1951-52 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
1966 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1952 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1966 Celtics
54 - 26
1952 Lakers
40 - 26

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.675
1952 Lakers
.606

Longest Streaks
1966 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1952 Lakers
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1952 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1966 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1952 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1966 Celtics
11 - 6
1952 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.647
1952 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1952 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1966 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Bill Russell
1952 Lakers
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1966 Celtics
-
none
1952 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
112.7
1952 Lakers
85.6

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
69.9
1952 Lakers
53.7

Assists
1966 Celtics
22.4
1952 Lakers
21.0

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.417
1952 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.739
1952 Lakers
.748

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
115.8
1952 Lakers
82.3

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
67.8
1952 Lakers
45.9

Assists
1966 Celtics
21.6
1952 Lakers
18.5

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.435
1952 Lakers
.403

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.767
1952 Lakers
.742


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1966 Celtics
23.5 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.8 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
22.8 rpg
1952 Lakers
13.5 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
6.3 apg
1952 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1966 Celtics
24.8 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1952 Lakers
15.9 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
5.0 apg
1952 Lakers
4.3 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

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