1966 Boston Celtics vs. 1956 Philadelphia Warriors - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1965-66 Celtics and the 1955-56 Warriors, 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
1956 Warriors
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1966 Celtics
54 - 26
1956 Warriors
45 - 27

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.675
1956 Warriors
.625

Longest Streaks
1966 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1956 Warriors
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1956 Warriors

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1966 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1956 Warriors
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1966 Celtics
11 - 6
1956 Warriors
7 - 3

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.647
1956 Warriors
.700

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1956 Warriors

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1966 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Bill Russell
1956 Warriors
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Paul Arizin, Neil Johnston
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jack George
NBA Leaders
1966 Celtics
-
none
1956 Warriors
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
112.7
1956 Warriors
103.1

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
69.9
1956 Warriors
60.6

Assists
1966 Celtics
22.4
1956 Warriors
26.2

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.417
1956 Warriors
.410

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.739
1956 Warriors
.757

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
115.8
1956 Warriors
104.6

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
67.8
1956 Warriors
64.4

Assists
1966 Celtics
21.6
1956 Warriors
25.9

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.435
1956 Warriors
.398

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.767
1956 Warriors
.750


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1966 Celtics
23.5 ppg
1956 Warriors
24.2 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
22.8 rpg
1956 Warriors
12.5 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
6.3 apg
1956 Warriors
6.3 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1966 Celtics
24.8 ppg
1956 Warriors
28.9 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1956 Warriors
14.3 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
5.0 apg
1956 Warriors
5.8 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *

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