1966 Boston Celtics vs. 1985 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1965-66 Celtics and the 1984-85 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
1985 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1966 Celtics
54 - 26
1985 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.675
1985 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1966 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1985 Lakers
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1985 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1966 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1985 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1966 Celtics
11 - 6
1985 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.647
1985 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1985 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1966 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Bill Russell
1985 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 2nd Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1966 Celtics
-
none
1985 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
112.7
1985 Lakers
118.2

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
69.9
1985 Lakers
44.1

Assists
1966 Celtics
22.4
1985 Lakers
31.4

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
8.5

Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
5.9

3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
1.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.417
1985 Lakers
.545

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
.305

Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.739
1985 Lakers
.763

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
115.8
1985 Lakers
126.3

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
67.8
1985 Lakers
46.1

Assists
1966 Celtics
21.6
1985 Lakers
33.7

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
9.4

Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
6.3

3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.435
1985 Lakers
.543

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
.372

Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.767
1985 Lakers
.755


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1966 Celtics
23.5 ppg
1985 Lakers
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
22.8 rpg
1985 Lakers
Assists
1966 Celtics
6.3 apg
1985 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1966 Celtics
24.8 ppg
1985 Lakers
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1985 Lakers
Assists
1966 Celtics
5.0 apg
1985 Lakers
15.2 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
2.2 spg
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers

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