1966 Boston Celtics vs. 1988 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1965-66 Celtics and the 1987-88 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
1988 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1966 Celtics
54 - 26
1988 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.675
1988 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1966 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1988 Lakers
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1988 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1966 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1988 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1966 Celtics
11 - 6
1988 Lakers
15 - 9

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.647
1988 Lakers
.625

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
1988 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1966 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Bill Russell
1988 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: James Worthy
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1966 Celtics
-
none
1988 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
112.7
1988 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
69.9
1988 Lakers
43.5

Assists
1966 Celtics
22.4
1988 Lakers
28.6

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
8.2

Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.417
1988 Lakers
.505

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.297

Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.739
1988 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
115.8
1988 Lakers
105.6

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
67.8
1988 Lakers
40.5

Assists
1966 Celtics
21.6
1988 Lakers
25.9

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
7.2

Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.7

3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.435
1988 Lakers
.499

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.393

Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.767
1988 Lakers
.779


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1966 Celtics
23.5 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
22.8 rpg
1988 Lakers
8.7 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
6.3 apg
1988 Lakers
11.9 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.9 spg
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1966 Celtics
24.8 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
25.2 rpg
1988 Lakers
7.3 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
5.0 apg
1988 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

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