1966 Boston Celtics vs. 2008 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1965-66 Celtics and the 2007-08 Celtics, 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
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1966 Celtics
54 - 26
2008 Celtics
66 - 16

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.675
2008 Celtics
.805

Longest Streaks
1966 Celtics
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1966 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1966 Celtics
11 - 6
2008 Celtics
16 - 10

Winning %
1966 Celtics
.647
2008 Celtics
.615

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1966 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1966 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Sam Jones, Bill Russell
2008 Celtics
5 -
Finals MVP: Paul Pierce
Defensive Player: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 3rd Team: Paul Pierce
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
NBA Leaders
1966 Celtics
-
none
2008 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
112.7
2008 Celtics
100.5

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
69.9
2008 Celtics
42.0

Assists
1966 Celtics
22.4
2008 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
8.5

Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.417
2008 Celtics
.475

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.381

Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.739
2008 Celtics
.771

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1966 Celtics
115.8
2008 Celtics
94.0

Rebounds
1966 Celtics
67.8
2008 Celtics
40.0

Assists
1966 Celtics
21.6
2008 Celtics
21.5

Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.6

Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
4.3

3-Pointers Made
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
6.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1966 Celtics
.435
2008 Celtics
.447

3-Point %
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.359

Free Throw %
1966 Celtics
.767
2008 Celtics
.783


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1966 Celtics
23.5 ppg
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
22.8 rpg
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
6.3 apg
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics

NBA Playoffs

Points
1966 Celtics
24.8 ppg
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1966 Celtics
25.2 rpg
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
Assists
1966 Celtics
5.0 apg
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
Steals
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1966 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics

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