1968 Boston Celtics vs. 1982 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1967-68 Celtics and the 1981-82 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
1968 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1982 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1968 Celtics
54 - 28
1982 Lakers
57 - 25

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.659
1982 Lakers
.695

Longest Streaks
1968 Celtics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
1982 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
1982 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1968 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1982 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1968 Celtics
12 - 7
1982 Lakers
12 - 2

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.632
1982 Lakers
.857

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
1982 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1968 Celtics
2 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Bill Russell
1982 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 2nd Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1968 Celtics
-
none
1982 Lakers
1 -
Steals Leader: Magic Johnson
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
116.1
1982 Lakers
114.6

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
69.1
1982 Lakers
45.9

Assists
1968 Celtics
21.9
1982 Lakers
28.7

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
10.3

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
6.3

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
0.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.440
1982 Lakers
.517

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
.138

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.721
1982 Lakers
.717

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
114.6
1982 Lakers
115.4

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
68.5
1982 Lakers
47.9

Assists
1968 Celtics
22.6
1982 Lakers
31.4

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
10.0

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
7.4

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
0.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.451
1982 Lakers
.517

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
.167

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.731
1982 Lakers
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1968 Celtics
21.3 ppg
1982 Lakers
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
18.6 rpg
1982 Lakers
9.6 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
4.7 apg
1982 Lakers
9.5 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
2.7 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1968 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1982 Lakers
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
22.8 rpg
1982 Lakers
11.3 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
7.5 apg
1982 Lakers
9.3 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
2.9 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers

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