1968 Boston Celtics vs. 1988 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1967-68 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
1968 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1988 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1968 Celtics
54 - 28
1988 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.659
1988 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1968 Celtics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
1988 Lakers
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
1988 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1968 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1988 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1968 Celtics
12 - 7
1988 Lakers
15 - 9

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.632
1988 Lakers
.625

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
1988 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1968 Celtics
2 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Bill Russell
1988 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: James Worthy
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1968 Celtics
-
none
1988 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
116.1
1988 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
69.1
1988 Lakers
43.5

Assists
1968 Celtics
21.9
1988 Lakers
28.6

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
8.2

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.440
1988 Lakers
.505

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.297

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.721
1988 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
114.6
1988 Lakers
105.6

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
68.5
1988 Lakers
40.5

Assists
1968 Celtics
22.6
1988 Lakers
25.9

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
7.2

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.7

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.451
1988 Lakers
.499

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.393

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.731
1988 Lakers
.779


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1968 Celtics
21.3 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
18.6 rpg
1988 Lakers
8.7 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
4.7 apg
1988 Lakers
11.9 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.9 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1968 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
22.8 rpg
1988 Lakers
7.3 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
7.5 apg
1988 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

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