1968 Boston Celtics vs. 1990 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1967-68 Celtics and the 1989-90 Pistons, 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
1990 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1968 Celtics
54 - 28
1990 Pistons
59 - 23

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.659
1990 Pistons
.720

Longest Streaks
1968 Celtics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
1990 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
1990 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1968 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1990 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1968 Celtics
12 - 7
1990 Pistons
15 - 5

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.632
1990 Pistons
.750

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
1990 Pistons

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1968 Celtics
2 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Bill Russell
1990 Pistons
5 -
Finals MVP: Isiah Thomas
Defensive Player: Dennis Rodman
All-NBA 3rd Team: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1968 Celtics
-
none
1990 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
116.1
1990 Pistons
104.3

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
69.1
1990 Pistons
44.4

Assists
1968 Celtics
21.9
1990 Pistons
24.3

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.2

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
5.1

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.440
1990 Pistons
.478

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.327

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.721
1990 Pistons
.761

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
114.6
1990 Pistons
101.8

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
68.5
1990 Pistons
43.7

Assists
1968 Celtics
22.6
1990 Pistons
21.1

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.7

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
3.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.451
1990 Pistons
.471

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.369

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.731
1990 Pistons
.751


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1968 Celtics
21.3 ppg
1990 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
18.6 rpg
1990 Pistons
9.7 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
4.7 apg
1990 Pistons
9.4 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1968 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1990 Pistons
20.5 ppg
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
22.8 rpg
1990 Pistons
10.6 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
7.5 apg
1990 Pistons
8.2 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.7 bpg

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