1968 Boston Celtics vs. 2008 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1967-68 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
1968 Celtics
in Eastern Division
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1968 Celtics
54 - 28
2008 Celtics
66 - 16

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.659
2008 Celtics
.805

Longest Streaks
1968 Celtics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1968 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1968 Celtics
12 - 7
2008 Celtics
16 - 10

Winning %
1968 Celtics
.632
2008 Celtics
.615

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1968 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1968 Celtics
2 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek, 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
1968 Celtics
-
none
2008 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
116.1
2008 Celtics
100.5

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
69.1
2008 Celtics
42.0

Assists
1968 Celtics
21.9
2008 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
8.5

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.440
2008 Celtics
.475

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.381

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.721
2008 Celtics
.771

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1968 Celtics
114.6
2008 Celtics
94.0

Rebounds
1968 Celtics
68.5
2008 Celtics
40.0

Assists
1968 Celtics
22.6
2008 Celtics
21.5

Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.6

Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
4.3

3-Pointers Made
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
6.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1968 Celtics
.451
2008 Celtics
.447

3-Point %
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.359

Free Throw %
1968 Celtics
.731
2008 Celtics
.783


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1968 Celtics
21.3 ppg
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
18.6 rpg
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
4.7 apg
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics

NBA Playoffs

Points
1968 Celtics
25.9 ppg
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1968 Celtics
22.8 rpg
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
Assists
1968 Celtics
7.5 apg
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
Steals
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1968 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics

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