1969 Boston Celtics vs. 1986 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1968-69 Celtics and the 1985-86 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
1969 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1986 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1969 Celtics
48 - 34
1986 Celtics
67 - 15

Winning %
1969 Celtics
.585
1986 Celtics
.817

Longest Streaks
1969 Celtics
Winning Streak: 5
Losing Streak: 5
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1969 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1969 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1969 Celtics
12 - 6
1986 Celtics
15 - 3

Winning %
1969 Celtics
.667
1986 Celtics
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1969 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1969 Celtics
4 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bill Russell
All-Defensive 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Tom Sanders
1986 Celtics
6 -
Season MVP: Larry Bird
Finals MVP: Larry Bird
6th Man of the Year: Bill Walton
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1969 Celtics
-
none
1986 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1969 Celtics
111.0
1986 Celtics
114.1

Rebounds
1969 Celtics
59.0
1986 Celtics
46.4

Assists
1969 Celtics
23.8
1986 Celtics
29.1

Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
7.8

Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.2

3-Pointers Made
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1969 Celtics
.431
1986 Celtics
.508

3-Point %
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.351

Free Throw %
1969 Celtics
.729
1986 Celtics
.794

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1969 Celtics
107.8
1986 Celtics
114.4

Rebounds
1969 Celtics
54.8
1986 Celtics
45.2

Assists
1969 Celtics
21.3
1986 Celtics
28.6

Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
9.0

Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1969 Celtics
.443
1986 Celtics
.507

3-Point %
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.391

Free Throw %
1969 Celtics
.756
1986 Celtics
.794


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1969 Celtics
21.6 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
Rebounds
1969 Celtics
19.3 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
Assists
1969 Celtics
5.4 apg
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1969 Celtics
25.4 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1969 Celtics
20.5 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
Assists
1969 Celtics
5.6 apg
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg

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