1969 Boston Celtics vs. 1990 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1968-69 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
1969 Celtics
in Eastern Division
1990 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1969 Celtics
48 - 34
1990 Pistons
59 - 23

Winning %
1969 Celtics
.585
1990 Pistons
.720

Longest Streaks
1969 Celtics
Winning Streak: 5
Losing Streak: 5
1990 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1969 Celtics
1990 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1969 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1990 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1969 Celtics
12 - 6
1990 Pistons
15 - 5

Winning %
1969 Celtics
.667
1990 Pistons
.750

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1969 Celtics
1990 Pistons

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
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
1969 Celtics
-
none
1990 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1969 Celtics
111.0
1990 Pistons
104.3

Rebounds
1969 Celtics
59.0
1990 Pistons
44.4

Assists
1969 Celtics
23.8
1990 Pistons
24.3

Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.2

Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
5.1

3-Pointers Made
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1969 Celtics
.431
1990 Pistons
.478

3-Point %
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.327

Free Throw %
1969 Celtics
.729
1990 Pistons
.761

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1969 Celtics
107.8
1990 Pistons
101.8

Rebounds
1969 Celtics
54.8
1990 Pistons
43.7

Assists
1969 Celtics
21.3
1990 Pistons
21.1

Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.7

Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
3.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1969 Celtics
.443
1990 Pistons
.471

3-Point %
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.369

Free Throw %
1969 Celtics
.756
1990 Pistons
.751


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1969 Celtics
21.6 ppg
1990 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1969 Celtics
19.3 rpg
1990 Pistons
9.7 rpg
Assists
1969 Celtics
5.4 apg
1990 Pistons
9.4 apg
Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1969 Celtics
25.4 ppg
1990 Pistons
20.5 ppg
Rebounds
1969 Celtics
20.5 rpg
1990 Pistons
10.6 rpg
Assists
1969 Celtics
5.6 apg
1990 Pistons
8.2 apg
Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2 spg
Blocks
1969 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.