1969 Boston Celtics vs. 2002 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1968-69 Celtics and the 2001-02 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
1969 Celtics
in Eastern Division
2002 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1969 Celtics
48 - 34
2002 Lakers
58 - 24

Winning %
1969 Celtics
.585
2002 Lakers
.707

Longest Streaks
1969 Celtics
Winning Streak: 5
Losing Streak: 5
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1969 Celtics
2002 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1969 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1969 Celtics
12 - 6
2002 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1969 Celtics
.667
2002 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1969 Celtics
2002 Lakers

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
2002 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
NBA Leaders
1969 Celtics
-
none
2002 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1969 Celtics
111.0
2002 Lakers
101.3

Rebounds
1969 Celtics
59.0
2002 Lakers
44.3

Assists
1969 Celtics
23.8
2002 Lakers
23.0

Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
7.6

Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1969 Celtics
.431
2002 Lakers
.461

3-Point %
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1969 Celtics
.729
2002 Lakers
.699

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1969 Celtics
107.8
2002 Lakers
97.8

Rebounds
1969 Celtics
54.8
2002 Lakers
45.4

Assists
1969 Celtics
21.3
2002 Lakers
19.6

Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.8

Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1969 Celtics
.443
2002 Lakers
.444

3-Point %
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.339

Free Throw %
1969 Celtics
.756
2002 Lakers
.721


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1969 Celtics
21.6 ppg
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
Rebounds
1969 Celtics
19.3 rpg
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
Assists
1969 Celtics
5.4 apg
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1969 Celtics
25.4 ppg
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1969 Celtics
20.5 rpg
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
Assists
1969 Celtics
5.6 apg
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers

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