1971 Milwaukee Bucks vs. 1981 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1970-71 Bucks and the 1980-81 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
1971 Bucks
in Western Conference
1981 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1971 Bucks
66 - 16
1981 Celtics
62 - 20

Winning %
1971 Bucks
.805
1981 Celtics
.756

Longest Streaks
1971 Bucks
Winning Streak: 20
Losing Streak: 3
1981 Celtics
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1971 Bucks
1981 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1971 Bucks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1981 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1971 Bucks
12 - 2
1981 Celtics
12 - 5

Winning %
1971 Bucks
.857
1981 Celtics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1971 Bucks
1981 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1971 Bucks
5 -
Season MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 1st Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 2nd Team: Oscar Robertson
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1981 Celtics
4 -
Finals MVP: Cedric Maxwell
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tiny Archibald
All-Rookie 1st Team: Kevin McHale
NBA Leaders
1971 Bucks
1 -
Scoring Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1981 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1971 Bucks
118.4
1981 Celtics
109.9

Rebounds
1971 Bucks
53.0
1981 Celtics
43.6

Assists
1971 Bucks
27.4
1981 Celtics
26.9

Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
8.3

Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
7.2

3-Pointers Made
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
0.8

Percentages

Field Goal %
1971 Bucks
.509
1981 Celtics
.504

3-Point %
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
.270

Free Throw %
1971 Bucks
.742
1981 Celtics
.752

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1971 Bucks
109.1
1981 Celtics
103.4

Rebounds
1971 Bucks
53.8
1981 Celtics
44.4

Assists
1971 Bucks
25.6
1981 Celtics
22.8

Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
7.5

Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
0.6

Percentages

Field Goal %
1971 Bucks
.497
1981 Celtics
.480

3-Point %
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
.222

Free Throw %
1971 Bucks
.721
1981 Celtics
.754


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1971 Bucks
1981 Celtics
21.2 ppg
Rebounds
1971 Bucks
1981 Celtics
10.9 rpg
Assists
1971 Bucks
8.2 apg
1981 Celtics
7.7 apg
Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
2.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1971 Bucks
1981 Celtics
21.9 ppg
Rebounds
1971 Bucks
1981 Celtics
14.0 rpg
Assists
1971 Bucks
8.9 apg
1981 Celtics
6.3 apg
Steals
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1971 Bucks
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
2.3 bpg

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