1974 Boston Celtics vs. 1952 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1973-74 Celtics and the 1951-52 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
1974 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
1952 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1974 Celtics
56 - 26
1952 Lakers
40 - 26

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.683
1952 Lakers
.606

Longest Streaks
1974 Celtics
Winning Streak: 12
Losing Streak: 2
1952 Lakers
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1952 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1974 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1952 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1974 Celtics
12 - 6
1952 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.667
1952 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1952 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1974 Celtics
4 -
Finals MVP: John Havlicek
All-NBA 1st Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Don Chaney
1952 Lakers
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1974 Celtics
-
none
1952 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
109.0
1952 Lakers
85.6

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
54.3
1952 Lakers
53.7

Assists
1974 Celtics
26.7
1952 Lakers
21.0

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
3.7
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.456
1952 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.800
1952 Lakers
.748

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
102.4
1952 Lakers
82.3

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
48.5
1952 Lakers
45.9

Assists
1974 Celtics
25.5
1952 Lakers
18.5

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
2.8
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.448
1952 Lakers
.403

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.809
1952 Lakers
.742


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1974 Celtics
22.6 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.8 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
15.7 rpg
1952 Lakers
13.5 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
5.9 apg
1952 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
1.3 bpg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1974 Celtics
27.1 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
13.3 rpg
1952 Lakers
15.9 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
6.0 apg
1952 Lakers
4.3 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
0.9 bpg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

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