1974 Boston Celtics vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1973-74 Celtics and the 1954-55 Nationals, 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
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1974 Celtics
56 - 26
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.683
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1974 Celtics
Winning Streak: 12
Losing Streak: 2
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1974 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1974 Celtics
12 - 6
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.667
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1955 Nationals

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
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1974 Celtics
-
none
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
109.0
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
54.3
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1974 Celtics
26.7
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
3.7
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.456
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.800
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
102.4
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
48.5
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1974 Celtics
25.5
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
2.8
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.448
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.809
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1974 Celtics
22.6 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
15.7 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
5.9 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
1.3 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1974 Celtics
27.1 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
13.3 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
6.0 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1974 Celtics
0.9 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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