1974 Boston Celtics vs. 1987 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1973-74 Celtics and the 1986-87 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
1987 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1974 Celtics
56 - 26
1987 Lakers
65 - 17

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.683
1987 Lakers
.793

Longest Streaks
1974 Celtics
Winning Streak: 12
Losing Streak: 2
1987 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1987 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1974 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1987 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1974 Celtics
12 - 6
1987 Lakers
15 - 3

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.667
1987 Lakers
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1987 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
1987 Lakers
5 -
Season MVP: Magic Johnson
Finals MVP: Magic Johnson
Defensive Player: Michael Cooper
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1974 Celtics
-
none
1987 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: Magic Johnson
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
109.0
1987 Lakers
117.8

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
54.3
1987 Lakers
44.4

Assists
1974 Celtics
26.7
1987 Lakers
29.6

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1987 Lakers
8.9

Blocks
1974 Celtics
3.7
1987 Lakers
5.9

3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
2.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.456
1987 Lakers
.516

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
.367

Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.800
1987 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
102.4
1987 Lakers
120.6

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
48.5
1987 Lakers
44.9

Assists
1974 Celtics
25.5
1987 Lakers
28.3

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1987 Lakers
7.9

Blocks
1974 Celtics
2.8
1987 Lakers
6.4

3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.448
1987 Lakers
.522

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
.361

Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.809
1987 Lakers
.785


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1974 Celtics
22.6 ppg
1987 Lakers
23.9 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
15.7 rpg
1987 Lakers
7.8 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
5.9 apg
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1974 Celtics
1.3 bpg
1987 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1974 Celtics
27.1 ppg
1987 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
13.3 rpg
1987 Lakers
7.9 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
6.0 apg
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1974 Celtics
0.9 bpg
1987 Lakers

Notes: * - Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.