1974 Boston Celtics vs. 1988 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1973-74 Celtics and the 1987-88 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
1988 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1974 Celtics
56 - 26
1988 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.683
1988 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1974 Celtics
Winning Streak: 12
Losing Streak: 2
1988 Lakers
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1988 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1974 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1988 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1974 Celtics
12 - 6
1988 Lakers
15 - 9

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.667
1988 Lakers
.625

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
1988 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
1988 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: James Worthy
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1974 Celtics
-
none
1988 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
109.0
1988 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
54.3
1988 Lakers
43.5

Assists
1974 Celtics
26.7
1988 Lakers
28.6

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1988 Lakers
8.2

Blocks
1974 Celtics
3.7
1988 Lakers
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.456
1988 Lakers
.505

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.297

Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.800
1988 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
102.4
1988 Lakers
105.6

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
48.5
1988 Lakers
40.5

Assists
1974 Celtics
25.5
1988 Lakers
25.9

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
1988 Lakers
7.2

Blocks
1974 Celtics
2.8
1988 Lakers
4.7

3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.448
1988 Lakers
.499

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.393

Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.809
1988 Lakers
.779


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1974 Celtics
22.6 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
15.7 rpg
1988 Lakers
8.7 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
5.9 apg
1988 Lakers
11.9 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1988 Lakers
1.9 spg
Blocks
1974 Celtics
1.3 bpg
1988 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1974 Celtics
27.1 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
13.3 rpg
1988 Lakers
7.3 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
6.0 apg
1988 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
1988 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1974 Celtics
0.9 bpg
1988 Lakers

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