1974 Boston Celtics vs. 2008 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1973-74 Celtics and the 2007-08 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
1974 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1974 Celtics
56 - 26
2008 Celtics
66 - 16

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.683
2008 Celtics
.805

Longest Streaks
1974 Celtics
Winning Streak: 12
Losing Streak: 2
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1974 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1974 Celtics
12 - 6
2008 Celtics
16 - 10

Winning %
1974 Celtics
.667
2008 Celtics
.615

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1974 Celtics
2008 Celtics

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
2008 Celtics
5 -
Finals MVP: Paul Pierce
Defensive Player: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 3rd Team: Paul Pierce
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
NBA Leaders
1974 Celtics
-
none
2008 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
109.0
2008 Celtics
100.5

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
54.3
2008 Celtics
42.0

Assists
1974 Celtics
26.7
2008 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
2008 Celtics
8.5

Blocks
1974 Celtics
3.7
2008 Celtics
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.456
2008 Celtics
.475

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.381

Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.800
2008 Celtics
.771

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1974 Celtics
102.4
2008 Celtics
94.0

Rebounds
1974 Celtics
48.5
2008 Celtics
40.0

Assists
1974 Celtics
25.5
2008 Celtics
21.5

Steals
1974 Celtics
6.8
2008 Celtics
7.6

Blocks
1974 Celtics
2.8
2008 Celtics
4.3

3-Pointers Made
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
6.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1974 Celtics
.448
2008 Celtics
.447

3-Point %
1974 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.359

Free Throw %
1974 Celtics
.809
2008 Celtics
.783


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1974 Celtics
22.6 ppg
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
15.7 rpg
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
5.9 apg
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1974 Celtics
1.3 bpg
2008 Celtics

NBA Playoffs

Points
1974 Celtics
27.1 ppg
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1974 Celtics
13.3 rpg
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
Assists
1974 Celtics
6.0 apg
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
Steals
1974 Celtics
1.3 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1974 Celtics
0.9 bpg
2008 Celtics

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