1976 Boston Celtics vs. 1954 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1975-76 Celtics and the 1953-54 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
1976 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
1954 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1976 Celtics
54 - 28
1954 Lakers
46 - 26

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.659
1954 Lakers
.639

Longest Streaks
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
1954 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
1954 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1954 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1976 Celtics
12 - 6
1954 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.667
1954 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
1954 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1976 Celtics
6 -
Finals MVP: Jo Jo White
All-NBA 2nd Team: Dave Cowens, John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave Cowens, John Havlicek, Paul Silas
1954 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1976 Celtics
-
none
1954 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
106.2
1954 Lakers
81.7

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
52.9
1954 Lakers
52.1

Assists
1976 Celtics
24.1
1954 Lakers
18.4

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.8
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1976 Celtics
3.2
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.446
1954 Lakers
.376

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.780
1954 Lakers
.731

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
100.7
1954 Lakers
80.3

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
50.1
1954 Lakers
49.8

Assists
1976 Celtics
22.6
1954 Lakers
15.6

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.2
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1976 Celtics
2.3
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.435
1954 Lakers
.400

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.802
1954 Lakers
.722


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
1954 Lakers
18.1 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
1954 Lakers
14.3 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
1954 Lakers
3.7 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
1954 Lakers
19.4 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
1954 Lakers
13.2 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
1954 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

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