1976 Boston Celtics vs. 1981 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1975-76 Celtics and the 1980-81 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
1976 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
1981 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1976 Celtics
54 - 28
1981 Celtics
62 - 20

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.659
1981 Celtics
.756

Longest Streaks
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
1981 Celtics
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
1981 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1981 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1976 Celtics
12 - 6
1981 Celtics
12 - 5

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.667
1981 Celtics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
1981 Celtics

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
1981 Celtics
4 -
Finals MVP: Cedric Maxwell
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tiny Archibald
All-Rookie 1st Team: Kevin McHale
NBA Leaders
1976 Celtics
-
none
1981 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
106.2
1981 Celtics
109.9

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
52.9
1981 Celtics
43.6

Assists
1976 Celtics
24.1
1981 Celtics
26.9

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.8
1981 Celtics
8.3

Blocks
1976 Celtics
3.2
1981 Celtics
7.2

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
0.8

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.446
1981 Celtics
.504

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
.270

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.780
1981 Celtics
.752

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
100.7
1981 Celtics
103.4

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
50.1
1981 Celtics
44.4

Assists
1976 Celtics
22.6
1981 Celtics
22.8

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.2
1981 Celtics
7.5

Blocks
1976 Celtics
2.3
1981 Celtics
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
0.6

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.435
1981 Celtics
.480

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1981 Celtics
.222

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.802
1981 Celtics
.754


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
1981 Celtics
21.2 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
1981 Celtics
10.9 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
1981 Celtics
7.7 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
1981 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg
1981 Celtics
2.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
1981 Celtics
21.9 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
1981 Celtics
14.0 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
1981 Celtics
6.3 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
1981 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg
1981 Celtics
2.3 bpg

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