1976 Boston Celtics vs. 1986 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1975-76 Celtics and the 1985-86 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
1986 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1976 Celtics
54 - 28
1986 Celtics
67 - 15

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.659
1986 Celtics
.817

Longest Streaks
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
1986 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1976 Celtics
12 - 6
1986 Celtics
15 - 3

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.667
1986 Celtics
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
1986 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
1986 Celtics
6 -
Season MVP: Larry Bird
Finals MVP: Larry Bird
6th Man of the Year: Bill Walton
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1976 Celtics
-
none
1986 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
106.2
1986 Celtics
114.1

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
52.9
1986 Celtics
46.4

Assists
1976 Celtics
24.1
1986 Celtics
29.1

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.8
1986 Celtics
7.8

Blocks
1976 Celtics
3.2
1986 Celtics
6.2

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.446
1986 Celtics
.508

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.351

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.780
1986 Celtics
.794

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
100.7
1986 Celtics
114.4

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
50.1
1986 Celtics
45.2

Assists
1976 Celtics
22.6
1986 Celtics
28.6

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.2
1986 Celtics
9.0

Blocks
1976 Celtics
2.3
1986 Celtics
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.435
1986 Celtics
.507

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
1986 Celtics
.391

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.802
1986 Celtics
.794


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg

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