1976 Boston Celtics vs. 2002 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1975-76 Celtics and the 2001-02 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
2002 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1976 Celtics
54 - 28
2002 Lakers
58 - 24

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.659
2002 Lakers
.707

Longest Streaks
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
2002 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1976 Celtics
12 - 6
2002 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.667
2002 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
2002 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
2002 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
NBA Leaders
1976 Celtics
-
none
2002 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
106.2
2002 Lakers
101.3

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
52.9
2002 Lakers
44.3

Assists
1976 Celtics
24.1
2002 Lakers
23.0

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.8
2002 Lakers
7.6

Blocks
1976 Celtics
3.2
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.446
2002 Lakers
.461

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.780
2002 Lakers
.699

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
100.7
2002 Lakers
97.8

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
50.1
2002 Lakers
45.4

Assists
1976 Celtics
22.6
2002 Lakers
19.6

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.2
2002 Lakers
6.8

Blocks
1976 Celtics
2.3
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.435
2002 Lakers
.444

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.339

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.802
2002 Lakers
.721


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg
2002 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg
2002 Lakers

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