1976 Boston Celtics vs. 2008 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1975-76 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
1976 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1976 Celtics
54 - 28
2008 Celtics
66 - 16

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.659
2008 Celtics
.805

Longest Streaks
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1976 Celtics
12 - 6
2008 Celtics
16 - 10

Winning %
1976 Celtics
.667
2008 Celtics
.615

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1976 Celtics
2008 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
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
1976 Celtics
-
none
2008 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
106.2
2008 Celtics
100.5

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
52.9
2008 Celtics
42.0

Assists
1976 Celtics
24.1
2008 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.8
2008 Celtics
8.5

Blocks
1976 Celtics
3.2
2008 Celtics
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
7.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.446
2008 Celtics
.475

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.381

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.780
2008 Celtics
.771

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1976 Celtics
100.7
2008 Celtics
94.0

Rebounds
1976 Celtics
50.1
2008 Celtics
40.0

Assists
1976 Celtics
22.6
2008 Celtics
21.5

Steals
1976 Celtics
6.2
2008 Celtics
7.6

Blocks
1976 Celtics
2.3
2008 Celtics
4.3

3-Pointers Made
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
6.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1976 Celtics
.435
2008 Celtics
.447

3-Point %
1976 Celtics
-
n/a *
2008 Celtics
.359

Free Throw %
1976 Celtics
.802
2008 Celtics
.783


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg
2008 Celtics

NBA Playoffs

Points
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
Assists
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
Steals
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg
2008 Celtics

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