1981 Boston Celtics vs. 1951 Rochester Royals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1980-81 Celtics and the 1950-51 Royals, 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
1981 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
1951 Royals
in Western Division
Season Record
1981 Celtics
62 - 20
1951 Royals
41 - 27

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.756
1951 Royals
.603

Longest Streaks
1981 Celtics
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
1951 Royals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
1951 Royals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1981 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1951 Royals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1981 Celtics
12 - 5
1951 Royals
9 - 5

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.706
1951 Royals
.643

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
1951 Royals

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
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
1951 Royals
1 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Davies
NBA Leaders
1981 Celtics
-
none
1951 Royals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
109.9
1951 Royals
84.6

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
43.6
1951 Royals
44.3

Assists
1981 Celtics
26.9
1951 Royals
20.1

Steals
1981 Celtics
8.3
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1981 Celtics
7.2
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.8
1951 Royals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.504
1951 Royals
.378

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.270
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.752
1951 Royals
.753

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
103.4
1951 Royals
83.9

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
44.4
1951 Royals
53.8

Assists
1981 Celtics
22.8
1951 Royals
23.5

Steals
1981 Celtics
7.5
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1981 Celtics
6.6
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.6
1951 Royals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.480
1951 Royals
.392

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.222
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.754
1951 Royals
.748


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1981 Celtics
21.2 ppg
1951 Royals
16.3 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
10.9 rpg
1951 Royals
12.0 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
7.7 apg
1951 Royals
4.6 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.0 spg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.6 bpg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1981 Celtics
21.9 ppg
1951 Royals
19.5 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
14.0 rpg
1951 Royals
14.0 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
6.3 apg
1951 Royals
5.4 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.3 spg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.3 bpg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *

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