1981 Boston Celtics vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1980-81 Celtics and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
1981 Celtics
62 - 20
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.756
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
1981 Celtics
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1981 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1981 Celtics
12 - 5
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.706
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

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
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1981 Celtics
-
none
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers
1981 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
109.9
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
43.6
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
1981 Celtics
26.9
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
1981 Celtics
8.3
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
1981 Celtics
7.2
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.8
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.504
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.270
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.752
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
103.4
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
44.4
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
1981 Celtics
22.8
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
1981 Celtics
7.5
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
1981 Celtics
6.6
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.6
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.480
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.222
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.754
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1981 Celtics
21.2 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
10.9 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
7.7 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.0 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.6 bpg
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1981 Celtics
21.9 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
14.0 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
6.3 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.3 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.3 bpg
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

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