1981 Boston Celtics vs. 2000 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1980-81 Celtics and the 1999-00 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
1981 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
2000 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1981 Celtics
62 - 20
2000 Lakers
67 - 15

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.756
2000 Lakers
.817

Longest Streaks
1981 Celtics
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
2000 Lakers
Winning Streak: 19
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
2000 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1981 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2000 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1981 Celtics
12 - 5
2000 Lakers
15 - 8

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.706
2000 Lakers
.652

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
2000 Lakers

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
2000 Lakers
6 -
Season MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kobe Bryant
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Shaquille O'Neal
NBA Leaders
1981 Celtics
-
none
2000 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: Shaquille O'Neal
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
109.9
2000 Lakers
100.8

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
43.6
2000 Lakers
47.0

Assists
1981 Celtics
26.9
2000 Lakers
23.4

Steals
1981 Celtics
8.3
2000 Lakers
7.5

Blocks
1981 Celtics
7.2
2000 Lakers
6.5

3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.8
2000 Lakers
4.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.504
2000 Lakers
.459

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.270
2000 Lakers
.329

Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.752
2000 Lakers
.696

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
103.4
2000 Lakers
99.8

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
44.4
2000 Lakers
43.3

Assists
1981 Celtics
22.8
2000 Lakers
21.8

Steals
1981 Celtics
7.5
2000 Lakers
6.6

Blocks
1981 Celtics
6.6
2000 Lakers
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.6
2000 Lakers
5.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.480
2000 Lakers
.465

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.222
2000 Lakers
.349

Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.754
2000 Lakers
.623


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1981 Celtics
21.2 ppg
2000 Lakers
29.7 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
10.9 rpg
2000 Lakers
13.6 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
7.7 apg
2000 Lakers
4.9 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.0 spg
2000 Lakers
1.6 spg
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.6 bpg
2000 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1981 Celtics
21.9 ppg
2000 Lakers
30.7 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
14.0 rpg
2000 Lakers
15.4 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
6.3 apg
2000 Lakers
4.4 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.3 spg
2000 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.3 bpg
2000 Lakers