1981 Boston Celtics vs. 2017 Golden State Warriors - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1980-81 Celtics and the 2016-17 Warriors, 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
2017 Warriors
in Western Conference
Season Record
1981 Celtics
62 - 20
2017 Warriors
67 - 15

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.756
2017 Warriors
.817

Longest Streaks
1981 Celtics
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
2017 Warriors
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
2017 Warriors

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1981 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2017 Warriors
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1981 Celtics
12 - 5
2017 Warriors
16 - 1

Winning %
1981 Celtics
.706
2017 Warriors
.941

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1981 Celtics
2017 Warriors

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
2017 Warriors
6 -
Finals MVP: Kevin Durant
Defensive Player: Draymond Green
All-NBA 2nd Team: Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant
All-NBA 3rd Team: Draymond Green
All-Defensive 1st Team: Draymond Green
NBA Leaders
1981 Celtics
-
none
2017 Warriors
1 -
Steals Leader: Draymond Green
Hall of Famers
1981 Celtics
2017 Warriors
-
none

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
109.9
2017 Warriors
115.9

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
43.6
2017 Warriors
44.4

Assists
1981 Celtics
26.9
2017 Warriors
30.4

Steals
1981 Celtics
8.3
2017 Warriors
9.6

Blocks
1981 Celtics
7.2
2017 Warriors
6.8

3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.8
2017 Warriors
12.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.504
2017 Warriors
.495

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.270
2017 Warriors
.383

Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.752
2017 Warriors
.788

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1981 Celtics
103.4
2017 Warriors
119.3

Rebounds
1981 Celtics
44.4
2017 Warriors
45.8

Assists
1981 Celtics
22.8
2017 Warriors
28.2

Steals
1981 Celtics
7.5
2017 Warriors
8.7

Blocks
1981 Celtics
6.6
2017 Warriors
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1981 Celtics
0.6
2017 Warriors
12.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1981 Celtics
.480
2017 Warriors
.494

3-Point %
1981 Celtics
.222
2017 Warriors
.386

Free Throw %
1981 Celtics
.754
2017 Warriors
.815


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1981 Celtics
21.2 ppg
2017 Warriors
25.3 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
10.9 rpg
2017 Warriors
8.3 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
7.7 apg
2017 Warriors
7.0 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.0 spg
2017 Warriors
2.0 spg
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.6 bpg
2017 Warriors
1.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1981 Celtics
21.9 ppg
2017 Warriors
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1981 Celtics
14.0 rpg
2017 Warriors
9.1 rpg
Assists
1981 Celtics
6.3 apg
2017 Warriors
6.7 apg
Steals
1981 Celtics
2.3 spg
2017 Warriors
2.0 spg
Blocks
1981 Celtics
2.3 bpg
2017 Warriors
1.6 bpg