1983 Philadelphia 76ers vs. 1959 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1982-83 76ers and the 1958-59 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
1983 76ers
in Eastern Conference
1959 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1983 76ers
65 - 17
1959 Celtics
52 - 20

Winning %
1983 76ers
.793
1959 Celtics
.722

Longest Streaks
1983 76ers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1983 76ers
1959 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1983 76ers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1983 76ers
12 - 1
1959 Celtics
8 - 3

Winning %
1983 76ers
.923
1959 Celtics
.727

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1983 76ers
1959 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1983 76ers
8 -
Season MVP: Moses Malone
Finals MVP: Moses Malone
6th Man of the Year: Bobby Jones
All-NBA 1st Team: Julius Erving, Moses Malone
All-Defensive 1st Team: Maurice Cheeks, Bobby Jones, Moses Malone
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
NBA Leaders
1983 76ers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Moses Malone
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1983 76ers
112.1
1959 Celtics
116.4

Rebounds
1983 76ers
47.9
1959 Celtics
77.8

Assists
1983 76ers
24.6
1959 Celtics
21.8

Steals
1983 76ers
9.9
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
7.0
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1983 76ers
0.3
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1983 76ers
.499
1959 Celtics
.395

3-Point %
1983 76ers
.229
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1983 76ers
.742
1959 Celtics
.766

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1983 76ers
105.8
1959 Celtics
123.3

Rebounds
1983 76ers
44.9
1959 Celtics
82.6

Assists
1983 76ers
24.2
1959 Celtics
26.1

Steals
1983 76ers
9.3
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
6.8
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1983 76ers
0.1
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1983 76ers
.494
1959 Celtics
.397

3-Point %
1983 76ers
.100
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1983 76ers
.722
1959 Celtics
.746


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1983 76ers
24.5 ppg
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1983 76ers
15.3 rpg
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
Assists
1983 76ers
6.9 apg
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
Steals
1983 76ers
2.3 spg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
2.0 bpg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1983 76ers
26.0 ppg
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
Rebounds
1983 76ers
15.8 rpg
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
Assists
1983 76ers
7.0 apg
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
Steals
1983 76ers
2.0 spg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
2.1 bpg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *

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