1983 Philadelphia 76ers vs. 1961 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1982-83 76ers and the 1960-61 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
1961 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1983 76ers
65 - 17
1961 Celtics
57 - 22

Winning %
1983 76ers
.793
1961 Celtics
.722

Longest Streaks
1983 76ers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1983 76ers
1961 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1983 76ers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1983 76ers
12 - 1
1961 Celtics
8 - 2

Winning %
1983 76ers
.923
1961 Celtics
.800

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1983 76ers
1961 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
1961 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1983 76ers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: Moses Malone
1961 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1983 76ers
112.1
1961 Celtics
119.7

Rebounds
1983 76ers
47.9
1961 Celtics
77.6

Assists
1983 76ers
24.6
1961 Celtics
23.7

Steals
1983 76ers
9.9
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
7.0
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1983 76ers
0.3
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1983 76ers
.499
1961 Celtics
.398

3-Point %
1983 76ers
.229
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1983 76ers
.742
1961 Celtics
.735

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1983 76ers
105.8
1961 Celtics
120.7

Rebounds
1983 76ers
44.9
1961 Celtics
82.1

Assists
1983 76ers
24.2
1961 Celtics
24.7

Steals
1983 76ers
9.3
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
6.8
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1983 76ers
0.1
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1983 76ers
.494
1961 Celtics
.413

3-Point %
1983 76ers
.100
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1983 76ers
.722
1961 Celtics
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1983 76ers
24.5 ppg
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
Rebounds
1983 76ers
15.3 rpg
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
Assists
1983 76ers
6.9 apg
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
Steals
1983 76ers
2.3 spg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
2.0 bpg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1983 76ers
26.0 ppg
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
Rebounds
1983 76ers
15.8 rpg
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
Assists
1983 76ers
7.0 apg
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
Steals
1983 76ers
2.0 spg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1983 76ers
2.1 bpg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

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