1986 Boston Celtics vs. 1950 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 1949-50 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
1986 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
1950 Lakers
in Central Division
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
1950 Lakers
51 - 17

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
1950 Lakers
.750

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1950 Lakers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1950 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1950 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
1950 Lakers
10 - 2

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
1950 Lakers
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1950 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1986 Celtics
6 -
Season MVP: Larry Bird
Finals MVP: Larry Bird
6th Man of the Year: Bill Walton
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin McHale
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Dennis Johnson
1950 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
1950 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: George Mikan
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
1950 Lakers
84.1

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
1950 Lakers
20.7

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
1950 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1950 Lakers
.741

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
1950 Lakers
84.5

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
1950 Lakers
17.9

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
1950 Lakers
.368

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1950 Lakers
.725


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
1950 Lakers
27.4 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
1950 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1950 Lakers
31.3 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
1950 Lakers
4.7 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.
- Rebounds started to be recorded in 1950-51.