1986 Boston Celtics vs. 1951 Rochester Royals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 1950-51 Royals, 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
1951 Royals
in Western Division
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
1951 Royals
41 - 27

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
1951 Royals
.603

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1951 Royals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1951 Royals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1951 Royals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
1951 Royals
9 - 5

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
1951 Royals
.643

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1951 Royals

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
1951 Royals
1 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Davies
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
1951 Royals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
1951 Royals
84.6

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
1951 Royals
44.3

Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
1951 Royals
20.1

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
1951 Royals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
1951 Royals
.378

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1951 Royals
.753

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
1951 Royals
83.9

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
1951 Royals
53.8

Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
1951 Royals
23.5

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
1951 Royals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
1951 Royals
.392

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
1951 Royals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1951 Royals
.748


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
1951 Royals
16.3 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
1951 Royals
12.0 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
1951 Royals
4.6 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1951 Royals
19.5 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
1951 Royals
14.0 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
1951 Royals
5.4 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
1951 Royals
-
n/a *

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