1986 Boston Celtics vs. 1970 New York Knicks - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 1969-70 Knicks, 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
1970 Knicks
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
1970 Knicks
60 - 22

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
1970 Knicks
.732

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1970 Knicks

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
1970 Knicks
12 - 7

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
1970 Knicks
.632

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1970 Knicks

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
1970 Knicks
8 -
Season MVP: Willis Reed
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
Coach of the Year: Red Holzman
All-NBA 1st Team: Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
1970 Knicks
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
1970 Knicks
115.0

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
1970 Knicks
48.9

Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
1970 Knicks
26.0

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
1970 Knicks
.477

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1970 Knicks
.733

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
1970 Knicks
110.5

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
1970 Knicks
50.0

Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
1970 Knicks
23.7

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
1970 Knicks
.457

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
1970 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1970 Knicks
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *

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