1986 Boston Celtics vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

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
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

Notes: * - Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.