1986 Boston Celtics vs. 1985 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 1984-85 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
1985 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
1985 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
1985 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1985 Lakers
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1985 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1985 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
1985 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
1985 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1985 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
1985 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 2nd Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
1985 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
1985 Lakers
118.2

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
1985 Lakers
44.1

Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
1985 Lakers
31.4

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
1985 Lakers
8.5

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
1985 Lakers
5.9

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
1985 Lakers
1.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
1985 Lakers
.545

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
1985 Lakers
.305

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1985 Lakers
.763

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
1985 Lakers
126.3

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
1985 Lakers
46.1

Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
1985 Lakers
33.7

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
1985 Lakers
9.4

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
1985 Lakers
6.3

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
1985 Lakers
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
1985 Lakers
.543

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
1985 Lakers
.372

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1985 Lakers
.755


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
1985 Lakers
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
1985 Lakers
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
1985 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
1985 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
1985 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1985 Lakers
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
1985 Lakers
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
1985 Lakers
15.2 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
1985 Lakers
2.2 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
1985 Lakers