1986 Boston Celtics vs. 1990 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 1989-90 Pistons, 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
1990 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
1990 Pistons
59 - 23

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
1990 Pistons
.720

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1990 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1990 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1990 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
1990 Pistons
15 - 5

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
1990 Pistons
.750

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
1990 Pistons

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
1990 Pistons
5 -
Finals MVP: Isiah Thomas
Defensive Player: Dennis Rodman
All-NBA 3rd Team: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
1990 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
1990 Pistons
104.3

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
1990 Pistons
44.4

Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
1990 Pistons
24.3

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
1990 Pistons
6.2

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
1990 Pistons
5.1

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
1990 Pistons
2.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
1990 Pistons
.478

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
1990 Pistons
.327

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1990 Pistons
.761

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
1990 Pistons
101.8

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
1990 Pistons
43.7

Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
1990 Pistons
21.1

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
1990 Pistons
6.7

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
1990 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
1990 Pistons
3.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
1990 Pistons
.471

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
1990 Pistons
.369

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
1990 Pistons
.751


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
1990 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
1990 Pistons
9.7 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
1990 Pistons
9.4 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
1990 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
1990 Pistons
1.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
1990 Pistons
20.5 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
1990 Pistons
10.6 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
1990 Pistons
8.2 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
1990 Pistons
2.2 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
1990 Pistons
1.7 bpg