1986 Boston Celtics vs. 2004 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 2003-04 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
2004 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
2004 Pistons
54 - 28

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
2004 Pistons
.659

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
2004 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
2004 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2004 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
2004 Pistons
16 - 7

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
2004 Pistons
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
2004 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
2004 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Chauncey Billups
All-NBA 2nd Team: Ben Wallace
All-Defensive 1st Team: Ben Wallace
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
2004 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
2004 Pistons
90.1

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
2004 Pistons
42.8

Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
2004 Pistons
20.8

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
2004 Pistons
8.0

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
2004 Pistons
7.0

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
2004 Pistons
4.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
2004 Pistons
.435

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
2004 Pistons
.344

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
2004 Pistons
.753

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
2004 Pistons
87.1

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
2004 Pistons
44.8

Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
2004 Pistons
19.4

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
2004 Pistons
8.0

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
2004 Pistons
7.1

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
2004 Pistons
4.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
2004 Pistons
.412

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
2004 Pistons
.304

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
2004 Pistons
.734


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
2004 Pistons
17.6 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
2004 Pistons
12.4 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
2004 Pistons
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
2004 Pistons
1.8 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
2004 Pistons
3.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
2004 Pistons
21.5 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
2004 Pistons
14.3 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
2004 Pistons
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
2004 Pistons
1.9 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
2004 Pistons
2.4 bpg