1986 Boston Celtics vs. 2008 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1985-86 Celtics and the 2007-08 Celtics, 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
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1986 Celtics
67 - 15
2008 Celtics
66 - 16

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.817
2008 Celtics
.805

Longest Streaks
1986 Celtics
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
2008 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1986 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1986 Celtics
15 - 3
2008 Celtics
16 - 10

Winning %
1986 Celtics
.833
2008 Celtics
.615

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1986 Celtics
2008 Celtics

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
2008 Celtics
5 -
Finals MVP: Paul Pierce
Defensive Player: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 3rd Team: Paul Pierce
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
NBA Leaders
1986 Celtics
-
none
2008 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.1
2008 Celtics
100.5

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
46.4
2008 Celtics
42.0

Assists
1986 Celtics
29.1
2008 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1986 Celtics
7.8
2008 Celtics
8.5

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.2
2008 Celtics
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
1.7
2008 Celtics
7.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.508
2008 Celtics
.475

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.351
2008 Celtics
.381

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
2008 Celtics
.771

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1986 Celtics
114.4
2008 Celtics
94.0

Rebounds
1986 Celtics
45.2
2008 Celtics
40.0

Assists
1986 Celtics
28.6
2008 Celtics
21.5

Steals
1986 Celtics
9.0
2008 Celtics
7.6

Blocks
1986 Celtics
6.1
2008 Celtics
4.3

3-Pointers Made
1986 Celtics
2.5
2008 Celtics
6.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1986 Celtics
.507
2008 Celtics
.447

3-Point %
1986 Celtics
.391
2008 Celtics
.359

Free Throw %
1986 Celtics
.794
2008 Celtics
.783


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1986 Celtics
25.8 ppg
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.8 rpg
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
6.8 apg
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.0 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.0 bpg
2008 Celtics

NBA Playoffs

Points
1986 Celtics
25.9 ppg
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1986 Celtics
9.3 rpg
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
Assists
1986 Celtics
8.2 apg
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
Steals
1986 Celtics
2.3 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1986 Celtics
2.4 bpg
2008 Celtics