1991 Chicago Bulls vs. 1957 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1990-91 Bulls and the 1956-57 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
1991 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1957 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1991 Bulls
61 - 21
1957 Celtics
44 - 28

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.744
1957 Celtics
.611

Longest Streaks
1991 Bulls
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1957 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1991 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1991 Bulls
15 - 2
1957 Celtics
7 - 3

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.882
1957 Celtics
.700

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1957 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1991 Bulls
5 -
Season MVP: Michael Jordan
Finals MVP: Michael Jordan
All-NBA 1st Team: Michael Jordan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Jordan
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Scottie Pippen
1957 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bob Cousy
Rookie of the Year: Tom Heinsohn
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Sharman
NBA Leaders
1991 Bulls
1 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
110.0
1957 Celtics
105.5

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
42.6
1957 Celtics
68.9

Assists
1991 Bulls
27.0
1957 Celtics
20.3

Steals
1991 Bulls
10.0
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
5.3
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.9
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.510
1957 Celtics
.383

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.366
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.760
1957 Celtics
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
103.9
1957 Celtics
111.7

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
40.2
1957 Celtics
72.9

Assists
1991 Bulls
25.5
1957 Celtics
22.9

Steals
1991 Bulls
9.5
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
4.5
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.8
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.514
1957 Celtics
.369

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.326
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.763
1957 Celtics
.715


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1991 Bulls
31.5 ppg
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.4 rpg
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
6.2 apg
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.7 spg
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1991 Bulls
31.1 ppg
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.9 rpg
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
8.4 apg
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.5 spg
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.