1991 Chicago Bulls vs. 1959 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1990-91 Bulls and the 1958-59 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
1959 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1991 Bulls
61 - 21
1959 Celtics
52 - 20

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.744
1959 Celtics
.722

Longest Streaks
1991 Bulls
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
1959 Celtics
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1959 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1991 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1959 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1991 Bulls
15 - 2
1959 Celtics
8 - 3

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.882
1959 Celtics
.727

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1959 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
1959 Celtics
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Russell, Bill Sharman
NBA Leaders
1991 Bulls
1 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
1959 Celtics
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Russell
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
110.0
1959 Celtics
116.4

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
42.6
1959 Celtics
77.8

Assists
1991 Bulls
27.0
1959 Celtics
21.8

Steals
1991 Bulls
10.0
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
5.3
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.9
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.510
1959 Celtics
.395

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.366
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.760
1959 Celtics
.766

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
103.9
1959 Celtics
123.3

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
40.2
1959 Celtics
82.6

Assists
1991 Bulls
25.5
1959 Celtics
26.1

Steals
1991 Bulls
9.5
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
4.5
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.8
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.514
1959 Celtics
.397

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.326
1959 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.763
1959 Celtics
.746


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1991 Bulls
31.5 ppg
1959 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.4 rpg
1959 Celtics
23.0 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
6.2 apg
1959 Celtics
8.6 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.7 spg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1991 Bulls
31.1 ppg
1959 Celtics
23.2 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.9 rpg
1959 Celtics
27.7 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
8.4 apg
1959 Celtics
10.8 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.5 spg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1959 Celtics
-
n/a *

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