1991 Chicago Bulls vs. 1961 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1990-91 Bulls and the 1960-61 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
1961 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1991 Bulls
61 - 21
1961 Celtics
57 - 22

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.744
1961 Celtics
.722

Longest Streaks
1991 Bulls
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
1961 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1961 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1991 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1961 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1991 Bulls
15 - 2
1961 Celtics
8 - 2

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.882
1961 Celtics
.800

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1961 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
1961 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bill Russell
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tom Heinsohn, Bill Russell
NBA Leaders
1991 Bulls
1 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
1961 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
110.0
1961 Celtics
119.7

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
42.6
1961 Celtics
77.6

Assists
1991 Bulls
27.0
1961 Celtics
23.7

Steals
1991 Bulls
10.0
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
5.3
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.9
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.510
1961 Celtics
.398

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.366
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.760
1961 Celtics
.735

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
103.9
1961 Celtics
120.7

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
40.2
1961 Celtics
82.1

Assists
1991 Bulls
25.5
1961 Celtics
24.7

Steals
1991 Bulls
9.5
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
4.5
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.8
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.514
1961 Celtics
.413

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.326
1961 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.763
1961 Celtics
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1991 Bulls
31.5 ppg
1961 Celtics
21.3 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.4 rpg
1961 Celtics
23.9 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
6.2 apg
1961 Celtics
7.7 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.7 spg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1991 Bulls
31.1 ppg
1961 Celtics
19.7 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.9 rpg
1961 Celtics
29.9 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
8.4 apg
1961 Celtics
9.1 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.5 spg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1961 Celtics
-
n/a *

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