1991 Chicago Bulls vs. 1981 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1990-91 Bulls and the 1980-81 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
1981 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1991 Bulls
61 - 21
1981 Celtics
62 - 20

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.744
1981 Celtics
.756

Longest Streaks
1991 Bulls
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
1981 Celtics
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1981 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1991 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1981 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1991 Bulls
15 - 2
1981 Celtics
12 - 5

Winning %
1991 Bulls
.882
1981 Celtics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1991 Bulls
1981 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
1981 Celtics
4 -
Finals MVP: Cedric Maxwell
All-NBA 1st Team: Larry Bird
All-NBA 2nd Team: Tiny Archibald
All-Rookie 1st Team: Kevin McHale
NBA Leaders
1991 Bulls
1 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
1981 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
110.0
1981 Celtics
109.9

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
42.6
1981 Celtics
43.6

Assists
1991 Bulls
27.0
1981 Celtics
26.9

Steals
1991 Bulls
10.0
1981 Celtics
8.3

Blocks
1991 Bulls
5.3
1981 Celtics
7.2

3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.9
1981 Celtics
0.8

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.510
1981 Celtics
.504

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.366
1981 Celtics
.270

Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.760
1981 Celtics
.752

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1991 Bulls
103.9
1981 Celtics
103.4

Rebounds
1991 Bulls
40.2
1981 Celtics
44.4

Assists
1991 Bulls
25.5
1981 Celtics
22.8

Steals
1991 Bulls
9.5
1981 Celtics
7.5

Blocks
1991 Bulls
4.5
1981 Celtics
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1991 Bulls
1.8
1981 Celtics
0.6

Percentages

Field Goal %
1991 Bulls
.514
1981 Celtics
.480

3-Point %
1991 Bulls
.326
1981 Celtics
.222

Free Throw %
1991 Bulls
.763
1981 Celtics
.754


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1991 Bulls
31.5 ppg
1981 Celtics
21.2 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.4 rpg
1981 Celtics
10.9 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
6.2 apg
1981 Celtics
7.7 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.7 spg
1981 Celtics
2.0 spg
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1981 Celtics
2.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1991 Bulls
31.1 ppg
1981 Celtics
21.9 ppg
Rebounds
1991 Bulls
8.9 rpg
1981 Celtics
14.0 rpg
Assists
1991 Bulls
8.4 apg
1981 Celtics
6.3 apg
Steals
1991 Bulls
2.5 spg
1981 Celtics
2.3 spg
Blocks
1991 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1981 Celtics
2.3 bpg