1996 Chicago Bulls vs. 1957 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1995-96 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
1996 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1957 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1996 Bulls
72 - 10
1957 Celtics
44 - 28

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.878
1957 Celtics
.611

Longest Streaks
1996 Bulls
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 2
1957 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1957 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1996 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1957 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1996 Bulls
15 - 3
1957 Celtics
7 - 3

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.833
1957 Celtics
.700

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1957 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1996 Bulls
9 -
Season MVP: Michael Jordan
Finals MVP: Michael Jordan
Coach of the Year: Phil Jackson
6th Man of the Year: Toni Kukoc
All-NBA 1st Team: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman
1957 Celtics
4 -
Season MVP: Bob Cousy
Rookie of the Year: Tom Heinsohn
All-NBA 1st Team: Bob Cousy, Bill Sharman
NBA Leaders
1996 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1957 Celtics
1 -
Assists Leader: Bob Cousy
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
105.2
1957 Celtics
105.5

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
44.6
1957 Celtics
68.9

Assists
1996 Bulls
24.8
1957 Celtics
20.3

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.1
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1996 Bulls
4.2
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.6
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.478
1957 Celtics
.383

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.403
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.746
1957 Celtics
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
97.4
1957 Celtics
111.7

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
43.6
1957 Celtics
72.9

Assists
1996 Bulls
22.7
1957 Celtics
22.9

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.5
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1996 Bulls
3.9
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.2
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.443
1957 Celtics
.369

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.306
1957 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.738
1957 Celtics
.715


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1996 Bulls
30.4 ppg
1957 Celtics
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
14.9 rpg
1957 Celtics
19.6 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1957 Celtics
7.5 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.2 spg
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1996 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1996 Bulls
30.7 ppg
1957 Celtics
22.9 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
13.7 rpg
1957 Celtics
24.4 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1957 Celtics
9.3 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.6 spg
1957 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1996 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.