1996 Chicago Bulls vs. 1976 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1995-96 Bulls and the 1975-76 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
1976 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1996 Bulls
72 - 10
1976 Celtics
54 - 28

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.878
1976 Celtics
.659

Longest Streaks
1996 Bulls
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 2
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1976 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1996 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1996 Bulls
15 - 3
1976 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.833
1976 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1976 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
1976 Celtics
6 -
Finals MVP: Jo Jo White
All-NBA 2nd Team: Dave Cowens, John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave Cowens, John Havlicek, Paul Silas
NBA Leaders
1996 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1976 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
105.2
1976 Celtics
106.2

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
44.6
1976 Celtics
52.9

Assists
1996 Bulls
24.8
1976 Celtics
24.1

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.1
1976 Celtics
6.8

Blocks
1996 Bulls
4.2
1976 Celtics
3.2

3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.6
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.478
1976 Celtics
.446

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.403
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.746
1976 Celtics
.780

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
97.4
1976 Celtics
100.7

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
43.6
1976 Celtics
50.1

Assists
1996 Bulls
22.7
1976 Celtics
22.6

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.5
1976 Celtics
6.2

Blocks
1996 Bulls
3.9
1976 Celtics
2.3

3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.2
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.443
1976 Celtics
.435

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.306
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.738
1976 Celtics
.802


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1996 Bulls
30.4 ppg
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
14.9 rpg
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.2 spg
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1996 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1996 Bulls
30.7 ppg
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
13.7 rpg
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.6 spg
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1996 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg

Notes: * - Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.