1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 1969 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 Bulls and the 1968-69 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
1998 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1969 Celtics
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
1969 Celtics
48 - 34

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
1969 Celtics
.585

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
1969 Celtics
Winning Streak: 5
Losing Streak: 5
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1969 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1969 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
1969 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
1969 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1969 Celtics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1998 Bulls
6 -
Season MVP: Michael Jordan
Finals MVP: Michael Jordan
All-NBA 1st Team: Michael Jordan
All-NBA 3rd Team: Scottie Pippen
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen
1969 Celtics
4 -
All-NBA 2nd Team: John Havlicek
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bill Russell
All-Defensive 2nd Team: John Havlicek, Tom Sanders
NBA Leaders
1998 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1969 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
96.7
1969 Celtics
111.0

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
1969 Celtics
59.0

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
1969 Celtics
23.8

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
1969 Celtics
.431

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
1969 Celtics
.729

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
1969 Celtics
107.8

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
1969 Celtics
54.8

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
1969 Celtics
21.3

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
1969 Celtics
.443

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
1969 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
1969 Celtics
.756


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
1969 Celtics
21.6 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
1969 Celtics
19.3 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
1969 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
1969 Celtics
25.4 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
1969 Celtics
20.5 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
1969 Celtics
5.6 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
1969 Celtics
-
n/a *

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