1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 1976 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 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
1998 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1976 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
1976 Celtics
54 - 28

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
1976 Celtics
.659

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
1976 Celtics
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1976 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1976 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
1976 Celtics
12 - 6

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
1976 Celtics
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1976 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
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
1998 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
1998 Bulls
96.7
1976 Celtics
106.2

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
1976 Celtics
52.9

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
1976 Celtics
24.1

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
1976 Celtics
6.8

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
1976 Celtics
3.2

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
1976 Celtics
.446

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
1976 Celtics
.780

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
1976 Celtics
100.7

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
1976 Celtics
50.1

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
1976 Celtics
22.6

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
1976 Celtics
6.2

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
1976 Celtics
2.3

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
1976 Celtics
.435

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
1976 Celtics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
1976 Celtics
.802


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
1976 Celtics
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
1976 Celtics
16.0 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1976 Celtics
0.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
1976 Celtics
22.7 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
1976 Celtics
16.4 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
1976 Celtics
5.4 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
1976 Celtics
1.3 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
1976 Celtics
0.7 bpg

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