1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 2008 Boston Celtics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 Bulls and the 2007-08 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
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
2008 Celtics
66 - 16

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
2008 Celtics
.805

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
2008 Celtics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
2008 Celtics
16 - 10

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
2008 Celtics
.615

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
2008 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
2008 Celtics
5 -
Finals MVP: Paul Pierce
Defensive Player: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
All-NBA 3rd Team: Paul Pierce
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kevin Garnett
NBA Leaders
1998 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
2008 Celtics
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
96.7
2008 Celtics
100.5

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
2008 Celtics
42.0

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
2008 Celtics
22.4

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
2008 Celtics
8.5

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
2008 Celtics
4.6

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
2008 Celtics
7.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
2008 Celtics
.475

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
2008 Celtics
.381

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
2008 Celtics
.771

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
2008 Celtics
94.0

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
2008 Celtics
40.0

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
2008 Celtics
21.5

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
2008 Celtics
7.6

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
2008 Celtics
4.3

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
2008 Celtics
6.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
2008 Celtics
.447

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
2008 Celtics
.359

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
2008 Celtics
.783


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
2008 Celtics

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
2008 Celtics