2008 Boston Celtics vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2007-08 Celtics and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
2008 Celtics
in Eastern Conference
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
2008 Celtics
66 - 16
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
2008 Celtics
.805
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2008 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2008 Celtics
16 - 10
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
2008 Celtics
.615
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2008 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
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
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
2008 Celtics
-
none
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers
2008 Celtics
1979 Supersonics

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2008 Celtics
100.5
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
2008 Celtics
42.0
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
2008 Celtics
22.4
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
2008 Celtics
8.5
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
2008 Celtics
4.6
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
2008 Celtics
7.3
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2008 Celtics
.475
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
2008 Celtics
.381
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2008 Celtics
.771
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2008 Celtics
94.0
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
2008 Celtics
40.0
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
2008 Celtics
21.5
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
2008 Celtics
7.6
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
2008 Celtics
4.3
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
2008 Celtics
6.0
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2008 Celtics
.447
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
2008 Celtics
.359
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2008 Celtics
.783
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
2008 Celtics
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
2008 Celtics
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

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