2008 Boston Celtics vs. 1989 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2007-08 Celtics and the 1988-89 Pistons, 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
1989 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
2008 Celtics
66 - 16
1989 Pistons
63 - 19

Winning %
2008 Celtics
.805
1989 Pistons
.768

Longest Streaks
2008 Celtics
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
1989 Pistons
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2008 Celtics
1989 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2008 Celtics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1989 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2008 Celtics
16 - 10
1989 Pistons
15 - 2

Winning %
2008 Celtics
.615
1989 Pistons
.882

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2008 Celtics
1989 Pistons

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
1989 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
2008 Celtics
-
none
1989 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2008 Celtics
100.5
1989 Pistons
106.6

Rebounds
2008 Celtics
42.0
1989 Pistons
45.1

Assists
2008 Celtics
22.4
1989 Pistons
24.7

Steals
2008 Celtics
8.5
1989 Pistons
6.4

Blocks
2008 Celtics
4.6
1989 Pistons
5.0

3-Pointers Made
2008 Celtics
7.3
1989 Pistons
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
2008 Celtics
.475
1989 Pistons
.494

3-Point %
2008 Celtics
.381
1989 Pistons
.300

Free Throw %
2008 Celtics
.771
1989 Pistons
.769

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2008 Celtics
94.0
1989 Pistons
100.6

Rebounds
2008 Celtics
40.0
1989 Pistons
44.2

Assists
2008 Celtics
21.5
1989 Pistons
22.6

Steals
2008 Celtics
7.6
1989 Pistons
4.9

Blocks
2008 Celtics
4.3
1989 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
2008 Celtics
6.0
1989 Pistons
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
2008 Celtics
.447
1989 Pistons
.473

3-Point %
2008 Celtics
.359
1989 Pistons
.296

Free Throw %
2008 Celtics
.783
1989 Pistons
.762


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2008 Celtics
19.6 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
2008 Celtics
9.2 rpg
1989 Pistons
9.6 rpg
Assists
2008 Celtics
5.1 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
1989 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
2008 Celtics
1989 Pistons
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
2008 Celtics
20.4 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.2 ppg
Rebounds
2008 Celtics
10.5 rpg
1989 Pistons
10.0 rpg
Assists
2008 Celtics
6.6 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
2008 Celtics
1.7 spg
1989 Pistons
1.6 spg
Blocks
2008 Celtics
1989 Pistons
1.5 bpg