1950 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1990 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1949-50 Lakers and the 1989-90 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
1950 Lakers
in Central Division
1990 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1950 Lakers
51 - 17
1990 Pistons
59 - 23

Winning %
1950 Lakers
.750
1990 Pistons
.720

Longest Streaks
1950 Lakers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
1990 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1950 Lakers
1990 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1950 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1990 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1950 Lakers
10 - 2
1990 Pistons
15 - 5

Winning %
1950 Lakers
.833
1990 Pistons
.750

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1950 Lakers
1990 Pistons

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1950 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan, Jim Pollard
1990 Pistons
5 -
Finals MVP: Isiah Thomas
Defensive Player: Dennis Rodman
All-NBA 3rd Team: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1950 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: George Mikan
1990 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1950 Lakers
84.1
1990 Pistons
104.3

Rebounds
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
44.4

Assists
1950 Lakers
20.7
1990 Pistons
24.3

Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.2

Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
5.1

3-Pointers Made
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1950 Lakers
.367
1990 Pistons
.478

3-Point %
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.327

Free Throw %
1950 Lakers
.741
1990 Pistons
.761

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1950 Lakers
84.5
1990 Pistons
101.8

Rebounds
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
43.7

Assists
1950 Lakers
17.9
1990 Pistons
21.1

Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.7

Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
3.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1950 Lakers
.368
1990 Pistons
.471

3-Point %
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.369

Free Throw %
1950 Lakers
.725
1990 Pistons
.751


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1950 Lakers
27.4 ppg
1990 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
1990 Pistons
9.7 rpg
Assists
1950 Lakers
3.8 apg
1990 Pistons
9.4 apg
Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1950 Lakers
31.3 ppg
1990 Pistons
20.5 ppg
Rebounds
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
1990 Pistons
10.6 rpg
Assists
1950 Lakers
4.7 apg
1990 Pistons
8.2 apg
Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2 spg
Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.7 bpg

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.
- Rebounds started to be recorded in 1950-51.