1950 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 2004 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1949-50 Lakers and the 2003-04 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
2004 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1950 Lakers
51 - 17
2004 Pistons
54 - 28

Winning %
1950 Lakers
.750
2004 Pistons
.659

Longest Streaks
1950 Lakers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
2004 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1950 Lakers
2004 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1950 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2004 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1950 Lakers
10 - 2
2004 Pistons
16 - 7

Winning %
1950 Lakers
.833
2004 Pistons
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1950 Lakers
2004 Pistons

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1950 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan, Jim Pollard
2004 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Chauncey Billups
All-NBA 2nd Team: Ben Wallace
All-Defensive 1st Team: Ben Wallace
NBA Leaders
1950 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: George Mikan
2004 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers
1950 Lakers
2004 Pistons

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1950 Lakers
84.1
2004 Pistons
90.1

Rebounds
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
42.8

Assists
1950 Lakers
20.7
2004 Pistons
20.8

Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
8.0

Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
7.0

3-Pointers Made
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
4.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1950 Lakers
.367
2004 Pistons
.435

3-Point %
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
.344

Free Throw %
1950 Lakers
.741
2004 Pistons
.753

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1950 Lakers
84.5
2004 Pistons
87.1

Rebounds
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
44.8

Assists
1950 Lakers
17.9
2004 Pistons
19.4

Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
8.0

Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
7.1

3-Pointers Made
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
4.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1950 Lakers
.368
2004 Pistons
.412

3-Point %
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
.304

Free Throw %
1950 Lakers
.725
2004 Pistons
.734


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1950 Lakers
27.4 ppg
2004 Pistons
17.6 ppg
Rebounds
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
2004 Pistons
12.4 rpg
Assists
1950 Lakers
3.8 apg
2004 Pistons
Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
1.8 spg
Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
3.0 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1950 Lakers
31.3 ppg
2004 Pistons
21.5 ppg
Rebounds
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
2004 Pistons
14.3 rpg
Assists
1950 Lakers
4.7 apg
2004 Pistons
Steals
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
1.9 spg
Blocks
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
2004 Pistons
2.4 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.