1952 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1989 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1951-52 Lakers 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
1952 Lakers
in Western Division
1989 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1952 Lakers
40 - 26
1989 Pistons
63 - 19

Winning %
1952 Lakers
.606
1989 Pistons
.768

Longest Streaks
1952 Lakers
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
1989 Pistons
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1952 Lakers
1989 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1952 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1989 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1952 Lakers
9 - 4
1989 Pistons
15 - 2

Winning %
1952 Lakers
.692
1989 Pistons
.882

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1952 Lakers
1989 Pistons

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1952 Lakers
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard
1989 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1952 Lakers
-
none
1989 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1952 Lakers
85.6
1989 Pistons
106.6

Rebounds
1952 Lakers
53.7
1989 Pistons
45.1

Assists
1952 Lakers
21.0
1989 Pistons
24.7

Steals
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
6.4

Blocks
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
5.0

3-Pointers Made
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1952 Lakers
.367
1989 Pistons
.494

3-Point %
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
.300

Free Throw %
1952 Lakers
.748
1989 Pistons
.769

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1952 Lakers
82.3
1989 Pistons
100.6

Rebounds
1952 Lakers
45.9
1989 Pistons
44.2

Assists
1952 Lakers
18.5
1989 Pistons
22.6

Steals
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
4.9

Blocks
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1952 Lakers
.403
1989 Pistons
.473

3-Point %
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
.296

Free Throw %
1952 Lakers
.742
1989 Pistons
.762


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1952 Lakers
23.8 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1952 Lakers
13.5 rpg
1989 Pistons
9.6 rpg
Assists
1952 Lakers
3.8 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1952 Lakers
23.6 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.2 ppg
Rebounds
1952 Lakers
15.9 rpg
1989 Pistons
10.0 rpg
Assists
1952 Lakers
4.3 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.6 spg
Blocks
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.5 bpg

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