1953 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1954 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1952-53 Lakers and the 1953-54 Lakers, 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
1953 Lakers
in Western Division
1954 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1953 Lakers
48 - 22
1954 Lakers
46 - 26

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.686
1954 Lakers
.639

Longest Streaks
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1954 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1954 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1954 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1953 Lakers
9 - 3
1954 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.750
1954 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1954 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
1954 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
1954 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
85.3
1954 Lakers
81.7

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
48.7
1954 Lakers
52.1

Assists
1953 Lakers
19.3
1954 Lakers
18.4

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.390
1954 Lakers
.376

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.739
1954 Lakers
.731

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
82.9
1954 Lakers
80.3

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
53.0
1954 Lakers
49.8

Assists
1953 Lakers
17.2
1954 Lakers
15.6

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.377
1954 Lakers
.400

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.723
1954 Lakers
.722


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
1954 Lakers
18.1 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
1954 Lakers
14.3 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
1954 Lakers
3.7 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
1954 Lakers
19.4 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
1954 Lakers
13.2 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
1954 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

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