1953 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1952-53 Lakers and the 1954-55 Nationals, 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
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1953 Lakers
48 - 22
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.686
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1953 Lakers
9 - 3
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.750
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1955 Nationals

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
85.3
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
48.7
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1953 Lakers
19.3
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.390
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.739
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
82.9
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
53.0
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1953 Lakers
17.2
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.377
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.723
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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