1953 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1985 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1952-53 Lakers and the 1984-85 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
1985 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1953 Lakers
48 - 22
1985 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.686
1985 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1985 Lakers
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1985 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1985 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1953 Lakers
9 - 3
1985 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.750
1985 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1985 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
1985 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 2nd Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
1985 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
85.3
1985 Lakers
118.2

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
48.7
1985 Lakers
44.1

Assists
1953 Lakers
19.3
1985 Lakers
31.4

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
8.5

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
5.9

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
1.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.390
1985 Lakers
.545

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
.305

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.739
1985 Lakers
.763

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
82.9
1985 Lakers
126.3

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
53.0
1985 Lakers
46.1

Assists
1953 Lakers
17.2
1985 Lakers
33.7

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
9.4

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
6.3

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.377
1985 Lakers
.543

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
.372

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.723
1985 Lakers
.755


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
1985 Lakers
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
1985 Lakers
Assists
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
1985 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
1985 Lakers
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
1985 Lakers
Assists
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
1985 Lakers
15.2 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers
2.2 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1985 Lakers

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