1953 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1988 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1952-53 Lakers and the 1987-88 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
1988 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1953 Lakers
48 - 22
1988 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.686
1988 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1988 Lakers
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1988 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1988 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1953 Lakers
9 - 3
1988 Lakers
15 - 9

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.750
1988 Lakers
.625

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1988 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
1988 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: James Worthy
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
1988 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
85.3
1988 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
48.7
1988 Lakers
43.5

Assists
1953 Lakers
19.3
1988 Lakers
28.6

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
8.2

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.390
1988 Lakers
.505

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.297

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.739
1988 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
82.9
1988 Lakers
105.6

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
53.0
1988 Lakers
40.5

Assists
1953 Lakers
17.2
1988 Lakers
25.9

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
7.2

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
4.7

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.377
1988 Lakers
.499

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
.393

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.723
1988 Lakers
.779


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
1988 Lakers
8.7 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
1988 Lakers
11.9 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.9 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
1988 Lakers
7.3 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
1988 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1988 Lakers

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