1953 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1994 Houston Rockets - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1952-53 Lakers and the 1993-94 Rockets, 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
1994 Rockets
in Western Conference
Season Record
1953 Lakers
48 - 22
1994 Rockets
58 - 24

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.686
1994 Rockets
.707

Longest Streaks
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
1994 Rockets
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1994 Rockets

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1994 Rockets
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1953 Lakers
9 - 3
1994 Rockets
15 - 8

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.750
1994 Rockets
.652

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
1994 Rockets

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
1994 Rockets
5 -
Season MVP: Hakeem Olajuwon
Finals MVP: Hakeem Olajuwon
Defensive Player: Hakeem Olajuwon
All-NBA 1st Team: Hakeem Olajuwon
All-Defensive 1st Team: Hakeem Olajuwon
NBA Leaders
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
1994 Rockets
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
85.3
1994 Rockets
101.1

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
48.7
1994 Rockets
43.2

Assists
1953 Lakers
19.3
1994 Rockets
25.5

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
8.7

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
5.9

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
5.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.390
1994 Rockets
.475

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
.334

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.739
1994 Rockets
.743

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
82.9
1994 Rockets
97.1

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
53.0
1994 Rockets
41.4

Assists
1953 Lakers
17.2
1994 Rockets
24.8

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
7.3

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
6.2

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
6.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.377
1994 Rockets
.461

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
.363

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.723
1994 Rockets
.767


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
1994 Rockets
27.3 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
1994 Rockets
11.9 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
1994 Rockets
5.1 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
1.7 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
3.7 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
1994 Rockets
28.9 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
1994 Rockets
11.0 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
1994 Rockets
4.3 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
1.7 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
1994 Rockets
4.0 bpg

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