1953 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 2005 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1952-53 Lakers and the 2004-05 Spurs, 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
2005 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1953 Lakers
48 - 22
2005 Spurs
59 - 23

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.686
2005 Spurs
.720

Longest Streaks
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
2005 Spurs
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
2005 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2005 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1953 Lakers
9 - 3
2005 Spurs
16 - 7

Winning %
1953 Lakers
.750
2005 Spurs
.696

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1953 Lakers
2005 Spurs

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
2005 Spurs
4 -
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan
All-NBA 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bruce Bowen, Tim Duncan
NBA Leaders
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
2005 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers
1953 Lakers
2005 Spurs

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
85.3
2005 Spurs
96.2

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
48.7
2005 Spurs
42.4

Assists
1953 Lakers
19.3
2005 Spurs
21.6

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
7.5

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.390
2005 Spurs
.453

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
.363

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.739
2005 Spurs
.724

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1953 Lakers
82.9
2005 Spurs
96.9

Rebounds
1953 Lakers
53.0
2005 Spurs
42.1

Assists
1953 Lakers
17.2
2005 Spurs
18.4

Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
5.6

Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
7.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1953 Lakers
.377
2005 Spurs
.454

3-Point %
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
.389

Free Throw %
1953 Lakers
.723
2005 Spurs
.727


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
2005 Spurs
20.3 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
2005 Spurs
11.1 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
2005 Spurs
6.1 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
2.6 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
2005 Spurs
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
2005 Spurs
12.4 rpg
Assists
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
2005 Spurs
4.3 apg
Steals
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
1.2 spg
Blocks
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
2005 Spurs
2.3 bpg

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