1954 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1987 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1953-54 Lakers and the 1986-87 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
1954 Lakers
in Western Division
1987 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1954 Lakers
46 - 26
1987 Lakers
65 - 17

Winning %
1954 Lakers
.639
1987 Lakers
.793

Longest Streaks
1954 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 4
1987 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1954 Lakers
1987 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1954 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1987 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1954 Lakers
9 - 4
1987 Lakers
15 - 3

Winning %
1954 Lakers
.692
1987 Lakers
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1954 Lakers
1987 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1954 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jim Pollard
1987 Lakers
5 -
Season MVP: Magic Johnson
Finals MVP: Magic Johnson
Defensive Player: Michael Cooper
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1954 Lakers
-
none
1987 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: Magic Johnson
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1954 Lakers
81.7
1987 Lakers
117.8

Rebounds
1954 Lakers
52.1
1987 Lakers
44.4

Assists
1954 Lakers
18.4
1987 Lakers
29.6

Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
8.9

Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
5.9

3-Pointers Made
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
2.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1954 Lakers
.376
1987 Lakers
.516

3-Point %
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
.367

Free Throw %
1954 Lakers
.731
1987 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1954 Lakers
80.3
1987 Lakers
120.6

Rebounds
1954 Lakers
49.8
1987 Lakers
44.9

Assists
1954 Lakers
15.6
1987 Lakers
28.3

Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
7.9

Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
6.4

3-Pointers Made
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1954 Lakers
.400
1987 Lakers
.522

3-Point %
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
.361

Free Throw %
1954 Lakers
.722
1987 Lakers
.785


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1954 Lakers
18.1 ppg
1987 Lakers
23.9 ppg
Rebounds
1954 Lakers
14.3 rpg
1987 Lakers
7.8 rpg
Assists
1954 Lakers
3.7 apg
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1954 Lakers
19.4 ppg
1987 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1954 Lakers
13.2 rpg
1987 Lakers
7.9 rpg
Assists
1954 Lakers
4.6 apg
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1987 Lakers

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