1954 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 1999 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1953-54 Lakers and the 1998-99 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
1954 Lakers
in Western Division
1999 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1954 Lakers
46 - 26
1999 Spurs
37 - 13

Winning %
1954 Lakers
.639
1999 Spurs
.740

Longest Streaks
1954 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 4
1999 Spurs
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1954 Lakers
1999 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1954 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1999 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1954 Lakers
9 - 4
1999 Spurs
15 - 2

Winning %
1954 Lakers
.692
1999 Spurs
.882

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1954 Lakers
1999 Spurs

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1954 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jim Pollard
1999 Spurs
3 -
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan
All-NBA 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Tim Duncan
NBA Leaders
1954 Lakers
-
none
1999 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1954 Lakers
81.7
1999 Spurs
92.8

Rebounds
1954 Lakers
52.1
1999 Spurs
44.0

Assists
1954 Lakers
18.4
1999 Spurs
22.0

Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
8.4

Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
7.0

3-Pointers Made
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
3.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1954 Lakers
.376
1999 Spurs
.456

3-Point %
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
.330

Free Throw %
1954 Lakers
.731
1999 Spurs
.698

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1954 Lakers
80.3
1999 Spurs
88.4

Rebounds
1954 Lakers
49.8
1999 Spurs
40.2

Assists
1954 Lakers
15.6
1999 Spurs
21.3

Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
7.3

Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
4.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1954 Lakers
.400
1999 Spurs
.451

3-Point %
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
.350

Free Throw %
1954 Lakers
.722
1999 Spurs
.742


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1954 Lakers
18.1 ppg
1999 Spurs
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1954 Lakers
14.3 rpg
1999 Spurs
11.4 rpg
Assists
1954 Lakers
3.7 apg
1999 Spurs
7.4 apg
Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
1.4 spg
Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
2.5 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1954 Lakers
19.4 ppg
1999 Spurs
23.2 ppg
Rebounds
1954 Lakers
13.2 rpg
1999 Spurs
11.5 rpg
Assists
1954 Lakers
4.6 apg
1999 Spurs
7.4 apg
Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
1999 Spurs
2.6 bpg

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