1954 Minneapolis Lakers vs. 2003 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1953-54 Lakers and the 2002-03 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
2003 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1954 Lakers
46 - 26
2003 Spurs
60 - 22

Winning %
1954 Lakers
.639
2003 Spurs
.732

Longest Streaks
1954 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 4
2003 Spurs
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1954 Lakers
2003 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1954 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2003 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1954 Lakers
9 - 4
2003 Spurs
16 - 8

Winning %
1954 Lakers
.692
2003 Spurs
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1954 Lakers
2003 Spurs

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1954 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jim Pollard
2003 Spurs
7 -
Season MVP: Tim Duncan
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan
Coach of the Year: Gregg Popovich
All-NBA 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Bruce Bowen
All-Rookie 2nd Team: Manu Ginobili
NBA Leaders
1954 Lakers
-
none
2003 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1954 Lakers
81.7
2003 Spurs
95.8

Rebounds
1954 Lakers
52.1
2003 Spurs
42.6

Assists
1954 Lakers
18.4
2003 Spurs
20.0

Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.7

Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.5

3-Pointers Made
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1954 Lakers
.376
2003 Spurs
.462

3-Point %
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.354

Free Throw %
1954 Lakers
.731
2003 Spurs
.725

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1954 Lakers
80.3
2003 Spurs
94.8

Rebounds
1954 Lakers
49.8
2003 Spurs
45.5

Assists
1954 Lakers
15.6
2003 Spurs
20.7

Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.8

Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.9

3-Pointers Made
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1954 Lakers
.400
2003 Spurs
.441

3-Point %
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.351

Free Throw %
1954 Lakers
.722
2003 Spurs
.712


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1954 Lakers
18.1 ppg
2003 Spurs
23.3 ppg
Rebounds
1954 Lakers
14.3 rpg
2003 Spurs
12.9 rpg
Assists
1954 Lakers
3.7 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
2.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1954 Lakers
19.4 ppg
2003 Spurs
24.7 ppg
Rebounds
1954 Lakers
13.2 rpg
2003 Spurs
15.4 rpg
Assists
1954 Lakers
4.6 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.7 spg
Blocks
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
3.3 bpg

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