1955 Syracuse Nationals vs. 2003 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1954-55 Nationals 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
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
2003 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1955 Nationals
43 - 29
2003 Spurs
60 - 22

Winning %
1955 Nationals
.597
2003 Spurs
.732

Longest Streaks
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
2003 Spurs
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1955 Nationals
2003 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2003 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1955 Nationals
7 - 4
2003 Spurs
16 - 8

Winning %
1955 Nationals
.636
2003 Spurs
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1955 Nationals
2003 Spurs

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
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
1955 Nationals
-
none
2003 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers
1955 Nationals
2003 Spurs

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1955 Nationals
91.1
2003 Spurs
95.8

Rebounds
1955 Nationals
54.6
2003 Spurs
42.6

Assists
1955 Nationals
24.7
2003 Spurs
20.0

Steals
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.7

Blocks
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.5

3-Pointers Made
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1955 Nationals
.372
2003 Spurs
.462

3-Point %
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.354

Free Throw %
1955 Nationals
.750
2003 Spurs
.725

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1955 Nationals
97.2
2003 Spurs
94.8

Rebounds
1955 Nationals
55.5
2003 Spurs
45.5

Assists
1955 Nationals
25.6
2003 Spurs
20.7

Steals
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.8

Blocks
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.9

3-Pointers Made
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1955 Nationals
.363
2003 Spurs
.441

3-Point %
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.351

Free Throw %
1955 Nationals
.741
2003 Spurs
.712


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
2003 Spurs
23.3 ppg
Rebounds
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
2003 Spurs
12.9 rpg
Assists
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
2.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
2003 Spurs
24.7 ppg
Rebounds
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
2003 Spurs
15.4 rpg
Assists
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.7 spg
Blocks
1955 Nationals
-
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.