1970 New York Knicks vs. 1950 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 1949-50 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
1970 Knicks
in Eastern Division
1950 Lakers
in Central Division
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
1950 Lakers
51 - 17

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
1950 Lakers
.750

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
1950 Lakers
Winning Streak: 14
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1950 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1950 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
1950 Lakers
10 - 2

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
1950 Lakers
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1950 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1970 Knicks
8 -
Season MVP: Willis Reed
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
Coach of the Year: Red Holzman
All-NBA 1st Team: Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier, Willis Reed
1950 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
1950 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: George Mikan
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
1950 Lakers
84.1

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
1950 Lakers
20.7

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
1950 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
1950 Lakers
.741

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
1950 Lakers
84.5

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
1950 Lakers
17.9

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
1950 Lakers
.368

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
1950 Lakers
.725


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
1950 Lakers
27.4 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1950 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
1950 Lakers
31.3 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
1950 Lakers
0.0 rpg
-
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1950 Lakers
4.7 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1950 Lakers
-
n/a *

Notes: * - Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.
- Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.
- Rebounds started to be recorded in 1950-51.