1970 New York Knicks vs. 1952 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 1951-52 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
1952 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
1952 Lakers
40 - 26

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
1952 Lakers
.606

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
1952 Lakers
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1952 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1952 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
1952 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
1952 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1952 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
1952 Lakers
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
1952 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
1952 Lakers
85.6

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
1952 Lakers
53.7

Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
1952 Lakers
21.0

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
1952 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
1952 Lakers
.748

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
1952 Lakers
82.3

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
1952 Lakers
45.9

Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
1952 Lakers
18.5

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
1952 Lakers
.403

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
1952 Lakers
.742


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.8 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
1952 Lakers
13.5 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1952 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
1952 Lakers
15.9 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1952 Lakers
4.3 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

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