1970 New York Knicks vs. 1954 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 1953-54 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
1954 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
1954 Lakers
46 - 26

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
1954 Lakers
.639

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
1954 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1954 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1954 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
1954 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
1954 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1954 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
1954 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
1954 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
1954 Lakers
81.7

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
1954 Lakers
52.1

Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
1954 Lakers
18.4

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
1954 Lakers
.376

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
1954 Lakers
.731

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
1954 Lakers
80.3

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
1954 Lakers
49.8

Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
1954 Lakers
15.6

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
1954 Lakers
.400

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
1954 Lakers
.722


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
1954 Lakers
18.1 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
1954 Lakers
14.3 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1954 Lakers
3.7 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
1954 Lakers
19.4 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
1954 Lakers
13.2 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1954 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

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