1970 New York Knicks vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 1954-55 Nationals, 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
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1955 Nationals

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
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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