1970 New York Knicks vs. 1972 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 1971-72 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
1972 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
1972 Lakers
69 - 13

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
1972 Lakers
.841

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
1972 Lakers
Winning Streak: 33
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1972 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1972 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
1972 Lakers
12 - 3

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
1972 Lakers
.800

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1972 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
1972 Lakers
6 -
Finals MVP: Wilt Chamberlain
Coach of the Year: Bill Sharman
All-NBA 1st Team: Jerry West
All-NBA 2nd Team: Wilt Chamberlain
All-Defensive 1st Team: Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
1972 Lakers
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Wilt Chamberlain
Assists Leader: Jerry West
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
1972 Lakers
121.0

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
1972 Lakers
56.4

Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
1972 Lakers
27.2

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
1972 Lakers
.490

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
1972 Lakers
.734

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
1972 Lakers
106.6

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
1972 Lakers
54.1

Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
1972 Lakers
21.6

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
1972 Lakers
.429

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
1972 Lakers
.750


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
1972 Lakers
25.9 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
1972 Lakers
19.2 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1972 Lakers
9.7 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
1972 Lakers
23.8 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
1972 Lakers
21.0 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1972 Lakers
8.9 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *

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