1970 New York Knicks vs. 1989 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 1988-89 Pistons, 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
1989 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
1989 Pistons
63 - 19

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
1989 Pistons
.768

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
1989 Pistons
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1989 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1989 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
1989 Pistons
15 - 2

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
1989 Pistons
.882

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1989 Pistons

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
1989 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
1989 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
1989 Pistons
106.6

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
1989 Pistons
45.1

Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
1989 Pistons
24.7

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
6.4

Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
5.0

3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
1989 Pistons
.494

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
.300

Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
1989 Pistons
.769

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
1989 Pistons
100.6

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
1989 Pistons
44.2

Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
1989 Pistons
22.6

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
4.9

Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
1989 Pistons
.473

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
.296

Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
1989 Pistons
.762


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
1989 Pistons
9.6 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.2 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
1989 Pistons
10.0 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.6 spg
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1989 Pistons
1.5 bpg

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