1970 New York Knicks vs. 1990 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 1989-90 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
1990 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
1990 Pistons
59 - 23

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
1990 Pistons
.720

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
1990 Pistons
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1990 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1990 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
1990 Pistons
15 - 5

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
1990 Pistons
.750

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
1990 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
1990 Pistons
5 -
Finals MVP: Isiah Thomas
Defensive Player: Dennis Rodman
All-NBA 3rd Team: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
1990 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
1990 Pistons
104.3

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
1990 Pistons
44.4

Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
1990 Pistons
24.3

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.2

Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
5.1

3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
1990 Pistons
.478

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.327

Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
1990 Pistons
.761

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
1990 Pistons
101.8

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
1990 Pistons
43.7

Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
1990 Pistons
21.1

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
6.7

Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
3.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
1990 Pistons
.471

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
.369

Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
1990 Pistons
.751


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
1990 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
1990 Pistons
9.7 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1990 Pistons
9.4 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
1990 Pistons
20.5 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
1990 Pistons
10.6 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
1990 Pistons
8.2 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
2.2 spg
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
1990 Pistons
1.7 bpg

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