1970 New York Knicks vs. 2002 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1969-70 Knicks and the 2001-02 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
2002 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1970 Knicks
60 - 22
2002 Lakers
58 - 24

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.732
2002 Lakers
.707

Longest Streaks
1970 Knicks
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 4
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
2002 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1970 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1970 Knicks
12 - 7
2002 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1970 Knicks
.632
2002 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1970 Knicks
2002 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
2002 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
NBA Leaders
1970 Knicks
-
none
2002 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
115.0
2002 Lakers
101.3

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
48.9
2002 Lakers
44.3

Assists
1970 Knicks
26.0
2002 Lakers
23.0

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
7.6

Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.477
2002 Lakers
.461

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.733
2002 Lakers
.699

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1970 Knicks
110.5
2002 Lakers
97.8

Rebounds
1970 Knicks
50.0
2002 Lakers
45.4

Assists
1970 Knicks
23.7
2002 Lakers
19.6

Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.8

Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
6.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1970 Knicks
.457
2002 Lakers
.444

3-Point %
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
.339

Free Throw %
1970 Knicks
.758
2002 Lakers
.721


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1970 Knicks
21.7 ppg
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.9 rpg
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1970 Knicks
23.7 ppg
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1970 Knicks
13.8 rpg
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
Assists
1970 Knicks
8.2 apg
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1970 Knicks
-
n/a *
2002 Lakers

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