1972 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 1977 Portland Trail Blazers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1971-72 Lakers and the 1976-77 Trail Blazers, 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
1972 Lakers
in Western Conference
1977 Trail Blazers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1972 Lakers
69 - 13
1977 Trail Blazers
49 - 33

Winning %
1972 Lakers
.841
1977 Trail Blazers
.598

Longest Streaks
1972 Lakers
Winning Streak: 33
Losing Streak: 2
1977 Trail Blazers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 5
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1972 Lakers
1977 Trail Blazers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1972 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1977 Trail Blazers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1972 Lakers
12 - 3
1977 Trail Blazers
14 - 5

Winning %
1972 Lakers
.800
1977 Trail Blazers
.737

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1972 Lakers
1977 Trail Blazers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
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
1977 Trail Blazers
3 -
Finals MVP: Bill Walton
All-NBA 2nd Team: Bill Walton
All-Defensive 1st Team: Bill Walton
NBA Leaders
1972 Lakers
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Wilt Chamberlain
Assists Leader: Jerry West
1977 Trail Blazers
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Bill Walton
Blocks Leader: Bill Walton
Hall of Famers
1972 Lakers
1977 Trail Blazers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1972 Lakers
121.0
1977 Trail Blazers
111.7

Rebounds
1972 Lakers
56.4
1977 Trail Blazers
48.3

Assists
1972 Lakers
27.2
1977 Trail Blazers
24.3

Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
10.6

Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
6.0

3-Pointers Made
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1972 Lakers
.490
1977 Trail Blazers
.481

3-Point %
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1972 Lakers
.734
1977 Trail Blazers
.762

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1972 Lakers
106.6
1977 Trail Blazers
107.4

Rebounds
1972 Lakers
54.1
1977 Trail Blazers
45.2

Assists
1972 Lakers
21.6
1977 Trail Blazers
27.7

Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
10.8

Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
6.7

3-Pointers Made
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1972 Lakers
.429
1977 Trail Blazers
.493

3-Point %
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1972 Lakers
.750
1977 Trail Blazers
.727


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1972 Lakers
25.9 ppg
1977 Trail Blazers
20.2 ppg
Rebounds
1972 Lakers
19.2 rpg
1977 Trail Blazers
14.4 rpg
Assists
1972 Lakers
9.7 apg
1977 Trail Blazers
4.1 apg
Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
2.2 spg
Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
3.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1972 Lakers
23.8 ppg
1977 Trail Blazers
21.2 ppg
Rebounds
1972 Lakers
21.0 rpg
1977 Trail Blazers
15.2 rpg
Assists
1972 Lakers
8.9 apg
1977 Trail Blazers
5.5 apg
Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
2.5 spg
Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1977 Trail Blazers
3.4 bpg

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