1972 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 1982 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1971-72 Lakers and the 1981-82 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
1972 Lakers
in Western Conference
1982 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1972 Lakers
69 - 13
1982 Lakers
57 - 25

Winning %
1972 Lakers
.841
1982 Lakers
.695

Longest Streaks
1972 Lakers
Winning Streak: 33
Losing Streak: 2
1982 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1972 Lakers
1982 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1972 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1982 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1972 Lakers
12 - 3
1982 Lakers
12 - 2

Winning %
1972 Lakers
.800
1982 Lakers
.857

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1972 Lakers
1982 Lakers

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
1982 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 2nd Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1972 Lakers
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Wilt Chamberlain
Assists Leader: Jerry West
1982 Lakers
1 -
Steals Leader: Magic Johnson
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1972 Lakers
121.0
1982 Lakers
114.6

Rebounds
1972 Lakers
56.4
1982 Lakers
45.9

Assists
1972 Lakers
27.2
1982 Lakers
28.7

Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
10.3

Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
6.3

3-Pointers Made
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
0.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1972 Lakers
.490
1982 Lakers
.517

3-Point %
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
.138

Free Throw %
1972 Lakers
.734
1982 Lakers
.717

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1972 Lakers
106.6
1982 Lakers
115.4

Rebounds
1972 Lakers
54.1
1982 Lakers
47.9

Assists
1972 Lakers
21.6
1982 Lakers
31.4

Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
10.0

Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
7.4

3-Pointers Made
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
0.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1972 Lakers
.429
1982 Lakers
.517

3-Point %
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
.167

Free Throw %
1972 Lakers
.750
1982 Lakers
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1972 Lakers
25.9 ppg
1982 Lakers
Rebounds
1972 Lakers
19.2 rpg
1982 Lakers
9.6 rpg
Assists
1972 Lakers
9.7 apg
1982 Lakers
9.5 apg
Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
2.7 spg
Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1972 Lakers
23.8 ppg
1982 Lakers
20.4 ppg
Rebounds
1972 Lakers
21.0 rpg
1982 Lakers
11.3 rpg
Assists
1972 Lakers
8.9 apg
1982 Lakers
9.3 apg
Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers
2.9 spg
Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
1982 Lakers

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