1972 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 2000 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1971-72 Lakers and the 1999-00 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
2000 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1972 Lakers
69 - 13
2000 Lakers
67 - 15

Winning %
1972 Lakers
.841
2000 Lakers
.817

Longest Streaks
1972 Lakers
Winning Streak: 33
Losing Streak: 2
2000 Lakers
Winning Streak: 19
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1972 Lakers
2000 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1972 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2000 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1972 Lakers
12 - 3
2000 Lakers
15 - 8

Winning %
1972 Lakers
.800
2000 Lakers
.652

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1972 Lakers
2000 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
2000 Lakers
6 -
Season MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kobe Bryant
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Shaquille O'Neal
NBA Leaders
1972 Lakers
2 -
Rebounds Leader: Wilt Chamberlain
Assists Leader: Jerry West
2000 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: Shaquille O'Neal
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1972 Lakers
121.0
2000 Lakers
100.8

Rebounds
1972 Lakers
56.4
2000 Lakers
47.0

Assists
1972 Lakers
27.2
2000 Lakers
23.4

Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
7.5

Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
6.5

3-Pointers Made
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
4.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1972 Lakers
.490
2000 Lakers
.459

3-Point %
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
.329

Free Throw %
1972 Lakers
.734
2000 Lakers
.696

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1972 Lakers
106.6
2000 Lakers
99.8

Rebounds
1972 Lakers
54.1
2000 Lakers
43.3

Assists
1972 Lakers
21.6
2000 Lakers
21.8

Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
6.6

Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
5.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1972 Lakers
.429
2000 Lakers
.465

3-Point %
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
.349

Free Throw %
1972 Lakers
.750
2000 Lakers
.623


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1972 Lakers
25.9 ppg
2000 Lakers
29.7 ppg
Rebounds
1972 Lakers
19.2 rpg
2000 Lakers
13.6 rpg
Assists
1972 Lakers
9.7 apg
2000 Lakers
4.9 apg
Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
1.6 spg
Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1972 Lakers
23.8 ppg
2000 Lakers
30.7 ppg
Rebounds
1972 Lakers
21.0 rpg
2000 Lakers
15.4 rpg
Assists
1972 Lakers
8.9 apg
2000 Lakers
4.4 apg
Steals
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1972 Lakers
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers

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