1973 New York Knicks vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1972-73 Knicks and the 1954-55 Nationals, 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
1973 Knicks
in Eastern Conference
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1973 Knicks
57 - 25
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.695
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1973 Knicks
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1973 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1973 Knicks
12 - 5
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.706
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
1955 Nationals

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1973 Knicks
4 -
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
All-NBA 2nd Team: Walt Frazier
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1973 Knicks
-
none
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
105.0
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
47.3
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1973 Knicks
26.7
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.467
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.780
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
103.8
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
44.5
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1973 Knicks
23.3
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.484
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.748
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1973 Knicks
21.1 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.2 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
5.9 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1973 Knicks
21.9 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.5 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
6.2 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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