1973 New York Knicks vs. 2000 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1972-73 Knicks 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
1973 Knicks
in Eastern Conference
2000 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1973 Knicks
57 - 25
2000 Lakers
67 - 15

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.695
2000 Lakers
.817

Longest Streaks
1973 Knicks
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
2000 Lakers
Winning Streak: 19
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
2000 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1973 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2000 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1973 Knicks
12 - 5
2000 Lakers
15 - 8

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.706
2000 Lakers
.652

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
2000 Lakers

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
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
1973 Knicks
-
none
2000 Lakers
1 -
Scoring Leader: Shaquille O'Neal
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
105.0
2000 Lakers
100.8

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
47.3
2000 Lakers
47.0

Assists
1973 Knicks
26.7
2000 Lakers
23.4

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
7.5

Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
6.5

3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
4.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.467
2000 Lakers
.459

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
.329

Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.780
2000 Lakers
.696

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
103.8
2000 Lakers
99.8

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
44.5
2000 Lakers
43.3

Assists
1973 Knicks
23.3
2000 Lakers
21.8

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
6.6

Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
6.1

3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
5.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.484
2000 Lakers
.465

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
.349

Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.748
2000 Lakers
.623


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1973 Knicks
21.1 ppg
2000 Lakers
29.7 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.2 rpg
2000 Lakers
13.6 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
5.9 apg
2000 Lakers
4.9 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
1.6 spg
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1973 Knicks
21.9 ppg
2000 Lakers
30.7 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.5 rpg
2000 Lakers
15.4 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
6.2 apg
2000 Lakers
4.4 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2000 Lakers

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