1973 New York Knicks vs. 2003 San Antonio Spurs - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1972-73 Knicks and the 2002-03 Spurs, 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
2003 Spurs
in Western Conference
Season Record
1973 Knicks
57 - 25
2003 Spurs
60 - 22

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.695
2003 Spurs
.732

Longest Streaks
1973 Knicks
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
2003 Spurs
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
2003 Spurs

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1973 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2003 Spurs
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1973 Knicks
12 - 5
2003 Spurs
16 - 8

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.706
2003 Spurs
.667

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
2003 Spurs

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
2003 Spurs
7 -
Season MVP: Tim Duncan
Finals MVP: Tim Duncan
Coach of the Year: Gregg Popovich
All-NBA 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 1st Team: Tim Duncan
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Bruce Bowen
All-Rookie 2nd Team: Manu Ginobili
NBA Leaders
1973 Knicks
-
none
2003 Spurs
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
105.0
2003 Spurs
95.8

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
47.3
2003 Spurs
42.6

Assists
1973 Knicks
26.7
2003 Spurs
20.0

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.7

Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.5

3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.467
2003 Spurs
.462

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.354

Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.780
2003 Spurs
.725

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
103.8
2003 Spurs
94.8

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
44.5
2003 Spurs
45.5

Assists
1973 Knicks
23.3
2003 Spurs
20.7

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
7.8

Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
6.9

3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
5.3

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.484
2003 Spurs
.441

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
.351

Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.748
2003 Spurs
.712


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1973 Knicks
21.1 ppg
2003 Spurs
23.3 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.2 rpg
2003 Spurs
12.9 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
5.9 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.6 spg
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
2.9 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1973 Knicks
21.9 ppg
2003 Spurs
24.7 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.5 rpg
2003 Spurs
15.4 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
6.2 apg
2003 Spurs
5.3 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
1.7 spg
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2003 Spurs
3.3 bpg

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