1973 New York Knicks vs. 2020 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1972-73 Knicks and the 2019-20 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
2020 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1973 Knicks
57 - 25
2020 Lakers
52 - 19

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.695
2020 Lakers
.732

Longest Streaks
1973 Knicks
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
2020 Lakers
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
2020 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1973 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2020 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1973 Knicks
12 - 5
2020 Lakers
16 - 5

Winning %
1973 Knicks
.706
2020 Lakers
.762

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1973 Knicks
2020 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
2020 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: LeBron James
All-NBA 1st Team: Anthony Davis, LeBron James
All-Defensive 1st Team: Anthony Davis
NBA Leaders
1973 Knicks
-
none
2020 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: LeBron James
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
105.0
2020 Lakers
113.4

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
47.3
2020 Lakers
45.7

Assists
1973 Knicks
26.7
2020 Lakers
25.4

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
8.6

Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
11.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.467
2020 Lakers
.480

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
.349

Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.780
2020 Lakers
.729

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1973 Knicks
103.8
2020 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1973 Knicks
44.5
2020 Lakers
44.1

Assists
1973 Knicks
23.3
2020 Lakers
25.6

Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
8.0

Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
5.3

3-Pointers Made
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
12.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1973 Knicks
.484
2020 Lakers
.489

3-Point %
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1973 Knicks
.748
2020 Lakers
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1973 Knicks
21.1 ppg
2020 Lakers
26.1 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.2 rpg
2020 Lakers
9.3 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
5.9 apg
2020 Lakers
10.2 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
2.3 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1973 Knicks
21.9 ppg
2020 Lakers
27.7 ppg
Rebounds
1973 Knicks
10.5 rpg
2020 Lakers
10.8 rpg
Assists
1973 Knicks
6.2 apg
2020 Lakers
8.8 apg
Steals
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
2020 Lakers
1.4 bpg

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