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1980 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 1980 Phoenix Suns - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1979-80 Lakers and the 1979-80 Suns, 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
1980 Lakers
in Western Conference
1980 Suns
in Western Conference
Season Record
1980 Lakers
60 - 22
1980 Suns
55 - 27

Winning %
1980 Lakers
.732
1980 Suns
.671

Longest Streaks
1980 Lakers
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 3
1980 Suns
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1980 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1980 Suns
Lost Western Conference Semis
Playoff Record
1980 Lakers
12 - 4
1980 Suns
3 - 5

Winning %
1980 Lakers
.750
1980 Suns
.375

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1980 Lakers
5 -
Season MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Finals MVP: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 1st Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-Defensive 1st Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-Rookie 1st Team: Magic Johnson
1980 Suns
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Paul Westphal
All-Defensive 1st Team: Don Buse
NBA Leaders
1980 Lakers
1 -
Blocks Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1980 Suns
-
none
Hall of Famers
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns
-
none

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1980 Lakers
115.1
1980 Suns
111.1

Rebounds
1980 Lakers
45.6
1980 Suns
43.0

Assists
1980 Lakers
29.4
1980 Suns
27.8

Steals
1980 Lakers
9.4
1980 Suns
11.1

Blocks
1980 Lakers
6.7
1980 Suns
4.2

3-Pointers Made
1980 Lakers
0.2
1980 Suns
0.8

Percentages

Field Goal %
1980 Lakers
.529
1980 Suns
.493

3-Point %
1980 Lakers
.200
1980 Suns
.243

Free Throw %
1980 Lakers
.775
1980 Suns
.773

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1980 Lakers
110.6
1980 Suns
109.6

Rebounds
1980 Lakers
49.9
1980 Suns
40.8

Assists
1980 Lakers
29.1
1980 Suns
30.9

Steals
1980 Lakers
10.1
1980 Suns
9.0

Blocks
1980 Lakers
6.1
1980 Suns
5.4

3-Pointers Made
1980 Lakers
0.2
1980 Suns
1.9

Percentages

Field Goal %
1980 Lakers
.487
1980 Suns
.489

3-Point %
1980 Lakers
.167
1980 Suns
.268

Free Throw %
1980 Lakers
.798
1980 Suns
.771


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns
21.9 ppg
Rebounds
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns
9.4 rpg
Assists
1980 Lakers
7.8 apg
1980 Suns
5.1 apg
Steals
1980 Lakers
2.4 spg
1980 Suns
1.6 spg
Blocks
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns
0.7 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns
20.9 ppg
Rebounds
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns
9.6 rpg
Assists
1980 Lakers
9.4 apg
1980 Suns
5.8 apg
Steals
1980 Lakers
3.1 spg
1980 Suns
1.4 spg
Blocks
1980 Lakers
1980 Suns
1.4 bpg


Head to Head this Season

Regular Season

Games Won
1980 Lakers
3
1980 Suns
3

Games:
Nov 2, 1979
Los Angeles Lakers
112
-
110
Phoenix Suns
at Los Angeles
Nov 23, 1979
Los Angeles Lakers
112
-
126
Phoenix Suns
at Phoenix
Dec 30, 1979
Los Angeles Lakers
113
-
105
Phoenix Suns
at Los Angeles
Mar 2, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
115
-
123
Phoenix Suns
at Phoenix
Mar 16, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
128
-
106
Phoenix Suns
at Los Angeles
Mar 19, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
108
-
112
Phoenix Suns
at Phoenix

Playoffs

Playoff Series
NBA Western Conference Semifinals
Games Won
1980 Lakers
4
1980 Suns
1

Games:
Apr 8, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
119
-
110
Phoenix Suns
at Los Angeles
Apr 9, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
131
-
128
Phoenix Suns
(OT) at Los Angeles
Apr 11, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
108
-
105
Phoenix Suns
at Phoenix
Apr 13, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
101
-
127
Phoenix Suns
at Phoenix
Apr 15, 1980
Los Angeles Lakers
126
-
101
Phoenix Suns
at Los Angeles

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