1985 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1984-85 Lakers 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
1985 Lakers
in Western Conference
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1985 Lakers
62 - 20
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1985 Lakers
.756
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1985 Lakers
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 3
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1985 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1985 Lakers
15 - 4
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1985 Lakers
.789
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1985 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-NBA 2nd Team: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1985 Lakers
-
none
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1985 Lakers
118.2
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1985 Lakers
44.1
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1985 Lakers
31.4
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1985 Lakers
8.5
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1985 Lakers
5.9
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1985 Lakers
1.1
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1985 Lakers
.545
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1985 Lakers
.305
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1985 Lakers
.763
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1985 Lakers
126.3
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1985 Lakers
46.1
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1985 Lakers
33.7
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1985 Lakers
9.4
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1985 Lakers
6.3
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1985 Lakers
1.5
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1985 Lakers
.543
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1985 Lakers
.372
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1985 Lakers
.755
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1985 Lakers
12.6 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1985 Lakers
1.5 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1985 Lakers
15.2 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1985 Lakers
2.2 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1985 Lakers
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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