1987 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 2002 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1986-87 Lakers and the 2001-02 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
1987 Lakers
in Western Conference
2002 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1987 Lakers
65 - 17
2002 Lakers
58 - 24

Winning %
1987 Lakers
.793
2002 Lakers
.707

Longest Streaks
1987 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1987 Lakers
2002 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1987 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1987 Lakers
15 - 3
2002 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1987 Lakers
.833
2002 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1987 Lakers
2002 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1987 Lakers
5 -
Season MVP: Magic Johnson
Finals MVP: Magic Johnson
Defensive Player: Michael Cooper
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
2002 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
NBA Leaders
1987 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: Magic Johnson
2002 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1987 Lakers
117.8
2002 Lakers
101.3

Rebounds
1987 Lakers
44.4
2002 Lakers
44.3

Assists
1987 Lakers
29.6
2002 Lakers
23.0

Steals
1987 Lakers
8.9
2002 Lakers
7.6

Blocks
1987 Lakers
5.9
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1987 Lakers
2.0
2002 Lakers
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1987 Lakers
.516
2002 Lakers
.461

3-Point %
1987 Lakers
.367
2002 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1987 Lakers
.789
2002 Lakers
.699

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1987 Lakers
120.6
2002 Lakers
97.8

Rebounds
1987 Lakers
44.9
2002 Lakers
45.4

Assists
1987 Lakers
28.3
2002 Lakers
19.6

Steals
1987 Lakers
7.9
2002 Lakers
6.8

Blocks
1987 Lakers
6.4
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1987 Lakers
2.4
2002 Lakers
6.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1987 Lakers
.522
2002 Lakers
.444

3-Point %
1987 Lakers
.361
2002 Lakers
.339

Free Throw %
1987 Lakers
.785
2002 Lakers
.721


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1987 Lakers
23.9 ppg
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
Rebounds
1987 Lakers
7.8 rpg
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
Assists
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
Steals
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1987 Lakers
2002 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1987 Lakers
23.6 ppg
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1987 Lakers
7.9 rpg
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
Assists
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1987 Lakers
2002 Lakers