1987 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 2020 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1986-87 Lakers 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
1987 Lakers
in Western Conference
2020 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1987 Lakers
65 - 17
2020 Lakers
52 - 19

Winning %
1987 Lakers
.793
2020 Lakers
.732

Longest Streaks
1987 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
2020 Lakers
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1987 Lakers
2020 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1987 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2020 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1987 Lakers
15 - 3
2020 Lakers
16 - 5

Winning %
1987 Lakers
.833
2020 Lakers
.762

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1987 Lakers
2020 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
2020 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: LeBron James
All-NBA 1st Team: Anthony Davis, LeBron James
All-Defensive 1st Team: Anthony Davis
NBA Leaders
1987 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: Magic Johnson
2020 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: LeBron James
Hall of Famers
1987 Lakers
2020 Lakers
-
none

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1987 Lakers
117.8
2020 Lakers
113.4

Rebounds
1987 Lakers
44.4
2020 Lakers
45.7

Assists
1987 Lakers
29.6
2020 Lakers
25.4

Steals
1987 Lakers
8.9
2020 Lakers
8.6

Blocks
1987 Lakers
5.9
2020 Lakers
6.6

3-Pointers Made
1987 Lakers
2.0
2020 Lakers
11.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1987 Lakers
.516
2020 Lakers
.480

3-Point %
1987 Lakers
.367
2020 Lakers
.349

Free Throw %
1987 Lakers
.789
2020 Lakers
.729

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1987 Lakers
120.6
2020 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1987 Lakers
44.9
2020 Lakers
44.1

Assists
1987 Lakers
28.3
2020 Lakers
25.6

Steals
1987 Lakers
7.9
2020 Lakers
8.0

Blocks
1987 Lakers
6.4
2020 Lakers
5.3

3-Pointers Made
1987 Lakers
2.4
2020 Lakers
12.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1987 Lakers
.522
2020 Lakers
.489

3-Point %
1987 Lakers
.361
2020 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1987 Lakers
.785
2020 Lakers
.758


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1987 Lakers
23.9 ppg
2020 Lakers
26.1 ppg
Rebounds
1987 Lakers
7.8 rpg
2020 Lakers
9.3 rpg
Assists
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
2020 Lakers
10.2 apg
Steals
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
2020 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1987 Lakers
2020 Lakers
2.3 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1987 Lakers
23.6 ppg
2020 Lakers
27.7 ppg
Rebounds
1987 Lakers
7.9 rpg
2020 Lakers
10.8 rpg
Assists
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
2020 Lakers
8.8 apg
Steals
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
2020 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1987 Lakers
2020 Lakers
1.4 bpg