1988 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 1989 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1987-88 Lakers and the 1988-89 Pistons, 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
1988 Lakers
in Western Conference
1989 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1988 Lakers
62 - 20
1989 Pistons
63 - 19

Winning %
1988 Lakers
.756
1989 Pistons
.768

Longest Streaks
1988 Lakers
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 3
1989 Pistons
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1988 Lakers
1989 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1988 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1989 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1988 Lakers
15 - 9
1989 Pistons
15 - 2

Winning %
1988 Lakers
.625
1989 Pistons
.882

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1988 Lakers
1989 Pistons

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1988 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: James Worthy
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
1989 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1988 Lakers
-
none
1989 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1988 Lakers
112.8
1989 Pistons
106.6

Rebounds
1988 Lakers
43.5
1989 Pistons
45.1

Assists
1988 Lakers
28.6
1989 Pistons
24.7

Steals
1988 Lakers
8.2
1989 Pistons
6.4

Blocks
1988 Lakers
4.9
1989 Pistons
5.0

3-Pointers Made
1988 Lakers
1.7
1989 Pistons
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1988 Lakers
.505
1989 Pistons
.494

3-Point %
1988 Lakers
.297
1989 Pistons
.300

Free Throw %
1988 Lakers
.789
1989 Pistons
.769

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1988 Lakers
105.6
1989 Pistons
100.6

Rebounds
1988 Lakers
40.5
1989 Pistons
44.2

Assists
1988 Lakers
25.9
1989 Pistons
22.6

Steals
1988 Lakers
7.2
1989 Pistons
4.9

Blocks
1988 Lakers
4.7
1989 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1988 Lakers
2.4
1989 Pistons
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1988 Lakers
.499
1989 Pistons
.473

3-Point %
1988 Lakers
.393
1989 Pistons
.296

Free Throw %
1988 Lakers
.779
1989 Pistons
.762


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1988 Lakers
21.7 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1988 Lakers
8.7 rpg
1989 Pistons
9.6 rpg
Assists
1988 Lakers
11.9 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1988 Lakers
1.9 spg
1989 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1988 Lakers
1989 Pistons
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1988 Lakers
21.1 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.2 ppg
Rebounds
1988 Lakers
7.3 rpg
1989 Pistons
10.0 rpg
Assists
1988 Lakers
12.6 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1988 Lakers
1.4 spg
1989 Pistons
1.6 spg
Blocks
1988 Lakers
1989 Pistons
1.5 bpg