1996 Chicago Bulls vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1995-96 Bulls 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
1996 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1996 Bulls
72 - 10
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.878
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1996 Bulls
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 2
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1996 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1996 Bulls
15 - 3
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.833
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1955 Nationals

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1996 Bulls
9 -
Season MVP: Michael Jordan
Finals MVP: Michael Jordan
Coach of the Year: Phil Jackson
6th Man of the Year: Toni Kukoc
All-NBA 1st Team: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1996 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
105.2
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
44.6
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1996 Bulls
24.8
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.1
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1996 Bulls
4.2
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.6
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.478
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.403
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.746
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
97.4
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
43.6
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1996 Bulls
22.7
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.5
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1996 Bulls
3.9
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.2
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.443
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.306
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.738
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1996 Bulls
30.4 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
14.9 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.2 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1996 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1996 Bulls
30.7 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
13.7 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.6 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1996 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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