1996 Chicago Bulls vs. 1987 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1995-96 Bulls and the 1986-87 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
1996 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1987 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1996 Bulls
72 - 10
1987 Lakers
65 - 17

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.878
1987 Lakers
.793

Longest Streaks
1996 Bulls
Winning Streak: 18
Losing Streak: 2
1987 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1987 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1996 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1987 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1996 Bulls
15 - 3
1987 Lakers
15 - 3

Winning %
1996 Bulls
.833
1987 Lakers
.833

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1996 Bulls
1987 Lakers

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
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
NBA Leaders
1996 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1987 Lakers
1 -
Assists Leader: Magic Johnson
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
105.2
1987 Lakers
117.8

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
44.6
1987 Lakers
44.4

Assists
1996 Bulls
24.8
1987 Lakers
29.6

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.1
1987 Lakers
8.9

Blocks
1996 Bulls
4.2
1987 Lakers
5.9

3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.6
1987 Lakers
2.0

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.478
1987 Lakers
.516

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.403
1987 Lakers
.367

Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.746
1987 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1996 Bulls
97.4
1987 Lakers
120.6

Rebounds
1996 Bulls
43.6
1987 Lakers
44.9

Assists
1996 Bulls
22.7
1987 Lakers
28.3

Steals
1996 Bulls
9.5
1987 Lakers
7.9

Blocks
1996 Bulls
3.9
1987 Lakers
6.4

3-Pointers Made
1996 Bulls
6.2
1987 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1996 Bulls
.443
1987 Lakers
.522

3-Point %
1996 Bulls
.306
1987 Lakers
.361

Free Throw %
1996 Bulls
.738
1987 Lakers
.785


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1996 Bulls
30.4 ppg
1987 Lakers
23.9 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
14.9 rpg
1987 Lakers
7.8 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.2 spg
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1996 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1987 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1996 Bulls
30.7 ppg
1987 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1996 Bulls
13.7 rpg
1987 Lakers
7.9 rpg
Assists
1996 Bulls
5.9 apg
1987 Lakers
12.2 apg
Steals
1996 Bulls
2.6 spg
1987 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1996 Bulls
1.4 bpg
1987 Lakers