1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 1952 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 Bulls and the 1951-52 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
1998 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1952 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
1952 Lakers
40 - 26

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
1952 Lakers
.606

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
1952 Lakers
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1952 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1952 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
1952 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
1952 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1952 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
1998 Bulls
6 -
Season MVP: Michael Jordan
Finals MVP: Michael Jordan
All-NBA 1st Team: Michael Jordan
All-NBA 3rd Team: Scottie Pippen
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen
1952 Lakers
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
1998 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1952 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
96.7
1952 Lakers
85.6

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
1952 Lakers
53.7

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
1952 Lakers
21.0

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
1952 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
1952 Lakers
.748

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
1952 Lakers
82.3

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
1952 Lakers
45.9

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
1952 Lakers
18.5

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
1952 Lakers
.403

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
1952 Lakers
.742


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.8 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
1952 Lakers
13.5 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
1952 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
1952 Lakers
15.9 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
1952 Lakers
4.3 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

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