1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 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
1998 Bulls
in Eastern Conference
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1955 Nationals

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
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
1998 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
1998 Bulls
96.7
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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