1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 1973 New York Knicks - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 Bulls and the 1972-73 Knicks, 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
1973 Knicks
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
1973 Knicks
57 - 25

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
1973 Knicks
.695

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
1973 Knicks
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1973 Knicks

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1973 Knicks
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
1973 Knicks
12 - 5

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
1973 Knicks
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1973 Knicks

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
1973 Knicks
4 -
Finals MVP: Willis Reed
All-NBA 2nd Team: Walt Frazier
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dave DeBusschere, Walt Frazier
NBA Leaders
1998 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1973 Knicks
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
96.7
1973 Knicks
105.0

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
1973 Knicks
47.3

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
1973 Knicks
26.7

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
1973 Knicks
.467

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
1973 Knicks
.780

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
1973 Knicks
103.8

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
1973 Knicks
44.5

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
1973 Knicks
23.3

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
1973 Knicks
.484

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
1973 Knicks
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
1973 Knicks
.748


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
1973 Knicks
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
1973 Knicks
10.2 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
1973 Knicks
5.9 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
1973 Knicks
21.9 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
1973 Knicks
10.5 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
1973 Knicks
6.2 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
1973 Knicks
-
n/a *

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