1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 1988 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 Bulls and the 1987-88 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
1988 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
1988 Lakers
62 - 20

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
1988 Lakers
.756

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
1988 Lakers
Winning Streak: 15
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1988 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1988 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
1988 Lakers
15 - 9

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
1988 Lakers
.625

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1988 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
1988 Lakers
3 -
Finals MVP: James Worthy
All-NBA 1st Team: Magic Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Michael Cooper
NBA Leaders
1998 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1988 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
96.7
1988 Lakers
112.8

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
1988 Lakers
43.5

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
1988 Lakers
28.6

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
1988 Lakers
8.2

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
1988 Lakers
4.9

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
1988 Lakers
1.7

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
1988 Lakers
.505

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
1988 Lakers
.297

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
1988 Lakers
.789

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
1988 Lakers
105.6

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
1988 Lakers
40.5

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
1988 Lakers
25.9

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
1988 Lakers
7.2

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
1988 Lakers
4.7

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
1988 Lakers
2.4

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
1988 Lakers
.499

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
1988 Lakers
.393

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
1988 Lakers
.779


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.7 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
1988 Lakers
8.7 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
1988 Lakers
11.9 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
1988 Lakers
1.9 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1988 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
1988 Lakers
21.1 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
1988 Lakers
7.3 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
1988 Lakers
12.6 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
1988 Lakers
1.4 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
1988 Lakers