1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 1989 Detroit Pistons - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 Bulls and the 1988-89 Pistons, 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
1989 Pistons
in Eastern Conference
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
1989 Pistons
63 - 19

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
1989 Pistons
.768

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
1989 Pistons
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 2
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1989 Pistons

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1989 Pistons
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
1989 Pistons
15 - 2

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
1989 Pistons
.882

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
1989 Pistons

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
1989 Pistons
3 -
Finals MVP: Joe Dumars
All-Defensive 1st Team: Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman
NBA Leaders
1998 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
1989 Pistons
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
96.7
1989 Pistons
106.6

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
1989 Pistons
45.1

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
1989 Pistons
24.7

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
1989 Pistons
6.4

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
1989 Pistons
5.0

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
1989 Pistons
1.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
1989 Pistons
.494

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
1989 Pistons
.300

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
1989 Pistons
.769

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
1989 Pistons
100.6

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
1989 Pistons
44.2

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
1989 Pistons
22.6

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
1989 Pistons
4.9

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
1989 Pistons
4.5

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
1989 Pistons
2.5

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
1989 Pistons
.473

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
1989 Pistons
.296

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
1989 Pistons
.762


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.4 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
1989 Pistons
9.6 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
1989 Pistons
1.7 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
1989 Pistons
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
1989 Pistons
18.2 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
1989 Pistons
10.0 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
1989 Pistons
8.3 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
1989 Pistons
1.6 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
1989 Pistons
1.5 bpg