1998 Chicago Bulls vs. 2002 Los Angeles Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 1997-98 Bulls and the 2001-02 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
2002 Lakers
in Western Conference
Season Record
1998 Bulls
62 - 20
2002 Lakers
58 - 24

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.756
2002 Lakers
.707

Longest Streaks
1998 Bulls
Winning Streak: 13
Losing Streak: 2
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
2002 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
1998 Bulls
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
1998 Bulls
15 - 6
2002 Lakers
15 - 4

Winning %
1998 Bulls
.714
2002 Lakers
.789

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
1998 Bulls
2002 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
2002 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
NBA Leaders
1998 Bulls
2 -
Scoring Leader: Michael Jordan
Rebounds Leader: Dennis Rodman
2002 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
96.7
2002 Lakers
101.3

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
44.9
2002 Lakers
44.3

Assists
1998 Bulls
23.8
2002 Lakers
23.0

Steals
1998 Bulls
8.5
2002 Lakers
7.6

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.3
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
3.8
2002 Lakers
6.2

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.451
2002 Lakers
.461

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.323
2002 Lakers
.354

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.743
2002 Lakers
.699

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
1998 Bulls
93.1
2002 Lakers
97.8

Rebounds
1998 Bulls
41.0
2002 Lakers
45.4

Assists
1998 Bulls
20.5
2002 Lakers
19.6

Steals
1998 Bulls
9.0
2002 Lakers
6.8

Blocks
1998 Bulls
4.5
2002 Lakers
5.8

3-Pointers Made
1998 Bulls
4.2
2002 Lakers
6.1

Percentages

Field Goal %
1998 Bulls
.445
2002 Lakers
.444

3-Point %
1998 Bulls
.324
2002 Lakers
.339

Free Throw %
1998 Bulls
.734
2002 Lakers
.721


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
1998 Bulls
28.7 ppg
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
15.0 rpg
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.8 apg
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
1.8 spg
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.1 bpg
2002 Lakers

NBA Playoffs

Points
1998 Bulls
32.4 ppg
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
Rebounds
1998 Bulls
11.8 rpg
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
Assists
1998 Bulls
5.2 apg
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
1998 Bulls
2.1 spg
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
Blocks
1998 Bulls
1.0 bpg
2002 Lakers