2002 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 1956 Philadelphia Warriors - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2001-02 Lakers and the 1955-56 Warriors, 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
2002 Lakers
in Western Conference
1956 Warriors
in Eastern Division
Season Record
2002 Lakers
58 - 24
1956 Warriors
45 - 27

Winning %
2002 Lakers
.707
1956 Warriors
.625

Longest Streaks
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1956 Warriors
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2002 Lakers
1956 Warriors

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1956 Warriors
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2002 Lakers
15 - 4
1956 Warriors
7 - 3

Winning %
2002 Lakers
.789
1956 Warriors
.700

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2002 Lakers
1956 Warriors

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
2002 Lakers
4 -
Finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 1st Team: Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal
All-Defensive 2nd Team: Kobe Bryant
1956 Warriors
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Paul Arizin, Neil Johnston
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jack George
NBA Leaders
2002 Lakers
-
none
1956 Warriors
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2002 Lakers
101.3
1956 Warriors
103.1

Rebounds
2002 Lakers
44.3
1956 Warriors
60.6

Assists
2002 Lakers
23.0
1956 Warriors
26.2

Steals
2002 Lakers
7.6
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Blocks
2002 Lakers
5.8
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2002 Lakers
6.2
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2002 Lakers
.461
1956 Warriors
.410

3-Point %
2002 Lakers
.354
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2002 Lakers
.699
1956 Warriors
.757

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2002 Lakers
97.8
1956 Warriors
104.6

Rebounds
2002 Lakers
45.4
1956 Warriors
64.4

Assists
2002 Lakers
19.6
1956 Warriors
25.9

Steals
2002 Lakers
6.8
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Blocks
2002 Lakers
5.8
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2002 Lakers
6.1
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2002 Lakers
.444
1956 Warriors
.398

3-Point %
2002 Lakers
.339
1956 Warriors
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2002 Lakers
.721
1956 Warriors
.750


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
1956 Warriors
24.2 ppg
Rebounds
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
1956 Warriors
12.5 rpg
Assists
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
1956 Warriors
6.3 apg
Steals
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *
Blocks
2002 Lakers
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
1956 Warriors
28.9 ppg
Rebounds
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
1956 Warriors
14.3 rpg
Assists
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
1956 Warriors
5.8 apg
Steals
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *
Blocks
2002 Lakers
1956 Warriors
-
n/a *

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