2002 Los Angeles Lakers vs. 1979 Seattle Supersonics - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2001-02 Lakers and the 1978-79 Supersonics, 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
1979 Supersonics
in Western Conference
Season Record
2002 Lakers
58 - 24
1979 Supersonics
52 - 30

Winning %
2002 Lakers
.707
1979 Supersonics
.634

Longest Streaks
2002 Lakers
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1979 Supersonics
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 6
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2002 Lakers
1979 Supersonics

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2002 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1979 Supersonics
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2002 Lakers
15 - 4
1979 Supersonics
12 - 5

Winning %
2002 Lakers
.789
1979 Supersonics
.706

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2002 Lakers
1979 Supersonics

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
1979 Supersonics
2 -
Finals MVP: Dennis Johnson
All-Defensive 1st Team: Dennis Johnson
NBA Leaders
2002 Lakers
-
none
1979 Supersonics
-
none
Hall of Famers
2002 Lakers
1979 Supersonics

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2002 Lakers
101.3
1979 Supersonics
106.6

Rebounds
2002 Lakers
44.3
1979 Supersonics
47.6

Assists
2002 Lakers
23.0
1979 Supersonics
24.1

Steals
2002 Lakers
7.6
1979 Supersonics
8.4

Blocks
2002 Lakers
5.8
1979 Supersonics
4.9

3-Pointers Made
2002 Lakers
6.2
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2002 Lakers
.461
1979 Supersonics
.468

3-Point %
2002 Lakers
.354
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2002 Lakers
.699
1979 Supersonics
.754

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2002 Lakers
97.8
1979 Supersonics
104.6

Rebounds
2002 Lakers
45.4
1979 Supersonics
48.3

Assists
2002 Lakers
19.6
1979 Supersonics
22.2

Steals
2002 Lakers
6.8
1979 Supersonics
8.3

Blocks
2002 Lakers
5.8
1979 Supersonics
5.8

3-Pointers Made
2002 Lakers
6.1
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2002 Lakers
.444
1979 Supersonics
.461

3-Point %
2002 Lakers
.339
1979 Supersonics
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2002 Lakers
.721
1979 Supersonics
.718


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2002 Lakers
27.2 ppg
1979 Supersonics
19.2 ppg
Rebounds
2002 Lakers
10.7 rpg
1979 Supersonics
12.4 rpg
Assists
2002 Lakers
5.5 apg
1979 Supersonics
4.4 apg
Steals
2002 Lakers
1.5 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.1 spg
Blocks
2002 Lakers
1979 Supersonics
1.2 bpg

NBA Playoffs

Points
2002 Lakers
28.5 ppg
1979 Supersonics
26.6 ppg
Rebounds
2002 Lakers
12.6 rpg
1979 Supersonics
11.7 rpg
Assists
2002 Lakers
4.6 apg
1979 Supersonics
5.4 apg
Steals
2002 Lakers
1.7 spg
1979 Supersonics
2.0 spg
Blocks
2002 Lakers
1979 Supersonics
1.5 bpg

Notes: * - Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80.