2006 Miami Heat vs. 1953 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2005-06 Heat and the 1952-53 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
2006 Heat
in Eastern Conference
1953 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
2006 Heat
52 - 30
1953 Lakers
48 - 22

Winning %
2006 Heat
.634
1953 Lakers
.686

Longest Streaks
2006 Heat
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1953 Lakers
Winning Streak: 6
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2006 Heat
1953 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2006 Heat
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1953 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2006 Heat
16 - 7
1953 Lakers
9 - 3

Winning %
2006 Heat
.696
1953 Lakers
.750

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2006 Heat
1953 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
2006 Heat
3 -
Finals MVP: Dwyane Wade
All-NBA 1st Team: Shaquille O'Neal
All-NBA 2nd Team: Dwyane Wade
1953 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen
NBA Leaders
2006 Heat
-
none
1953 Lakers
1 -
Rebounds Leader: George Mikan
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2006 Heat
99.9
1953 Lakers
85.3

Rebounds
2006 Heat
43.1
1953 Lakers
48.7

Assists
2006 Heat
20.6
1953 Lakers
19.3

Steals
2006 Heat
6.4
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
5.4
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2006 Heat
6.1
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2006 Heat
.478
1953 Lakers
.390

3-Point %
2006 Heat
.345
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2006 Heat
.700
1953 Lakers
.739

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2006 Heat
96.3
1953 Lakers
82.9

Rebounds
2006 Heat
42.0
1953 Lakers
53.0

Assists
2006 Heat
17.5
1953 Lakers
17.2

Steals
2006 Heat
7.0
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
4.6
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2006 Heat
6.3
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2006 Heat
.481
1953 Lakers
.377

3-Point %
2006 Heat
.333
1953 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2006 Heat
.655
1953 Lakers
.723


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2006 Heat
27.2 ppg
1953 Lakers
20.6 ppg
Rebounds
2006 Heat
1953 Lakers
14.4 rpg
Assists
2006 Heat
6.7 apg
1953 Lakers
3.6 apg
Steals
2006 Heat
1.9 spg
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
2.7 bpg
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
2006 Heat
28.4 ppg
1953 Lakers
19.8 ppg
Rebounds
2006 Heat
1953 Lakers
15.4 rpg
Assists
2006 Heat
5.7 apg
1953 Lakers
4.1 apg
Steals
2006 Heat
2.2 spg
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
1953 Lakers
-
n/a *

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