2006 Miami Heat vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2005-06 Heat and the 1954-55 Nationals, 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
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
2006 Heat
52 - 30
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
2006 Heat
.634
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
2006 Heat
Winning Streak: 10
Losing Streak: 4
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2006 Heat
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2006 Heat
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2006 Heat
16 - 7
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
2006 Heat
.696
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2006 Heat
1955 Nationals

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
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
2006 Heat
-
none
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2006 Heat
99.9
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
2006 Heat
43.1
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
2006 Heat
20.6
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
2006 Heat
6.4
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
5.4
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2006 Heat
6.1
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2006 Heat
.478
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
2006 Heat
.345
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2006 Heat
.700
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2006 Heat
96.3
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
2006 Heat
42.0
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
2006 Heat
17.5
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
2006 Heat
7.0
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
4.6
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2006 Heat
6.3
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2006 Heat
.481
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
2006 Heat
.333
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2006 Heat
.655
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2006 Heat
27.2 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
2006 Heat
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
2006 Heat
6.7 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
2006 Heat
1.9 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
2.7 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
2006 Heat
28.4 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
2006 Heat
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
2006 Heat
5.7 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
2006 Heat
2.2 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
2006 Heat
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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