2012 Miami Heat vs. 1952 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2011-12 Heat and the 1951-52 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
2012 Heat
in Eastern Conference
1952 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
2012 Heat
46 - 20
1952 Lakers
40 - 26

Winning %
2012 Heat
.697
1952 Lakers
.606

Longest Streaks
2012 Heat
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1952 Lakers
Winning Streak: 8
Losing Streak: 3
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2012 Heat
1952 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2012 Heat
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1952 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2012 Heat
16 - 7
1952 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
2012 Heat
.696
1952 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2012 Heat
1952 Lakers

Awards, Honors and More...

Awards and Honors
2012 Heat
5 -
Season MVP: LeBron James
Finals MVP: LeBron James
All-NBA 1st Team: LeBron James
All-NBA 3rd Team: Dwyane Wade
All-Defensive 1st Team: LeBron James
1952 Lakers
3 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Vern Mikkelsen, Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
2012 Heat
-
none
1952 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2012 Heat
98.5
1952 Lakers
85.6

Rebounds
2012 Heat
41.6
1952 Lakers
53.7

Assists
2012 Heat
20.0
1952 Lakers
21.0

Steals
2012 Heat
8.9
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
5.4
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2012 Heat
5.6
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2012 Heat
.469
1952 Lakers
.367

3-Point %
2012 Heat
.359
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2012 Heat
.775
1952 Lakers
.748

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2012 Heat
97.3
1952 Lakers
82.3

Rebounds
2012 Heat
40.4
1952 Lakers
45.9

Assists
2012 Heat
17.5
1952 Lakers
18.5

Steals
2012 Heat
7.3
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
5.0
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2012 Heat
6.8
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2012 Heat
.460
1952 Lakers
.403

3-Point %
2012 Heat
.347
1952 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2012 Heat
.744
1952 Lakers
.742


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2012 Heat
27.1 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.8 ppg
Rebounds
2012 Heat
7.9 rpg
1952 Lakers
13.5 rpg
Assists
2012 Heat
6.2 apg
1952 Lakers
3.8 apg
Steals
2012 Heat
1.9 spg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
1.3 bpg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
2012 Heat
30.3 ppg
1952 Lakers
23.6 ppg
Rebounds
2012 Heat
9.7 rpg
1952 Lakers
15.9 rpg
Assists
2012 Heat
5.6 apg
1952 Lakers
4.3 apg
Steals
2012 Heat
1.9 spg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
1.3 bpg
1952 Lakers
-
n/a *

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