2012 Miami Heat vs. 1954 Minneapolis Lakers - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2011-12 Heat and the 1953-54 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
1954 Lakers
in Western Division
Season Record
2012 Heat
46 - 20
1954 Lakers
46 - 26

Winning %
2012 Heat
.697
1954 Lakers
.639

Longest Streaks
2012 Heat
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1954 Lakers
Winning Streak: 11
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2012 Heat
1954 Lakers

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2012 Heat
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1954 Lakers
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2012 Heat
16 - 7
1954 Lakers
9 - 4

Winning %
2012 Heat
.696
1954 Lakers
.692

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2012 Heat
1954 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
1954 Lakers
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: George Mikan
All-NBA 2nd Team: Jim Pollard
NBA Leaders
2012 Heat
-
none
1954 Lakers
-
none
Hall of Famers

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2012 Heat
98.5
1954 Lakers
81.7

Rebounds
2012 Heat
41.6
1954 Lakers
52.1

Assists
2012 Heat
20.0
1954 Lakers
18.4

Steals
2012 Heat
8.9
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
5.4
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2012 Heat
5.6
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2012 Heat
.469
1954 Lakers
.376

3-Point %
2012 Heat
.359
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2012 Heat
.775
1954 Lakers
.731

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2012 Heat
97.3
1954 Lakers
80.3

Rebounds
2012 Heat
40.4
1954 Lakers
49.8

Assists
2012 Heat
17.5
1954 Lakers
15.6

Steals
2012 Heat
7.3
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
5.0
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2012 Heat
6.8
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2012 Heat
.460
1954 Lakers
.400

3-Point %
2012 Heat
.347
1954 Lakers
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2012 Heat
.744
1954 Lakers
.722


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2012 Heat
27.1 ppg
1954 Lakers
18.1 ppg
Rebounds
2012 Heat
7.9 rpg
1954 Lakers
14.3 rpg
Assists
2012 Heat
6.2 apg
1954 Lakers
3.7 apg
Steals
2012 Heat
1.9 spg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
1.3 bpg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
2012 Heat
30.3 ppg
1954 Lakers
19.4 ppg
Rebounds
2012 Heat
9.7 rpg
1954 Lakers
13.2 rpg
Assists
2012 Heat
5.6 apg
1954 Lakers
4.6 apg
Steals
2012 Heat
1.9 spg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
1.3 bpg
1954 Lakers
-
n/a *

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