2012 Miami Heat vs. 1955 Syracuse Nationals - Team Comparisons

Head-to-head comparison between the 2011-12 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
2012 Heat
in Eastern Conference
1955 Nationals
in Eastern Division
Season Record
2012 Heat
46 - 20
1955 Nationals
43 - 29

Winning %
2012 Heat
.697
1955 Nationals
.597

Longest Streaks
2012 Heat
Winning Streak: 9
Losing Streak: 3
1955 Nationals
Winning Streak: 7
Losing Streak: 4
Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2012 Heat
1955 Nationals

Playoffs

Playoff Performance
2012 Heat
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
1955 Nationals
NBA Championship
NBA Champions
Playoff Record
2012 Heat
16 - 7
1955 Nationals
7 - 4

Winning %
2012 Heat
.696
1955 Nationals
.636

Players Used
(at least 1 game)
2012 Heat
1955 Nationals

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
1955 Nationals
2 -
All-NBA 1st Team: Dolph Schayes
All-NBA 2nd Team: Paul Seymour
NBA Leaders
2012 Heat
-
none
1955 Nationals
-
none
Hall of Famers
2012 Heat
1955 Nationals

Team Stats

NBA Regular Season

Stats Per Game

Points
2012 Heat
98.5
1955 Nationals
91.1

Rebounds
2012 Heat
41.6
1955 Nationals
54.6

Assists
2012 Heat
20.0
1955 Nationals
24.7

Steals
2012 Heat
8.9
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
5.4
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2012 Heat
5.6
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2012 Heat
.469
1955 Nationals
.372

3-Point %
2012 Heat
.359
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2012 Heat
.775
1955 Nationals
.750

NBA Playoffs

Stats Per Game

Points
2012 Heat
97.3
1955 Nationals
97.2

Rebounds
2012 Heat
40.4
1955 Nationals
55.5

Assists
2012 Heat
17.5
1955 Nationals
25.6

Steals
2012 Heat
7.3
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
5.0
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
3-Pointers Made
2012 Heat
6.8
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *

Percentages

Field Goal %
2012 Heat
.460
1955 Nationals
.363

3-Point %
2012 Heat
.347
1955 Nationals
-

n/a *
Free Throw %
2012 Heat
.744
1955 Nationals
.741


Team Leaders

NBA Regular Season

Points
2012 Heat
27.1 ppg
1955 Nationals
18.5 ppg
Rebounds
2012 Heat
7.9 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.3 rpg
Assists
2012 Heat
6.2 apg
1955 Nationals
6.7 apg
Steals
2012 Heat
1.9 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
1.3 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

NBA Playoffs

Points
2012 Heat
30.3 ppg
1955 Nationals
19.0 ppg
Rebounds
2012 Heat
9.7 rpg
1955 Nationals
12.8 rpg
Assists
2012 Heat
5.6 apg
1955 Nationals
6.8 apg
Steals
2012 Heat
1.9 spg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *
Blocks
2012 Heat
1.3 bpg
1955 Nationals
-
n/a *

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