Head-to-Head: Games Played Between Dikembe Mutombo and Gary Payton

This is the detail of NBA games in which Dikembe Mutombo and Gary Payton played against each other, including head-to-head record, stats average, game highs and game-by-game data both in the Regular Season and Playoffs.

They faced each other a total of 46 times in NBA games. Gary Payton has a 28-18 winning record over Dikembe Mutombo, but Dikembe Mutombo won more matchups in the Playoffs for a 5-3 postseason record.

Games Played Against Each Other

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2017-18
Dikembe Mutombo:
1992 to 2009
Gary Payton:
1991 to 2007
46 Games played
38 in Regular Season
8 in Playoffs

Summary of Victories

Games Won in Regular Season in Playoffs
Dikembe Mutombo
18
13
5
Gary Payton
28
25
3

Stats in Games Between Them

Averages
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Dikembe Mutombo 9.4 10.0 1.4 0.4 3.2
Gary Payton 14.9 3.6 6.4 1.9 0.3
Game Highs
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Dikembe Mutombo 27 21 5 3 11
Gary Payton 29 8 16 7 2
Games with better stats than the other player...
Player
Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks
Dikembe Mutombo 9

games
38

games
1

game
3

games
39

games
Gary Payton 34

games
5

games
43

games
34

games
2

games
Both had same stat 3

games
3

games
2

games
9

games
5

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Head To Head Games Played: One by One

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- 1991-92 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 29, 1991
1. Nuggets 101   Dikembe Mutombo 18 13 3 1 7 3 5 41 8-13 .615 0-0 - 2-4 .500
Supersonics 90   Gary Payton 12 2 4 3 1 2 3 36 4-10 .400 0-0 - 4-6 .667
Dec. 19, 1991
2. Nuggets 106   Dikembe Mutombo 9 6 4 1 0 8 4 30 4-10 .400 0-0 - 1-2 .500
Supersonics 119   Gary Payton 1 6 4 0 1 2 3 30 0-1 .000 0-0 - 1-2 .500
Jan. 07, 1992
3. Nuggets 99   Dikembe Mutombo 27 12 2 1 3 5 4 41 8-13 .615 0-0 - 11-14 .786
Supersonics 106   Gary Payton 7 4 4 1 2 4 2 34 2-5 .400 0-0 - 3-4 .750
Mar. 03, 1992
4. Nuggets 92   Dikembe Mutombo 15 8 1 1 3 3 3 34 5-6 .833 0-0 - 5-8 .625
Supersonics 111   Gary Payton 6 2 9 2 0 0 4 25 3-7 .429 0-0 - 0-0 -
- 1992-93 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 02, 1993
5. Nuggets 104   Dikembe Mutombo 5 12 0 0 6 2 2 40 2-4 .500 0-0 - 1-4 .250
Supersonics 108   Gary Payton 12 2 1 0 0 1 2 33 5-11 .455 0-0 - 2-4 .500
Jan. 09, 1993
6. Nuggets 95   Dikembe Mutombo 7 5 2 0 3 3 3 37 3-7 .429 0-0 - 1-2 .500
Supersonics 107   Gary Payton 14 5 3 1 0 2 5 31 7-12 .583 0-0 - 0-0 -
Feb. 09, 1993
7. Nuggets 96   Dikembe Mutombo 15 17 1 2 3 4 4 34 5-10 .500 0-0 - 5-7 .714
Supersonics 92   Gary Payton 15 5 4 2 0 2 4 34 6-17 .353 0-1 .000 3-4 .750
Feb. 23, 1993
8. Nuggets 99   Dikembe Mutombo 11 17 0 0 1 1 1 35 4-13 .308 0-0 - 3-7 .429
Supersonics 103   Gary Payton 16 4 4 3 0 1 5 37 8-17 .471 0-0 - 0-2 .000
- 1993-94 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 09, 1993
9. Nuggets 86   Dikembe Mutombo 14 11 3 0 1 0 1 28 6-9 .667 0-0 - 2-4 .500
Supersonics 118   Gary Payton 11 0 6 3 0 0 1 27 5-8 .625 0-1 .000 1-2 .500
Jan. 22, 1994
10. Nuggets 98   Dikembe Mutombo 18 11 2 3 5 4 5 37 7-10 .700 0-0 - 4-7 .571
Supersonics 91   Gary Payton 12 1 5 1 0 1 3 30 6-12 .500 0-1 .000 0-0 -
Mar. 28, 1994
11. Nuggets 97   Dikembe Mutombo 9 21 2 1 4 1 2 41 2-6 .333 0-0 - 5-8 .625
Supersonics 111   Gary Payton 23 7 6 3 2 2 4 34 10-22 .455 0-0 - 3-5 .600
Apr. 07, 1994
12. Nuggets 104   Dikembe Mutombo 13 13 2 1 11 0 4 36 4-7 .571 0-0 - 5-8 .625
Supersonics 90   Gary Payton 17 2 2 1 0 3 4 38 8-15 .533 0-0 - 1-2 .500
- 1994 Playoffs - Western Conference First Round -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Apr. 28, 1994
13. Nuggets 82   Dikembe Mutombo 12 9 1 1 4 1 4 29 4-11 .364 0-0 - 4-4 1.000
Supersonics 106   Gary Payton 20 2 7 4 1 2 2 34 9-15 .600 0-1 .000 2-4 .500
Apr. 30, 1994
14. Nuggets 87   Dikembe Mutombo 14 8 5 0 5 2 5 35 4-8 .500 0-0 - 6-12 .500
Supersonics 97   Gary Payton 18 6 4 2 0 0 2 36 7-16 .438 2-5 .400 2-6 .333
May. 02, 1994
15. Nuggets 110   Dikembe Mutombo 19 13 3 0 6 3 1 41 7-10 .700 0-0 - 5-9 .556
Supersonics 93   Gary Payton 7 0 5 1 0 1 2 31 3-6 .500 1-2 .500 0-0 -
May. 05, 1994
16. Nuggets 94   Dikembe Mutombo 10 16 3 0 8 4 4 44 3-9 .333 0-0 - 4-7 .571
OT Supersonics 85   Gary Payton 20 6 4 0 1 2 4 42 9-18 .500 0-1 .000 2-5 .400
May. 07, 1994
17. Nuggets 98   Dikembe Mutombo 8 15 0 0 8 4 3 45 3-9 .333 0-0 - 2-6 .333
OT Supersonics 94   Gary Payton 14 3 8 1 0 3 5 38 6-14 .429 0-0 - 2-4 .500
- 1994-95 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Dec. 25, 1994
18. Nuggets 105   Dikembe Mutombo 15 10 0 0 1 2 3 38 5-12 .417 0-0 - 5-10 .500
Supersonics 96   Gary Payton 16 3 4 3 0 1 4 35 8-13 .615 0-1 .000 0-2 .000
Jan. 24, 1995
19. Nuggets 89   Dikembe Mutombo 9 16 3 0 5 2 3 37 3-8 .375 0-0 - 3-4 .750
Supersonics 111   Gary Payton 16 3 8 1 0 1 1 38 6-15 .400 1-3 .333 3-5 .600
Feb. 24, 1995
20. Nuggets 86   Dikembe Mutombo 5 11 1 1 4 1 5 42 1-5 .200 0-0 - 3-4 .750
Supersonics 90   Gary Payton 13 3 8 7 0 4 1 38 3-14 .214 0-3 .000 7-10 .700
Apr. 06, 1995
21. Nuggets 100   Dikembe Mutombo 10 16 2 0 7 2 3 41 3-12 .250 0-0 - 4-7 .571
Supersonics 106   Gary Payton 20 2 4 3 0 4 3 44 6-19 .316 0-4 .000 8-12 .667
- 1995-96 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 08, 1995
22. Nuggets 117   Dikembe Mutombo 11 3 0 0 1 2 5 30 3-6 .500 0-0 - 5-6 .833
Supersonics 122   Gary Payton 24 5 10 1 0 3 3 38 9-20 .450 0-1 .000 6-7 .857
Dec. 27, 1995
23. Nuggets 83   Dikembe Mutombo 9 14 1 0 5 2 2 39 3-9 .333 0-0 - 3-4 .750
Supersonics 99   Gary Payton 22 5 6 3 0 1 3 42 11-22 .500 0-3 .000 0-0 -
Jan. 24, 1996
24. Nuggets 79   Dikembe Mutombo 8 13 4 0 4 0 5 27 3-4 .750 0-0 - 2-2 1.000
Supersonics 86   Gary Payton 8 3 9 5 0 1 1 42 3-16 .188 0-4 .000 2-4 .500
- 1996-97 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 05, 1996
25. Hawks 117   Dikembe Mutombo 10 1 0 0 3 1 5 26 5-8 .625 0-0 - 0-0 -
Supersonics 95   Gary Payton 24 0 8 3 0 2 2 40 8-17 .471 4-9 .444 4-4 1.000
Mar. 14, 1997
26. Hawks 91   Dikembe Mutombo 18 11 0 3 3 4 5 39 6-14 .429 0-0 - 6-8 .750
Supersonics 97   Gary Payton 20 6 7 4 0 4 1 45 8-19 .421 2-5 .400 2-2 1.000
- 1997-98 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 11, 1997
27. Hawks 89   Dikembe Mutombo 15 9 2 0 5 2 1 40 6-11 .545 0-0 - 3-4 .750
Supersonics 87   Gary Payton 10 4 11 1 0 0 2 38 4-14 .286 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000
Feb. 27, 1998
28. Hawks 88   Dikembe Mutombo 8 14 1 1 4 2 2 30 3-9 .333 0-0 - 2-2 1.000
Supersonics 90   Gary Payton 9 3 15 5 0 6 3 40 4-10 .400 1-6 .167 0-0 -
- 1999-00 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Feb. 25, 2000
29. Hawks 95   Dikembe Mutombo 9 13 1 0 4 0 3 33 3-5 .600 0-0 - 3-4 .750
Supersonics 87   Gary Payton 21 7 16 2 0 4 4 48 8-20 .400 2-5 .400 3-4 .750
Mar. 04, 2000
30. Hawks 81   Dikembe Mutombo 3 12 1 0 3 1 5 27 1-5 .200 0-0 - 1-4 .250
Supersonics 93   Gary Payton 28 8 5 1 0 0 0 32 12-20 .600 0-4 .000 4-6 .667
- 2000-01 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 09, 2001
31. Hawks 86   Dikembe Mutombo 6 13 0 0 2 3 4 28 3-5 .600 0-0 - 0-2 .000
Supersonics 95   Gary Payton 16 6 5 0 0 4 1 36 6-13 .462 1-3 .333 3-5 .600
Feb. 17, 2001
32. Hawks 101   Dikembe Mutombo 13 16 1 0 2 2 2 36 6-9 .667 0-0 - 1-2 .500
Supersonics 94   Gary Payton 21 1 13 2 1 1 4 40 9-20 .450 0-2 .000 3-4 .750
Mar. 19, 2001
33. 76ers 89   Dikembe Mutombo 14 10 2 0 4 2 3 37 5-8 .625 0-0 - 4-6 .667
Supersonics 93   Gary Payton 29 3 8 3 1 1 2 44 11-23 .478 4-6 .667 3-4 .750
- 2001-02 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 04, 2002
34. 76ers 87   Dikembe Mutombo 9 8 1 0 5 4 3 31 2-2 1.000 0-0 - 5-8 .625
Supersonics 77   Gary Payton 13 2 7 1 1 2 1 39 6-15 .400 1-2 .500 0-2 .000
Jan. 21, 2002
35. 76ers 98   Dikembe Mutombo 13 6 1 0 0 3 3 33 5-10 .500 0-0 - 3-3 1.000
Supersonics 109   Gary Payton 28 3 11 3 0 8 4 45 10-16 .625 1-1 1.000 7-9 .778
- 2003 Playoffs - Eastern Conference First Round -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Apr. 19, 2003
36. Nets 109   Dikembe Mutombo 2 3 3 0 1 2 3 17 1-3 .333 0-0 - 0-0 -
Bucks 96   Gary Payton 8 2 10 3 0 5 1 39 3-11 .273 0-2 .000 2-2 1.000
Apr. 22, 2003
37. Nets 85   Dikembe Mutombo 2 4 2 0 0 0 2 08 1-1 1.000 0-0 - 0-0 -
Bucks 88   Gary Payton 22 3 7 0 0 1 4 41 11-20 .550 0-2 .000 0-0 -
Apr. 24, 2003
38. Nets 103   Dikembe Mutombo 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 05 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 -
Bucks 101   Gary Payton 21 0 8 1 0 2 4 39 9-20 .450 0-3 .000 3-4 .750
- 2003-04 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 19, 2003
39. Knicks 83   Dikembe Mutombo 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 16 1-3 .333 0-0 - 0-0 -
Lakers 104   Gary Payton 11 5 2 3 0 1 2 29 2-9 .222 1-1 1.000 6-6 1.000
Dec. 09, 2003
40. Knicks 90   Dikembe Mutombo 0 11 0 0 1 2 4 33 0-2 .000 0-0 - 0-0 -
Lakers 98   Gary Payton 17 2 4 1 0 1 4 35 6-10 .600 0-1 .000 5-6 .833
- 2004-05 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Jan. 31, 2005
41. Rockets 97   Dikembe Mutombo 4 8 2 1 2 0 1 19 1-2 .500 0-0 - 2-2 1.000
Celtics 94   Gary Payton 4 6 8 0 1 1 4 36 2-7 .286 0-2 .000 0-0 -
Mar. 18, 2005
42. Rockets 92   Dikembe Mutombo 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 12 2-2 1.000 0-0 - 0-0 -
Celtics 103   Gary Payton 10 6 6 0 0 0 1 32 3-5 .600 2-2 1.000 2-2 1.000
- 2005-06 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 10, 2005
43. Rockets 84   Dikembe Mutombo 3 6 1 0 0 0 2 13 1-1 1.000 0-0 - 1-2 .500
Heat 88   Gary Payton 12 6 3 0 0 1 1 28 3-9 .333 1-4 .250 5-6 .833
Jan. 29, 2006
44. Rockets 95   Dikembe Mutombo 2 4 0 0 1 0 3 22 0-2 .000 0-0 - 2-2 1.000
Heat 101   Gary Payton 12 5 6 1 0 3 3 40 4-11 .364 4-8 .500 0-0 -
- 2006-07 Season -
Game
 
Player
Pts TRb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Min
FG
%
3PT
%
FT
%
Nov. 12, 2006
45. Rockets 94   Dikembe Mutombo 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 08 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 -
Heat 72   Gary Payton 5 4 2 1 1 3 1 36 2-5 .400 1-2 .500 0-0 -
Feb. 21, 2007
46. Rockets 112   Dikembe Mutombo 5 13 0 0 0 1 5 39 1-4 .250 0-0 - 3-3 1.000
Heat 102   Gary Payton 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 21 1-5 .200 0-1 .000 0-0 -