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Bob Lanier vs. Dikembe Mutombo Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Dikembe Mutombo and Bob Lanier that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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Who scored more points in his career? Who averaged more points in playoffs? Who won more championships? Who led the season more times? Who won more MVP awards? Those questions and many more, are answered here. It includes NBA Championships, seasons, playoffs, awards, statistical data for points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and percentages.

Head-To-Head Career Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2018-19
Bob Lanier:
1971 to 1984
Dikembe Mutombo:
1992 to 2009

NBA Championships and Seasons

Bob Lanier 0
Dikembe Mutombo 0
Bob Lanier 14
Dikembe Mutombo 18
Bob Lanier 9
Dikembe Mutombo 13
Bob Lanier 8
Dikembe Mutombo 8

Honors and Awards

All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Bob Lanier 0
Dikembe Mutombo 3
Bob Lanier 0
Dikembe Mutombo 3
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Bob Lanier 0
Dikembe Mutombo 6
Bob Lanier 0 *
Dikembe Mutombo 4
Bob Lanier 0
Dikembe Mutombo 2
Bob Lanier 0 *
Dikembe Mutombo 3
* Notes: Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.
Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 20.1
Dikembe Mutombo 9.8

Bob Lanier 10.1
Dikembe Mutombo 10.3

Bob Lanier 3.1
Dikembe Mutombo 1.0

Bob Lanier 1.1
*
Dikembe Mutombo 0.4

Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Dikembe Mutombo 2.8

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 19,248
Dikembe Mutombo 11,729

Bob Lanier 9,698
Dikembe Mutombo 12,359

Bob Lanier 3,007
Dikembe Mutombo 1,240

Bob Lanier 777
*
Dikembe Mutombo 494

Bob Lanier 1,100
*
Dikembe Mutombo 3,289

Bob Lanier 959
Dikembe Mutombo 1,196

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .514
Dikembe Mutombo .518

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .154
*
Dikembe Mutombo .000

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .767
Dikembe Mutombo .684

Best Season (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 25.7
(1972)
Dikembe Mutombo 16.6
(1992)

Bob Lanier 14.9
(1973)
Dikembe Mutombo 14.1
(2000)

Bob Lanier 4.6
(1975)
Dikembe Mutombo 2.2
(1992)

Bob Lanier 1.4
(1974)
*
Dikembe Mutombo 0.7
(1994)

Bob Lanier 3.0
(1974)
*
Dikembe Mutombo 4.5
(1996)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 18.6
Dikembe Mutombo 9.1

Bob Lanier 9.6
Dikembe Mutombo 9.5

Bob Lanier 3.5
Dikembe Mutombo 0.8

Bob Lanier 0.9
*
Dikembe Mutombo 0.4

Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Dikembe Mutombo 2.5

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 1,244
Dikembe Mutombo 918

Bob Lanier 645
Dikembe Mutombo 962

Bob Lanier 235
Dikembe Mutombo 78

Bob Lanier 62
*
Dikembe Mutombo 40

Bob Lanier 99
*
Dikembe Mutombo 251

Bob Lanier 67
Dikembe Mutombo 101

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .532
Dikembe Mutombo .517

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .000
*
Dikembe Mutombo .000

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .768
Dikembe Mutombo .703

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 28.0
(1977)
Dikembe Mutombo 15.4
(1997)

Bob Lanier 16.7
(1977)
Dikembe Mutombo 13.9
(1999)

Bob Lanier 6.3
(1975)
Dikembe Mutombo 1.8
(1994)

Bob Lanier 1.7
(1981)
*
Dikembe Mutombo 0.7
(1994)

Bob Lanier 4.0
(1975)
*
Dikembe Mutombo 5.8
(1994)

Notes: * Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
 
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