Dennis Johnson vs. Hakeem Olajuwon Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Hakeem Olajuwon and Dennis Johnson that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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 Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2017-18
Dennis Johnson:
1977 to 1990
Hakeem Olajuwon:
1985 to 2002

NBA Championships and Seasons

Dennis Johnson 3
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Dennis Johnson 14
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Dennis Johnson 13
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Dennis Johnson 5
Hakeem Olajuwon 12

Honors and Awards

Dennis Johnson 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Dennis Johnson 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Dennis Johnson 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Dennis Johnson 2
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Dennis Johnson 6
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Dennis Johnson 9
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Dennis Johnson 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Dennis Johnson 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Dennis Johnson 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 3
* Notes: Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Dennis Johnson 14.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8

Dennis Johnson 3.9
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1

Dennis Johnson 5.0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5

Dennis Johnson 1.3
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Dennis Johnson 0.6
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1

Totals Stats

Dennis Johnson 15,535
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946

Dennis Johnson 4,249
Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748

Dennis Johnson 5,499
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058

Dennis Johnson 1,477
Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162

Dennis Johnson 675
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830

Dennis Johnson 1,100
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dennis Johnson .445
Hakeem Olajuwon .512

3-Point Percentage
Dennis Johnson .172
*
Hakeem Olajuwon .202

Free Throw Percentage
Dennis Johnson .797
Hakeem Olajuwon .712

Best Season (no game minimum)

Dennis Johnson 19.5
(1982)
Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)

Dennis Johnson 5.1
(1982)
Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)

Dennis Johnson 7.8
(1988)
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)

Dennis Johnson 1.8
(1980)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)

Dennis Johnson 1.2
(1979)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Dennis Johnson 17.3
Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9

Dennis Johnson 4.3
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2

Dennis Johnson 5.6
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2

Dennis Johnson 1.4
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Dennis Johnson 0.6
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3

Totals Stats

Dennis Johnson 3,116
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755

Dennis Johnson 781
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621

Dennis Johnson 1,006
Hakeem Olajuwon 458

Dennis Johnson 247
Hakeem Olajuwon 245

Dennis Johnson 113
Hakeem Olajuwon 472

Dennis Johnson 180
Hakeem Olajuwon 145

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dennis Johnson .439
Hakeem Olajuwon .528

3-Point Percentage
Dennis Johnson .239
*
Hakeem Olajuwon .222

Free Throw Percentage
Dennis Johnson .802
Hakeem Olajuwon .719

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Dennis Johnson 22.3
(1982)
Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)

Dennis Johnson 7.7
(1983)
Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)

Dennis Johnson 8.9
(1987)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)

Dennis Johnson 2.2
(1986)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)

Dennis Johnson 1.5
(1979)
Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)

Notes: * Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.