Earl Monroe vs. Hakeem Olajuwon Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Hakeem Olajuwon and Earl Monroe 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
Earl Monroe:
1968 to 1980
Hakeem Olajuwon:
1985 to 2002

NBA Championships and Seasons

Earl Monroe 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Earl Monroe 13
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Earl Monroe 8
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Earl Monroe 4
Hakeem Olajuwon 12

Honors and Awards

Earl Monroe 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Earl Monroe 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Earl Monroe 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Earl Monroe 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Earl Monroe 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Earl Monroe 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Earl Monroe 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Earl Monroe 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Earl Monroe 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 3
Earl Monroe 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 0
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.
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

Earl Monroe 18.8
Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8

Earl Monroe 3.0
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1

Earl Monroe 3.9
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5

Earl Monroe 1.0
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Earl Monroe 0.3
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1

Totals Stats

Earl Monroe 17,454
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946

Earl Monroe 2,796
Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748

Earl Monroe 3,594
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058

Earl Monroe 473
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162

Earl Monroe 121
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830

Earl Monroe 926
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Earl Monroe .464
Hakeem Olajuwon .512

3-Point Percentage
Earl Monroe -
*
Hakeem Olajuwon .202

Free Throw Percentage
Earl Monroe .807
Hakeem Olajuwon .712

Best Season (no game minimum)

Earl Monroe 25.8
(1969)
Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)

Earl Monroe 5.7
(1968)
Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)

Earl Monroe 4.9
(1970)
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)

Earl Monroe 1.5
(1976)
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)

Earl Monroe 0.5
(1974)
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Earl Monroe 17.9
Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9

Earl Monroe 3.2
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2

Earl Monroe 3.2
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2

Earl Monroe 0.9
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Earl Monroe 0.5
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3

Totals Stats

Earl Monroe 1,471
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755

Earl Monroe 266
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621

Earl Monroe 264
Hakeem Olajuwon 458

Earl Monroe 18
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 245

Earl Monroe 11
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 472

Earl Monroe 82
Hakeem Olajuwon 145

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Earl Monroe .439
Hakeem Olajuwon .528

3-Point Percentage
Earl Monroe -
*
Hakeem Olajuwon .222

Free Throw Percentage
Earl Monroe .791
Hakeem Olajuwon .719

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Earl Monroe 28.3
(1969)
Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)

Earl Monroe 5.3
(1969)
Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)

Earl Monroe 4.1
(1971)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)

Earl Monroe 1.3
(1975)
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)

Earl Monroe 0.8
(1974)
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)

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.