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Elgin Baylor vs. Bob Lanier Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Bob Lanier and Elgin Baylor 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
Elgin Baylor:
1959 to 1972
Bob Lanier:
1971 to 1984

NBA Championships and Seasons

Elgin Baylor 0
Bob Lanier 0
Elgin Baylor 14
Bob Lanier 14
Elgin Baylor 12
Bob Lanier 9
Elgin Baylor 11
Bob Lanier 8

Honors and Awards

Elgin Baylor 10
Bob Lanier 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Elgin Baylor 10
Bob Lanier 0
Elgin Baylor 1
Bob Lanier 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Elgin Baylor 27.4
Bob Lanier 20.1

Elgin Baylor 13.5
Bob Lanier 10.1

Elgin Baylor 4.3
Bob Lanier 3.1

Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.1

*
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.5

*

Totals Stats

Elgin Baylor 23,149
Bob Lanier 19,248

Elgin Baylor 11,463
Bob Lanier 9,698

Elgin Baylor 3,650
Bob Lanier 3,007

Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 777

*
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1,100

*
Elgin Baylor 846
Bob Lanier 959

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Elgin Baylor .431
Bob Lanier .514

3-Point Percentage
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier .154

*
Free Throw Percentage
Elgin Baylor .780
Bob Lanier .767

Best Season (no game minimum)

Elgin Baylor 38.3
(1962)
Bob Lanier 25.7
(1972)

Elgin Baylor 19.8
(1961)
Bob Lanier 14.9
(1973)

Elgin Baylor 5.4
(1970)
Bob Lanier 4.6
(1975)

Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.4
(1974)

*
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 3.0
(1974)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Elgin Baylor 27.0
Bob Lanier 18.6

Elgin Baylor 12.9
Bob Lanier 9.6

Elgin Baylor 4.0
Bob Lanier 3.5

Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 0.9

*
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.5

*

Totals Stats

Elgin Baylor 3,623
Bob Lanier 1,244

Elgin Baylor 1,724
Bob Lanier 645

Elgin Baylor 541
Bob Lanier 235

Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 62

*
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 99

*
Elgin Baylor 134
Bob Lanier 67

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Elgin Baylor .439
Bob Lanier .532

3-Point Percentage
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Elgin Baylor .769
Bob Lanier .768

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Elgin Baylor 38.6
(1962)
Bob Lanier 28.0
(1977)

Elgin Baylor 17.7
(1962)
Bob Lanier 16.7
(1977)

Elgin Baylor 5.6
(1964)
Bob Lanier 6.3
(1975)

Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 1.7
(1981)

*
Elgin Baylor -
n/a **
Bob Lanier 4.0
(1975)

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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.
** Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74, this player has no data for the stat.
Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.
 
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