Hakeem Olajuwon vs. Bill Walton Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Bill Walton and Hakeem Olajuwon 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
Hakeem Olajuwon:
1985 to 2002
Bill Walton:
1975 to 1987

NBA Championships and Seasons

Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Bill Walton 2
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Bill Walton 10
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Bill Walton 4
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Bill Walton 2

Honors and Awards

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

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8
Bill Walton 13.3

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1
Bill Walton 10.5

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
Bill Walton 3.4

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Bill Walton 0.8

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1
Bill Walton 2.2

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
Bill Walton 6,215

Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748
Bill Walton 4,923

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058
Bill Walton 1,590

Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162
Bill Walton 380

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830
Bill Walton 1,034

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238
Bill Walton 468

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .512
Bill Walton .521

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .202
Bill Walton .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .712
Bill Walton .660

Best Season (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)
Bill Walton 18.9
(1978)

Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)
Bill Walton 14.4
(1977)

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)
Bill Walton 5.0
(1978)

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)
Bill Walton 1.0
(1978)

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)
Bill Walton 3.6
(1983)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9
Bill Walton 10.8

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2
Bill Walton 9.1

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2
Bill Walton 3.0

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Bill Walton 0.7

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3
Bill Walton 1.7

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755
Bill Walton 528

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621
Bill Walton 444

Hakeem Olajuwon 458
Bill Walton 145

Hakeem Olajuwon 245
Bill Walton 32

Hakeem Olajuwon 472
Bill Walton 83

Hakeem Olajuwon 145
Bill Walton 49

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .528
Bill Walton .525

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .222
Bill Walton .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .719
Bill Walton .673

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)
Bill Walton 18.2
(1977)

Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)
Bill Walton 15.2
(1977)

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)
Bill Walton 5.5
(1977)

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)
Bill Walton 1.5
(1978)

Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)
Bill Walton 3.4
(1977)

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