Hakeem Olajuwon vs. Isiah Thomas Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Isiah Thomas 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
Isiah Thomas:
1982 to 1994

NBA Championships and Seasons

Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Isiah Thomas 2
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Isiah Thomas 13
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Isiah Thomas 9
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Isiah Thomas 12

Honors and Awards

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

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8
Isiah Thomas 19.2

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1
Isiah Thomas 3.6

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
Isiah Thomas 9.3

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Isiah Thomas 1.9

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1
Isiah Thomas 0.3

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
Isiah Thomas 18,822

Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748
Isiah Thomas 3,478

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058
Isiah Thomas 9,061

Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162
Isiah Thomas 1,861

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830
Isiah Thomas 249

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238
Isiah Thomas 979

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .512
Isiah Thomas .452

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .202
Isiah Thomas .290

Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .712
Isiah Thomas .759

Best Season (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)
Isiah Thomas 22.9
(1983)

Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)
Isiah Thomas 4.5
(1985)

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)
Isiah Thomas 13.9
(1985)

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)
Isiah Thomas 2.5
(1984)

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)
Isiah Thomas 0.4
(1984)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9
Isiah Thomas 20.4

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2
Isiah Thomas 4.7

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2
Isiah Thomas 8.9

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Isiah Thomas 2.1

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3
Isiah Thomas 0.3

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755
Isiah Thomas 2,261

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621
Isiah Thomas 524

Hakeem Olajuwon 458
Isiah Thomas 987

Hakeem Olajuwon 245
Isiah Thomas 234

Hakeem Olajuwon 472
Isiah Thomas 38

Hakeem Olajuwon 145
Isiah Thomas 111

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .528
Isiah Thomas .441

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .222
Isiah Thomas .346

Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .719
Isiah Thomas .769

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)
Isiah Thomas 26.5
(1986)

Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)
Isiah Thomas 5.5
(1986)

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)
Isiah Thomas 12.0
(1986)

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)
Isiah Thomas 2.9
(1988)

Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)
Isiah Thomas 1.2
(1984)