Hakeem Olajuwon vs. Karl-Anthony Towns Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Karl-Anthony Towns 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
Karl-Anthony Towns:
2016 to 2017

NBA Championships and Seasons

Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Karl-Anthony Towns 2
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Karl-Anthony Towns 0

Honors and Awards

Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 3
Karl-Anthony Towns 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 0
Karl-Anthony Towns 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8
Karl-Anthony Towns 21.7

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1
Karl-Anthony Towns 11.4

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
Karl-Anthony Towns 2.3

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Karl-Anthony Towns 0.7

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1
Karl-Anthony Towns 1.5

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
Karl-Anthony Towns 3,564

Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748
Karl-Anthony Towns 1,865

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058
Karl-Anthony Towns 381

Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162
Karl-Anthony Towns 114

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830
Karl-Anthony Towns 241

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238
Karl-Anthony Towns 164

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .512
Karl-Anthony Towns .542

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .202
Karl-Anthony Towns .361

Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .712
Karl-Anthony Towns .824

Best Season (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)
Karl-Anthony Towns 25.1
(2017)

Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)
Karl-Anthony Towns 12.3
(2017)

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)
Karl-Anthony Towns 2.7
(2017)

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)
Karl-Anthony Towns 0.7
(2016)

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)
Karl-Anthony Towns 1.7
(2016)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 458
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 245
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 472
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 145
Karl-Anthony Towns 0

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .528
Karl-Anthony Towns -

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .222
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .719
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)
Karl-Anthony Towns -

Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)
Karl-Anthony Towns -