Hakeem Olajuwon vs. Paul Pierce Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Paul Pierce 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
Paul Pierce:
1999 to 2017

NBA Championships and Seasons

Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Paul Pierce 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Paul Pierce 19
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Paul Pierce 14
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Paul Pierce 10

Honors and Awards

Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Paul Pierce 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Paul Pierce 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
Paul Pierce 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Paul Pierce 4
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
Paul Pierce 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Paul Pierce 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Paul Pierce 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Paul Pierce 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 3
Paul Pierce 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8
Paul Pierce 19.7

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1
Paul Pierce 5.6

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
Paul Pierce 3.5

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Paul Pierce 1.3

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
Paul Pierce 26,397

Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748
Paul Pierce 7,527

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058
Paul Pierce 4,708

Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162
Paul Pierce 1,752

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830
Paul Pierce 745

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238
Paul Pierce 1,343

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .512
Paul Pierce .445

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .202
Paul Pierce .368

Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .712
Paul Pierce .806

Best Season (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)
Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)

Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)
Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)
Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)
Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9
Paul Pierce 18.7

Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2
Paul Pierce 5.8

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2
Paul Pierce 3.4

Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7
Paul Pierce 1.2

Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755
Paul Pierce 3,180

Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621
Paul Pierce 985

Hakeem Olajuwon 458
Paul Pierce 579

Hakeem Olajuwon 245
Paul Pierce 204

Hakeem Olajuwon 472
Paul Pierce 105

Hakeem Olajuwon 145
Paul Pierce 170

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .528
Paul Pierce .423

3-Point Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .222
Paul Pierce .355

Free Throw Percentage
Hakeem Olajuwon .719
Paul Pierce .830

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)
Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)

Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)
Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)

Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)
Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)

Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)

Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)
Paul Pierce 1.4
(2005)