Jeremy Lin vs. Hakeem Olajuwon Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Hakeem Olajuwon and Jeremy Lin 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 Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2017-18
Jeremy Lin:
2011 to 2017
Hakeem Olajuwon:
1985 to 2002

NBA Championships and Seasons

Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Jeremy Lin 7
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Jeremy Lin 3
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 12

Honors and Awards

Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Jeremy Lin 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 3

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Jeremy Lin 12.0
Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8

Jeremy Lin 2.9
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1

Jeremy Lin 4.5
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5

Jeremy Lin 1.2
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Jeremy Lin 0.4
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1

Totals Stats

Jeremy Lin 4,842
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946

Jeremy Lin 1,159
Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748

Jeremy Lin 1,807
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058

Jeremy Lin 472
Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162

Jeremy Lin 162
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830

Jeremy Lin 405
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Jeremy Lin .433
Hakeem Olajuwon .512

3-Point Percentage
Jeremy Lin .350
Hakeem Olajuwon .202

Free Throw Percentage
Jeremy Lin .804
Hakeem Olajuwon .712

Best Season (no game minimum)

Jeremy Lin 14.6
(2012)
Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)

Jeremy Lin 3.8
(2017)
Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)

Jeremy Lin 6.2
(2012)
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)

Jeremy Lin 1.6
(2013)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)

Jeremy Lin 0.5
(2016)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Jeremy Lin 10.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9

Jeremy Lin 2.7
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2

Jeremy Lin 3.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2

Jeremy Lin 0.6
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Jeremy Lin 0.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3

Totals Stats

Jeremy Lin 171
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755

Jeremy Lin 46
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621

Jeremy Lin 52
Hakeem Olajuwon 458

Jeremy Lin 10
Hakeem Olajuwon 245

Jeremy Lin 2
Hakeem Olajuwon 472

Jeremy Lin 17
Hakeem Olajuwon 145

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Jeremy Lin .385
Hakeem Olajuwon .528

3-Point Percentage
Jeremy Lin .204
Hakeem Olajuwon .222

Free Throw Percentage
Jeremy Lin .825
Hakeem Olajuwon .719

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Jeremy Lin 12.4
(2016)
Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)

Jeremy Lin 3.7
(2014)
Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)

Jeremy Lin 4.3
(2014)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)

Jeremy Lin 0.7
(2016)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)

Jeremy Lin 0.3
(2013)
Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)