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John Havlicek vs. Bob Lanier Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Bob Lanier and John Havlicek 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 Career Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2018-19
John Havlicek:
1963 to 1978
Bob Lanier:
1971 to 1984

NBA Championships and Seasons

John Havlicek 8
Bob Lanier 0
John Havlicek 16
Bob Lanier 14
John Havlicek 13
Bob Lanier 9
John Havlicek 13
Bob Lanier 8

Honors and Awards

John Havlicek 1 *
Bob Lanier 0
John Havlicek 4
Bob Lanier 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 11
Bob Lanier 0
John Havlicek 5 *
Bob Lanier 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 8
Bob Lanier 0
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 20.8
Bob Lanier 20.1

John Havlicek 6.3
Bob Lanier 10.1

John Havlicek 4.8
Bob Lanier 3.1

John Havlicek 1.2
*
Bob Lanier 1.1

*
John Havlicek 0.3
*
Bob Lanier 1.5

*

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 26,395
Bob Lanier 19,248

John Havlicek 8,007
Bob Lanier 9,698

John Havlicek 6,114
Bob Lanier 3,007

John Havlicek 476
*
Bob Lanier 777

*
John Havlicek 117
*
Bob Lanier 1,100

*
John Havlicek 1,270
Bob Lanier 959

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .439
Bob Lanier .514

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
Bob Lanier .154

*
Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .815
Bob Lanier .767

Best Season (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 28.9
(1971)
Bob Lanier 25.7
(1972)

John Havlicek 9.0
(1971)
Bob Lanier 14.9
(1973)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1971)
Bob Lanier 4.6
(1975)

John Havlicek 1.3
(1975)
*
Bob Lanier 1.4
(1974)

*
John Havlicek 0.4
(1974)
*
Bob Lanier 3.0
(1974)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 22.0
Bob Lanier 18.6

John Havlicek 6.9
Bob Lanier 9.6

John Havlicek 4.8
Bob Lanier 3.5

John Havlicek 1.1
*
Bob Lanier 0.9

*
John Havlicek 0.3
*
Bob Lanier 1.5

*

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 3,776
Bob Lanier 1,244

John Havlicek 1,186
Bob Lanier 645

John Havlicek 825
Bob Lanier 235

John Havlicek 60
*
Bob Lanier 62

*
John Havlicek 16
*
Bob Lanier 99

*
John Havlicek 172
Bob Lanier 67

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .436
Bob Lanier .532

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
Bob Lanier .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .836
Bob Lanier .768

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 27.4
(1967)
Bob Lanier 28.0
(1977)

John Havlicek 9.9
(1969)
Bob Lanier 16.7
(1977)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1968)
Bob Lanier 6.3
(1975)

John Havlicek 1.5
(1975)
*
Bob Lanier 1.7
(1981)

*
John Havlicek 0.4
(1977)
*
Bob Lanier 4.0
(1975)

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Notes: * Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
** Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.
 
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