Michael Jordan vs. Hakeem Olajuwon Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Hakeem Olajuwon and Michael Jordan 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
Michael Jordan:
1985 to 2003
Hakeem Olajuwon:
1985 to 2002

NBA Championships and Seasons

Michael Jordan 6
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Michael Jordan 15
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Michael Jordan 13
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Michael Jordan 14
Hakeem Olajuwon 12

Honors and Awards

Michael Jordan 5
Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Michael Jordan 6
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Michael Jordan 10
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Michael Jordan 11
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Michael Jordan 9
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Michael Jordan 9
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Michael Jordan 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Michael Jordan 10
Hakeem Olajuwon 0
Michael Jordan 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Michael Jordan 3
Hakeem Olajuwon 0
Michael Jordan 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 3
Michael Jordan 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Michael Jordan 30.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8

Michael Jordan 6.2
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1

Michael Jordan 5.3
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5

Michael Jordan 2.3
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Michael Jordan 0.8
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1

Totals Stats

Michael Jordan 32,292
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946

Michael Jordan 6,672
Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748

Michael Jordan 5,633
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058

Michael Jordan 2,514
Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162

Michael Jordan 893
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830

Michael Jordan 1,072
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Michael Jordan .497
Hakeem Olajuwon .512

3-Point Percentage
Michael Jordan .327
Hakeem Olajuwon .202

Free Throw Percentage
Michael Jordan .835
Hakeem Olajuwon .712

Best Season (no game minimum)

Michael Jordan 37.1
(1987)
Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)

Michael Jordan 8.0
(1989)
Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)

Michael Jordan 8.0
(1989)
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)

Michael Jordan 3.2
(1988)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)

Michael Jordan 1.6
(1988)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Michael Jordan 33.4
Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9

Michael Jordan 6.4
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2

Michael Jordan 5.7
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2

Michael Jordan 2.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Michael Jordan 0.9
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3

Totals Stats

Michael Jordan 5,987
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755

Michael Jordan 1,152
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621

Michael Jordan 1,022
Hakeem Olajuwon 458

Michael Jordan 376
Hakeem Olajuwon 245

Michael Jordan 158
Hakeem Olajuwon 472

Michael Jordan 179
Hakeem Olajuwon 145

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Michael Jordan .487
Hakeem Olajuwon .528

3-Point Percentage
Michael Jordan .332
Hakeem Olajuwon .222

Free Throw Percentage
Michael Jordan .828
Hakeem Olajuwon .719

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Michael Jordan 43.7
(1986)
Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)

Michael Jordan 7.9
(1997)
Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)

Michael Jordan 8.5
(1985)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)

Michael Jordan 2.8
(1990)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)

Michael Jordan 2.3
(1987)
Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)