Moses Malone vs. Hakeem Olajuwon Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Hakeem Olajuwon and Moses Malone 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
Moses Malone:
1977 to 1995
Hakeem Olajuwon:
1985 to 2002

NBA Championships and Seasons

Moses Malone 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Moses Malone 19
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Moses Malone 12
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Moses Malone 12
Hakeem Olajuwon 12

Honors and Awards

Moses Malone 3
Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Moses Malone 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Moses Malone 4
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Moses Malone 8
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Moses Malone 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Moses Malone 2
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Moses Malone 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Moses Malone 6
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Moses Malone 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 3
* Notes: Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Moses Malone 20.6
Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8

Moses Malone 12.2
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1

Moses Malone 1.4
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5

Moses Malone 0.8
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Moses Malone 1.3
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1

Totals Stats

Moses Malone 27,409
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946

Moses Malone 16,212
Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748

Moses Malone 1,796
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058

Moses Malone 1,089
Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162

Moses Malone 1,733
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830

Moses Malone 1,329
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Moses Malone .491
Hakeem Olajuwon .512

3-Point Percentage
Moses Malone .100
*
Hakeem Olajuwon .202

Free Throw Percentage
Moses Malone .769
Hakeem Olajuwon .712

Best Season (no game minimum)

Moses Malone 31.1
(1982)
Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)

Moses Malone 17.6
(1979)
Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)

Moses Malone 1.8
(1980)
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)

Moses Malone 1.1
(1983)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)

Moses Malone 2.2
(1977)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Moses Malone 22.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9

Moses Malone 13.8
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2

Moses Malone 1.4
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2

Moses Malone 0.9
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Moses Malone 1.6
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3

Totals Stats

Moses Malone 2,077
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755

Moses Malone 1,295
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621

Moses Malone 136
Hakeem Olajuwon 458

Moses Malone 84
Hakeem Olajuwon 245

Moses Malone 151
Hakeem Olajuwon 472

Moses Malone 94
Hakeem Olajuwon 145

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Moses Malone .479
Hakeem Olajuwon .528

3-Point Percentage
Moses Malone .143
*
Hakeem Olajuwon .222

Free Throw Percentage
Moses Malone .762
Hakeem Olajuwon .719

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Moses Malone 26.8
(1981)
Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)

Moses Malone 20.5
(1979)
Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)

Moses Malone 3.3
(1982)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)

Moses Malone 1.5
(1983)
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)

Moses Malone 4.0
(1979)
Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)

Notes: * Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.