Penny Hardaway vs. Shaquille O'Neal Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway 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 Career Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2017-18
Penny Hardaway:
1994 to 2008
Shaquille O'Neal:
1993 to 2011

NBA Championships and Seasons

Penny Hardaway 0
Shaquille O'Neal 4
Penny Hardaway 14
Shaquille O'Neal 19
Penny Hardaway 8
Shaquille O'Neal 17
Penny Hardaway 4
Shaquille O'Neal 15

Honors and Awards

Penny Hardaway 0
Shaquille O'Neal 1
Penny Hardaway 0
Shaquille O'Neal 3
Penny Hardaway 2
Shaquille O'Neal 8
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Penny Hardaway 3
Shaquille O'Neal 14
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Penny Hardaway 0
Shaquille O'Neal 3
Penny Hardaway 0
Shaquille O'Neal 2
Penny Hardaway 0
Shaquille O'Neal 1

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Penny Hardaway 15.2
Shaquille O'Neal 23.7

Penny Hardaway 4.5
Shaquille O'Neal 10.9

Penny Hardaway 5.0
Shaquille O'Neal 2.5

Penny Hardaway 1.6
Shaquille O'Neal 0.6

Penny Hardaway 0.4
Shaquille O'Neal 2.3

Totals Stats

Penny Hardaway 10,684
Shaquille O'Neal 28,596

Penny Hardaway 3,146
Shaquille O'Neal 13,099

Penny Hardaway 3,525
Shaquille O'Neal 3,026

Penny Hardaway 1,125
Shaquille O'Neal 739

Penny Hardaway 312
Shaquille O'Neal 2,732

Penny Hardaway 704
Shaquille O'Neal 1,207

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Penny Hardaway .458
Shaquille O'Neal .582

3-Point Percentage
Penny Hardaway .316
Shaquille O'Neal .045

Free Throw Percentage
Penny Hardaway .774
Shaquille O'Neal .527

Best Season (no game minimum)

Penny Hardaway 21.7
(1996)
Shaquille O'Neal 29.7
(2000)

Penny Hardaway 5.8
(2000)
Shaquille O'Neal 13.9
(1993)

Penny Hardaway 7.2
(1995)
Shaquille O'Neal 3.8
(2000)

Penny Hardaway 2.3
(1994)
Shaquille O'Neal 0.9
(1994)

Penny Hardaway 0.8
(1998)
Shaquille O'Neal 3.5
(1993)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Penny Hardaway 20.4
Shaquille O'Neal 24.3

Penny Hardaway 4.7
Shaquille O'Neal 11.6

Penny Hardaway 6.2
Shaquille O'Neal 2.7

Penny Hardaway 1.9
Shaquille O'Neal 0.5

Penny Hardaway 0.8
Shaquille O'Neal 2.1

Totals Stats

Penny Hardaway 1,304
Shaquille O'Neal 5,250

Penny Hardaway 303
Shaquille O'Neal 2,508

Penny Hardaway 394
Shaquille O'Neal 582

Penny Hardaway 119
Shaquille O'Neal 117

Penny Hardaway 48
Shaquille O'Neal 459

Penny Hardaway 64
Shaquille O'Neal 216

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Penny Hardaway .448
Shaquille O'Neal .563

3-Point Percentage
Penny Hardaway .380
Shaquille O'Neal -

Free Throw Percentage
Penny Hardaway .746
Shaquille O'Neal .504

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Penny Hardaway 31.0
(1997)
Shaquille O'Neal 30.7
(2000)

Penny Hardaway 6.7
(1994)
Shaquille O'Neal 15.4
(2001)

Penny Hardaway 7.7
(1995)
Shaquille O'Neal 4.6
(1996)

Penny Hardaway 2.4
(1997)
Shaquille O'Neal 1.0
(2008)

Penny Hardaway 2.0
(1994)
Shaquille O'Neal 3.0
(1994)