Walt Bellamy vs. Hakeem Olajuwon Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Hakeem Olajuwon and Walt Bellamy 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
Walt Bellamy:
1962 to 1975
Hakeem Olajuwon:
1985 to 2002

NBA Championships and Seasons

Walt Bellamy 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Walt Bellamy 14
Hakeem Olajuwon 18
Walt Bellamy 7
Hakeem Olajuwon 15
Walt Bellamy 4
Hakeem Olajuwon 12

Honors and Awards

Walt Bellamy 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 1
Walt Bellamy 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Walt Bellamy 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 6
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Walt Bellamy 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 12
Walt Bellamy 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 5
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Walt Bellamy 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 9
Walt Bellamy 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Walt Bellamy 0
Hakeem Olajuwon 2
Walt Bellamy 0 *
Hakeem Olajuwon 3
Walt Bellamy 1
Hakeem Olajuwon 0
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.
Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.
Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Walt Bellamy 20.1
Hakeem Olajuwon 21.8

Walt Bellamy 13.7
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.1

Walt Bellamy 2.4
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5

Walt Bellamy 0.7
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Walt Bellamy 0.6
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.1

Totals Stats

Walt Bellamy 20,941
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946

Walt Bellamy 14,241
Hakeem Olajuwon 13,748

Walt Bellamy 2,544
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,058

Walt Bellamy 52
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 2,162

Walt Bellamy 48
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,830

Walt Bellamy 1,043
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,238

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Walt Bellamy .516
Hakeem Olajuwon .512

3-Point Percentage
Walt Bellamy -
n/a **
Hakeem Olajuwon .202

Free Throw Percentage
Walt Bellamy .632
Hakeem Olajuwon .712

Best Season (no game minimum)

Walt Bellamy 31.6
(1962)
Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8
(1995)

Walt Bellamy 19.0
(1962)
Hakeem Olajuwon 14.0
(1990)

Walt Bellamy 3.2
(1972)
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.6
(1994)

Walt Bellamy 0.7
(1974)
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.6
(1989)

Walt Bellamy 0.6
(1974)
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.6
(1990)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Walt Bellamy 18.5
Hakeem Olajuwon 25.9

Walt Bellamy 14.8
Hakeem Olajuwon 11.2

Walt Bellamy 3.0
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2

Walt Bellamy -
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 1.7

Walt Bellamy -
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 3.3

Totals Stats

Walt Bellamy 850
Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755

Walt Bellamy 680
Hakeem Olajuwon 1,621

Walt Bellamy 136
Hakeem Olajuwon 458

Walt Bellamy 0
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 245

Walt Bellamy 0
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 472

Walt Bellamy 46
Hakeem Olajuwon 145

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Walt Bellamy .471
Hakeem Olajuwon .528

3-Point Percentage
Walt Bellamy -
n/a **
Hakeem Olajuwon .222

Free Throw Percentage
Walt Bellamy .642
Hakeem Olajuwon .719

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Walt Bellamy 20.9
(1965)
Hakeem Olajuwon 37.5
(1988)

Walt Bellamy 16.5
(1967)
Hakeem Olajuwon 16.8
(1988)

Walt Bellamy 3.9
(1970)
Hakeem Olajuwon 4.8
(1993)

Walt Bellamy -
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 2.5
(1990)

Walt Bellamy -
*
Hakeem Olajuwon 5.8
(1990)

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, this player has no data for the stat.