Michael Jordan Vs Hakeem Olajuwon

Michael Jordan Vs Hakeem Olajuwon: Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon are basketball superstars in the NBA. They were really, really good players and did a lot of cool stuff in their careers. Jordan was known for being an amazing scorer and always taking over games. On the other hand, Olajuwon could do a bit of everything – scoring, rebounding, and defending were his specialties.

In 2009, both Jordan and Olajuwon got a big honor – they were put into the Basketball Hall of Fame. People think they are two of the best players ever, and the games they played against each other are still famous in NBA history.

Now, let’s compare these two players. First, let’s see who got more points in their whole career. After that, we’ll check who did better in the playoffs. Then, we’ll find out who won more championships. Next, we’ll see who was the best player in a season more times. Finally, we’ll figure out who got more MVP awards.

Michael JordanVsHakeem Olajuwon
1984-85 to 2002-03Career1984-85 to 2001-02
Points Per Game30.121.8
Rebounds Per Game6.211.1
Assists Per Game5.32.5
Steals Per Game2.31.7
Blocks Per Game0.83.1
Total Points32,29226,946
Total Rebounds6,67213,748
Total Assists5,6333,058
Total Steals2,5142,162
Total Blocks8933,830
Total Games1,0721,238
Field Goal Percentage.497.512
3-Point Percentage.327.202
Free Throw Percentage.835.712
Points Per Game37.1 (1987)27.8 (1995)
Rebounds Per Game8.0 (1989)14.0 (1990)
Assists Per Game8.0 (1989)3.6 (1994)
Steals Per Game3.2 (1988)2.6 (1989)
Blocks Per Game1.6 (1988)4.6 (1990)
Points Per Game33.425.9
Rebounds Per Game6.411.2
Assists Per Game5.73.2
Steals Per Game2.11.7
Blocks Per Game0.93.3
Total Points5,9873,755
Total Rebounds1,1521,621
Total Assists1,022458
Total Steals376245
Total Blocks158472
Total Games179145
Field Goal Percentage.487.528
3-Point Percentage.332.222
Free Throw Percentage.828.719
Points Per Game43.7 (1986)37.5 (1988)
Rebounds Per Game7.9 (1997)16.8 (1988)
Assists Per Game8.5 (1985)4.8 (1993)
Steals Per Game2.8 (1990)2.5 (1990)
Blocks Per Game2.3 (1987)5.8 (1990)
NBA Championships62
NBA Seasons1518
Playoffs Played1315
All-Star Games1412
All-NBA Teams1112
All-NBA First Team106
Finals MVP62
Season MVP51
All-Defensive 1st Team95
All-Defensive Teams99
Defensive Player of The Year12
Rookie of The Year10
Steals Leader30
Scoring Leader100
Assists Leader00
Rebounds Leader02
Blocks Leader03

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