Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Comparison

Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are two of the best basketball players ever. Jordan scored an average of 30.1 points per game throughout his career, the highest in history. Abdul-Jabbar, on the other hand, has the most points ever with 38,387. Both players won six NBA championships, but Jordan was named Finals MVP six times, while Abdul-Jabbar got the honor twice. Jordan also won the regular season MVP award five times, while Abdul-Jabbar won it six times.

Now, let’s break down their strengths and weaknesses. Jordan was amazing at scoring and defending, while Abdul-Jabbar excelled at grabbing rebounds and making passes. When it came to clutch moments, Jordan had a perfect 6-0 record in the NBA Finals, which shows he was exceptionally reliable in high-pressure situations.

Please share your thoughts in the comments and voting poll to let us know who you think is the better player.


Michael Jordan vs. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 1969-70 to 1988-89
Michael Jordan: 1984-85 to 2002-03


Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA Regular Season Totals Stats

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Total Points32,29238,387
Total Rebounds6,67217,440
Total Assists5,6335,660
Total Steals2,5141,160
Total Blocks8933,189
Total Games1,0721,560
Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA Regular Season Stats (Stats Per Game)
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Points Per Game30.124.6
Rebounds Per Game6.211.2
Assists Per Game5.33.6
Steals Per Game2.30.9
Blocks Per Game0.82.6
Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA Regular Season Percentages
#Michael JordanKareem Abdul-Jabbar
Field Goal Percentage.497.559
3-Point Percentage.327.056
Free Throw Percentage.835.721
Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Best NBA Regular Season
#Michael JordanKareem Abdul-Jabbar
Points Per Game37.1 (1987)34.8 (1972)
Rebounds Per Game8.0 (1989)16.9 (1976)
Assists Per Game8.0 (1989)5.4 (1979)
Steals Per Game3.2 (1988)1.7 (1978)
Blocks Per Game1.6 (1988)4.1 (1976)

Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA Playoffs Total Stats

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Total Points5,9875762
Total Rebounds1,1522481
Total Assists1,022767
Total Steals376189
Total Blocks158476
Total Games179237
Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA Playoffs Stats (Stats Per Game)
#Michael JordanKareem Abdul-Jabbar
Points Per Game33.424.3
Rebounds Per Game6.410.5
Assists Per Game5.73.2
Steals Per Game2.11.0
Blocks Per Game0.92.4
Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA Playoffs Percentages
#Michael JordanKareem Abdul-Jabbar
Field Goal Percentage.487.533
3-Point Percentage.332.000
Free Throw Percentage.828.740
Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Best NBA Playoffs
#Michael JordanKareem Abdul-Jabbar
Points Per Game43.7 (1986)35.2 (1970)
Rebounds Per Game7.9 (1997)18.2 (1972)
Assists Per Game8.5 (1985)5.1 (1972)
Steals Per Game2.8 (1990)1.7 (1977)
Blocks Per Game2.3 (1987)4.1 (1979)

Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar NBA Championships And Seasons

#Michael JordanKareem Abdul-Jabbar
NBA Championships66
NBA Seasons1520
Playoffs Played1318
All-Star Games1419

Michael Jordan Vs Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Honors and Awards

#Michael JordanKareem Abdul-Jabbar
All-NBA Teams1115
All-NBA First Team1010
Finals MVP62
Season MVP56
All-Defensive 1st Team95
All-Defensive Teams911
Defensive Player of The Year10
Rookie of The Year11
Blocks Leader04
Steals Leader30
Rebounds Leader01
Scoring Leader102

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