Allen Iverson vs. Gary Payton Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Gary Payton and Allen Iverson that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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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? These 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
2021-22
Allen Iverson:
1997 to 2010
Gary Payton:
1991 to 2007

NBA Championships and Seasons

Allen Iverson 0
Gary Payton 1
Allen Iverson 14
Gary Payton 17
Allen Iverson 8
Gary Payton 15
Allen Iverson 11
Gary Payton 9

Honors and Awards

Allen Iverson 1
Gary Payton 0
Allen Iverson 3
Gary Payton 2
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Allen Iverson 7
Gary Payton 9
Allen Iverson 0
Gary Payton 9
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Allen Iverson 0
Gary Payton 9
Allen Iverson 0
Gary Payton 1
Allen Iverson 4
Gary Payton 0
Allen Iverson 3
Gary Payton 1
Allen Iverson 1
Gary Payton 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Allen Iverson 26.7
Gary Payton 16.3

Allen Iverson 3.7
Gary Payton 3.9

Allen Iverson 6.2
Gary Payton 6.7

Allen Iverson 2.2
Gary Payton 1.8

Allen Iverson 0.2
Gary Payton 0.2

Totals Stats

Allen Iverson 24,368
Gary Payton 21,813

Allen Iverson 3,394
Gary Payton 5,269

Allen Iverson 5,624
Gary Payton 8,966

Allen Iverson 1,983
Gary Payton 2,445

Allen Iverson 164
Gary Payton 285

Allen Iverson 914
Gary Payton 1,335

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Allen Iverson .425
Gary Payton .466

3-Point Percentage
Allen Iverson .313
Gary Payton .317

Free Throw Percentage
Allen Iverson .780
Gary Payton .729

Best Season (no game minimum)

Allen Iverson 33.0
(2006)
Gary Payton 24.2
(2000)

Allen Iverson 4.9
(1999)
Gary Payton 6.5
(2000)

Allen Iverson 7.9
(2005)
Gary Payton 9.0
(2002)

Allen Iverson 2.8
(2002)
Gary Payton 2.9
(1996)

Allen Iverson 0.3
(1997)
Gary Payton 0.3
(2001)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Allen Iverson 29.7
Gary Payton 14.0

Allen Iverson 3.8
Gary Payton 3.7

Allen Iverson 6.0
Gary Payton 5.3

Allen Iverson 2.1
Gary Payton 1.4

Allen Iverson 0.2
Gary Payton 0.2

Totals Stats

Allen Iverson 2,111
Gary Payton 2,155

Allen Iverson 273
Gary Payton 575

Allen Iverson 425
Gary Payton 811

Allen Iverson 147
Gary Payton 216

Allen Iverson 14
Gary Payton 32

Allen Iverson 71
Gary Payton 154

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Allen Iverson .401
Gary Payton .441

3-Point Percentage
Allen Iverson .327
Gary Payton .315

Free Throw Percentage
Allen Iverson .764
Gary Payton .706

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Allen Iverson 32.9
(2001)
Gary Payton 25.8
(2000)

Allen Iverson 4.7
(2001)
Gary Payton 8.6
(2002)

Allen Iverson 10.0
(2005)
Gary Payton 8.7
(2003)

Allen Iverson 2.6
(2002)
Gary Payton 2.2
(1997)

Allen Iverson 0.4
(2005)
Gary Payton 0.4
(2002)