Bill Russell vs. D'Angelo Russell Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars D'Angelo Russell and Bill Russell 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? 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
Bill Russell:
1957 to 1969
D'Angelo Russell:
2016 to 2021

NBA Championships and Seasons

Bill Russell 11
D'Angelo Russell 0
Bill Russell 13
D'Angelo Russell 6
Bill Russell 13
D'Angelo Russell 1
Bill Russell 12
D'Angelo Russell 1

Honors and Awards

Bill Russell 5
D'Angelo Russell 0
Bill Russell 3
D'Angelo Russell 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Bill Russell 11
D'Angelo Russell 0
Bill Russell 1 *
D'Angelo Russell 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Bill Russell 1
D'Angelo Russell 0
Bill Russell 4
D'Angelo Russell 0
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Bill Russell 15.1
D'Angelo Russell 17.6

Bill Russell 22.5
D'Angelo Russell 3.6

Bill Russell 4.3
D'Angelo Russell 5.3

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 1.1

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 0.3

Totals Stats

Bill Russell 14,522
D'Angelo Russell 6,328

Bill Russell 21,620
D'Angelo Russell 1,287

Bill Russell 4,100
D'Angelo Russell 1,910

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 409

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 97

Bill Russell 963
D'Angelo Russell 359

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bill Russell .440
D'Angelo Russell .421

3-Point Percentage
Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell .360

Free Throw Percentage
Bill Russell .561
D'Angelo Russell .771

Best Season (no game minimum)

Bill Russell 18.9
(1962)
D'Angelo Russell 23.1
(2020)

Bill Russell 24.7
(1964)
D'Angelo Russell 3.9
(2018)

Bill Russell 5.8
(1967)
D'Angelo Russell 7.0
(2019)

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 1.4
(2017)

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 0.4
(2021)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Bill Russell 16.2
D'Angelo Russell 19.4

Bill Russell 24.9
D'Angelo Russell 3.6

Bill Russell 4.7
D'Angelo Russell 3.6

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 1.4

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 0.2

Totals Stats

Bill Russell 2,673
D'Angelo Russell 97

Bill Russell 4,104
D'Angelo Russell 18

Bill Russell 770
D'Angelo Russell 18

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 7

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 1

Bill Russell 165
D'Angelo Russell 5

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bill Russell .430
D'Angelo Russell .359

3-Point Percentage
Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell .324

Free Throw Percentage
Bill Russell .603
D'Angelo Russell .846

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Bill Russell 22.4
(1962)
D'Angelo Russell 19.4
(2019)

Bill Russell 29.9
(1961)
D'Angelo Russell 3.6
(2019)

Bill Russell 6.3
(1965)
D'Angelo Russell 3.6
(2019)

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 1.4
(2019)

Bill Russell -
n/a **
D'Angelo Russell 0.2
(2019)

Notes: ** Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74, this player has no data for the stat.
Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.