Bill Sharman vs. Bill Walton Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Bill Walton and Bill Sharman 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
Bill Sharman:
1951 to 1961
Bill Walton:
1975 to 1987

NBA Championships and Seasons

Bill Sharman 4
Bill Walton 2
Bill Sharman 11
Bill Walton 10
Bill Sharman 10
Bill Walton 4
Bill Sharman 8
Bill Walton 2

Honors and Awards

Bill Sharman 0 *
Bill Walton 1
Bill Sharman 0 *
Bill Walton 1
Bill Sharman 4
Bill Walton 1
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Bill Sharman 7
Bill Walton 2
Bill Sharman 0 *
Bill Walton 2
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Bill Sharman 0
Bill Walton 2
Bill Sharman 0
Bill Walton 1
Bill Sharman 0 *
Bill Walton 1
* Notes: Season MVP is awarded since 1955-56.
Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.
Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Bill Sharman 17.8
Bill Walton 13.3

Bill Sharman 3.9
Bill Walton 10.5

Bill Sharman 3.0
Bill Walton 3.4

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 0.8

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 2.2

Totals Stats

Bill Sharman 12,665
Bill Walton 6,215

Bill Sharman 2,793
Bill Walton 4,923

Bill Sharman 2,101
Bill Walton 1,590

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 380

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 1,034

Bill Sharman 711
Bill Walton 468

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bill Sharman .426
Bill Walton .521

3-Point Percentage
Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Bill Sharman .883
Bill Walton .660

Best Season (no game minimum)

Bill Sharman 22.3
(1958)
Bill Walton 18.9
(1978)

Bill Sharman 4.7
(1958)
Bill Walton 14.4
(1977)

Bill Sharman 4.7
(1956)
Bill Walton 5.0
(1978)

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 1.0
(1978)

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 3.6
(1983)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Bill Sharman 18.5
Bill Walton 10.8

Bill Sharman 3.7
Bill Walton 9.1

Bill Sharman 2.6
Bill Walton 3.0

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 0.7

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 1.7

Totals Stats

Bill Sharman 1,446
Bill Walton 528

Bill Sharman 285
Bill Walton 444

Bill Sharman 201
Bill Walton 145

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 32

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 83

Bill Sharman 78
Bill Walton 49

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bill Sharman .426
Bill Walton .525

3-Point Percentage
Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Bill Sharman .911
Bill Walton .673

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Bill Sharman 21.1
(1957)
Bill Walton 18.2
(1977)

Bill Sharman 5.4
(1955)
Bill Walton 15.2
(1977)

Bill Sharman 7.0
(1952)
Bill Walton 5.5
(1977)

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 1.5
(1978)

Bill Sharman -
n/a **
Bill Walton 3.4
(1977)

Notes: * Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
** 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.