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Bob Lanier vs. Steve Nash Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Steve Nash and Bob Lanier 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? Those 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
2019-20
Bob Lanier:
1971 to 1984
Steve Nash:
1997 to 2014

NBA Championships and Seasons

Bob Lanier 0
Steve Nash 0
Bob Lanier 14
Steve Nash 18
Bob Lanier 9
Steve Nash 12
Bob Lanier 8
Steve Nash 8

Honors and Awards

Bob Lanier 0
Steve Nash 2
Bob Lanier 0
Steve Nash 3
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Bob Lanier 0
Steve Nash 7
Bob Lanier 0
Steve Nash 5

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 20.1
Steve Nash 14.3

Bob Lanier 10.1
Steve Nash 3.0

Bob Lanier 3.1
Steve Nash 8.5

Bob Lanier 1.1
*
Steve Nash 0.7

Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Steve Nash 0.1

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 19,248
Steve Nash 17,387

Bob Lanier 9,698
Steve Nash 3,642

Bob Lanier 3,007
Steve Nash 10,335

Bob Lanier 777
*
Steve Nash 899

Bob Lanier 1,100
*
Steve Nash 102

Bob Lanier 959
Steve Nash 1,217

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .514
Steve Nash .490

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .154
*
Steve Nash .428

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .767
Steve Nash .904

Best Season (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 25.7
(1972)
Steve Nash 18.8
(2006)

Bob Lanier 14.9
(1973)
Steve Nash 4.2
(2006)

Bob Lanier 4.6
(1975)
Steve Nash 11.6
(2007)

Bob Lanier 1.4
(1974)
*
Steve Nash 1.0
(2003)

Bob Lanier 3.0
(1974)
*
Steve Nash 0.2
(2006)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 18.6
Steve Nash 17.3

Bob Lanier 9.6
Steve Nash 3.5

Bob Lanier 3.5
Steve Nash 8.8

Bob Lanier 0.9
*
Steve Nash 0.6

Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Steve Nash 0.1

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 1,244
Steve Nash 2,072

Bob Lanier 645
Steve Nash 422

Bob Lanier 235
Steve Nash 1,061

Bob Lanier 62
*
Steve Nash 66

Bob Lanier 99
*
Steve Nash 14

Bob Lanier 67
Steve Nash 120

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .532
Steve Nash .473

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .000
*
Steve Nash .406

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .768
Steve Nash .900

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 28.0
(1977)
Steve Nash 23.9
(2005)

Bob Lanier 16.7
(1977)
Steve Nash 5.2
(2004)

Bob Lanier 6.3
(1975)
Steve Nash 13.3
(2007)

Bob Lanier 1.7
(1981)
*
Steve Nash 0.9
(2005)

Bob Lanier 4.0
(1975)
*
Steve Nash 0.3
(2006)

Notes: * Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
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