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Bob Lanier vs. Tom Riker Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Tom Riker 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
2018-19
Bob Lanier:
1971 to 1984
Tom Riker:
1973 to 1975

NBA Championships and Seasons

Bob Lanier 0
Tom Riker 1
Bob Lanier 14
Tom Riker 3
Bob Lanier 9
Tom Riker 1
Bob Lanier 8
Tom Riker 0

Honors and Awards

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 20.1
Tom Riker 2.7

Bob Lanier 10.1
Tom Riker 1.7

Bob Lanier 3.1
Tom Riker 0.3

Bob Lanier 1.1
*
Tom Riker 0.2

*
Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Tom Riker 0.1

*

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 19,248
Tom Riker 225

Bob Lanier 9,698
Tom Riker 138

Bob Lanier 3,007
Tom Riker 24

Bob Lanier 777
*
Tom Riker 15

*
Bob Lanier 1,100
*
Tom Riker 5

*
Bob Lanier 959
Tom Riker 82

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .514
Tom Riker .380

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .154
*
Tom Riker -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .767
Tom Riker .593

Best Season (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 25.7
(1972)
Tom Riker 3.0
(1975)

Bob Lanier 14.9
(1973)
Tom Riker 2.1
(1975)

Bob Lanier 4.6
(1975)
Tom Riker 0.4
(1975)

Bob Lanier 1.4
(1974)
*
Tom Riker 0.3
(1975)

*
Bob Lanier 3.0
(1974)
*
Tom Riker 0.1
(1975)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 18.6
Tom Riker 2.0

Bob Lanier 9.6
Tom Riker 2.0

Bob Lanier 3.5
Tom Riker 1.0

Bob Lanier 0.9
*
Tom Riker 0.0

*
Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Tom Riker 0.0

*

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 1,244
Tom Riker 2

Bob Lanier 645
Tom Riker 2

Bob Lanier 235
Tom Riker 1

Bob Lanier 62
*
Tom Riker 0

*
Bob Lanier 99
*
Tom Riker 0

*
Bob Lanier 67
Tom Riker 1

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .532
Tom Riker .500

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .000
*
Tom Riker -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .768
Tom Riker -

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 28.0
(1977)
Tom Riker 2.0
(1975)

Bob Lanier 16.7
(1977)
Tom Riker 2.0
(1975)

Bob Lanier 6.3
(1975)
Tom Riker 1.0
(1975)

Bob Lanier 1.7
(1981)
*
Tom Riker 0.0
(1975)

*
Bob Lanier 4.0
(1975)
*
Tom Riker 0.0
(1975)

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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.
** Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.
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