Bob Pettit vs. Paul Pierce Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Paul Pierce and Bob Pettit 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
Bob Pettit:
1955 to 1965
Paul Pierce:
1999 to 2017

NBA Championships and Seasons

Bob Pettit 1
Paul Pierce 1
Bob Pettit 11
Paul Pierce 19
Bob Pettit 9
Paul Pierce 14
Bob Pettit 11
Paul Pierce 10

Honors and Awards

Bob Pettit 2 *
Paul Pierce 0
Bob Pettit 0 *
Paul Pierce 1
Bob Pettit 10
Paul Pierce 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Bob Pettit 11
Paul Pierce 4
Bob Pettit 2
Paul Pierce 0
Bob Pettit 1
Paul Pierce 0
Bob Pettit 1
Paul Pierce 0
* Notes: Season MVP is awarded since 1955-56.
Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Pettit 26.4
Paul Pierce 19.7

Bob Pettit 16.2
Paul Pierce 5.6

Bob Pettit 3.0
Paul Pierce 3.5

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 1.3

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Bob Pettit 20,880
Paul Pierce 26,397

Bob Pettit 12,849
Paul Pierce 7,527

Bob Pettit 2,369
Paul Pierce 4,708

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 1,752

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 745

Bob Pettit 792
Paul Pierce 1,343

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Pettit .436
Paul Pierce .445

3-Point Percentage
Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce .368

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Pettit .761
Paul Pierce .806

Best Season (no game minimum)

Bob Pettit 31.1
(1962)
Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)

Bob Pettit 20.3
(1961)
Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)

Bob Pettit 3.7
(1962)
Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Pettit 25.5
Paul Pierce 18.7

Bob Pettit 14.8
Paul Pierce 5.8

Bob Pettit 2.7
Paul Pierce 3.4

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 1.2

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Bob Pettit 2,240
Paul Pierce 3,180

Bob Pettit 1,304
Paul Pierce 985

Bob Pettit 241
Paul Pierce 579

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 204

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 105

Bob Pettit 88
Paul Pierce 170

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Pettit .418
Paul Pierce .423

3-Point Percentage
Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce .355

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Pettit .774
Paul Pierce .830

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Bob Pettit 31.8
(1963)
Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)

Bob Pettit 17.6
(1961)
Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)

Bob Pettit 3.7
(1960)
Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)

Bob Pettit -
n/a **
Paul Pierce 1.4
(2005)

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.