Dave Cowens vs. Allen Iverson Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Allen Iverson and Dave Cowens 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
Dave Cowens:
1971 to 1983
Allen Iverson:
1997 to 2010

NBA Championships and Seasons

Dave Cowens 2
Allen Iverson 0
Dave Cowens 11
Allen Iverson 14
Dave Cowens 7
Allen Iverson 8
Dave Cowens 8
Allen Iverson 11

Honors and Awards

Dave Cowens 1
Allen Iverson 1
Dave Cowens 0
Allen Iverson 3
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Dave Cowens 3
Allen Iverson 7
Dave Cowens 1
Allen Iverson 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Dave Cowens 3
Allen Iverson 0
Dave Cowens 0
Allen Iverson 4
Dave Cowens 0 *
Allen Iverson 3
Dave Cowens 1
Allen Iverson 1
* Notes: Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Dave Cowens 17.6
Allen Iverson 26.7

Dave Cowens 13.6
Allen Iverson 3.7

Dave Cowens 3.8
Allen Iverson 6.2

Dave Cowens 1.1
*
Allen Iverson 2.2

Dave Cowens 0.9
*
Allen Iverson 0.2

Totals Stats

Dave Cowens 13,516
Allen Iverson 24,368

Dave Cowens 10,444
Allen Iverson 3,394

Dave Cowens 2,910
Allen Iverson 5,624

Dave Cowens 599
*
Allen Iverson 1,983

Dave Cowens 488
*
Allen Iverson 164

Dave Cowens 766
Allen Iverson 914

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dave Cowens .460
Allen Iverson .425

3-Point Percentage
Dave Cowens .071
*
Allen Iverson .313

Free Throw Percentage
Dave Cowens .783
Allen Iverson .780

Best Season (no game minimum)

Dave Cowens 20.5
(1973)
Allen Iverson 33.0
(2006)

Dave Cowens 16.2
(1973)
Allen Iverson 4.9
(1999)

Dave Cowens 5.0
(1977)
Allen Iverson 7.9
(2005)

Dave Cowens 1.3
(1975)
*
Allen Iverson 2.8
(2002)

Dave Cowens 1.3
(1974)
*
Allen Iverson 0.3
(1997)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Dave Cowens 18.9
Allen Iverson 29.7

Dave Cowens 14.4
Allen Iverson 3.8

Dave Cowens 3.7
Allen Iverson 6.0

Dave Cowens 1.2
*
Allen Iverson 2.1

Dave Cowens 0.9
*
Allen Iverson 0.2

Totals Stats

Dave Cowens 1,684
Allen Iverson 2,111

Dave Cowens 1,285
Allen Iverson 273

Dave Cowens 333
Allen Iverson 425

Dave Cowens 78
*
Allen Iverson 147

Dave Cowens 56
*
Allen Iverson 14

Dave Cowens 89
Allen Iverson 71

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dave Cowens .451
Allen Iverson .401

3-Point Percentage
Dave Cowens .000
*
Allen Iverson .327

Free Throw Percentage
Dave Cowens .744
Allen Iverson .764

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Dave Cowens 21.9
(1973)
Allen Iverson 32.9
(2001)

Dave Cowens 16.6
(1973)
Allen Iverson 4.7
(2001)

Dave Cowens 4.6
(1976)
Allen Iverson 10.0
(2005)

Dave Cowens 1.6
(1975)
*
Allen Iverson 2.6
(2002)

Dave Cowens 1.4
(1977)
*
Allen Iverson 0.4
(2005)

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.