Dave DeBusschere vs. Gary Payton Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Gary Payton and Dave DeBusschere that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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
2019-20
Dave DeBusschere:
1963 to 1974
Gary Payton:
1991 to 2007

NBA Championships and Seasons

Dave DeBusschere 2
Gary Payton 1
Dave DeBusschere 12
Gary Payton 17
Dave DeBusschere 8
Gary Payton 15
Dave DeBusschere 8
Gary Payton 9
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Honors and Awards

Dave DeBusschere 0
Gary Payton 2
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Dave DeBusschere 1
Gary Payton 9
Dave DeBusschere 6 *
Gary Payton 9
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Dave DeBusschere 6
Gary Payton 9
Dave DeBusschere 0 *
Gary Payton 1
Dave DeBusschere 0 *
Gary Payton 1
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.
Defensive Player of The Year is awarded since 1982-83.
Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Dave DeBusschere 16.1
Gary Payton 16.3

Dave DeBusschere 11.0
Gary Payton 3.9

Dave DeBusschere 2.9
Gary Payton 6.7

Dave DeBusschere 0.9
*
Gary Payton 1.8

Dave DeBusschere 0.5
*
Gary Payton 0.2

Totals Stats

Dave DeBusschere 14,053
Gary Payton 21,813

Dave DeBusschere 9,618
Gary Payton 5,269

Dave DeBusschere 2,497
Gary Payton 8,966

Dave DeBusschere 67
*
Gary Payton 2,445

Dave DeBusschere 39
*
Gary Payton 285

Dave DeBusschere 875
Gary Payton 1,335

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dave DeBusschere .432
Gary Payton .466

3-Point Percentage
Dave DeBusschere -
n/a **
Gary Payton .317

Free Throw Percentage
Dave DeBusschere .699
Gary Payton .729

Best Season (no game minimum)

Dave DeBusschere 18.2
(1967)
Gary Payton 24.2
(2000)

Dave DeBusschere 13.5
(1968)
Gary Payton 6.5
(2000)

Dave DeBusschere 3.6
(1972)
Gary Payton 9.0
(2002)

Dave DeBusschere 0.9
(1974)
*
Gary Payton 2.9
(1996)

Dave DeBusschere 0.5
(1974)
*
Gary Payton 0.3
(2001)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Dave DeBusschere 16.0
Gary Payton 14.0

Dave DeBusschere 12.0
Gary Payton 3.7

Dave DeBusschere 2.6
Gary Payton 5.3

Dave DeBusschere 0.6
*
Gary Payton 1.4

Dave DeBusschere 0.3
*
Gary Payton 0.2

Totals Stats

Dave DeBusschere 1,536
Gary Payton 2,155

Dave DeBusschere 1,155
Gary Payton 575

Dave DeBusschere 253
Gary Payton 811

Dave DeBusschere 7
*
Gary Payton 216

Dave DeBusschere 4
*
Gary Payton 32

Dave DeBusschere 96
Gary Payton 154

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dave DeBusschere .416
Gary Payton .441

3-Point Percentage
Dave DeBusschere -
n/a **
Gary Payton .315

Free Throw Percentage
Dave DeBusschere .698
Gary Payton .706

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Dave DeBusschere 20.0
(1963)
Gary Payton 25.8
(2000)

Dave DeBusschere 16.2
(1968)
Gary Payton 8.6
(2002)

Dave DeBusschere 3.4
(1973)
Gary Payton 8.7
(2003)

Dave DeBusschere 0.6
(1974)
*
Gary Payton 2.2
(1997)

Dave DeBusschere 0.3
(1974)
*
Gary Payton 0.4
(2002)

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, this player has no data for the stat.
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