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Dennis Johnson vs. Jerry West Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Jerry West and Dennis Johnson 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
Dennis Johnson:
1977 to 1990
Jerry West:
1961 to 1974

NBA Championships and Seasons

Dennis Johnson 3
Jerry West 1
Dennis Johnson 14
Jerry West 14
Dennis Johnson 13
Jerry West 13
Dennis Johnson 5
Jerry West 14

Honors and Awards

Dennis Johnson 1
Jerry West 1
*
Dennis Johnson 1
Jerry West 10
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Dennis Johnson 2
Jerry West 12
Dennis Johnson 6
Jerry West 4
*
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Dennis Johnson 9
Jerry West 5
Dennis Johnson 0
Jerry West 1
Dennis Johnson 0
Jerry West 1
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Dennis Johnson 14.1
Jerry West 27.0

Dennis Johnson 3.9
Jerry West 5.8

Dennis Johnson 5.0
Jerry West 6.7

Dennis Johnson 1.3
Jerry West 2.6

*
Dennis Johnson 0.6
Jerry West 0.7

*

Totals Stats

Dennis Johnson 15,535
Jerry West 25,192

Dennis Johnson 4,249
Jerry West 5,366

Dennis Johnson 5,499
Jerry West 6,238

Dennis Johnson 1,477
Jerry West 81

*
Dennis Johnson 675
Jerry West 23

*
Dennis Johnson 1,100
Jerry West 932

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dennis Johnson .445
Jerry West .474

3-Point Percentage
Dennis Johnson .172
*
Jerry West -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Dennis Johnson .797
Jerry West .814

Best Season (no game minimum)

Dennis Johnson 19.5
(1982)
Jerry West 31.3
(1966)

Dennis Johnson 5.1
(1982)
Jerry West 7.9
(1962)

Dennis Johnson 7.8
(1988)
Jerry West 9.7
(1972)

Dennis Johnson 1.8
(1980)
Jerry West 2.6
(1974)

*
Dennis Johnson 1.2
(1979)
Jerry West 0.7
(1974)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Dennis Johnson 17.3
Jerry West 29.1

Dennis Johnson 4.3
Jerry West 5.6

Dennis Johnson 5.6
Jerry West 6.3

Dennis Johnson 1.4
Jerry West 0.0

*
Dennis Johnson 0.6
Jerry West 0.0

*

Totals Stats

Dennis Johnson 3,116
Jerry West 4,457

Dennis Johnson 781
Jerry West 855

Dennis Johnson 1,006
Jerry West 970

Dennis Johnson 247
Jerry West 0

*
Dennis Johnson 113
Jerry West 0

*
Dennis Johnson 180
Jerry West 153

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dennis Johnson .439
Jerry West .469

3-Point Percentage
Dennis Johnson .239
*
Jerry West -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
Dennis Johnson .802
Jerry West .805

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Dennis Johnson 22.3
(1982)
Jerry West 40.6
(1965)

Dennis Johnson 7.7
(1983)
Jerry West 8.7
(1961)

Dennis Johnson 8.9
(1987)
Jerry West 8.9
(1972)

Dennis Johnson 2.2
(1986)
Jerry West 0.0
(1974)

*
Dennis Johnson 1.5
(1979)
Jerry West 0.0
(1974)

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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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