Dirk Nowitzki vs. Paul Pierce Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Paul Pierce and Dirk Nowitzki 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
Dirk Nowitzki:
1999 to 2019
Paul Pierce:
1999 to 2017

NBA Championships and Seasons

Dirk Nowitzki 1
Paul Pierce 1
Dirk Nowitzki 21
Paul Pierce 19
Dirk Nowitzki 15
Paul Pierce 14
Dirk Nowitzki 14
Paul Pierce 10

Honors and Awards

Dirk Nowitzki 1
Paul Pierce 0
Dirk Nowitzki 1
Paul Pierce 1
Dirk Nowitzki 4
Paul Pierce 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Dirk Nowitzki 12
Paul Pierce 4

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Dirk Nowitzki 20.7
Paul Pierce 19.7

Dirk Nowitzki 7.5
Paul Pierce 5.6

Dirk Nowitzki 2.4
Paul Pierce 3.5

Dirk Nowitzki 0.8
Paul Pierce 1.3

Dirk Nowitzki 0.8
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Dirk Nowitzki 31,560
Paul Pierce 26,397

Dirk Nowitzki 11,489
Paul Pierce 7,527

Dirk Nowitzki 3,651
Paul Pierce 4,708

Dirk Nowitzki 1,210
Paul Pierce 1,752

Dirk Nowitzki 1,281
Paul Pierce 745

Dirk Nowitzki 1,522
Paul Pierce 1,343

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dirk Nowitzki .471
Paul Pierce .445

3-Point Percentage
Dirk Nowitzki .380
Paul Pierce .368

Free Throw Percentage
Dirk Nowitzki .879
Paul Pierce .806

Best Season (no game minimum)

Dirk Nowitzki 26.6
(2006)
Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)

Dirk Nowitzki 9.9
(2002)
Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)

Dirk Nowitzki 3.5
(2008)
Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)

Dirk Nowitzki 1.4
(2003)
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)

Dirk Nowitzki 1.5
(2005)
Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Dirk Nowitzki 25.3
Paul Pierce 18.7

Dirk Nowitzki 10.0
Paul Pierce 5.8

Dirk Nowitzki 2.5
Paul Pierce 3.4

Dirk Nowitzki 1.0
Paul Pierce 1.2

Dirk Nowitzki 0.9
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Dirk Nowitzki 3,663
Paul Pierce 3,180

Dirk Nowitzki 1,446
Paul Pierce 985

Dirk Nowitzki 360
Paul Pierce 579

Dirk Nowitzki 149
Paul Pierce 204

Dirk Nowitzki 129
Paul Pierce 105

Dirk Nowitzki 145
Paul Pierce 170

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Dirk Nowitzki .462
Paul Pierce .423

3-Point Percentage
Dirk Nowitzki .365
Paul Pierce .355

Free Throw Percentage
Dirk Nowitzki .892
Paul Pierce .830

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Dirk Nowitzki 28.4
(2002)
Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)

Dirk Nowitzki 13.1
(2002)
Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)

Dirk Nowitzki 4.0
(2008)
Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)

Dirk Nowitzki 2.0
(2002)
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)

Dirk Nowitzki 2.6
(2004)
Paul Pierce 1.4
(2005)