Elvin Hayes vs. Paul Pierce Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Paul Pierce and Elvin Hayes 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
Elvin Hayes:
1969 to 1984
Paul Pierce:
1999 to 2017

NBA Championships and Seasons

Elvin Hayes 1
Paul Pierce 1
Elvin Hayes 16
Paul Pierce 19
Elvin Hayes 10
Paul Pierce 14
Elvin Hayes 12
Paul Pierce 10

Honors and Awards

Elvin Hayes 0
Paul Pierce 1
Elvin Hayes 3
Paul Pierce 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Elvin Hayes 6
Paul Pierce 4
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Elvin Hayes 2
Paul Pierce 0
Elvin Hayes 1
Paul Pierce 0
Elvin Hayes 2
Paul Pierce 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Elvin Hayes 21.0
Paul Pierce 19.7

Elvin Hayes 12.5
Paul Pierce 5.6

Elvin Hayes 1.8
Paul Pierce 3.5

Elvin Hayes 1.0
*
Paul Pierce 1.3

Elvin Hayes 2.0
*
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Elvin Hayes 27,313
Paul Pierce 26,397

Elvin Hayes 16,279
Paul Pierce 7,527

Elvin Hayes 2,398
Paul Pierce 4,708

Elvin Hayes 864
*
Paul Pierce 1,752

Elvin Hayes 1,771
*
Paul Pierce 745

Elvin Hayes 1,303
Paul Pierce 1,343

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Elvin Hayes .452
Paul Pierce .445

3-Point Percentage
Elvin Hayes .147
*
Paul Pierce .368

Free Throw Percentage
Elvin Hayes .670
Paul Pierce .806

Best Season (no game minimum)

Elvin Hayes 28.7
(1971)
Paul Pierce 26.8
(2006)

Elvin Hayes 18.1
(1974)
Paul Pierce 7.3
(2003)

Elvin Hayes 3.3
(1972)
Paul Pierce 5.1
(2004)

Elvin Hayes 1.9
(1975)
*
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2000)

Elvin Hayes 3.0
(1974)
*
Paul Pierce 1.0
(2002)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Elvin Hayes 22.9
Paul Pierce 18.7

Elvin Hayes 13.0
Paul Pierce 5.8

Elvin Hayes 1.9
Paul Pierce 3.4

Elvin Hayes 1.1
*
Paul Pierce 1.2

Elvin Hayes 2.6
*
Paul Pierce 0.6

Totals Stats

Elvin Hayes 2,194
Paul Pierce 3,180

Elvin Hayes 1,244
Paul Pierce 985

Elvin Hayes 185
Paul Pierce 579

Elvin Hayes 97
*
Paul Pierce 204

Elvin Hayes 222
*
Paul Pierce 105

Elvin Hayes 96
Paul Pierce 170

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Elvin Hayes .464
Paul Pierce .423

3-Point Percentage
Elvin Hayes -
*
Paul Pierce .355

Free Throw Percentage
Elvin Hayes .652
Paul Pierce .830

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Elvin Hayes 25.9
(1974)
Paul Pierce 27.1
(2003)

Elvin Hayes 15.9
(1974)
Paul Pierce 9.0
(2003)

Elvin Hayes 3.0
(1980)
Paul Pierce 6.7
(2003)

Elvin Hayes 1.5
(1975)
*
Paul Pierce 2.1
(2003)

Elvin Hayes 4.0
(1976)
*
Paul Pierce 1.4
(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.