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Elvin Hayes vs. Spencer Haywood Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Spencer Haywood and Elvin Hayes 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? 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
Elvin Hayes:
1969 to 1984
Spencer Haywood:
1971 to 1983

NBA Championships and Seasons

Elvin Hayes 1
Spencer Haywood 1
Elvin Hayes 16
Spencer Haywood 12
Elvin Hayes 10
Spencer Haywood 4
Elvin Hayes 12
Spencer Haywood 4

Honors and Awards

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

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Elvin Hayes 21.0
Spencer Haywood 19.2

Elvin Hayes 12.5
Spencer Haywood 9.3

Elvin Hayes 1.8
Spencer Haywood 1.8

Elvin Hayes 1.0
*
Spencer Haywood 0.6

*
Elvin Hayes 2.0
*
Spencer Haywood 1.1

*

Totals Stats

Elvin Hayes 27,313
Spencer Haywood 14,592

Elvin Hayes 16,279
Spencer Haywood 7,038

Elvin Hayes 2,398
Spencer Haywood 1,351

Elvin Hayes 864
*
Spencer Haywood 355

*
Elvin Hayes 1,771
*
Spencer Haywood 629

*
Elvin Hayes 1,303
Spencer Haywood 760

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Elvin Hayes .452
Spencer Haywood .465

3-Point Percentage
Elvin Hayes .147
*
Spencer Haywood .125

*
Free Throw Percentage
Elvin Hayes .670
Spencer Haywood .800

Best Season (no game minimum)

Elvin Hayes 28.7
(1971)
Spencer Haywood 29.2
(1973)

Elvin Hayes 18.1
(1974)
Spencer Haywood 13.4
(1974)

Elvin Hayes 3.3
(1972)
Spencer Haywood 3.2
(1974)

Elvin Hayes 1.9
(1975)
*
Spencer Haywood 0.9
(1974)

*
Elvin Hayes 3.0
(1974)
*
Spencer Haywood 1.6
(1975)

*
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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Elvin Hayes 22.9
Spencer Haywood 13.4

Elvin Hayes 13.0
Spencer Haywood 5.7

Elvin Hayes 1.9
Spencer Haywood 1.2

Elvin Hayes 1.1
*
Spencer Haywood 0.4

*
Elvin Hayes 2.6
*
Spencer Haywood 1.1

*

Totals Stats

Elvin Hayes 2,194
Spencer Haywood 441

Elvin Hayes 1,244
Spencer Haywood 188

Elvin Hayes 185
Spencer Haywood 41

Elvin Hayes 97
*
Spencer Haywood 13

*
Elvin Hayes 222
*
Spencer Haywood 36

*
Elvin Hayes 96
Spencer Haywood 33

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Elvin Hayes .464
Spencer Haywood .448

3-Point Percentage
Elvin Hayes -
*
Spencer Haywood .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Elvin Hayes .652
Spencer Haywood .789

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Elvin Hayes 25.9
(1974)
Spencer Haywood 20.0
(1982)

Elvin Hayes 15.9
(1974)
Spencer Haywood 9.0
(1975)

Elvin Hayes 3.0
(1980)
Spencer Haywood 2.0
(1978)

Elvin Hayes 1.5
(1975)
*
Spencer Haywood 0.8
(1975)

*
Elvin Hayes 4.0
(1976)
*
Spencer Haywood 2.0
(1982)

*
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.
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