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John Havlicek vs. Jerry West Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Jerry West and John Havlicek 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
John Havlicek:
1963 to 1978
Jerry West:
1961 to 1974

NBA Championships and Seasons

John Havlicek 8
Jerry West 1
John Havlicek 16
Jerry West 14
John Havlicek 13
Jerry West 13
John Havlicek 13
Jerry West 14

Honors and Awards

John Havlicek 1 *
Jerry West 1
*
John Havlicek 4
Jerry West 10
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 11
Jerry West 12
John Havlicek 5 *
Jerry West 4
*
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 8
Jerry West 5
John Havlicek 0
Jerry West 1
John Havlicek 0
Jerry West 1
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 20.8
Jerry West 27.0

John Havlicek 6.3
Jerry West 5.8

John Havlicek 4.8
Jerry West 6.7

John Havlicek 1.2
*
Jerry West 2.6

*
John Havlicek 0.3
*
Jerry West 0.7

*

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 26,395
Jerry West 25,192

John Havlicek 8,007
Jerry West 5,366

John Havlicek 6,114
Jerry West 6,238

John Havlicek 476
*
Jerry West 81

*
John Havlicek 117
*
Jerry West 23

*
John Havlicek 1,270
Jerry West 932

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .439
Jerry West .474

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
Jerry West -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .815
Jerry West .814

Best Season (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 28.9
(1971)
Jerry West 31.3
(1966)

John Havlicek 9.0
(1971)
Jerry West 7.9
(1962)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1971)
Jerry West 9.7
(1972)

John Havlicek 1.3
(1975)
*
Jerry West 2.6
(1974)

*
John Havlicek 0.4
(1974)
*
Jerry West 0.7
(1974)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 22.0
Jerry West 29.1

John Havlicek 6.9
Jerry West 5.6

John Havlicek 4.8
Jerry West 6.3

John Havlicek 1.1
*
Jerry West 0.0

*
John Havlicek 0.3
*
Jerry West 0.0

*

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 3,776
Jerry West 4,457

John Havlicek 1,186
Jerry West 855

John Havlicek 825
Jerry West 970

John Havlicek 60
*
Jerry West 0

*
John Havlicek 16
*
Jerry West 0

*
John Havlicek 172
Jerry West 153

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .436
Jerry West .469

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
Jerry West -

n/a **
Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .836
Jerry West .805

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 27.4
(1967)
Jerry West 40.6
(1965)

John Havlicek 9.9
(1969)
Jerry West 8.7
(1961)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1968)
Jerry West 8.9
(1972)

John Havlicek 1.5
(1975)
*
Jerry West 0.0
(1974)

*
John Havlicek 0.4
(1977)
*
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, this player has no data for the stat.
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