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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar vs. Darryl Dawkins Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Darryl Dawkins and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 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
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar:
1970 to 1989
Darryl Dawkins:
1976 to 1989

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 6
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 20
Darryl Dawkins 14
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 18
Darryl Dawkins 10
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 19
Darryl Dawkins 0

Honors and Awards

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 6
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10
Darryl Dawkins 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 15
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5
Darryl Dawkins 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 11
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 4 *
Darryl Dawkins 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1
Darryl Dawkins 0
* Notes: Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.6
Darryl Dawkins 12.0

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 11.2
Darryl Dawkins 6.1

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.6
Darryl Dawkins 1.3

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 0.9
*
Darryl Dawkins 0.5

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2.6
*
Darryl Dawkins 1.4

Totals Stats

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
Darryl Dawkins 8,733

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 17,440
Darryl Dawkins 4,432

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,660
Darryl Dawkins 917

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,160
*
Darryl Dawkins 345

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3,189
*
Darryl Dawkins 1,023

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,560
Darryl Dawkins 726

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .559
Darryl Dawkins .572

3-Point Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .056
*
Darryl Dawkins .133

*
Free Throw Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .721
Darryl Dawkins .685

Best Season (no game minimum)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34.8
(1972)
Darryl Dawkins 16.8
(1984)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 16.9
(1976)
Darryl Dawkins 8.7
(1980)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5.4
(1979)
Darryl Dawkins 1.9
(1980)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.7
(1978)
*
Darryl Dawkins 0.8
(1983)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 4.1
(1976)
*
Darryl Dawkins 1.9
(1983)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.3
Darryl Dawkins 12.6

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10.5
Darryl Dawkins 6.1

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.2
Darryl Dawkins 1.1

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.0
*
Darryl Dawkins 0.4

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2.4
*
Darryl Dawkins 1.5

Totals Stats

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,762
Darryl Dawkins 1,375

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2,481
Darryl Dawkins 665

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 767
Darryl Dawkins 119

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 189
*
Darryl Dawkins 47

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 476
*
Darryl Dawkins 165

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 237
Darryl Dawkins 109

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .533
Darryl Dawkins .546

3-Point Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .000
*
Darryl Dawkins .000

*
Free Throw Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .740
Darryl Dawkins .703

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 35.2
(1970)
Darryl Dawkins 18.4
(1984)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 18.2
(1972)
Darryl Dawkins 9.1
(1979)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5.1
(1972)
Darryl Dawkins 3.0
(1986)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.7
(1977)
*
Darryl Dawkins 2.0
(1983)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 4.1
(1979)
*
Darryl Dawkins 2.5
(1983)

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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