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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar vs. Muggsy Bogues Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Muggsy Bogues 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
Muggsy Bogues:
1988 to 2001

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 6
Muggsy Bogues 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 20
Muggsy Bogues 14
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 18
Muggsy Bogues 5
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 19
Muggsy Bogues 0

Honors and Awards

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

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.6
Muggsy Bogues 7.7

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 11.2
Muggsy Bogues 2.6

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.6
Muggsy Bogues 7.6

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 0.9
*
Muggsy Bogues 1.5

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2.6
*
Muggsy Bogues 0.0

Totals Stats

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
Muggsy Bogues 6,858

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 17,440
Muggsy Bogues 2,318

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,660
Muggsy Bogues 6,726

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,160
*
Muggsy Bogues 1,369

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3,189
*
Muggsy Bogues 39

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,560
Muggsy Bogues 889

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .559
Muggsy Bogues .458

3-Point Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .056
*
Muggsy Bogues .278

Free Throw Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .721
Muggsy Bogues .827

Best Season (no game minimum)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34.8
(1972)
Muggsy Bogues 11.1
(1995)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 16.9
(1976)
Muggsy Bogues 4.1
(1994)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5.4
(1979)
Muggsy Bogues 10.7
(1990)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.7
(1978)
*
Muggsy Bogues 2.1
(1992)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 4.1
(1976)
*
Muggsy Bogues 0.1
(1989)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.3
Muggsy Bogues 8.9

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10.5
Muggsy Bogues 2.7

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.2
Muggsy Bogues 5.6

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.0
*
Muggsy Bogues 1.7

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2.4
*
Muggsy Bogues 0.0

Totals Stats

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,762
Muggsy Bogues 170

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2,481
Muggsy Bogues 51

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 767
Muggsy Bogues 107

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 189
*
Muggsy Bogues 33

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 476
*
Muggsy Bogues 0

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 237
Muggsy Bogues 19

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .533
Muggsy Bogues .419

3-Point Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .000
*
Muggsy Bogues .476

Free Throw Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .740
Muggsy Bogues .769

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 35.2
(1970)
Muggsy Bogues 16.0
(1997)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 18.2
(1972)
Muggsy Bogues 4.0
(1993)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5.1
(1972)
Muggsy Bogues 7.8
(1993)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.7
(1977)
*
Muggsy Bogues 2.7
(1993)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 4.1
(1979)
*
Muggsy Bogues 0.0
(2000)

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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