Kareem Abdul-Jabbar vs. RJ Barrett Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars RJ Barrett 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? 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
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar:
1970 to 1989
RJ Barrett:
2020 to 2022

NBA Championships and Seasons

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 6
RJ Barrett 0
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 20
RJ Barrett 3
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 18
RJ Barrett 1
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 19
RJ Barrett 0

Honors and Awards

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

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.6
RJ Barrett 16.1

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 11.2
RJ Barrett 5.4

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.6
RJ Barrett 2.8

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 0.9
*
RJ Barrett 0.8

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2.6
*
RJ Barrett 0.3

Totals Stats

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
RJ Barrett 2,105

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 17,440
RJ Barrett 709

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,660
RJ Barrett 370

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,160
*
RJ Barrett 110

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3,189
*
RJ Barrett 40

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,560
RJ Barrett 131

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .559
RJ Barrett .424

3-Point Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .056
*
RJ Barrett .364

Free Throw Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .721
RJ Barrett .681

Best Season (no game minimum)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34.8
(1972)
RJ Barrett 17.6
(2021)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 16.9
(1976)
RJ Barrett 5.8
(2021)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5.4
(1979)
RJ Barrett 3.3
(2022)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.7
(1978)
*
RJ Barrett 1.0
(2020)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 4.1
(1976)
*
RJ Barrett 1.0
(2022)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.3
RJ Barrett 14.4

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10.5
RJ Barrett 7.2

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 3.2
RJ Barrett 3.0

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.0
*
RJ Barrett 0.8

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2.4
*
RJ Barrett 0.4

Totals Stats

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,762
RJ Barrett 72

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2,481
RJ Barrett 36

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 767
RJ Barrett 15

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 189
*
RJ Barrett 4

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 476
*
RJ Barrett 2

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 237
RJ Barrett 5

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .533
RJ Barrett .388

3-Point Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .000
*
RJ Barrett .286

Free Throw Percentage
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar .740
RJ Barrett .800

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 35.2
(1970)
RJ Barrett 14.4
(2021)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 18.2
(1972)
RJ Barrett 7.2
(2021)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5.1
(1972)
RJ Barrett 3.0
(2021)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1.7
(1977)
*
RJ Barrett 0.8
(2021)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 4.1
(1979)
*
RJ Barrett 0.4
(2021)

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.