Karl Malone vs. Lauri Markkanen Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Lauri Markkanen and Karl Malone 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
Karl Malone:
1986 to 2004
Lauri Markkanen:
2018 to 2021

NBA Championships and Seasons

Karl Malone 0
Lauri Markkanen 0
Karl Malone 19
Lauri Markkanen 4
Karl Malone 19
Lauri Markkanen 0
Karl Malone 14
Lauri Markkanen 0

Honors and Awards

Karl Malone 2
Lauri Markkanen 0
Karl Malone 11
Lauri Markkanen 0
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Karl Malone 14
Lauri Markkanen 0
Karl Malone 3
Lauri Markkanen 0
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Karl Malone 4
Lauri Markkanen 0

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Karl Malone 25.0
Lauri Markkanen 15.6

Karl Malone 10.1
Lauri Markkanen 7.1

Karl Malone 3.6
Lauri Markkanen 1.2

Karl Malone 1.4
Lauri Markkanen 0.7

Karl Malone 0.8
Lauri Markkanen 0.5

Totals Stats

Karl Malone 36,928
Lauri Markkanen 3,439

Karl Malone 14,968
Lauri Markkanen 1,559

Karl Malone 5,248
Lauri Markkanen 273

Karl Malone 2,085
Lauri Markkanen 144

Karl Malone 1,145
Lauri Markkanen 111

Karl Malone 1,476
Lauri Markkanen 221

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Karl Malone .516
Lauri Markkanen .440

3-Point Percentage
Karl Malone .274
Lauri Markkanen .366

Free Throw Percentage
Karl Malone .742
Lauri Markkanen .845

Best Season (no game minimum)

Karl Malone 31.0
(1990)
Lauri Markkanen 18.7
(2019)

Karl Malone 12.0
(1988)
Lauri Markkanen 9.0
(2019)

Karl Malone 4.7
(2003)
Lauri Markkanen 1.5
(2020)

Karl Malone 1.9
(2002)
Lauri Markkanen 0.8
(2020)

Karl Malone 1.5
(1994)
Lauri Markkanen 0.6
(2019)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Karl Malone 24.7
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 10.7
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 3.2
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 1.3
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 0.7
Lauri Markkanen -

Totals Stats

Karl Malone 4,761
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 2,062
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 610
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 258
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 135
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 193
Lauri Markkanen 0

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Karl Malone .463
Lauri Markkanen -

3-Point Percentage
Karl Malone .162
Lauri Markkanen -

Free Throw Percentage
Karl Malone .736
Lauri Markkanen -

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Karl Malone 30.7
(1989)
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 16.3
(1989)
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 4.7
(1999)
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 2.2
(1990)
Lauri Markkanen -

Karl Malone 1.2
(1991)
Lauri Markkanen -